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The Daily Call – July 8, 2014

BY ANDRES FOCIL
The Daily Call – July 8, 2014

@RazorbackFB Trio Lands on Watch Lists

Monday morning marked the beginning of award season for college football with the release of the watch lists for a handful of the most prestigious awards in the sport. The Razorbacks’ running back duo of Alex Collins and Jonathan Williams represent the program on the watch list for the 78th annual Maxwell Award while defensive end Trey Flowers was named to the 76-man watch list for the 20th annual Chuck Bednarik Award.

@RazorbackMBB Sends Two to LeBron James Skills Academy

Following strong performances at their respective Nike Skill Academics at the end of June, Razorback sophomore forward Bobby Portis and junior wing Michael Qualls have been invited to attend the LeBron James Skills Academy starting Wednesday in Las Vegas. The Skills Academy features the top 30 collegiate players and top 80 high school players and will run from July 9-12. Portis recently made his second trip to the Nike Big Man Skills Academy while Qualls was one of 15 collegiate wings to attend the Kevin Durrant Skills Academy in Washington, D.C.

Either Portis or Qualls scored in double figures in 30 of 34 games in 2013-14. Duo combined to average 23.9 ppg and 11.3 rpg.

– Razorback Basketball (@RazorbackMBB) July 7, 2014

Vote Pisechko as 2013-14 Favorite Elite 89 Winner

Razorback middle-distance runner Andrew Pisechko was the recipient of the Elite 89 Award for men’s track and field at the 2014 NCAA Indoor Championships in March. He became the first University of Arkansas student-athlete to win the award. Pisechko boasted a 4.0 cumulative GPA as an accounting major and was a member of the Razorbacks’ All-American distance medley relay. The Elite 89 Award is presented to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative GPA participating at the final site for each of the NCAA’s 89 championships.

Click HERE to cast your vote for Pisechko as your favorite 2013-14 Elite 89 winner.

If you have a minute… "@RazorbackMTrack: VOTE @AndrewPisechko as your favorite 2013-14 Elite 89 Winner http://t.co/fH7I0hxwbg #WPS"

– Andrew Pisechko (@AndrewPisechko) July 7, 2014

@NCAA Vote for YOUR favorite #Elite89 winner from 2013-14 here: http://t.co/RzJagqIsw1 pic.twitter.com/hUWB6ZVXoB

– NCAA (@NCAA) July 7, 2014

Keep Voting for Former Hogs Dallas Keuchel, Stacy Lewis

Dallas Keuchel | 2014 MLB All-Star GameStacy Lewis | 2014 ESPY, Best Female Golfer

@RazorbackBSB Hey y’all! Appreciate the support for @kidkeuchy for the #ASG.Keep up the #VoteKeuchel support!

– #VoteKeuchel (@astros) July 7, 2014

Show Us Your #SummerHogCall

Starting Tuesday and running through Aug. 15, fans can post photos doing the Hog Call to Twitter, Facebook or Instagram using #SummerHogCall and be entered in a drawing for a chance to win a prize pack that includes FOUR tickets to the @RazorbackFB home opener on Sept. 6. Your best shots will be featured on the official Arkansas Razorbacks social media feeds. The winner will be announced Aug. 18.

@ArkRazorbacks Coming to a Town Near You

As part of the Arkansas Razorbacks Summer Road Trip, there are three more stop planned for the month of July (see schedule below). Most recently, Razorback Athletics closed out the month of June with a trip to the 34th Annual Malvern Brickfest. During the 2014-15 season, the Road Trip is planning to visit each of the 75 counties in the state of Arkansas. Use #ArkRoadTrip on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to suggest future stops.

July Dates for Summer Road TripJuly 18-19 — Independence County Fair (Batesville)July 25 — 31st Annual Altus Grape Festival (Altus)July 26 — Johnson County Peach Festival (Clarksville)



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