Arkansas baseball advances to the College World Series

Arkansas baseball advances to the College World Series

The Arkansas Razorbacks defeated the North Carolina Tar Heels Sunday afternoon, punching their ticket to the College World Series.The Hogs are one of eight teams who will head to Omaha, Nebraska for the series. It begins June 17, 2022.Hogs Sweep Tar HeelsArkansas won both games of the super regional matchup against North Carolina.The Hogs trounced the Tar Heels 4 to 1 in Saturday morning’s game. It took longer to beat North Carolina on Sunday, due to a lengthy rain delay. But, Arkansas prevailed, 4 to 3. DH Brady Slavens drove in the winning run in the bottom of the 9th. Heading to Omaha Arkansas will now advance to Omaha for the College World Series, which starts Friday at Charles Schwab Field. Eight teams will compete in two double-elimination brackets. The winners will meet in a best-of-three final. The event has been held in Omaha for 72 of its 75 years. Omahans are experienced hosts every June. So KETV, 40/29’s sister station in Nebraska asked viewers for the best tips and tricks for the College World Series. They had recommendations on parking, food, tailgating and more.OmaHogsThis marks the 11th time Arkansas has advanced to the College World Series and the first time since 2019.The Hogs have never won the championship, but have been runners-up twice. In 1979, Arkansas lost twice to Cal State Fullerton. In 2018, Arkansas was one out away from being crowned champion but after a missed pop up Oregon State came back two win Game 2 and prevailed again in Game 3.

The Arkansas Razorbacks defeated the North Carolina Tar Heels Sunday afternoon, punching their ticket to the College World Series.

The Hogs are one of eight teams who will head to Omaha, Nebraska for the series. It begins June 17, 2022.

Hogs Sweep Tar Heels

Arkansas won both games of the super regional matchup against North Carolina.

The Hogs found the Tar Heels 4 to 1 in Saturday morning’s game. It took longer to beat North Carolina on Sunday, due to a lengthy rain delay.

But, Arkansas prevailed, 4 to 3. DH Brady Slavens drove in the winning run in the bottom of the 9th.

Heading to Omaha

Arkansas will now advance to Omaha for the College World Series, which starts Friday at Charles Schwab Field.

Eight teams will compete in two double-elimination brackets. The winners will meet in a best-of-three final.

The event has been held in Omaha for 72 of its 75 years.

Omahans are experienced hosts every June. So KETV, 40/29’s sister station in Nebraska asked viewers for the best tips and tricks for the College World Series. They had recommendations on parking, food, tailgating and more.

OmaHogs

This marks the 11th time Arkansas has advanced to the College World Series and the first time since 2019.

The Hogs have never won the championship, but have been runners-up twice.

In 1979, Arkansas lost twice to Cal State Fullerton.

In 2018, Arkansas was one out away from being crowned champion but after a missed pop up Oregon State came back two win Game 2 and prevailed again in Game 3.

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