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Arkansas earns No. 6 seed in SEC Tournament

Arkansas earns No. 6 seed in SEC Tournament

FAYETTEVILLE — The No. 22 University of Arkansas softball team will play the No. 11 Missouri Tigers on Thursday in Lexington Ky. First pitch is slated for 5:30 p.m. CT.

This is the first SEC Tournament appearance since 2010 for Arkansas. This is also the highest seed that the Razorbacks have received since 2002.

Arkansas (34-17, 12-10) has won eight of its last nine games and four straight heading into the tournament. The Razorbacks have earned a date with the No. 3 seed Missouri Tigers. Arkansas took two games, in extra innings, from the Tigers in Columbia, Mo. earlier this season. The series featured an 11-10 thriller in eight innings in which the teams combined for 12 runs in the last two innings. Missouri leads the all-time series 7-4. The game will be broadcast on ESPNU.

Complete schedule:Wednesday, May 9Game 1: #8 Alabama vs. #9 Texas A&M — 4 p.m. Game 2: #7 Kentucky vs. #10 South Carolina — 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 10 Game 3: #1 Florida vs. Winner of game #8 vs. #9 11:00 a.m. Game 4: #4 LSU vs. #5 Georgia1:30 p.m.Game 5: #2 Tennessee vs. Winner of game #7 vs. #10 4:00 p.m.Game 6: #3 Missouri vs. #6 Arkansas6:30 p.m.

Sports Category : Softball