ESPNU to Broadcast 2011 SEC Swimming and Diving Championships

AUBURNTIGERSDOTCOM Adam Brown
AUBURNTIGERSDOTCOM
Adam Brown
AUBURNTIGERSDOTCOM

Feb. 22, 2011


AUBURN, Ala. - ESPNU is set to broadcast the 2011 Southeastern Conference Swimming and Diving Championships, showing highlights and interviews from the four-day meet. The men will air on Feb. 27 at 5 p.m. CT, while the women will be shown on March 1 at 4 p.m. CT.

The Auburn men won its 15th-straight SEC title at the meet that was held at the Stephen C. O'Connell Center on the campus of the University of Florida. The league crown for the men was also Auburn's 17th overall conference title, all coming over the last 18 years.

The women finished third at the meet, the 15th year in a row that the Tigers have finished third or better at the conference championships.

The Tigers recorded seven individual and five relay titles. Highlighting the meet was the performance of junior Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace, who broke the NCAA record in the 100 free (46.81) and the SEC record in the 50 free (21.34). Redshirt senior Dan Mazzaferro won the three-meter springboard and platform event, while senior Adam Brown captured the 50 and 100 free titles. Sophomore Stuart Ferguson won the first SEC title of his career after he swam a 53.01 in the 100 breast finals. The Auburn women finished first in the 200 and 400 free relays and the 200 medley relay, while the men won the 200 and 400 free relays.

The Auburn divers next compete at the 2011 NCAA Zone meet in Athens, Ga., March 10-12. The Auburn women head to the 2011 NCAA Championships, March 17-19, in Austin, Texas, on the campus of the University of Texas. The Auburn men travel to Minneapolis, Minn., for the men's NCAA meet, March 24-26.