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From the Desk of Hunter Yurachek: Dec. 15

From the Desk of Hunter Yurachek: Dec. 15

As we near the end of 2021, it provides a great opportunity to reflect on what a remarkable year it has been for the Razorback Family! From championships to record performances, this year will be forever etched in the Razorback history books. 

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Happy New Year! I can’t think of a better way to ring in the Razorback New Year than with our exciting 24-10 victory over Penn State in the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida.

Razorback Amon Kemboi and Arkansas men’s head coach Chris Bucknam received South Central Region awards as the Athlete of the Year and Coach of the Year on Tuesday, as announced by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

Arkansas will have a pair of representatives – Ryan Jackson (softball) and Josh Shearer (track and field) – among the 28 current and former Southeastern Conference student-athletes who will participate in in the SEC Career Tour from Nov. 30 to Dec. 2 in Atlanta.

Arkansas men’s head coach Chris Bucknam has been named the men’s 2021 SEC Cross Country Coach of the Year, as announced by the league office. It’s the 26th overall SEC Coach of the Year accolade for Bucknam and his 10th cross country honor. He also has 10 honors during the indoor season and six from the outdoor season.

Arkansas finished fourth in the NCAA Cross Country Championships for the second consecutive meet, scoring 195 points on Saturday at the Apalachee Regional Park. Three Razorbacks – Amon Kemboi, Gilbert Boit, and Emmanuel Cheboson – placed among the top 20 to earn All-America accolades.

Final Men Results

The No. 9 Razorbacks return to the Apalachee Regional Park in Tallahassee, Florida, for the NCAA Championship race, which will air live on ESPNU this Saturday starting at 9 a.m. (CT). The men’s 10,000m event will start at 10:10 a.m. (CT).

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Arkansas scored 39 points as runner-up in the NCAA South Central Region, racing over the 10,000m course at Cottonwood Creek golf course on Friday, to secure an automatic qualification to the NCAA Championships.

Final Men's Results

Traveling to Waco, Texas, for the first time since 2013 for the NCAA South Central Region meet, No. 7 Arkansas will compete over a 10,000m distance on the Cottonwood Creek golf course at 11 a.m. on Friday, November 12.

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