Five Razorbacks Selected for the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame

Five Razorbacks Selected for the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame

Four former Razorbacks along with a current Arkansas head coach are among nine members of the 2021 Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame Class announced on Sunday. This year’s selection includes women’s track and field head coach Lance Harter, women’s golfer Lisa Cornwell, Razorback football four-year letterman and assistant coach Tim Horton, men’s basketball star Joe Johnson and baseball all-conference standout Johnny Ray.

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National signing day became very prosperous for the Arkansas women’s track and field program with four talented distance runners delivering their intention of becoming Razorbacks this week.

Arkansas women’s head coach Lance Harter announced junior college hurdler Yoveinny Mota signed a national letter of intent with Arkansas and will join the Razorbacks in January.

The University of Arkansas will be adding to its championship legacy by hosting four future NCAA postseason events, including the 2026 NCAA Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track and Field Championships, it was announced on Wednesday.

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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Razorback alum Payton Chadwick earned the USATF Athlete of the Week honors via a fan vote after wrapping up her 2020 season with a victory in the 100m hurdles at this year’s final Diamond League meeting held in Doha, Qatar.

Competing in the final Diamond League meeting in an altered 2020 track and field season, Razorback alums Payton Chadwick and Taliyah Brooks finished first and second in the 100m hurdles, producing two of the top 10 times for the year.