Celebration Monday For National Champs

Auburn, Ala.--Auburn's third national championship team of the 2005-2006 academic year will be celebrating its title at 6 p.m. at Toomer's Corner.

The AU women's equestrian Tigers, who won the Varsity Equestrian Nationals overall team title in Albuquerque, N.M., joins the women's swimming team and men's swimming team as national champions this season.

Coach Greg Williams team clinched the team title with victories in both the hunt seat and western style divisions over arch-rival Georgia. Senior Kelly Gottfried led the hunt seat (English style) squad while senior Whitney Kimble was the high scorer for western team.

The Tigers finished as the runnerup to Oklahoma State for the trophy as the top western team and finished second to South Carolina in the hunt seat competition.

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