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Lady’Backs Roll into Alabama for Season Finale

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Lady’Backs Roll into Alabama for Season Finale

FAYETTEVILLE-The University of Arkansas softball team ends the regular season with a weekend series when the Lady Razorbacks meet No. 9 Alabama Friday, May 6, at 5 p.m. and Saturday, May 7, at 1 p.m.

Arkansas softball coach Jamie Pinkerton said he hopes the Lady’Backs finish the year with a positive performance against the Crimson Tide.

“I want us to go and play with pride,” Pinkerton said. “Hopefully, we’ll play hard and end the season on a good note.”

Alabama leads the all-time series 7-24 with the Tide winning the 2004 series in Fayetteville. The Lady’Backs are attempting to record their first win in Tuscaloosa, Ala., since 2000.

Sophomore outfielder Rachel LeMaster leads the Lady’Backs with a .373 batting average, 72 hits and 27 stolen bases.

For more information on Arkansas softball, log on to www.ladybacks.com.



Sports Category : Softball