Cummings was the team captain for the NCSA’s All-Star squad that traveled to compete at the 2015 Irish Open Championships.
Meg Bailey finished 2nd in the 400 IM with a new lifetime best by 1.5 seconds.
Having won a combined 23 SEC swimming and diving championships, Auburn’s men’s and women’s teams are in Columbia, Mo., for the 2016 Championships this week, which run Tuesday through Saturday at the Mizzou Aquatic Center.
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.
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.
“We wanted to add depth on the women’s side and I feel like we brought in newcomers that will contribute to our team early next year. Both classes are filled with talent and can make an immediate impact,” Hawke said of the 17 signees.
I am proud to announce the commitment of my own swimmer, Zoe Thatcher, to Auburn tonight!