The University of Alabama swimming and diving men’s team defeated Auburn Friday, 160-140, in the Alabama Aquatic Center. It was the Crimson Tide men’s first win against the Tigers in dual meet competition since October 2010.
The Alabama women fell to the Tigers 188-110.
The men won seven of 14 individual events and both relays, led by Laurent Bams (100 breaststroke, 100 freestyle) and Robert Howard (50 and 200 freestyles). Also posting wins for the men were Zane Waddell (100 backstroke), Spencer Walker (200 backstroke) and Nicholas Perera (400 IM).
Waddell, Bams, Knox Auerbach and Howard opened the meet by winning the 400 medley relay and Waddell, Bams, Sam DiSette and Howard clinched the meet by winning the 400 freestyle relay.
In the women’s events, Justine Macfarlane led the Crimson Tide with wins in both the 100 and 200 breaststroke. The Tide’s 400 medley relay team of Rhyan White, Macfarlane, Flora Molnar and Kalia Antoniou opened the meet with a win.