April 2, 2009
AUBURN - The Auburn NCAA champion men's swimming and diving team will be honored with a celebration at the Tiger Walk entrance on the south side of Jordan-Hare Stadium on Tuesday, April 7 at 5:15 p.m. CT.
The celebration will be held at the corner of Roosevelt and Donahue due to the current construction at Toomer's Corner. Fans are encouraged to join the team as they celebrate by rolling the trees at the Tiger Walk entrance.
The swimming and diving team will be on hand along with the Auburn pep band, cheerleaders, Tiger Paws and Aubie.
Auburn won its eighth NCAA title and sixth in the last seven years, March 26-28, in College Station, Texas.
The Tigers, who were in second place entering the final day of competition, scored 526 points to outdistance second-place Texas. Auburn accumulated 54 All-America honors by 17 athletes, while breaking three NCAA and 11 school records. The Tigers won four relay events while Kohlton Norys won the 100 backstroke title.
Richard Quick and Brett Hawke also shared CSCAA Coach of the Year honors.
Fans can order the official Men's Swimming and Diving National Championship T-shirt at www.aufanshop.com.