No. 9 Razorbacks Shutout Ole Miss for Series Win


OXFORD, Overlook. – Senior Danielle Gibson grew to become the program’s all-time RBI leader and Mary Haff hurled a two-strike shutout to propel No. 9 Arkansas to a forceful 8- gain above Ole Skip in Sunday’s rubber match at Ole Overlook Softball Intricate.

Arkansas increases to 24-7 total and 6-3 in convention enjoy. The win snaps Ole Miss’ 10-consecutive house SEC sequence gain streak, which dated again to 2018, and marks the Hogs’ 1st collection acquire in Oxford considering that 2006. Arkansas has now received 4-straight SEC collection.

The Razorbacks collaborated for 10 hits and four house runs although forcing four walks.

Senior Danielle Gibson experienced a document-breaking day at the dish, compiling a few hits, which includes her 3rd multi property run game of the period and the eighth of her job, whilst chronicling four RBI to grow to be the program’s all-time leader with 149. KB Sides broke the activity open up in the fifth with a two-out, two-operate blast. Hannah Gammill developed Arkansas’ other residence operate on a solo tank to right heart. Arkansas noticed output through its complete lineup with Hannah McEwen, Linnie Malkin, Sam Torres, Valerie Ventura and Rylin Hedgecock recording just one strike each individual.

Senior righthander Mary Haff (11-3) picked up her next earn in as numerous days while fanning 8 batters in her fourth total match of the time. The Winter Haven, Fla., indigenous registered 3 1-2-3 innings in the circle. Haff dealt 18 strikeouts in two games versus Ole Miss. In back-to-back again game titles, Haff restricted the Rebels to a .157 batting ordinary. Haff and Chenise Delce amassed an remarkable three-sport outing as opposed to Ole Overlook, curbing the Rebels to a .189 batting typical even though logging a 1.40 Period and striking out 26.

How It Happened

Following 4 scoreless innings amongst the two groups, Arkansas jumped on board in the fifth. 1st, Ventura laid down a ideal bunt single to the pitcher, beating out the toss at initial. With two outs, Sides leveled an within pitch over the ideal area wall for a 2- guide. The fifth-inning magic did not conclude with Sides. Following McEwen singled and Ellsworth was laced by a pitch, Gibson exploded her first house operate of the working day on a profound blast that almost attained the street.

The Razorbacks recorded their sixth run of the video game in the sixth on a handed ball, sending a diving Torres into residence.

Immediately after garnering yet another commanding defensive inning, the Hogs included to their lead on back-to-back again dwelling runs. Initially, Gibson slashed a solo shot to right middle and then Gammill projected a solo to centre for the remaining operate of the sport.

QUOTING KB SIDES:

“I was just completely ready to continue with my video game approach. I was currently being affected individual and waiting around for an within pitch. I just skipped one in my past at-bat. I knew we were about to break the game open up, and Val did a terrific job with her bunt to move the bat off to me.”

Hog Highlights

  • The Hogs have received their first a few SEC collection for the second-consecutive 12 months
  • Arkansas outscored Ole Pass up 14-3 in the series’ last two game titles
  • Danielle Gibson manufactured her 3rd multi house run match of the year and the eighth of her collegiate career
  • Gibson became the program’s all-time RBI leader with 149
  • The Razorbacks recorded their third shutout of the period
  • Arkansas picked up its initial series gain in Oxford given that 2006
  • The Hogs tallied their 13th 10-moreover strike sport of the year and 3rd in convention participate in
  • Arkansas compiled its 16th multi dwelling operate game of the year
  • The Razorbacks cranked back-to-back again residence operates for the third time this period

Up Next

The Razorbacks travel to Conway, Ark., Tuesday for a 6 p.m. contest vs. Central Arkansas.

By Harriet