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AU Tigers hold Thursday practice

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    Haley Fagan, Makayla Martin and Brittany Maresette (Source: Lee County Sheriff's Office)Haley Fagan, Makayla Martin and Brittany Maresette (Source: Lee County Sheriff's Office)

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    SOURCE: WBRCSOURCE: WBRC

    Daniel Robert hit a 3-run home run and earned his first career save as No. 10 Auburn baseball out-slugged Samford 16-15 Tuesday at Joe Lee Griffin Field.

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The Auburn Tigers held two practices Thursday, dodging the raindrops at the Auburn Athletics Complex practice fields. PGA champion Jason Dufner addressed the team after practice.

"We had a good practice this morning," Coach Gus Malzahn said after the morning workout. "I challenged them, and today they rose to the occasion. I really liked our attitude and liked the way we're flying around. We're learning to practice; that's a big thing."

Malzahn announced that three former walk-ons have been placed on scholarship: defensive back Blake Poole, wide receiver Dimitri Reese and running back Chandler Shakespeare.

Friday, the Tigers hold a single afternoon practice.  Auburn's season opener is Saturday, August 31, at Jordan-Hare Stadium versus Washington State in a 6 p.m. Central kickoff.

INFORMATION SOURCE: Auburn Athletics Dept.

 

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