Matt Jones is the online sports director for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. A double graduate of the University of Arkansas, he is a member of the Football Writers Association of America and National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, and voter for the Biletnikoff Award.
Diamond Hogs remain No. 25
Arkansas catcher Jake Wise throws to first after fielding a bunt against Appalachian State Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.
FAYETTEVILLE Arkansas is ranked No. 25 for the second consecutive week by Baseball America.
The Razorbacks swept a three-game series against Appalachian State over the weekend, beating the Mountaineers by a combined 27-11. Arkansas is one of eight Southeastern Conference teams ranked this week.
Eastern Illinois will travel to Baum Stadium this weekend for a three-game series. The Panthers lost three of four games over the weekend at Louisiana-Lafayette.
The first game between Arkansas and Eastern Illinois is scheduled to start at 3:05 p.m. Friday.