Heralded freshman takes the reins in center field

By: Matt Jones
Published: Friday, February 10, 2017
Arkansas outfielder Dominic Fletcher runs toward first base during a scrimmage Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, in Fayetteville. Fletcher, a freshman, is projected to be the Razorbacks' opening-day starter in center field.
Photo by Jason Ivester
Arkansas outfielder Dominic Fletcher runs toward first base during a scrimmage Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, in Fayetteville. Fletcher, a freshman, is projected to be the Razorbacks' opening-day starter in center field.

Arkansas coaches are hesitant to acknowledge similarities between the projected center fielder and a player who manned the position in 2015.

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Fletcher laughs after making a catch during a scrimmage Monday, Oct. 17, 2016. (Photo by Jason Ivester) + Enlarge

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