Tom Murphy is a reporter for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. A graduate of Louisiana Tech University, he is a member of the Football Writers Association of America, and voter for the Heisman Trophy and AP Top 25 football poll. Murphy was the 2017 Arkansas Sportswriter of the Year.
Arkansas' Carter earns SEC award
Arkansas' Sophia Carter competes Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in the portion of the Razorbacks' meet with Georgia in Barnhill Arena in Fayetteville.
University of Arkansas junior Sophia Carter was announced on Tuesday as the SEC co-specialist of the week as chosen by the league office.
Carter tied for the balance beam title with teammate Kennedy Hambrick by scoring a 9.925 on the apparatus in Saturday’s victory by the Razorbacks over No. 10 Georgia.
Carter notched her second balance beam title of the season and ninth of her career and her fourth overall title of the season. She helped Arkansas to a season-best 49.275 n the beam.
No. 14 Arkansas travels to face No. 6 Alabama on Friday.
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