Fayetteville Named Best Place to Live in the SEC for 5th Straight Year

Fayetteville Named Best Place to Live in the SEC for 5th Straight Year

U.S. News & World Report (USNWR) has ranked Fayetteville as the best city to live in the Southeastern Conference and the 8th best city overall in the nation on the publication’s annual “Best Places To Live” list.

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No. 3 Razorback Soccer (4-1) fell to No. 15 South Carolina (4-1) on Friday night at Razorback Field, 2-1. It was Arkansas’ first loss of the year despite outshooting the Gamecocks, 14-8, with half of those coming on target. The Razorbacks also dropped just their second home match in 24 games over the last three seasons.

No. 3 Razorback Soccer (4-0) is back in Fayetteville for it’s second-straight top-15 matchup at home on Friday, Oct. 16, this time against the No. 15 South Carolina Gamecocks (3-1-0). It will be a rematch of the 2019 SEC Tournament title game and will feature the top teams from the Western and Eastern Divisions. The Razorbacks and Gamecocks have combined for three of the last four SEC regular season titles and this game will be the fourth ranked matchup in six meetings between the two squads since 2016.

Arkansas rookie Ava Tankersley was named SEC Co-Freshman of the Week, the league announced early this week. The St. Peters, MO. native netted the game-winning goal on Sunday, Oct. 11 for a 2-1 overtime win at Alabama. 

No. 3 Arkansas Soccer (4-0) took just 23 seconds to net the game-winning goal in a 2-1 OT victory against the Alabama Crimson Tide (1-2-1) on Sunday afternoon. Freshman Ava Tankersley won a couple of tackles as she made a run across the top of the box and put a shot past the Crimson Tide keeper for the game-winner.  

The third-ranked Arkansas soccer team heads to Tuscaloosa, Ala. to face the Alabama Crimson Tide (1-1-1) on Sunday afternoon. First kick at the Alabama Soccer Stadium is set for 2 p.m. CT and will be broadcast on ESPNU.

Razorback Soccer earned the program's highest ranking on Tuesday when the team moved up six spots to No. 3 in the latest United Soccer Coaches poll.

It is always a great time to be an Arkansas Razorback, but this past weekend was certainly something special.

Senior forward Parker Goins was named SEC Offensive Player of the Week, the league announced on Monday afternoon. It’s the first time the Broken Arrow, Okla. native has won the award since Sept. 10, 2018 when Arkansas also last took SEC Offensive POTW honors in back-to-back weeks (Sept. 4, 2018; Sept. 10/18; Sept.).