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The Daily Call – Jan. 25, 2014

BY ANDRES FOCIL
The Daily Call – Jan. 25, 2014

It’s another gameday edition of The Daily Call. This morning, we get you ready for @RazorbackMBB and @RazorbackSwim, who are both home and hosting events today. We’ve also got plenty of updates on the happenings for @RazorbackBSB, @RazorbackFB, @RazorbackSB and @RazorbackWTEN.

@RazorbackMBB Preview

Arkansas looks to snap its two-game skid on Saturday when it welcomes Auburn to Bud Walton Arena during the American Cancer Society’s Coaches vs. Cancer Suits and Sneakers weekend. The Razorbacks look to add to their 10-1 record at home this season, which includes a dramatic 87-85 overtime win against Kentucky on Jan. 14.

Find the complete preview here.

@RazorbackBSB Opens Practice

The Arkansas baseball team began its official practices for the 2014 season yesterday. The team worked out for approximately two hours in Baum Stadium, and you can read the practice report here. Arkansas is scrimmaging inside Baum Stadium today and tomorrow at noon. All practices are open to the public.
Below is a photo gallery from yesterday’s first official practice.
Smith, Swanson At Senior Bowl
Former @RazorbackFB student-athletes Chris Smith and Travis Swanson wrap up their week at the Senior Bowl this afternoon with the game at 3 p.m. on NFL Network. The Senior Bowl is the nation’s top showcase of senior talent for NFL evaluators, and a week of practice culminates in today’s game. The week hasn’t been all football for the duo, however, as they spent some time Thursday at the University of South Alabama Children’s & Women’s Hospital. Here is a gallery of photos from the event.

@RazorbackSwim Preview

The University of Arkansas swimming and diving team will return to its home pool on Saturday at noon to face Clemson and Rice in a double-dual meet. The meet marks the first of the final two meets hosted at the Arkansas Natatorium this season. So far this season, the Razorbacks have accrued a 5-1 dual-meet record (2-1 SEC).

Read the full event preview here.

The Razorbacks were also recently ranked No. 23 in the newest CSCAA Poll. Details here.

@RazorbackWTEN Wins, Advances At ITA Kickoff Weekend

The No. 51 University of Arkansas women’s tennis team claimed a 4-2 victory over No. 55 Kansas State to remain unbeaten (3-0) on the early season and advance to the Round of 32 at the ITA Kickoff Weekend in Athens, Ga. Set to face No. 4 Georgia on Sunday, the Razorbacks are looking for their first trip back to the Sweet 16 of the national tournament since 2010-11.

Complete details and statistics can be found here.

@RazorbackSB Roundtable Q&A With 2014 Senior Class

@RazorbackSB released the third of its four preseason features ahead of the Razorbacks’ 2014 season opener Feb. 7 against UC Davis at the UNLV Sportco Kick-Off Classic in Las Vegas, Nev. Next week, we preview the upcoming season. Find comments from seniors Jayme Gee, Amanda Geile, Ashley Martindale, Clarisa Navarro, Chloe Oprzedek and Jennifer Rambo You can read the newest installment, as well as the second and first entries, by clicking on the links below:

Part 3: Q&A With 2014 Seniors

Part 2:Milestone Wins

Part 1: Looking back on 2013

Too ambiguous? Know exactly what coverage we’re missing? Have a general question for the athletic department? Tell us. Shout atarkmr@uark.eduwith suggestions of what you would like to see covered and what the column is missing. Interaction is good. Think of this as your portal to all things Arkansas.



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