FAYETTEVILLE – The University of Arkansas softball team begins its 2014 campaign at the Sportco Kick-Off Classic in Las Vegas, beginning Friday and running through Sunday. The field at the season-opening tournament includes a pair of top-20 teams with the Razorbacks set to face No. 16/18 Baylor, San Diego, UC Davis, host UNLV and No. 5/3 Washington.
Sportco Kick-Off Classic Schedule (all times central)
Friday, Feb. 7 vs. UC Davis – 5:45 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 7 vs. UNLV – 8 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 8 vs. San Diego – 11 a.m.
Saturday, Feb. 8 vs. #5/3 Washington – 3:30 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 9 vs. #16/18 Baylor – Noon
All five games will be audio streamed online through RazorVision. Links to live stats are available at the tournament central page. Stay connected to @RazorbackSB on Twitter for in-game updates.
What to Tweet
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In the initial release of the nation’s rankings, the Razorbacks are receiving votes in both ESPN.com/USA Softball and USA Today/NFCA preseason top-25 polls. Individually, junior Devon Wallace was named to the 2014 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year Watch List. She appeared on the list last season and went on to be a top-25 finalist.
Season tickets for Arkansas softball are now available for $45 online at ArkansasRazorbacks.com and at the Razorback Ticket Center on Razorback Road adjacent to Baum Stadium. Following its season-opening weekend out west, the team returns to Fayetteville for the Arkansas Invitational which will be played Feb. 13-16 at Bogle Park.
For more information on Arkansas softball, follow @RazorbackSB on Twitter.