From the Desk of Hunter Yurachek: Jan. 7

From the Desk of Hunter Yurachek: Jan. 7

Excitement is building on campus as our winter and spring sports begin to gear up for what will be a very busy spring semester.

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Razorback Soccer forward Parker Goins was drafted by Racing Louisville FC as the first pick of the third round in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) draft on Wednesday night. Goins, however, will use her extra year of eligibility given by the NCAA and return for Arkansas' fall 2021 season before joining Racing Louisville FC.

As we enter the first week of December, there are still plenty of upcoming events for Razorback Athletics before the end of the calendar year.

No. 6 Arkansas Soccer (9-2, 7-1 SEC) fell in the SEC Tournament title game to the Vanderbilt Commodores (8-4, 4-4 SEC) on Sunday afternoon, 3-1.

Sixth-ranked and top-seeded Arkansas Soccer (9-1, 7-1 SEC) is set to face seventh-seeded Vanderbilt (7-4, 5-2 SEC) in the SEC Tournament final on Sunday, Nov. 22.  First kick in Orange Beach is scheduled for 1 p.m. CT and the match will be televised on SEC Network.

No. 6 and top-seeded Razorback Soccer (9-1, 7-1 SEC) downed the No. 10 South Carolina Gamecocks (7-3, 6-2 SEC) on Thursday night in the semifinals of the SEC Tournament. Arkansas will make its fifth-straight appearance in the championship match and avenged a loss to the Gamecocks in last year’s SEC Tournament final.

Sixth ranked and top seeded Arkansas Soccer (8-1, 7-1 SEC) advanced to their fifth-straight semifinals appearance at the SEC Tournament and will face No. 10 South Carolina (7-2, 6-2) on Thursday, Nov. 19. First kick in Orange Beach is scheduled for 6 p.m. CT and the match will be televised on SEC Network.

No. 6 and top seed Razorback Soccer (8-1) downed the No. 15 Auburn Tigers (4-4-2) on Tuesday night in the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament. After putting away four goals in the first 22 minutes, the Razorbacks held on for a 4-3 victory following three goals in the second half by Auburn.

Seventh ranked and top seed Arkansas Soccer (7-1) will face eighth-seeded Auburn (4-3-2) in the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament on Tuesday, Nov. 17. First kick in Orange Beach is scheduled for 5 p.m. CT and the match will be televised on SEC Network.