Auburn Tigers back to spring drills with 2-hour workout - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Auburn Tigers back to spring drills with 2-hour workout

  • AuburnMore>>

  • Auburn's Casey Mize named third-team All-American by Baseball America

    Auburn's Casey Mize named third-team All-American by Baseball America

    Thursday, June 8 2017 5:13 PM EDT2017-06-08 21:13:40 GMT
    SOURCE: WSFA 12 SPORTSSOURCE: WSFA 12 SPORTS

    Auburn sophomore right-hander Casey Mize was named a third-team All-American by Baseball America, the publication announced Thursday.

    Auburn sophomore right-hander Casey Mize was named a third-team All-American by Baseball America, the publication announced Thursday.

  • Karl Nonemaker named Auburn baseball assistant coach

    Karl Nonemaker named Auburn baseball assistant coach

    Monday, June 12 2017 10:23 AM EDT2017-06-12 14:23:56 GMT
    (Source: Auburn Athletics)(Source: Auburn Athletics)
    Karl Nonemaker, a former Auburn assistant and All-SEC outfielder at Vanderbilt, has been named an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for the Tigers’ baseball program, head coach Butch Thompson announced Monday. Nonemaker spent the previous six seasons as an assistant and recruiting coordinator at Old Dominion University. Nonemaker was on Auburn’s staff from 2005-07, helping the program to a NCAA Regional final in 2005. “We got everything we were looking for ...
    Karl Nonemaker, a former Auburn assistant and All-SEC outfielder at Vanderbilt, has been named an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for the Tigers’ baseball program, head coach Butch Thompson announced Monday. Nonemaker spent the previous six seasons as an assistant and recruiting coordinator at Old Dominion University. Nonemaker was on Auburn’s staff from 2005-07, helping the program to a NCAA Regional final in 2005. “We got everything we were looking for ...
  • Auburn downs Central Florida in Tallahassee regional opener, 7-4

    Auburn downs Central Florida in Tallahassee regional opener, 7-4

    Friday, June 2 2017 6:21 PM EDT2017-06-02 22:21:35 GMT
    (Source: Auburn Athletics)(Source: Auburn Athletics)

    Auburn junior right-hander Keegan Thompson struck out a season-high nine batters, and a 3-run home run by freshman Will Holland provided the difference in a 7-4 win over UCF Friday in the NCAA Tallahassee Regional.

    Auburn junior right-hander Keegan Thompson struck out a season-high nine batters, and a 3-run home run by freshman Will Holland provided the difference in a 7-4 win over UCF Friday in the NCAA Tallahassee Regional.

After three days away from the practice field, Coach Gus Malzahn's Auburn Tigers began their third week of spring drills with a two-hour full-contact workout Wednesday morning at the Auburn Athletics Complex practice fields. This was Auburn's eighth session of the spring, and Malzahn felt his squad was "sluggish" in its approach to practice in the warm weather.

"This is probably the first time I wasn't pleased overall with the attitude and effort," Malzahn said afterward. "I told the guys afterward we've got to do better. From a coaches' standpoint, we are going to get that corrected and our players understand that.

"We ought to see improvement the second part of spring as far as execution, now that we've settled in on a few positions. Every day, they're getting in a routine and getting more comfortable. At the midway point, that's when you find out about leadership and mental toughness. We'll find out how we respond the next practice."

Auburn returns to the practice field Friday morning. The Tigers are working toward A-Day on Saturday, April 20, scheduled for a 1 p.m. CT kickoff at Jordan-Hare Stadium. 

View complete information for all the events surrounding A-Day and purchase tickets at AuburnTigers.com/aday. Online ticket sales conclude Friday, April 12.

INFORMATION SOURCE: Auburn Athletics Dept.

Powered by Frankly