Fri April 26, 2024

By Lance Hawley

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Hogs Set to Compete in Seventh Consecutive Ranked SEC Series at No. 7 LSU

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Hogs Set to Compete in Seventh Consecutive Ranked SEC Series at No. 7 LSU
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The No. 13 Arkansas Razorbacks kick off a four-game road swing at No. 7 LSU on April 26-28 at Tiger Park in Baton Rouge, La. Friday’s series opener is set for 6 p.m. CT on SEC Network+ with Lyn Rollins and Yvette Girouard on the call.


All three games will be streamed on SEC Network+. Game two will start at 4 p.m. Saturday on SEC Network+. Sunday’s series finale will commence at 1 p.m. on SEC Network+. The Hogs have won 14 of their last 15 SEC road series, dating back to 2020.


Series History

  • LSU leads the all-time series 15-62.
  • Under head coach Courtney Deifel, the Hogs are 6-9 vs. the Tigers, including a 2-4 mark in Baton Rouge.
  • Arkansas has won the last two series vs. LSU.
  • The Razorbacks are looking for back-to-back series wins in Baton Rouge for the first time ever.
  • Arkansas and LSU meet for the first time since March 2022.
  • The Hogs are chasing their second-ever series win in Baton Rouge.

Last Time Out

  • Arkansas is coming off a series win at home vs. then-No. 15 Alabama on April 19-21.
  • The Razorbacks clinched back-to-back series wins vs. the Crimson Tide for the first time in history.
  • The series victory collected Arkansas’ fourth straight ranked SEC series win.
  • In Sunday’s rubber game, Arkansas run-ruled Alabama for the first time in program history with the 8-0 (5 inn.) win.
  • The series win vs. the Tide was the first in Fayetteville since 2018. 

A Series Win Would..

  • Solidify back-to-back series wins vs. LSU in Baton Rouge for the first time in history.
  • Clinch Arkansas’ fifth ranked series win in a row and its sixth this season.
  • Accumulate the Hogs’ third consecutive series win vs. LSU - the longest streak in program history vs. the Tigers.
  • Compile Arkansas’ fourth ranked SEC road series win this season.
  • Grant the Hogs’ second top-10 series win on the season after defeating then-ranked No. 3 Georgia on March 30-April 1.
  • Clinch Arkansas 10th straight ranked SEC road series win.

The Beebe Bomber      

  • Senior third baseman and Beebe, Ark., native Hannah Gammill has etched her name inside the program’s record book. With 44 career home runs (11 so far in 2024), Gammill sits fourth all-time in program history in career home runs.
  • Gammill became the youngest player in program history to earn First Team NFCA All-America honors when she received the accolate in 2022.
  • Gammill’s offensive production has skyrocketed during conference-only play this season as she leads the team in RBI with 16 and ranks second in home runs with five.
  • Gammill ranks second on the team in home runs this season with 11.
  • She tied her career highs in home runs (2) and RBI (5) vs. No. 3 Georgia on April 1 in Athens.
  • Ranks second on the team in two-out RBI with 16.

Arkansas Career Home Run Leaders

1. Linnie Malkin (2018-22)         50

2. Danielle Gibson (2019-22)      48

3. Devon Wallace (2012-15)       47

4. Hannah Gammill (2021-Pres.) 44


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  • Arkansas RHP Morgan Leinstock hauled in her second SEC Pitcher of the Week honor this season, the league office announced Tuesday. Leinstock (12-2) last received the accolade on April 9.
  • It’s the third week in a row that a Razorback hurler has been named SEC Pitcher of the Week. LHP Robyn Herron earned the award on April 16.
  • Leinstock commanded in the circle in No. 14 Arkansas’ series win vs. No. 15 Alabama – the Hogs’ fourth straight ranked SEC series victory. The Scottsdale product went 2-0 in the circle in three appearances vs. the Crimson Tide. In 14.0 IP, Leinstock did not give up an earned run, tossed two complete-game shutouts, posted a 0.000 ERA, fanned 11 and limited opponents to just eight hits.
  • In Friday’s series opener, Leinstock pitched a four-hit, complete game shutout to power Arkansas, marking her second complete game shutout of the season. The redshirt senior surrendered just four hits across a season-high nine frames while striking out six and working around a walk. Leinstock did not give up an extra-base hit against the Crimson Tide.
  • In Sunday’s rubber game, Leinstock twirled her second complete game gem of the weekend after holding the Tide to three hits across five scoreless innings. Leinstock racked up five strikeouts and only walked one batter.