FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Infielder Braxton Burnside hit two dwelling runs, and pitcher Mary Haff threw a shutout as No. 24 Arkansas run-ruled Texas Tech in six innings, 8-0, within the Razorback Invitational finale at Bogle Park on a wet Sunday afternoon. The Razorbacks (11-2) completed the occasion an ideal 6-0, and in two video games in opposition to Texas Tech (5-6), outscored the Crimson Raiders, 17-0.
The Hogs entered the day main the SEC in dwelling runs and elevated their season whole to 33, with Burnside’s eight bombs pacing the membership.
The way it Occurred
Infielder Hannah Gammill and infielder Audrie LaValley every reached on walks within the second inning earlier than outfielder Sam Torres laid down a sacrifice bunt, plating Gammill on a throwing error by the Texas Tech pitcher.
Burnside hit the primary of her two bombs within the third, placing Arkansas forward, 2-0. A five-hit, four-run fifth inning blew the sport open and gave the Razorbacks a 6-0 lead. Infielder Danielle Gibson smashed a three-run homer to proper heart, and catcher Kayla Inexperienced lined a two out double to the proper centerfield hole, plating one other run.
The offense went proper again to work within the sixth, with Burnside crushing her second solo jack of the day to left. Gibson and designated participant Linnie Malkin each singled, and Gammill walked, organising LaValley to be hit by a pitch and drive throughout the game-ending run. Arkansas received three of its six Razorback Invitational video games in run-rule vogue.
Haff (6-1) pitched tremendously, scattering three hits – two singles and a double – whereas not strolling a batter. She struck out 4 and pitched to contact effectively, registering 11 flyouts. The redshirt junior didn’t permit a run over 18.1 innings pitched for the week and struck out 20 with simply two walks. Megan Hornback (0-1) allowed all of the harm for Texas Tech, pitching 5.2 innings whereas strolling three and placing out two.
Each Burnside and Gibson went 3-for-4 and outfielder Hannah McEwen was 2-for-4 with a pair of singles.
Arkansas continues its homestand internet hosting the Wooo Pig Basic subsequent weekend and can play 5 video games from Thursday, March 4, by means of Saturday, March 6.