Arkansas adds top 100 pitcher to 2018 class

By: Matt Jones Matt Jones's Twitter account
Published: Monday, August 15, 2016
Arkansas ball and glove sits on the field Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, during practice at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.
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Arkansas ball and glove sits on the field Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, during practice at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.

— Arkansas baseball has added another top recruit to its 2018 commitment class.

Left-handed pitcher Jake Sweeney (6-foot-6, 230 pounds) of Hobart, Ind., committed to the Razorbacks over the weekend. According to Perfect Game, Sweeney is the No. 64 recruit in the country.

Sweeney has a fastball that has been clocked at 90 mph and also throws a curveball. PrepBaseballReport.com ranks him the top recruit in Indiana.

Sweeney is the Razorbacks' 14th commitment in the class of 2018, according to a database at HogNation.net.

Verbal commitments are non-binding.

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