Crimson Tide Roll Call: April 15, 2019

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Your morning briefing on what's going on with the Alabama athletics, including full TV listings

Today is …

Tax Day. Congratulations to accountants everywhere for making it.

Today’s Crimson Tide schedule

• Men’s golf: Alabama at Shoal Creek Invitational, all day

• Softball: Georgia at Alabama, 6 p.m. CT

How to watch, keep up with the Crimson Tide

• Men’s golf: Alabama at Shoal Creek Invitational, all day, Live Resuts

• Softball: Georgia at Alabama, 6 p.m., SEC Network, SEC Network +, Live Audio, Live Stats

Yesterday’s Crimson Tide results

• Women’s tennis: The Crimson Tide celebrated Andie Daniell’s Senior Day with a 4-1 victory over Missouri at the Alabama Tennis Stadium.

• Senior Merris Schroder went 2-for-3 with an RBI-single and two-run home run, and junior Krystal Goodman (8-0) threw a five-hit shutout as Alabama clinched its series with Georgia with a 4-0 victory. The Bulldogs were shut out for the first time this season as no base runner made it past second base.

• Baseball: No. 5 Mississippi State completed the sweep against visiting Alabama, 13-3. Freshman T.J. Reeves, sophomore Tyler Gentry and junior Johnny Hawk all had two hits, with Hawk hitting a solo home run.

Countdown to the Crimson Tide’s 2019 opener:

138 days

Did you notice?

• It’s not every day you get a hole-in-one at the Masters. Justin Thomas finished at -8, tied for 12th.

• After winning four its last five matches, the 35th-ranked Alabama women’s tennis team will enter the 2019 Southeastern Conference Championships as the No. 8 seed and will take on No. 9 LSU in the second round on Thursday, April 18 at 2 p.m. CT in College Station, Texas.

• Former Alabama assistant basketball coach John Brannen was named the head coach at Cincinnati.

• The 20th-ranked Alabama men’s tennis team earned a No. 9 seed in the 2019 SEC Championships and will take on No. 8 Ole Miss in the second round on Thursday, at 2 p.m. in Gainesville, Fla.The Rebels are 2-0 against the Crimson Tide this season.

Wade LeBlanc was placed on the injured list by the Mariners.

• The No. 24 Alabama men’s golf team will compete in its final regular season tournament on Monday and Tuesday at the 2019 Shoal Creek Invitational, which is co-hosted by Auburn and Kentucky. The two-day, 54-hole event was forced to change its usual format due to heavy rains in the area that saturated the course. Sunday’s practice round was washed out and the course won’t be ready until Monday early afternoon. The field will play until darkness, and finish out the tournament on Tuesday.

• It’s still raining Sunseris!

On this date in Crimson Tide history:

April 15, 1921: Two former Alabama football-baseball standouts, Joe Sewell and Riggs Stephenson, were teamed as the keystone combination for the World Champion Cleveland Indians. During his first week, Stephenson went 15-for-26 and led the majors in hitting. In writing an article about Stephenson, Alabama football coach Xen Scott notes, "Old Hoss was the best football back since Jim Thorpe ... and it's obvious he's having no trouble adjusting to big league baseball."— Bryant Museum

Crimson Tide quote of the day:

"It's like death, taxes and Alabama football. You can count on it. I'll see ya next year." – Crimson Tide wide receiver Dabo Swinney turned Clemson head coach

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