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Non-Revenue Report 03/10/15

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News and notes for the underappreciated side of Crimson Tide athletics.

Alabama's swimming and diving team is sending seven athletes to the NCAA Zone B Diving Championships, looking to qualify for the NCAA Championships.
Alabama's swimming and diving team is sending seven athletes to the NCAA Zone B Diving Championships, looking to qualify for the NCAA Championships.
Amelia J. Brackin

Alabama's spring sports are in full swing and have put in a number of excellent performances over the past week.

Track & Field

11 Alabama athletes qualified for the 2015 NCAA Indoor Championships. Headlining the group is Tide senior Remona Burchell. Burchell is the NCAA record holder for the 60m dash, won the 2015 NCAA South Region Women's Track Athlete of the Year award and is the NCAA's top ranked sprinter. The list of Crimson Tide athletes is below.

Women's Qualifiers
  • Remona Burchell, Women's 60m

  • Lakan Taylor, Women's Pole Vault

Men's Qualifiers
  • Matt Airola, Men's Distance Relay
  • Jacopo Lahbi, Men's 800m, Men's Distance Relay
  • Jeremiah Green, Men's Triple Jump
  • Alex Amankwah, Men's 800m, Men's 4x400 Relay
  • Justin Fondren, Men's High Jump
  • Steven Gayle, Men's 4x400 Relay, Men's Distance Relay
  • Marlon Humphrey, Men's 4x400 Relay
  • Robbie Farnham-Rose, Men's Distance Relay
  • Cam Hudson, Men's 60m, Men's Long Jump, Men's 4x400 Relay

Gymnastics

Alabama improved its record against Auburn to 112-0 this weekend at the Elevate the Stage Meet in Birmingham. The Tide held off an upstart Auburn squad to win 197.200-197.025. The teams were tied heading into the final rotation, where Alabama was able to correct the mistakes that had plagued them during the previous two rotations and pull out the win.

Softball

Sydney Littlejohn threw her second perfect game of the season to clinch Alabama's SEC-opening series against the Ole Miss Rebels. The Tide dominated the series and did not allow a single run.

Swimming & Diving

Seven Crimson Tide divers will be heading to the NCAA Zone B Diving Championships, competing for a chance to qualify for the NCAA Championships.

Men's Competitors

(All Crimson Tide men are competing in the 1-meter springboard, 3-meter board and platform events.)

  • Hunter Smith
  • David Morton
  • Brent Sagert
  • Dylan Marin
Women's Competitors
  • Dakota Toner, 3-meter board, 1-meter board, platform
  • Kara Fredlock, 3-meter board, platform
  • Taylor Zablocki, 1-meter board, 3-meter board

Women's Tennis

Alabama shut out rival Tennessee to win 4-0. The Crimson Tide doubles teams of Danielle Spielman/Lucielena Perez and Emily Zabor/Natalia Maynetto took home the first point for Alabama with 8-6 and 8-3 wins respectively. Perez beat Tennessee's Ashlee Boles 6-1, 6-2 and Spielman took home a 6-1, 6-0 victory. Erin Routliffe secured the match for the Tide in a tightly contested 6-3, 6-2 victory over UT's Joanna Henderson.

Men's Tennis

The Tide took down ninth-ranked Ole Miss and beat Alabama State twice to win three matches Saturday. Alabama trailed the Rebels after doubles play, but took four of six points in singles to clinch the victory. The Crimson Tide cruised in both victories over Alabama State.