Arkansas Sweeps Saturday Night Affair Against Northern Iowa, South Alabama

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – No. 20 Arkansas swept Saturday’s doubleheader against Northern Iowa and South Alabama, downing the Panthers 7-4 in game one and routing the Jaguars 10-4 in the nightcap at Bogle Park.

Arkansas improves to 19-5 overall.

The Razorback bats came alive as the Hogs pounded out 17 runs on 17 hits across 14 innings of play Saturday.

In the circle, LHP Hannah Camenzind energized the Hogs after earning her first save of the season in the victory over Northern Iowa before going the distance and picking up the win vs. South Alabama.

Game 1
RHP Morgan Leinstock pitched phenomenally in the first game vs. Northern Iowa. Moving to 5-0 on the season, Leinstock struck out nine and limited the Panthers to one run on six hits across 6.0 frames. RHP Nikki McGaffin took over in the circle in the top of the seventh and was replaced by LHP Hannah Camenzind after giving up three runs on two hits. Holding onto Arkansas’ 7-4 advantage, Camenzind secured her first save of the season after retiring three of four batters faced to keep the Panthers at bay.

Rylin Hedgecock was robust at the plate and finished 1-for-2 with a team-high three RBI. Bri Ellis brought in a pair of runs on a solo home run and sacrifice fly. Kennedy Miller finished 2-for-3 with two runs scored and an RBI. Raigan Kramer laced her first home run of the season on a solo shot in the fourth.

Game 2
In a rematch against South Alabama, Arkansas took advantage of a seven-run first frame to cruise to the 10-4 win. The Hogs scored 10 runs on 10 hits, including three extra-base hits.

LHP Hannah Camenzind (5-0) picked up where she left off and went the distance vs. the Jaguars. In her first complete game of the season, Camenzind fanned one and curbed South Alabama to four runs on six hits while working around a walk.

Ellis tied her career high in hits after smothering three base knocks and recording two RBI. Hedgecock continued with her impressive day at the plate and belted a three-RBI triple in the first. Nia Carter and Raigan Kramer each posted multi-hit outings vs. the Jaguars. Carter compiled a 2-for-3 performance with two runs scored and an RBI. Kramer went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBI. Kramer jacked her second home run in as many games – a two-run slash – in the first.

Up Next
Arkansas concludes the Razorback Rumble at 12:15 p.m. Sunday vs. Northern Iowa. The game will not be available to stream.

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