From the Desk of Hunter Yurachek: March 2

From the Desk of Hunter Yurachek: March 2

If you love college sports and nationally ranked teams, there is no better place to be in the country than the University of Arkansas campus!

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Selections for the 2020 NCAA Cross Country Championships included Arkansas men’s and women’s programs, among the 31 teams named per gender on Sunday, for the national championship races that will occur on Monday, March 15, in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

Arkansas placed 99 student-athletes on the 2020 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll as part of a total of 1,263 student-athletes across the league, announced Tuesday by SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey.

It is always a great day to be a Razorback! However, last week, there was a little extra to celebrate as our women’s basketball program provided one of the most significant moments in the history of our program.

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

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.

SEC cross country awards for the 2020 season included a pair of honors for the Razorback women’s team with Taylor Ewert selected as the Freshman of the Year and Lance Harter named Coach of the Year.

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.