Photographs by Jason Ivester
Arkansas infielder Madison Yannetti throws the ball during a game against Nebraska on Friday, March 3, 2017, at Bogle Park in Fayetteville.
Friday, May 19, 2017
The Arkansas Razorbacks' draw for their first appearance in the NCAA softball tournament in four years is a case of familiarity breeding contempt.
WHEN 11:30 a.m. today
WHAT NCAA Norman (Okla.) Regional
WHERE Marita Hynes Field
RECORDS Arkansas 31-22; Tulsa 39-15
SERIES Tulsa leads 17-14
LAST MEETING Arkansas won 3-1 in Fayetteville on April 11
PROBABLE PITCHERS Arkansas RHP Autumn Storms (16-14, 2.05 ERA); Emily Watson RHP (28-4, 0.96)
TV SEC Network
Arkansas has a 2-22 record vs. Oklahoma, including eight consecutive losses. The Razorbacks are 3-3 against North Dakota State. … Oklahoma is scheduled to host North Dakota State at 1:30 p.m. (ESPN 3) today. … The same four teams played in the 2009 NCAA Norman Regional, with North Dakota State emerging as the upset winner. … Saturday’s schedule calls for the winner’s bracket game at 1:30 p.m., followed by the loser’s bracket game at 4 p.m., and an elimination game at 6:30 p.m. … The regional final games are scheduled at 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. (if necessary).
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