Arkansas tops No. 23 Tigers behind Duncan's homer, Storms' gem

By: WholeHogSports
Published: Saturday, May 4, 2019
Arkansas second baseman Nicole Duncan smiles as she rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run against Southeast Missouri Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, during the fourth inning at Bogle Park on the university campus in Fayetteville.
Photo by Andy Shupe
Arkansas second baseman Nicole Duncan smiles as she rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run against Southeast Missouri Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, during the fourth inning at Bogle Park on the university campus in Fayetteville.

— Nicole Duncan hit a home run in the fifth inning to give Arkansas a 1-0 victory over No. 23 Auburn on Friday night at Bogle Park.

Duncan’s fourth home run of the season came off Auburn starter Chardonnay Harris (9-4) on a 3-2 count. The Razorbacks won despite leaving eight runners on base and committing three errors.

Autumn Storms (19-6) allowed two hits while striking out seven in a complete-game victory.

Ashley Diaz led the Razorbacks (36-17, 10-12 SEC) with two hits.

Arkansas tied Auburn (35-16, 10-12) and Georgia for eighth in the SEC standings with two regular-season games remaining.

The Razorbacks and Tigers are scheduled to play the second game of their three-game series Saturday at 5 p.m. on ESPNU.

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