It may be the offseason in football, but the Alabama Crimson Tide continues to have a championship mindset across the board in college sports. This week is filled with a lot of action in other sports that deserve your support. Here are a few stories for the week.
Alabama Men’s Golf Leads Puerto Rico Classic
The Alabama Men’s Golf team is tied with Oklahoma going into the final round of the Puerto Rico Classic today. Ranked third nationally, Men’s Golf begins the season where it left off – in title contention. Alabama Women’s Golf won the 2013 Lady Puerto Rico Classic last week with a runaway 13 stroke victory. If you tweet, you can follow the action on Twitter @AlabamaMGolf.
Frozen Tide Competes for SEC, National Title
The Alabama Hockey team won a spot in the national championship tournament last weekend by defeating South Carolina and Arkansas in the ACHA southern regionals. This weekend, the Frozen Tide looks to win a second consecutive Southeastern Collegiate Hockey Conference (SECHC) championship in the conference tournament in Huntsville. For more information, check out the conference website or follow the Frozen Tide on Twitter @BamaHockey.
Top Ranked Softball Closes Out Road Tour at UAB
The Alabama Softball team is ranked No. 1 in the nation and poised to defend their national championship from last season. Already sitting at 10-0, the team has yet to play a home game. Tonight, they face UAB in Birmingham before returning to Tuscaloosa for the Easton Bama Bash Tournament this weekend. Alabama leads UAB 12-0 all time in softball. Follow along on Twitter @AlabamaSB.
Tide Baseball 3-0, Faces Southern Miss Tonight
Alabama Baseball faces Southern Miss (3-0) at “The Joe” (Sewell-Thomas Stadium) in Tuscaloosa tonight at 6:05 PM. Left-handed sophomore, Taylor Guilbeau, is expected to start at pitcher tonight. Follow Tide baseball on Twitter @AlabamaBSB.
Gymnastics No. 4 After Win over Auburn
Alabama Gymnastics moved up to No. 4 in the nation after posting their 106th consecutive victory over cross-state rival Auburn. The team travels to Fayetteville on Friday to face No. 18 Arkansas and returns home to Coleman Coliseum next week for a match against UCLA — the team they passed in the rankings last week. Alabama is looking to repeat as national champions and currently leads the nation in attendance. Follow Gymnastics on Twitter @BamaGymnastics.
Tide Hoops Balances on NCAA Bubble
Alabama (17-8) clings to NCAA tournament hopes as Mississippi State visits Coleman Coliseum on Wednesday. The Tide struggled this season with poor rebounding and poor shooting and, according to bracket experts, may be headed to the NIT due to four bad losses and overall strength of schedule. Alabama has done very well in the NIT in recent years, but Coach Grant continues to build the team with the goal of success in the “big dance.” Follow Tide hoops on Twitter @AlabamaHoops.
As you can see, there is a lot happening in the Crimson World this week. Check back here each week as we bring you a glimpse of everything Crimson Tide.
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