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Home Stand Ends Tuesday vs. Missouri State

Home Stand Ends Tuesday vs. Missouri State
FAYETTEVILLE — The University of Arkansas softball team wraps its four-game home stand Tuesday with a non-conference game against Missouri State. First pitch of the matchup is scheduled for 5 p.m. (CT) at Bogle Park. The Razorbacks enter the week with a 23-14 overall record. General admission tickets and hot dogs will be $1 for Tuesday’s game.During the season, UA students and fans 17 years and younger receive free admission to all Arkansas softball games with valid ID. For additional information about suite rental opportunities, call 479-575-6904. The game will be broadcast on KXUA 88.3 FM in Fayetteville in addition to a video stream online via RazorVision subscription.The Razorbacks enter the week as the second-highest scoring team in the NCAA at 7.84 runs per game. Arkansas is also ranked among the top 15 in the NCAA in slugging percentage (sixth/.547), triples per game (12th/0.32), batting average (13th/.333) and home runs per game (1.19). At the conference level, the Razorbacks lead the SEC in hits, triples and total bases. Devon Wallace is tied for the national lead with 41 walks in 37 games this season. The Double Oak, Texas, native also leads the team with nine home runs and tied with Kasey Fagan for the team lead at 40 runs scored. Fagan also leads the team with 35 RBI. Clarisa Navarro paces the offense with a .387 batting average and 11 doubles. On the heels of a three-hit effort in the series finale against No. 20/17 Texas A&M, Stephanie Canfield has a team-high 43 hits.Arkansas hit seven home runs during its weekend series against the Aggies, the team’s best three-game stretch of the season. The Razorbacks tied a season high with three long balls in game two of Saturday’s doubleheader. The team’s home runs jumped off the bats of Canfield, Fagan, Navarro, Jayme Gee, Amanda Geile and Chloe Oprzedek; Gee hit two during the weekend.Tuesday’s game will be the 36th meeting in the all-time series between Arkansas and Missouri State (20-11, 3-3 MVC). The Bears won the first nine games played between the programs but the Razorbacks have won 17 of the last 26 meetings including an 11-7 record in Fayetteville. Arkansas has also won three of its four games against Missouri State under head coach Mike Larabee.For more information on Arkansas softball, follow @RazorbackSB on Twitter.

Download: Game Notes 11_vs Missouri State.pdf

Sports Category : Softball