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Razorbacks open SEC play on road against Georgia

Having won 16 of 18 through the first month of the season, Arkansas opens SEC play with a weekend series at No. 11 Georgia.

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ATHENS, Ga. — Having won 16 of 18 through the first month of the season, Arkansas opens SEC play with a weekend series at No. 11 Georgia.

The three-game set begins Saturday afternoon at Turner Stadium in Athens.

All three games will be televised with Pam Ward and Carol Bruggeman in the booth handling the play-by-play and color commentary duties, respectively.

Arkansas (16-2/0-0 SEC) at #11 Georgia (19-1/0-0 SEC) | Game Notes
Turner Stadium (Athens, Ga.)

Game 1: Saturday, March 10 at 12 p.m. (SEC Network) – SECN+ | Live Stats
Game 2: Sunday, March 11 at 5 p.m. (ESPNU) – SECN+ | Live Stats
Game 3: Monday, March 12 at 6 p.m. (SEC Network) – SECN+ | Live Stats

All-Time Series vs Georgia
Eight of Arkansas’ 18 wins in the series have come in road games.

In last year’s series in Fayetteville, Georgia won two of three but the Razorbacks’ win secured the team’s spot in the SEC Tournament. Overall, UGA leads 34-18.

Ready to Produce
Arkansas enters the weekend with 25 home runs as a team, a mark that is third in the SEC and tied for ninth in the NCAA.

The team’s .548 slugging percentage ranks eighth nationally while its .329 batting average is 15th in the NCAA. Overall, the Razorbacks are averaging 6.11 runs per game, good for 11th in the nation.

Last Time Out
On a windy afternoon in Wichita, the Razorbacks dropped a 1-0 pitching duel to the host Shockers.

Senior Tori Cooper tallied two hits but Wichita State got a second-inning home run as the game’s lone score.

And the Winner is…
Hannah McEwen (.500, 3 HR, 16 RBI, 7 R) was named the SEC Co-Player of the Week on Monday, becoming the third freshman in program history to earn the honor.

McEwen is second in the league and tied for third in the NCAA with 29 RBI.

Twice the Fun
For a second time this season, Mary Haff (4-0, 0.00 ERA, 40 Ks) was named the SEC Freshman of the Week.

She also threw the program’s seventh no-hitter and tallied a save. Haff is third in the SEC and tied for 10th in the NCAA with 90 strikeouts this season.

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