FAYETTEVILLE — Former Arkansas quarterback Brandon Mitchell will enroll at North Carolina State.
Mitchell announced his decision Monday night, telling ESPN’s Joe Schad he plans to transfer to the Atlantic Coast Conference school after visiting two weeks ago.
FAYETTEVILLE — The fifth-ranked Arkansas women’s golf team isn’t favored to win a national title during this week’s NCAA Championships event in Athens, Ga.
But that’s not stopping Emily Tubert and the rest of her teammates from aiming high as play gets underway during the first round this morning.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas coach Dave Van Horn has stuck with the same starting rotation of Barrett Astin, Ryne Stanek and Randall Fant the past nine weeks.
He sees no reason to change it for the Southeastern Conference Tournament.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Towson University Director of Athletics Michael Waddell has been named Senior Associate Athletic Director for External Operations and Strategic Communications at the University of Arkansas.
Waddell will join the athletic department’s senior leadership team and oversee the department’s external areas including marketing, licensing, media relations, public relations, ticket operations and RazorVision. He will also be the department’s liaison with the new SEC Network leading the program’s strategic engagement with the new television channel and digital platform.
NORMAN, Okla. – The No. 24 Arkansas softball team fell to the No. 1 Oklahoma Sooners 14-1 in five innings on Sunday.
The 2013 Razorbacks finished the season as the program’s leader in batting average (.283), slugging percentage (.470), on-base percentage (.390), walks (229) and runs scored (304).
AUBURN, Ala. – Blake Austin drove in three runs, while Jordan Ebert went 3-for-5 with a homer, two RBI and two runs scored as Auburn defeated No. 13 Arkansas, 11-6 in the regular season finale on Saturday afternoon at Plainsman Park.
Arkansas drops to 35-19 overall and 18-11 in Southeastern Conference play, while Auburn is now 33-22 and 13-17 in league play.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas senior Austin Cook couldn’t hide his disappointment after playing the last hole at the NCAA Fayetteville Regional on Saturday.
He entered the tournament’s final round at The Blessings with an individual title within reach. The Razorbacks were in first place, too, and in good position to claim the regional crown on the course they knew so well.
NORMAN, Okla. – The No. 24 University of Arkansas softball team downed the Fordham Rams, 5-1, on Friday in Norman, Okla.
Arkansas (35-18) used nine hits to score five unanswered runs in the game. The Razorbacks will No. 1 Oklahoma — which beat Marist 17-0 — on Saturday at 1 p.m.
FAYETTEVILLE — The Arkansas golf team didn’t get the type of performance it expected during the first round of the NCAA Regional at The Blessings on Thursday.
But the Razorbacks’ confidence their home course would prove to be a big advantage became abundantly clear Friday.
AUBURN, ALA. — Ryne Stanek, Jalen Beeks and Colby Suggs combined on a six-hit shutout as No. 13 Arkansas evened its series at Auburn with a 1-0 win on Friday.
Arkansas improved to 35-18 overall and 18-10 in Southeastern Conference play, while Auburn is now 32-22 overall and 12-17 in league play.
AUBURN, Ala. – Conner Kendrick and Terrance Dedrick combined on a five-hit shutout as Auburn defeated No. 13 Arkansas, 3-0, in the series opener on Thursday night.
Arkansas drops to 34-18 overall and 17-10 in Southeastern Conference play, while Auburn is now 32-21 and 12-16 in league play.
FAYETTEVILLE — The Arkansas softball team was elated when it was selected to play in the NCAA Tournament last season.
It didn’t matter that the Razorbacks’ road through the tournament would have to go through California, the No. 1 overall seed.
FAYETTEVILLE — The Arkansas men’s golf team was confident playing on its home course was an enormous advantage as it aimed for an NCAA regional title.
The first round of competition at The Blessings didn’t provide the type of challenge the Razorbacks’ anticipated for their competitors, though. And it left second-seeded Arkansas in an early hole as it prepares for today’s second round.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas golf coach Brad McMakin and the rest of his team haven’t been shy about sharing their feelings as they prepare to host the NCAA’s Fayetteville Regional at The Blessings beginning today.
The Razorbacks are confident. Actually, they’re oozing with it. They’ll be shocked if anyone else navigates their unforgiving home course better over 54 holes this week.
FAYETTEVILLE — Outfielder Matt Vinson won’t forget the conversation he had with Arkansas coach Dave Van Horn a year ago. It was critical to his recent success.
Starting center fielder Jacob Morris had broken his thumb trying to lay down a bunt in the team’s final home game against Auburn. He was going to be out for the rest of the year. So Van Horn turned to Vinson to let the junior know the Razorbacks were counting on him to become an everyday player as they moved into postseason play.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas first baseman Dominic Ficociello said the juniors on the Razorbacks’ roster have accomplished plenty in their college careers.
They’ve played in NCAA regionals and super regionals. They’ve collected key NCAA Tournament victories. They’ve been to Omaha for the College World Series.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas coach Dave Van Horn believes the Razorbacks are dangerous in a three-game series because of their pitching depth.
His team’s success in Southeastern Conference play is proving it.
FAYETTEVILLE — The longest tenured coach in the Arkansas athletic department is stepping down at the end of the month.
Arkansas announced that men’s tennis coach Robert Cox will move out of his position after 26 years with the program. Cox has been the Razorbacks’ coach since 1988, amassing a school-record 323 dual match wins during his career.
FAYETTEVILLE — The Arkansas men's track and field team won another conference crown.
The Razorbacks wrapped up the 2013 SEC Outdoor Championships by outscoring second-place Florida 152.5 to 123 during the four-day meet in Columbia, Mo. It gave the Razorbacks their second SEC straight triple crown (cross country, indoor track and outdoor track) and seventh straight conference title dating back to the 2011 Outdoor Championships.