Joe Patching

College Swimming Previews: #9 Auburn Men Look To Return To SEC Prominence

Junior Kyle Darmody will lead the Tigers into battle this season

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Jacob Pebley Posts United States’ Fastest 200 Backstroke This Year (Race Video)

Jacob Pebley won the men’s 200 backstroke with a 1:56.29. He is now the fastest American performer of the season, and fourth fastest in the world.

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Auburn Swim & Dive Earns 19 CSCAA Scholar All-America Selections

The Auburn swimming and diving program completed a successful year in the pool and the classroom as 19 student-athletes were selected as Scholar All-Americans by the College Swimming Coaches Associate of America (CSCAA), the organization announced Wednesday.

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2012 Olympian Craig Benson, Auburn’s Joe Patching Lead British World University Games Roster

2012 Olympian Craig Benson was on the short-end of a crowded British breaststroke field, but has received a consolation of a trip to the World University Games.

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2015 British Swimming Championships: O’Connor On Course For Second Title After Day 3 Prelims

In a notably relaxed heat swim, Siobhan Marie O’Connor returned to the pool this morning for the Women’s 200m Individual…

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2015 M. NCAA Picks: 200 Back American Record in Jeopardy; Murphy Seeded Faster Than Last Year

Ryan Murphy sits atop the country in this event this year, and he isn’t too far from the 1:36.81 American record set back in 2007 by Mr. Lochte.

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Auburn Coach Brett Hawke Previews SEC Championships Being Held on Team’s Home Turf

In his pre-meet press conference, Auburn head coach Brett Hawke breaks down the reality of the competitive Southeastern Conference (SEC),…

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Molacek’s relay heroics set the tone for double Auburn wins over Missouri

Auburn was outstanding in the relays, including a 1:18 in the 200 free relay led off by Kyle Darmody (pictured) and a relay run-down on the medley courtesy of freshman Jacob Molacek.

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MEET NOTES: Auburn Tigers Make Their First Ever Trip to Mizzou to Cap Off Regular Season Schedule

Brett Hawke will take his Auburn Tigers to Columbia, Missouri for the first time in program history on Saturday.

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Florida women win 4-point nailbiter over Auburn, Dressel’s 19.6 powers men

Caeleb Dressel’s 19.6 in the 50 free helped power the Florida men to a 16-point win over SEC rivals Auburn, while the Florida women needed three Jess Thielmann wins to top Auburn by 4.

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Clark Smith goes 9:01 in 1000 as Texas tops Auburn on the road

In one of the first true marquee matchups of 2015, the Texas Longhorns rolled to dominating men’s and women’s wins against the Auburn Tigers in Auburn, Alabama.

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Tennessee Vols take 4 of 6 weekly SEC Awards

It was a good week for Tennessee in the SEC Weekly Awards department, as the Vols took home 4 of the 6 honors.

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Louisville Men and Auburn Women Undefeated After Tri Meet At Tennessee

Molly Hannis of Tennessee rocked the 100 breaststroke with a wicked 1:00.31 to beat her previous season best of 1:00.84 and rank her second overall in the nation behind Rachel Nicol. Hannis’ breaststroke talents gave her a huge lead over second place finisher Annie Lazor from Auburn who touched in behind Hannis in 1:02.08.

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Joe Patching, Amber McDermott are SEC Swimmers of the Week for Nov 4

The Georgia Bulldogs earned half of the SEC’s weekly swimming & diving awards this week, including Female Swimmer of the Week from Amber McDermott (pictured).

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Auburn Takes Down LSU and Alabama in SEC Showdown

The Auburn Tigers stayed on top of the Auburn-Alabama rivalry, which is just starting to re-blossom in the sport of swimming.

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