Ana Cate has been named the Southeastern Conference’s soccer Offensive Player of the Week, it was announced by the league office on Monday.
Cate, a junior, had a remarkable weekend in the midfield for Auburn, netting six total points as Auburn picked up wins over No. 18 LSU, 3 1, and Arkansas, 3 0, to move to within a game of first place in both the SEC West and the overall SEC standings.
In the win over LSU, Cate scored her team leading eighth goal of the season to open up the scoring, firing in a shot from the top of the box off of a Tatiana Coleman cross. She was involved in the eventual game winner as well as she started the play that resulted in Tori Ball’s goal in the 62nd minute, marking her first assist of the season. The win was Auburn’s first over LSU since the 2007 season.
In cheap authentic jerseys Sunday’s win over Arkansas, Cate had an assists hat trick, setting up both of Auburn’s first two goals and then being credited with the second assist on Tatiana Coleman’s goal in the 86th minute as Auburn climbed to within a game of first place in the overall league standings.
With her goal and four assists on the weekend, Cate has moved to second on the team and 10th in the SEC with 20 total points. Her eight goals are seventh in the league.
Auburn stands at 11 4 1, 5 3 0 SEC with three regular season matches remaining. when Auburn plays host to Georgia at the AU Soccer Complex.
Baseball partnering with Hudson Family Foundation for HR derby
The Auburn baseball team will hold its 8th annual Celebrity Home Run Derby on Oct. 28, and this year it is partnering with the Hudson Family Foundation, which was created by former AU star and current Atlanta Braves jerseys pitcher Tim Hudson and his wife, Kim. at Plainsman Park, the format for the annual event remains the same but the cause has widened. In the past all of the money raised, typically in the $3,000 4,000 range, has gone straight to the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Lee County. This year, however, the money will benefit not just the Boys and Girls club, but multiple organizations in the area.
“Our goal is to make this into a premier fundraising event for both the Auburn baseball team and the Hudson Family Foundation,” Tim Hudson said. “Having moved back into the Auburn area and raising a family here, we want to give back to the community as much as we can. This is a win win for our foundation and for the Auburn baseball program.”
The list of current Major League Baseball players that will participate in the derby along with Hudson, hit .379 with 21 career home runs while at Auburn, are: Atlanta Braves jerseys catcher and former Auburn letter winner David Ross and current Braves jerseys infielder and close personal friend of the Hudson family, Wes Helms.
The event will also bring back a handful of recent Auburn hitters in Brian Fletcher, Hunter Morris and Kevin Patterson. Gabe Gross, currently an undergraduate assistant with the Auburn baseball team and formerly a first round pick out of Auburn and a seven year MLB veteran, and Jonathan Schuerholz, who lettered at Auburn from 2000 02 and advanced to Triple A in professional baseball before joining the Braves jerseys system in an on field capacity and is currently the manager of the Gulf Coast League Braves jerseys will also participate.
To raise money for the event, a minimum $2 donation is requested at the gate. Raffle tickets, which cost $5 each, are also being pre sold by the Auburn Diamond Dolls on the Auburn campus and will be sold throughout Plainsman Park during the event.