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May 20, 2017

Auburn Baseball Notebook

Overall: 34-22
Last Week: 2-1
SEC: 16-14
Non-Conference: 18-8
Streak: L1
Rank: 24 (BA), NR (D1), 23 (USAT), 25 (NCBWA), NR (CB)

Last Week’s Results:
May 18 — vs. Ole Miss (W, 4-1)
May 19 — vs. Ole Miss (W, 9-1)
May 20 — vs. Ole Miss (L, 8-4)

This Week’s Schedule:
May 23 — vs. Ole Miss [SEC Tournament], 4:30 pm (SEC Network)

Last Week’s Top Performers

Keegan Thompson — R-Jr. — RHP — Cullman, Ala.

  • Threw six-plus innings of no-hit baseball before being lifted in the seventh after a 1-hour, 13-minute weather delay
  • Struck out eight, which tied a season high, while walking only two
  • Fifth start this season where he didn’t allow a run
  • Has gone at least six innings in 11 of 13 starts this season
  • 6-4 with a 2.30 ERA with 63 strikeouts and only 15 walks in 82.1 innings this season

Davis Daniel — Fr. — RHP — Montgomery, Ala.

  • Only allowed one run on four hits in Auburn’s 9-1 series-clinching win over Ole Miss
  • Left the game with Auburn leading 9-0 before the only run he was charged with scored one batter later
  • Tied a career-high with eight strikeouts
  • Fourth quality start, including three in SEC play
  • Finished the regular season 4-2 with a 4.91 ERA and struck out 56 batters in 66.0 innings
Team Notes

Auburn won its seventh SEC series of the season and 11th series overall by taking two of three from Ole Miss to end the regular season …The home team has now won five straight series between the Tigers and Rebels and Auburn has taken the last four series against the Rebels in Auburn … Auburn finished the regular season 34-22 overall and 16-14 in the SEC, the most SEC wins for the Tigers since winning a school-record 20 league games in 2010 … This season marks the 11th time in program history and just the second time since 2003 that the Tigers have won as many as 16 SEC games in a season … Dylan Ingram was 4-for-13 (.308) with two doubles, an RBI and two runs scored in the series, extending his hitting…

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