Photographs by Andy Shupe
Arkansas coach Dave Van Horn watches from the dugout prior to a game against Texas Tech on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Fayetteville.
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Arkansas knows it is in the running for a top eight national seed for the NCAA baseball tournament with one week remaining in the regular season.
NO. 6 ARKANSAS BASEBALL
AT NO. 13 GEORGIA
WHEN 6 p.m., today
WHERE Foley Field, Athens, Ga.
RECORDS Arkansas 36-15, 17-10 SEC; Georgia 35-16, 16-11
STARTING PITCHERS Arkansas RHP Blaine Knight (8-0, 2.87 ERA); Georgia RHP Chase Adkins (5-0, 4.46)
SERIES Arkansas leads 33-21 overall
RADIO Razorbacks Sports Network
Knight and Adkins are two of the three remaining unbeaten SEC pitchers (along with Ole Miss’ James McArthur) with at least eight starts. … Arkansas LHP Kacey Murphy (6-4, 2.30 ERA) is second in SEC ERA behind Florida’s Brady Singer (10-1, 2.25). He’s scheduled to oppose RHP Emerson Hancock (6-4, 4.82 ERA) on Friday. … Saturday’s 11 a.m. finale is expected to pit Arkansas RHP Isaiah Campbell (4-5, 4.29) against lefty Kevin Smith (7-1, 3.25). … A chance of rain is in the forecast for all three games of the series. … Arkansas is tied for No. 1 in the SEC in hitting (.304), No. 3 in pitching (3.43 ERA) and No. 10 in fielding (.973). Georgia is No. 6 in the SEC in hitting (.286), No. 4 in pitching (3.66) and No. 7 in fielding (.979).
THE WEEK AHEAD
TODAY at Georgia 6 p.m.
FRIDAY at Georgia 6 p.m.
SATURDAY at Georgia, 11 a.m. (SECN)
WEDNESDAY TBA at SEC Tournament
This story is only available from our archives.
NWADG.com for only
$0.99 for the first month.