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Baseball season in review

07/02/2012
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Team Notes:
•    For the seventh time in program history, the Arkansas baseball team advanced to the College World Series. The Razorbacks advanced to the semifinals of the CWS, tying the second-best finish in program history. Arkansas won its first two games of the College World Series for the first time since 1979, defeating Kent State in the opener and snapping South Carolina’s 22-game postseason win streak with a 2-1 win in game two. The appearance in the CWS capped an impressive postseason run for the Razorbacks, which included wins at the Houston Regional, hosted by No. 8 Rice, and taking two of three games from No. 4 national seed Baylor in the Waco Super Regional.
•    The Razorbacks finished the 2012 season with a 46-22 record. The 46 wins were the most for Arkansas under head coach Dave Van Horn and the most in a season since the 1990 team won 47 games. Overall, the 46 wins were the sixth-highest single-season total in school history.
•    On the strength of its semifinal appearance in the College World Series, Arkansas finished the season ranked in the top six in all of the major national college baseball polls. The Razorbacks were ranked third in the USA Today/ESPN Coaches Poll, in the NCBWA poll and in the Collegiate Baseball poll. Arkansas finished the season sixth in the Baseball America top 25.
•    The 2012 Arkansas pitching staff will go down as one of the best in program history. Razorback pitching combined for a 2.83 team ERA in 2012, the second-lowest single-season ERA in program history. Arkansas pitching had 10 shutouts, which also ranked as the second-highest total in a season. As dominant as the Razorback pitching staff was during the regular season, the staff was even better in the NCAA Tournament. In 10 NCAA Tournament games, Arkansas’ pitching staff had a team ERA of 1.92. In the College World Series, the Razorbacks compiled a team ERA of 1.80.
•    The Arkansas baseball team has grown accustomed to playing one- or two-run games in the last two seasons. In 2012, the Razorbacks played 32 games decided by one or two runs and went 19-13 in those 32 games. Arkansas was 14-9 in one-run games during the 2012 season and had a streak of seven straight one-run victories late in the season. Six of the Razorbacks’ seven wins in the NCAA Tournament were by one run.
•    Winning a game 1-0 is rare in college baseball, but is even rarer in the NCAA Tournament. Arkansas accomplished the feat twice during the 2012 NCAA Tournament with both wins coming on the opponent’s home field. The Razorbacks defeated Rice, 1-0, in the Houston Regional and downed Baylor, 1-0, in the decisive game three to advance to the College World Series. How rare are 1-0 wins in the NCAA Tournament? Before the 2012 season, there had only been nine 1-0 games since the tournament expanded to its current format in 1999. There were three 1-0 games in the 2012 NCAA Tournament with Arkansas accounting for two of those. Austin Peay had the other 1-0 win, defeating Indiana State.
•    Arkansas head coach Dave Van Horn reached a milestone with Arkansas’ victory over Rice on June 2. The victory was the 400th for Coach Van Horn in his tenure as the Razorbacks’ skipper. Following the 2012 season, Coach Van Horn’s record at Arkansas is 405-223, while his career record is 990-463.
•    The Razorbacks were well represented in June’s 2012 MLB Draft with eight players selected. The eight selections were tied for the third-highest total in school history, equaling the 2010 and 1987 teams. Matt Reynolds (71st overall, New York Mets) and Nolan Sanburn (74th overall, Oakland Athletics) were each drafted in the second round, while DJ Baxendale (310th overall, Minnesota Twins) was taken in the 10th round. Tim Carver was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 19th round, while Sam Bates was selected in the 28th round by the Kansas City Royals. Randall Fant was drafted in the 29th round by the Cleveland Indians. Derrick Bleeker and Jacob Morris were both drafted in the 37th round with Bleeker going to the Baltimore Orioles and Morris to the Cleveland Indians.
•    Arkansas finished the 2012 season ranked second nationally in average and total attendance. The Razorbacks averaged 7,957 tickets sold per game, while 286,472 tickets were sold through 36 games. Arkansas has finished in the top five nationally in attendance each of the last eight seasons.

Records Watch:

Team Records
Hitting
At Bats
Rank Total Year/Games Avg./Gm
1. 2402 2004/69 34.81
2. 2339 1999/65 35.99
3. 2276 2010/64 35.56
4. 2273 1987/68 33.43
5. 2247 2012/68 33.04
6. 2233 1989/67 33.33
7. 2207 2009/65 33.95
8. 2203 2007/64 34.42
9. 2192 1985/66 33.21
10. 2187 2002/63 34.71

Sacrifice Hits
Rank Total Year/Games
1. 56 2011/62
2. 48 2012/68
  48 2004/69
4. 45 1995/61
  45 1982/57
6. 44 1987/68
7. 43 2009/65
8. 42 1976/47
9. 40 2008/58
10. 39 2006/60

Sacrifice Flies
Rank Total Year/Games
1. 42 1995/61
2. 40 1986/60
3. 37 1991/62
  37 1989/67
5. 34 2007/64
  34 2004/69
7. 32 2005/61
  32 1988/62
9. 31 2012/68
  31 1998/59
  31 1987/68

Hit by Pitch
Rank Total Year/Games
1. 107 2007/64
2. 94 2003/57
3. 93 2010/64
4. 90 1999/65
5. 89 2002/63
6. 74 2005/61
7. 72 2000/64
8. 68 2004/69
  68 1998/59
10. 62 2012/68

Pitching
Innings Pitched
Rank Total Year/Games
1. 621.1 2004/69
2. 613.0 2012/68
3. 580.0 2009/65
4. 578.0 1999/65
5. 576.0 1989/67
6. 574.2 2010/64
7. 569.0 2007/64
8. 567.1 1987/68
9. 565.0 2002/63
10. 546.1 1986/60

ERA (Lowest)

Rank Total Year/Games
1. 2.74 1976/47
2. 2.83 2012/68
3. 2.84 1977/51
4. 2.96 1971/41
5. 3.00 1982/57
  3.00 1968/28
7. 3.02 1979/64
8. 3.18 1973/31
9. 3.20 2011/62
10. 3.38 1989/67

Strikeouts
Rank Total Year/Games Avg./Gm
1. 565 2007/64 8.83
2. 554 1999/65 8.63
3. 551 2010/64 8.61
4. 534 2012/68 7.85
5. 511 2009/65 7.86
6. 506 1995/61 8.49
7. 496 1987/68 7.87
8. 495 1989/67 7.73
9. 480 1998/59 8.30
10. 453 2006/60 7.62

Shutouts
Rank Total Year/Games
1. 13 1977/51
2. 10 2012/68
3. 9 1976/47
  9 1978/44
  9 1979/64
  9 1980/66
7. 8 1986/60
8. 7 2007/64
9. 6 2011/62
  6 1982/57
  6 1989/67

Saves
Rank Total Year/Games
1. 20 2011/62
2. 19 2006/60
3. 17 2012/68
  17 1989/67
5. 16 2009/65
  16 2004/69
  16 1987/68
8. 15 1995/61
  15 1990/62
10. 14 2002/63
  14 1998/59
  14 1985/66

Individual Records

Career Batting Records
At Bats
Rank AB Player Years
1. 940 Danny Hamblin 2004-07
2. 880 Kenderick Moore 1992-96
3. 874 Ryan Lundquist 1996-99
4. 863 Jake Dugger 2004-07
5. 776 Scott Hode 2002-05
6. 770 Jeff Houck 1990-93
7. 769 Allen Williams 1991-94
8. 766 Brian Kirby 1998-01
9. 759 Jack Welsh 1997-00
10. 756 Bo Bigham 2009-12

756 Tim Carver 2009-12

Singles
Rank 1B Player Years
1. 209 Kenderick Moore 1992-96
2. 183 Matt Erickson 1995-97
3. 176 Jeff Houck 1990-93
4. 174 Bo Bigham 2009-12
5. 165 Jack Welsh 1997-00
6. 163 Danny Hamblin 2004-07
7. 162 Jake Dugger 2004-07
8. 161 Tim Carver 2009-12
9. 157 Ben Tschepikow 2005-09
  157 Clay Goodwin 2002-05
  157 Ryan Lundquist 1996-99

Sacrifice Hits
Rank SH Player Years
1. 36 Jeff Houck 1990-93
2. 24 Tim Carver 2009-12
3. 22 Scott Hode 2002-05
4. 18 Scott Bridges 2002-05
  18 Tim Thomas 1989-92
  18 Don Thomas 1986-89
7. 17 James McCann 2009-11
  17 Allen Williams 1991-94
9. 15 Bo Bigham 2009-12
  15 Collin Kuhn 2009-11
  15 Sean Jones 2007-08
  15 Kirk McConnell 2002-03
  15 Jeff Parsons 1993-95

Season Batting Records
Games Played
Rank GP Player Year
1. 68 Haas Pratt 2004
  68 Casey Rowlett 2004
3. 67 Tim Carver 2012

67 Dominic Ficociello 2012

67 Matt Reynolds 2012
  67 Jake Dugger 2004
  67 Jim Kremers 1987
  67 Andy Skeels 1987
  67 Kelly Zane 1987
10. 66 Greg D'Alexander 1989
  66 Troy Eklund 1989
  66 Scott Pose 1989

At Bats
Rank AB Player Year
1. 269 Rodney Nye 1999
2. 264 Tim Carver 2012
3. 263 Joe Jester 1999
4. 262 Ryan Lundquist 1999
5. 259 Collin Kuhn 2010
6. 258 Haas Pratt 2004
7. 255 Jason McConnell 1996
8. 254 Jeff King 1985
9. 253 Danny Hamblin 2004
10. 252 Dominic Ficociello 2012
  252 Kenderick Moore 1995

Singles
Rank 1B Player Year
1. 78 Zack Cox 2010
2. 68 Matt Erickson 1996
3. 67 Tom Pagnozzi 1983
4. 66 Scott Pose 1989
  66 Dave Patterson 1986
  66 Dave Patterson 1985
7. 64 Jason McConnell 1996
8. 62 Tim Carver 2012
9. 60 Casey Rowlett 2004
  60 Matt Erickson 1997
  60 Kenderick Moore 1995
  60 Kirk Piskor 1990
  60 Greg D'Alexander 1989

Sacrifice Hits
Rank SH Player Year
1. 11 Jeff Houck 1992
2. 10 Tim Carver 2012

10 Jacob Morris 2012
  10 Jeff Houck 1993
  10 Ron Moore 1987
6. 9 Brady Toops 2004
  9 Matt Erickson 1995
  9 David Williams 1971
9. 8 Matt Reynolds 2011
  8 Collin Kuhn 2009
  8 Kenderick Moore 1995
  8 Jeff Parsons 1994
  8 Jeff Houck 1991
  8 Tim Thomas 1990
  8 Don Thomas 1988
  8 Dan Lambeth 1982

Career Pitching Records
Appearances
Rank App Player Years
1. 105 Phillip Stidham 1989-91
2. 87 Charley Boyce 2003-06
3. 82 Rob Quarnstrom 1995-98
4. 78 Josh Merryman 2000-03
5. 71 Wes McCrotty 1998-01
6. 68 DJ Baxendale 2010-12
  68 Mike Bolsinger 2008-10
8. 64 Les Lancaster 1982-84
9. 63 Stephen Richards 2007-09
  63 Ryan Whitaker 1991-93

Saves
Rank Saves Player Years
1. 33 Phillip Stidham 1989-91
2. 15 Bill Bakewell 1977-79
3. 14 Barrett Astin 2011-Present
  14 Tim Deitz 1983-85
5. 13 Stephen Richards 2007-09
  13 Les Lancaster 1982-84
7. 12 Tim Peters 1986-87
8. 10 DJ Baxendale 2010-12
  10 Jay Sawatski 2003-04
10. 9 Devin Collis 2005-06
  9 Lance Franks 1996-97
  9 Jason Stephens 1996

Strikeouts
Rank SO Player Years
1. 345 Nick Schmidt 2005-07
2. 301 Matt Carnes 1995-97
3. 283 David Walling 1998-99
4. 261 Scott Tabor 1979-82
5. 229 Charley Boyce 2003-06
6. 225 Gerald Hannahs 1971-74
7. 223 Mike Oquist 1987-89
8. 219 Charlie Isaacson 1999-02
9. 217 DJ Baxendale 2010-12
10. 216 Rob Quarnstrom 1995-98

ERA (Min. 100 IP)
Rank ERA Player Years
1. 1.62 Phillip Stidham 1989-91
2. 1.66 Steve Krueger 1979-80
3. 2.17 Tim Lollar 1977-78
4. 2.35 David Rhodes 1977-78
5. 2.36 Barrett Astin 2011-Present
6. 2.67 Scott Tabor 1979-82
7. 2.68 Cade Lynch 2011-Present
8. 2.71 DJ Baxendale 2010-12
9. 2.77 Dan Brown 1990-91
10. 2.82 Mark McClain 1976-77

Season Pitching Records
Appearances
Rank App. Player Year
1. 36 Phillip Stidham 1991
  36 Phillip Stidham 1989
3. 34 Tim Deitz 1985
4. 33 Devin Collis 2006
  33 Phillip Stidham 1990
  33 Bobby Edwards 1987
7. 32 Barrett Astin 2012
  32 Boyd Goodner 2004
  32 Les Lancaster 1983
10. 31 Stephen Richards 2009
  31 Kevin Vent 1999

Saves
Rank Saves Player Year
1. 12 Phillip Stidham 1989
  12 Tim Deitz 1985
3. 11 Barrett Astin 2012
  11 Phillip Stidham 1990
5. 10 Phillip Stidham 1991
6. 9 Stephen Richards 2009
  9 Devin Collis 2006
  9 Jason Stephens 1996
9. 8 Nolan Sanburn 2011
  8 Lance Franks 1997

Games Started
Rank GS Player Year
1. 20 DJ Baxendale 2012
2. 19 Charley Boyce 2004
  19 Clint Brannon 2004
4. 18 Nick Schmidt 2007
  18 Duke Welker 2007
  18 John Cebuhar 1987
  18 Kevin Campbell 1985
  18 Fred Farwell 1985
9. 17 Ryne Stanek 2012
  17 Brett Eibner 2009
  17 Dallas Keuchel 2009
  17 Nick Schmidt 2006
  17 Nick Schmidt 2005
  17 Matt Carnes 1996

Individual Honors/Awards

Brian Anderson
Postseason
SEBaseball.com SEC All-Freshman Team

Barrett Astin
In-Season
NCBWA Stopper of the Year Watch List
SEC Pitcher of the Week – Week 1
Houston College Classic All-Tournament Team

DJ Baxendale
Preseason
Golden Spikes Award Watch List
NCBWA Preseason All-American
Collegiate Baseball Preseason All-American
Perfect Game Preseason All-American
SEBaseball.com Preseason SEC Pitcher of the Year
SEBaseball.com Preseason First-Team All-SEC
CollegeBaseballDaily.com First-Team Preseason All-SEC

In-season
SEC Pitcher of the Week – Week 13

Postseason
SEBaseball.com All-SEC Team

Bo Bigham
Postseason
All-SEC Second Team

Tim Carver
In-season
Brooks Wallace Shortstop of the Year Award Watch List
SEC Player of the Week – Week 6
All-Houston Regional Team

Dominic Ficociello
Preseason
Baseball America Third-Team Preseason All-American
CollegeBaseballDaily.com Second Team Preseason All-SEC

In-season
Houston College Classic All-Tournament Team

Postseason
SEC All-Defensive Team

Michael Gunn
Preseason
SEBaseball.com Preseason Newcomer All-SEC Team

Brandon Moore
Postseason
SEC Baseball Community Service Team

Matt Reynolds
Preseason
Perfect Game Preseason All-SEC Team

In-season
SEBaseball.com Player of the Week – Week 1
All-Houston Regional Team

Postseason
Collegiate Baseball Third-Team All-American
Perfect Game Third-Team All-American
ABCA Second-Team All-South Region
All-SEC First Team
SEC All-Defensive Team
SEBaseball.com All-SEC Team

Nolan Sanburn
Preseason
Baseball America First Team Preseason All-American
NCBWA Stopper of the Year Watch List

Joe Serrano
In-season
All-Houston Regional Team

Ryne Stanek
Preseason
Baseball America Third Team Preseason All-American

In-season
National Pitcher of the Year Award Watch List
Golden Spikes Award Watch List
Houston College Classic All-Tournament Team
SEBaseball.com Pitcher of the Week – Week 6
Houston Regional Most Outstanding Player
All-Houston Regional Team

Postseason
SEBaseball.com All-SEC Team

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