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Devon Wallace had two hits and a walk in Saturday's game against Kentucky.
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Wallace Ties SEC Walks Record in 7-5 Loss at UK

04/19/2014
Athletic Communications
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LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Arkansas softball team lost to No. 10/8 Kentucky by a 7-5 score Saturday evening at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington. In the loss, junior Devon Wallace tied the SEC career walks record with the 184th free pass of her career. The Razorbacks are now 25-22 overall and 3-14 in SEC play.

The first-inning walk to Wallace was the 184th of career which ties the all-time SEC record set by Alisa Goler during her 2008-11 campaign at Georgia. The two are also now tied for ninth in NCAA history. The top three hitters in the Arkansas lineup—Wallace, Stephanie Canfield and Clarisa Navarro—each had two hits in Saturday’s game.

For the second time in as many games, Arkansas jumped out to a 3-0 lead after a three-run first inning. Wallace led off the game with her NCAA-leading 52nd walk of the season. She came around to score on an RBI double off the bat of Canfield. With two runners in scoring position, Jennifer Rambo capped the scoring with a two-run single up the middle.

Kentucky (28-8, 12-5 SEC) responded with five runs over the next three innings before the Razorbacks got back on the scoreboard with a run in the top of the fourth on an RBI single by Wallace. However, the Wildcats added two more scores in the bottom half of the inning to cushion its lead, 7-4.

Down to their last set of outs, Arkansas put together a rally in the top of the seventh inning. Clarisa Navarro and Amanda Geile had back-to-back singles. Parker Pocklington, in her first start since March 29, extended the game with a two-out single to plate Navarro and cut the deficit to two runs. Kelsey Nunley, in a six-inning relief appearance for UK, struck out the final Razorback hitter to end the game.

Game three of the weekend series between Arkansas and Kentucky is scheduled for Sunday at noon (CT). Following a trip next weekend to Starkville to face Mississippi State, the Razorbacks will return to Fayetteville for their final four games of the regular season beginning April 30 with a midweek matchup with Oklahoma.

@RazorbackSB Notables
• All-time series vs. Kentucky: Arkansas leads, 29-19
• Kentucky is the Razorbacks’ fourth top-10 opponent of the season
  o Eighth single game or series against ranked opponent this season
• Increases school-record total to 332 runs scored this season
• 16th game this season with 10 or more hits, first since March 30 vs. Texas A&M
Stephanie Canfield collected team-leading 16th multi-hit game this season
Jayme Gee threw out her SEC-leading 13th base runner of the season for second out in the third inning
Clarisa Navarro tallied her 13th multi-hit game of the season
Jennifer Rambo posted her fifth multi-RBI game of the season
Devon Wallace tied with Alisa Goler of Georgia (2008-11) as SEC career leader with 184 career walks
  o Moved into tie for ninth place in NCAA history
Devon Wallace extended streak of reaching base safely to 21 games
  o Tied with Kasey Fagan for longest such streak on the team this season
Devon Wallace recorded her 11th multi-hit game of the season

@RazorbackSB Tweetables
• With lead-off walk Saturday, @devon_wallace ties @SEC career record and moves to ninth in @NCAAhistory with 184 career walks #WPS
• With run in third inning Friday, @Tweetless_Varro becomes fifth player in program history with 100 career runs. #WPS #Milestone

For more information on Arkansas softball, follow @RazorbackSB on Twitter.


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