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wins British Open
ANDREWS, Scotland -- Former University of Arkansas women's golfer Stacy
Lewis fired an even par 72 in the final round of the Ricoh Women's
British Open moving into lead
and Nott advance to round of 16
Ill. – The University of Arkansas men’s doubles team of Manfred Jeske
and Mike Nott defeated the No. 21 Virginia team of Alex Domjian and
Mitchell Frank 6-2, 6-2 in the first round of the NCAA Doubles
Tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Khan Outdoor Tennis Complex.
Horn earns 1,000th win as UA sweeps DH
Ark. – Arkansas head coach Dave Van Horn earned his 1,000th career win
on Saturday as No. 19 Arkansas swept a doubleheader vs. San Diego State
at Baum Stadium. The Razorbacks won game one of the doubleheader, 8-2,
and completed the sweep with a 4-1 win in the nightcap.
and Diving Fall Wrap up
- The No. 25 University of Arkansas swimming and diving team had an
eventful fall season that culminated in a No. 25 national ranking and a
second-place finish at the Houston Cougar Swimming and Diving
Given the extended weather forecast and out of concern for the health
and safety for both teams and fans, the Commissioner, after
consultation with both institutions, has terminated the game. For
official purposes, the game will conclude with 5:08 remaining in the
third quarter with Arkansas winning, 49-7.
defeats Jacksonville State
The 10th-ranked University of Arkansas football team defeated
Jacksonville State on Saturday inside Donald W. Reynolds Razorback
Stadium 49-24 in front of a crowd of 71,062, the third-largest
attendance in school history for a season opener.
shuts out Missouri to finish sweep
– Four Arkansas pitchers combined to post a four-hit shutout as the No.
18 Razorbacks completed a two-game midweek sweep of Missouri with a 2-0
win on Wednesday afternoon at Baum Stadium.
carries the Razorbacks
Ark. – The University of Arkansas softball team defeated UMKC 2-0 in a
mid-week single game matchup to improve its overall record to 23-19 on
the season. UMKC falls to 18-23.
just misses school record at 5,000m
Ark. – Making her outdoor season debut, Kristen Gillespie finished just
.02 off the school record at 5,000 meter Friday night at the Stanford
Invitational in Palo Alto, Calif. Along with Gillespie, the Razorbacks
picked up personal-best performances from Keri Wood at 1,500 meters and
Grace Heymsfield in the 3,000-meter steeplechase.
downs Nevada for 10th straight win
Ark. – The Arkansas bullpen threw seven shutout innings and allowed
just one hit, while the Razorback offense erased an early two-run
deficit with 10 straight runs as No. 3 Arkansas defeated Nevada 10-2 on
Wednesday night at Baum Stadium.
4 Arkansas downs Alabama 7-4 to finish sweep
Ark. – The Arkansas offense pounded out 11 hits, while the Razorback
bullpen combined to allow just one run in 4.2 innings as No. 4 Arkansas
completed a three-game sweep of Alabama with a 7-4 win on Sunday
4 Arkansas outlasts Alabama in 12 innings
Ark. – Jake Wise drew a bases loaded walk with two outs in the bottom
of the 12th inning to lift No. 4 Arkansas to a 4-3 win over Alabama in
the Southeastern Conference opener on Friday night at Baum Stadium.
4 Arkansas gets past No. 21 Texas, 7-3
– DJ Baxendale pitched five strong innings to earn his fourth win of
the season as No. 4 Arkansas defeated No. 21 Texas, 7-3, on Sunday
afternoon inside Minute Maid Park.
4 Arkansas opens 2012 season with 11-5 win
Ark. – The fourth-ranked Arkansas baseball team scored six times in the
bottom of the first and cruised to an 11-5 win over Villanova on Friday
afternoon in front of 6,317 fans at Baum Stadium.
got the bats going early, scoring nine runs in the first four innings
of the game. The 11 runs put up by Arkansas were the most runs on
opening day since the 2005 season when the Razorbacks scored 13 times
against Dallas Baptist.
FOOTBALL POSTGAME QUOTES
Arkansas Head Coach Bobby Petrino (on the game): “We had a lot of big
plays. I’m glad we were able to come out in the second half and score
like we did. We’ve certainly played well in our last three games at
home. I like it when we crank up our run game and what else can you say
about our special teams, they’ve been great all season, scoring five
scoop up 31-28 win at Vanderbilt
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The No. 8 University of Arkansas football team won
31-28 against Vanderbilt on Saturday, taking its fourth straight
contest. The game held inside Vanderbilt Stadium was highlighted by a
94-yard fumble recovery for a touchdown from linebacker Jerry Franklin
which tied the game at 28-28 early in the fourth quarter. Zach Hocker
kicked his third field goal of the game with 6:53 to play to take the
lead and give Arkansas the victory.
streak past Auburn in 38-14 win
FAYETTEVILLE - The 10th-ranked University of Arkansas football team
earned its fifth win of the year on Saturday night with a 38-14 win
over No. 15 Auburn at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.
The team rode the coattails of a strong defense that tallied three
interceptions and kept the Tigers scoreless after the first quarter.
The win was Arkansas’ second straight over a top-15 team and marked the
second time in program history UA has recorded two straight wins over
top-15 foes. The only other time came in 1999 when the Razorbacks
defeated No. 3 Tennessee and No. 12 Mississippi State.
wins 51-7 over Missouri State
FAYETTEVILLE – The 15th-ranked University of Arkansas football team
scored a 51-7 season-opening victory over Missouri State on Saturday
inside Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium. The Razorbacks saw strong
performances by UA wide receivers Joe Adams and Jarius Wright. Adams
returned two Bear punts for touchdowns, while Wright totaled 108
receiving yards and two touchdown grabs from quarterback Tyler Wilson.
football fall practice begins
of the first things that caught Coach Petrino’s eye was the talent of
the group of newcomers for this season.
“It was good to see that freshman group and some of the sophomores,”
said Coach Petrino. “I thought we got a lot accomplished, they learned
how to practice and it was new to them. The tempo, intensity and the
volume was new to them. You can really tell the difference in the guys
that were here last year and the brand new guys. I do really feel like
it’s a talented group, particularly at the defensive line and the
Gymnastics Ends 18-Meet Losing Streak to Georgia
accomplished plenty since launching its gymnastics program in 2003.
Consider that the Razorbacks have finished in the Top 10 the past two
seasons and made the Super Six (think of it as the gymnastics
equivalent of the final weekend of college basketball season) two years
All-American junior right-hander Sonny Gray
(5-0, 1.34 earned run average) will get the ball Friday night. The Hogs
counter with big lefty sophomore Cade Lynch (2-0, 2.70 ERA) and he will
have to be sharp because Gray doesn’t give much up to opposing offenses.
conflict on Missouri coach Mike Anderson's potential move to Arkansas
The rumor mill surrounding Missouri coach Mike Anderson is heating up.
After several days of chatter that the coach may or may not be headed
to the SEC to coach the Arkansas Razorbacks, reports Wednesday indicate
the move is getting closer to official.
women's golf travel to MountainView Collegiate
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.. - The 12th-ranked University of Arkansas women's
golf team returns to the links for the program's first appearance at
the 13th Annual MountainView Collegiate in Tucson, Ariz., this weekend.
Head coach Shauna Estes-Tayor and the Razorbacks are coming off a big
win at the LSU Golf Invitational last weekend against a tough field and
face another challenging weekend of golf at eh MountainView Country
Club, a par 72, 6,227 yard course.
Stanford mark outdoor opener
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - The
No. 14 University of Arkansas men's track and field team will open its
outdoor season with a pair of competitions this weekend. The Razorbacks
will participate in a tri-meet Friday evening with No. 17 Texas and No.
24 UCLA at Mike A. Myers Track Stadium in Austin. The team will also
have representation at the Stanford Invitational in Palo Alto,
gets 5 in fourth to top Tigers -- Memphis fails to make most of scoring
One night after more than 10,000 University of Arkansas fans jammed
into Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock to watch the Razorbacks
rally to beat the University of Memphis, another predominantly, but
somewhat smaller, Razorback crowd descended upon AutoZone Park on
tennis stun No. 4 Notre Dame
SOUTH BEND, Ind. - The No. 23 Razorback women's tennis team pulled the
huge upset of No. 4 Notre Dame on Sunday with a 4-3 victory and
advanced to the Sweet 16 of the ITA National Team Indoor Championships,
which will be played on Feb. 17-20 in Charlottesville, Va. The win
keeps the Razorbacks undefeated on the year at 4-0 and drops Notre Dame
to 2-1 for the season. This win is Arkansas' first against a top five
team since 2008 when the Hogs defeated No. 2 Georgia in the Sweet 16 of
the NCAA Tournament.
recognizes 3 U of A standout performers
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - The University of Arkansas picked up three
honorees as the Southeastern Conference announced its track and field
athletes of the week Tuesday afternoon. Dey Tuach was tabbed the SEC
Male Runner of the Week, the first such selection of his career.
Shelise Williams ran to the Female Runner of the Week and Tina Sutej
was selected as the Female Field Athlete of the Week.