Andrew Hutchinson is a multimedia reporter for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. He is a graduate of the University of Arkansas.
Serrano hits walk-off single to beat the Aggies
Arkansas designated hitter Clark Eagan (9) is congratulated by his teammates after hitting a solo home run against Texas A&M during the third inning Friday, May 9, 2014, at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.
FAYETTEVILLE Trey Killian's brilliant pitching performance resulted in a no decision, but Arkansas beat No. 20 Texas A&M 3-2 on a walk-off single by Joe Serrano in the ninth inning.
The right-hander tossed eight innings of two-hit ball while striking out seven batters and walking none. He had a perfect game until Eric Fisher committed an error with two outs in the fifth inning and he took a no hitter into the seventh.
The Razorbacks led 2-1 when closer Michael Gunn came into the game, but the Aggies tied it up with an RBI-single in the top of the ninth inning.
Clark Eagan's home run to lead off the third inning put Arkansas on the board. Eagan scored again in the seventh inning, on a fielder's choice by Andrew Benintendi, to extend the Razorbacks' lead to 2-0.
The second hit Killian gave up was a solo home run by Troy Stein that pulled Texas A&M within a run.
Making his first start of the season, true freshman Alex Gosser went 0-for-4 at the plate with three strikeouts. Behind the plate, he allowed only one passed ball.
Arkansas and Texas A&M play the second game of the series Saturday at Baum Stadium. First pitch is scheduled for 6:05 p.m.