Top 5 Takeaways for the Southeastern Conference This Weekend

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It was a busy weekend in the Southeastern Conference. Every team was in action, and many swimmers threw down impressive times.

Top Five Storylines

  1. The No. 7 Auburn men made a statement against No. 3 Florida. The Tigers took the meet by a score of 154.5-145.5. Michael Duderstadt had two individual wins at the meet, and the Tigers took the top two spots in the 200-yard medley relay.  
  2. In a role reversal of the men’s meet, the No. 15 Florida women had a huge showing against No. 9 Auburn. That Gators won 192-108. Natalie Hinds led Florida with three individual wins at the meet.
  3. The No. 1 Georgia women showed why they are the nation’s top team. The Bulldogs demolished No. 12 Tennessee 173.5-121.5. Georgia was led by strong swims from Brittany MacLean, Olivia Smoliga and Hali Flickinger.
  4. The unranked Texas A&M men upset the No. 22 Louisiana State by a score of 158.5-141.5. Mauro Castillo Luna led the way for the Aggies, winning two individual events.
  5. Kentucky was completely overmatched by Louisville (No. 10 men, No. 10 women). The Wildcat men lost 200-100 and the men lost 190-110.

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Author: Peter Baugh

Peter Baugh is a freshman at the University of Missouri and is the assistant sports editor for the Maneater, Mizzou's student run newspaper. He swam and played baseball in high school. He is a two time finalist in the National Scholastic Press Association Sports Story of the Year contest and was named the SSP Journalist of the Year for the St. Louis area. He served as co editor-in-chief for his high school newspaper, The Globe, and also worked for the St. Louis American newspaper.

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