The Pig Pen – Feb. 17, 2011
This week’s home meet against No. 28 Brigham Young is also a "Pink "Meet," meaning the teams will be wearing pink in honor of breast cancer awareness. Fans are asked to wear pink as well, and anyone wearing pink will be admitted for $1. Co-head coaches Mark and Rene Cook commented on No. 12 Arkansas’ first-ever home pink meet, on junior Genny Salvatore competing for the first time in her career last week at LSU, on the team’s success in winning four straight and other subjects at a press conference earlier this week. To hear their comments and view the press conference, go to RazorVision.
The Pig Pen – Feb. 16, 2011
Arkansas co-head coaches Mark and Rene Cook were featured in a story on NCAA.com this week on collegiate coaching couples across the country. The Cooks are one of 11 married coaching couples in the nation. To read the article, go here. The Cooks and the Razorbacks will be in Barnhill Arena on Friday when No. 12 Arkansas goes for its fifth straight win by hosting No. 28 Brigham Young at 7 p.m.
The Pig Pen – Feb. 15, 2011
Arkansas’ 12-ranked gymnastics team recorded its first-ever victory in Baton Rouge, La., over LSU on Friday. The Razorbacks are 4-2 overall and 4-1 in the SEC with four consecutive victories. Comcast Sports Southeast covered the LSU meet. CSS is not available in Northwest Arkansas, but is available to subscribers in Central Arkansas on Channel 23. The tape-delay broadcast of the win at LSU airs tonight (Tuesday) on CSS at 8 p.m. (Central). The Razorbacks host No. 28 Brigham Young on Friday at 7 p.m. in Barnhill Arena. For a recap of the LSU win, go here. To read the previous blog post, go here. To read about this week’s rankings, go here.