Matt Jones has been the online sports editor for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and NWA Media since 2010. He is also a feature writer for Hawgs Illustrated magazine and is currently working on his Master's degree at the University of Arkansas.
Favorite Sport: Basketball
Best Sports Memories: Watching Arkansas' basketball national championship in 1994; being at the Georgia Dome when the tornado hit during the 2008 SEC Tournament; countless hours spent at Baum Stadium in the spring.
Favorite Fayetteville Restaurants: Noodles, Penguin Ed's and Mojitos
Education: University of Arkansas
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.