Crimson Tide Roll Call: March 23, 2019

Courtesy of Alabama Athletics

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

Today is …

National Corn Dog Day

Today’s Crimson Tide schedule

• Swimming: Women’s NCAA Championships, at Austin, Texas, all day

• Women’s golf: Alabama at Evans Debby Experience, Auburn, all day

• Baseball: Arkansas at Alabama, 2 p.m., CT

• Softball: Alabama at Texas A&M, 2 p.m.

• Gymnastics: SEC Championships, at New Orleans, 3 p.m.

How to watch, keep up with the Crimson Tide

• Swimming: Women’s NCAA Championships, at Austin, Texas, all day, Live Results

• Women’s golf: Alabama at Evans Debby Experience, Auburn, all day, Live Results

• Baseball: Arkansas at Alabama, 2 p.m., CT, SEC Network+, Live Video, Live Audio, Live Stats

• Softball: Alabama at Texas A&M, 2 p.m., SEC Network+, Live Audio, Live Stats

• Gymnastics: SEC Championships, at New Orleans, 3 p.m., SEC Network/ESPN2

Yesterday’s Crimson Tide results

• Softball: Alabama hit four home runs for the third time in its last eight games as it opened a weekend series at Texas A&M with a 13-3 victory in six innings. Senior Merris Schroder, freshman Skylar Wallace and juniors Bailey Hemphill and Claire Jenkins hit the home runs, while every batter in the Tide’s starting lineup got a hit and scored a run. Freshman Montana Fouts (12-0) earned the win with 10 strikeouts over 5.0 innings pitched.

• Swimming: Senior Justine Macfarlane scored in the 100 breaststroke at the Women’s NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships. She posted a career-best 54.54 in the preliminaries, shaving a tenth of a second off her previous best time, and finished seventh in the B final for 15th overall.

• Outdoor track & field: The Alabama men’s and women’s track and field team combined to win two relays and tally 21 individual top-10 finishes at the Florida State Relays. The Crimson Tide women went 1-2 in the 4x100-meter relay and won the 4x400-meter relay, while senior Skyler Bowden won the men’s 400 meters.

• Men’s tennis: Alabama 4, Auburn 1

• Women’s tennis: Alabama 4, Auburn 2

• Baseball: Arkansas 12, Alabama 3

Countdown to the Crimson Tide’s 2019 opener:

161 days

Did you notice?

• Collin Sexton's streak of 23-plus point games ended at seven, coming up two short of Allen Iverson's NBA rookie record. However, he still had 20 against the Clippers and became just the 26throokie in NBA history to have 1,000 points and 100 3-pointers in a single season.

• Speaking of the Clippers, JaMychal Green had eight points and nine rebounds in 17 minutes.

• Remember running back B.J. Emmons? He’s finally back on the playing field at Florida Atlantic.

• Great stat here about Quinnen Williams:

• Here’s an “On the Clock” draft preview about defensive end Isaiah Buggs:

On this date in Crimson Tide history:

March 23, 1943: In a poll conducted by the Birmingham News and Age-Herald, 2,000 fans casted their ballots for the all-time Alabama football team. Elected to the squad were ends Don Hutson (1932-34) and Holt Rast (1939-41), tackles Bully VandeGraaf (1912-15) and Bill Lee (1932-34), guards Bruce Jones (1923-25) and Fred Sington (1928-30), center Joe Domanovich (1940-42), and backs Dixie Howell (1932-34), Johnny Cain (1930-32), Pooley Hubert (1923-25) and Auxford Burks (1902-06). – Bryant Museum

Crimson Tide quote of the day:

"The biggest mistake coaches make is taking borderline cases and trying to save them. I'm not talking about grades now, I'm talking about character. I want to know before a boy enrolls about his home life, and what his parents want him to be." – Paul W. “Bear” Bryant

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