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The Daily Call – October 2, 2013

BY ANDRES FOCIL
The Daily Call – October 2, 2013

Welcome to an action-packed edition of The Daily Call! We hope you’ve got your calendar ready to because the @ArkRazorbacks have a ton of great events coming up!

@RazorbackVB&To&Play On ESPNUAfter a 2-0 start to open SEC play,&@RazorbackVB&hosts Mizzou in Barnhill Arena with first serve at 6 p.m tonight. ESPNU will air the match between your Razorbacks and the 16-0 Tigers, the fourth year that ESPNU will feature a Razorback match. For more information about tonight’s event, click&here.

Interview time for&@EmilyHelm_17,&@hlkoop,&@Mereh3&and&@rsantos33&with&@ESPNU; play Mizzou Wednesday.&#WPS&pic.twitter.com/OkbeopMnZo

– Razorback Volleyball (@RazorbackVB)&October 1, 2013

@RazorbackFB FreshmenThe @RazorbackFB&team&has featured many freshmen contributing. Arkansas is the only team in the NCAA that has started two true freshmen on the offensive line and one of just nine that has started even one true freshman offensive lineman. Also, Alex Collins and Hunter Henry have helped Arkansas reach a unique note through the first five weeks.

Arkansas in the only SEC team and 1 of 3 in NCAA with 100-yard rushing game and 100-yard receiving game by a freshman #NeverYield

– Razorback Football (@RazorbackFB) October 1, 2013

Alex Collins has rushed for 100 yards in 4 of 5 games, and Hunter Henry had 109 receiving yards vs. Texas A&M #NeverYield

– Razorback Football (@RazorbackFB) October 1, 2013

@RazorbackFB&Practice RecapThe Razorback football team continued game week preparation on Tuesday and offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach&Jim Chaney met with members of the media after practice. For a full practice recap, click here. Offensive lineman Dan Skipper talked with Chuck Barrett for RazorVision following practice:

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Put @RazorbackMBB #TriviaTuesday On Your Calendar!Each week on Twitter, @RazorbackMBB gives away a prize to the fan that is the first to correctly answer the #TriviaTuesday question. This week’s #TriviaTuesday winner was @BrandonBCate who will receive a pair of Arkansas basketball game shorts. Make sure you join the other 9,000+ @RazorbackMBB followers and get in on the action to win some cool Razorback gear! The #TriviaTuesday question will be unveiled at 7 p.m. each week.&

@RazorbackWBB Held First Practice TuesdayThe University of Arkansas women’s basketball team tipped off the 2013-14 season with the first official day of practice Tuesday. The @RazorbackWBB team has been working on conditioning, weights and individual workouts until the entire team came together yesterday for the first of five consecutive practices to start the year. Returners senior Keira Peak, juniors Calli Berna and Jhasmin Bowen and sophomores Melissa Wolff and Joey Bailey are back to lead a very young Razorback team this season.

We have started! The @Razorbackwbb team is at the first official practice of the 2013-14 season. #neveryield pic.twitter.com/VyVMRXZncy

– Razorback WBB (@RazorbackWBB) October 1, 2013

@RazorbackSB Opens Fall SeasonTired of playing against its own, the Arkansas softball team will turn its attention to other competition with the start of its fall season today at Bogle Park. The Razorbacks begin their fall slate with a pair of games with first pitch scheduled for 4 p.m. The opening day of fall ball finds Arkansas taking on Butler CC and Evangel. Wednesday is the first of four fall dates for the Razorbacks. For more information, click here.

Stacy Lewis Honored At A&M GameFormer&@RazorbackWGOLF&star Stacy Lewis&was honored this past weekend at the @RazorbackFB&game and even the LPGA is taking notice!&

#Trainingchampions #gohogs RT @lpga: Win @RICOHWomensBrit and get honored at #Arkansas vs #TexasA&M game?pic.twitter.com/03KT5PkzBu

– Shauna (@EstesTaylor) October 1, 2013

RazorVision Catches Up With @RazorbackMGolf Head Coach Brad McMakinWith two tournaments already in the books and the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate hosted by Alabama just days away, RazorVision talked to @RazorbackMGolf head coach Brad McMakin about his team’s start to the year and what’s ahead in the fall. Arkansas enters Monday’s first round at the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate ranked No. 12 in the Golf World/Nike Golf Coaches Poll.&

@RazorbackSwim Wins Lee Spencer CupThe Razorback swimming and diving team was recently awarded the 2012-13 Lee Spencer cup, awarded to the Arkansas athletic team that best exemplifies the commitment and integrity fitting the award’s categories. To read more about their win and the award, click here.

Did you catch the team’s recognition for the Lee Spencer Cup? Read all about the team’s award. http://t.co/0oJK7PEYRd pic.twitter.com/hsWUEWsngH

– Razorback Swim/Dive (@RazorbackSwim) October 1, 2013

Twelve @ArkRazorbacks Staff Members HonoredOn Tuesday, 12 members of the Razorback athletics staff were honored for their time served with the department. The University of Arkansas recognizes employees beginning at their 10-year mark and this year’s group of employees includes both coaches and support staff. For the full story and list of honorees, click here.

Behind The Scenes: The Razorback FoundationThis week’s @BretBielema show featured an inside look at the Razorback Foundation, which supports our student-athletes by providing for scholarships, facilities and various programs that enable them to realize their dreams of achieving a quality college education while participating in athletics on a nationally competitive level.

@ArkRazorbacks Leadership Academy In Full Swing@HogLife_Develop&is in its fifth year of running the Razorback Leadership Academy, developing student-athletes into leaders on and off the field. For more information on this program, click here.

Too ambiguous? Know exactly what coverage we’re missing? Have a general question for the athletic department? Tell us. Shout at&arkmr@uark.edu&with 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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