January 2020 Issue - On Newsstands Now!
Plenty of Pitching PotentialAfter ending a 22-year drought since their previous trip to compete in the College Baseball World Series, the Tigers are reloading to make another run that they hope will return the team to Omaha. To try to make that happen Coach Butch Thompson's team features seven returning starters in the field and a pitching staff loaded with depth. By Jason Caldwell
Nice Catch for TigersAuburn scrambled to find a catcher last season when the Tigers unexpectedly lost their starter to pro baseball. At the same time Matt Scheffler was looking for a place to play. His move across the country to compete in the SEC is working out nicely for the senior and his team. By Jason Caldwell
Okoro Earning Respect With All-In Style of PlayA freshman for the Auburn basketball team has wasted no time in becoming a key performer for the Tigers. Isaac Okoro has earned a starting role with his intensity on both offense and defense, something that has won him the respect of his teammates and coaches. By Mark Murphy
Davis Helps Power Pearl's TigersAuburn's head basketball coach,- Bruce Pearl, says he has a high opinion of the job being done by the team's strength and conditioning coach, Damon Davis. Known as a hard worker who is willing to put in extra time when players request it, the Tigers have made it clear they appreciate the job Davis is doing to help develop their game. By Mark Murphy
Competition Drives AU Golf CoachMelissa Luellen has been steadily upgrading the talent level in the women's golf program. Last season the Tigers made a strong run at the national team title and feature a lineup that looks to be capable of returning to the NCAA Championships again this season. By Mark Murphy