Junior Bryan Lundquist stretches before a race at Saturday night's finals. Auburn rallied on the final day to overtake Arizona to win its fourth straight NCAA Championship. The Tigers trailed by five points going into day three of the three-day competition.
Freshman Cesar Cielo acknowledges the cheers as he is introduced prior to a race. He swam on a winning relay team for the Tigers.
Auburn swimmers cheer on their teammates in Saturday night's finals. The Tigers finished the season undefeated for a fourth straight season.
Sophomore Matt Targett, who transferred to Auburn from the University of Virginia, contributed to the sixth overall NCAA title for the Auburn men's swimming team.
Junior Steven Segerlin prepares a handstand exit off the 10-meter platform. Runnerup in the event last year, he won the championship on Saturday. His 20 points in the platform event eliminated Arizona in the race for the team championship prior to the final race.
Segerlin had his personal best score in the 10-meter competition even though his coach, Jeff Shaffer, pointed out that the champion has the potential to score higher by "cleaning up up a little" some of his entries into the water on dives like this one Saturday night.
Eric Shanteau is one of four Tiger seniors who never lost a team competition at Auburn. He closed his collegiate career by swimming in his hometown of Atlanta.
Shanteau swims in the finals of the 200-yard breaststroke. The team captain says the Tigers had a true "team victory" with so many different competitors contributing to the victory.
The Tigers have a tradition of jumping in the pool and singing "War Eagle" after winning an NCAA Championship meet.
The Tigers watch their teammates compete during Saturday night's finals. The Tigers finished the meet with 480.5 points. Arizona was second with 440.5 followed by Stanford 362.5, Texas (307) and Florida (268.5).