FAYETTEVILLE-The University of Arkansas softball team travels to Las Cruces, N.M. for the Las Cruces Hilton Classic, Feb. 11-13, with action beginning Friday.
Arkansas meets Texas-Arlington at noon and Kansas at 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 11, with Utah Valley State at 10 a.m. on Saturday. The Lady’Backs close the tournament as they face Purdue at 10 a.m. and host, New Mexico State at noon, Sunday.
The Lady’Backs take a 2-3 record into the classic after opening the season at the Mustang Roundup in San Luis Obispo, Calif.
Head coach Jamie Pinkerton said he wants his team to continue to get better in the early portion of the season.
“I think going into the weekend if we come out and play and improve, I hope to see similar results,” Pinkerton said.
Sophomore infielder Kallie Foglesong led the way Arkansas as she had a .417 batting average. Junior outfielder Mindy O’Malley joined Foglesong on the all-tournament team.
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