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The Daily Call – Feb. 17, 2014

The Daily Call – Feb. 17, 2014

Welcome to the Monday edition of The Daily Call! Check out exclusive content below from the weekend at #BaumStadium and updates from @RazorbackSB and @RazorbackWGolf. Also enter for a chance to win tickets to this weekend’s @RazorbackBSB series.

No. 25 @RazorbackBSB Completes Opening-Weekend SweepThe No. 25 Arkansas baseball team completed a sweep in its season-opening series against Appalachian State with an 8-3 win yesterday at Baum Stadium, earning the 2,000th victory in program history.

For the full release and statistics from Sunday’s game, click here.

Arkansas swept its opening weekend series for the fifth time since 2008. Below is an inside look at the weekend from Baum Stadium.

The Razorbacks played their season-opening game in new cream-colored, throwback uniforms. This is starting pitcher Jalen Beeks’ uniform hanging in the locker room before Friday’s game.

Today’s win was Arkansas’ 400th in #BaumStadium. The Razorbacks have won at least 23 games at home 8 straight years.

– Razorback Baseball (@RazorbackBSB) February 15, 2014

This is a photo of Saturday’s lineup card posted in the Arkansas dugout.

Freshman pitcher Alex Phillips relaxed in the locker room before making his first collegiate start Sunday. The team huddled up on the field prior to Sunday’s game in sunny weather. Ribby the Razorback and the RBI girls danced on top of Arkansas’ dugout before Sunday’s game. Head Coach Dave Van Horn spoke to media after sweeping the opening weekend series against Appalachian State on Sunday.

Today’s win marks the 2,000th in program history! #NeverYield

– Razorback Baseball (@RazorbackBSB) February 16, 2014

Here’s an infographic from Arkansas’ 5th season-opening sweep since 2008 #NeverYield

– Razorback Baseball (@RazorbackBSB) February 17, 2014

The Road To @RazorbackBSB’s 2,000 WinsOn Sunday, the Razorback baseball program earned its 2,000th victory. It’s been a long road to 2,000.

Arkansas’ 500th win was on March 8, 1975 over Baylor in Fayetteville. The final score of the game was 5-4. The Razorbacks won 20 games in 1975. The top song of 1975 was Captain and Tennille’s “Love Will Keep Us Together.” Jawswas a popular film and disco-era clothing was in fashion. BIC introduced the first disposable razor in 1975 and Gerald Ford was serving as president.

The 1,000th win in Arkansas program history was on May 22, 1987 against West Virginia in an NCAA South regional game. The Razorbacks defeated the Mountaineers 7-2. Arkansas was 51-16-1 in 1987 and finished second in the SWC with a 17-4 conference record. Arkansas advanced to the College World Series. The top song in 1987 was Bon Jovi’s “Living On A Prayer.” Disposable contacts first became available and Talking Alf and mitten scarves were both popular. The film
Dirty Dancing was released in 1987 and Ronald Reagan was president.

Arkansas’ 1,500th win was on March 3, 2001 over San Diego State in Minneapolis, Minn. Arkansas won the game 6-4, one of 27 victories during the 2001 season. The top song of the year was Lifehouse’s “Hanging on a Moment.” Wikipedia first went online in 2001, and Apple released the first iPod. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone was in movie theaters and George W. Bush was in his first year as president.

Arkansas won its 2,000th game on February 16, 2014 with an 8-3 win over Appalachian State. What are the current trends in your life? Several are highlighted below.

What will the next 500 wins bring us?@RazorbackSB Completes Home-Weekend Sweep at #BogleParkThe softball team capped its undefeated home weekend Sunday afternoon with a 10-0 win over UMKC at Bogle Park. The Razorbacks benefitted from a pair of three-run home runs from Kasey Fagan and Shelby Hiers while starter Grace Moll combined with Sydney Wright for a two-hit shutout. During the four-day event, Arkansas outscored its opponents 44-2 and only one of those runs scored against was earned. The Razorbacks take a five-game winning streak into their next game, a midweek matchup against Northwestern State on Wednesday at 5 p.m. (CT).

For Sunday’s full recap click here.

Tubert, @RazorbackWGolf Lead In Puerto RicoThe No. 8 Razorback women’s golf team kicked off the start of the spring season with strong opening round at the Lady Puerto Rico Golf Classic in Rio Mar, Puerto Rico, Sunday. The Razorbacks are in the lead after one round paced by senior Emily Tubert who leads the field with a first-day 68.

Play continues Monday and Tuesday and fans can keep up with the action at

For a complete recap of Sunday’s performances, click here.

Stylish Start; @RazorbackMGolf Opens Spring Season With Win At Gator Invitational Behind a pair of two-under par 68s from senior Sebastian Cappelen (@SCappele) and sophomore Taylor Moore (@T_MoorePing), the No. 23 Arkansas men’s golf team expanded on its three-stroke lead entering the final round with a team score of one-under 279 en route to capturing the Gator Invitational by six strokes on Sunday at the Mark Bostick Golf Course. The tournament title is the second of the year for the Razorbacks, who captured the Crooked Stick Intercollegiate in the fall. Sunday’s win came against a competitive field of 14 teams that featured five teams in the Golf World/NIKE Golf Coaches Poll.

Click here for the recap of Sunday’s final round and the full results from the two-day event.

Click here for the recap.

For the Golf World/NIKE Golf Coaches Poll, click here.

Want to win tickets to this weekend’s @RazorbackBSB series?Email arkmr@uark.eduwith your name and why you’d like to attend the games for a chance to win two tickets to Arkansas’ three-game series against Eastern Illinois on Friday, Saturday and Sunday! A winner will be notified Thursday.

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