Razorbacks sweep doubleheader

By: WholeHogSports
Published: Tuesday, February 23, 2021

The No. 20 Arkansas softball team (5-2) earned two victories over Texas-Arlington on Monday, defeating the Mavericks 10-6 and 4-3 in Arlington, Texas.

In the first game, Arkansas scored four runs apiece in the first and second innings to lead 8-0. Hannah Gammill and Linnie Malkin each hit a three-run home run for the Razorbacks, with Gammill hitting hers in the first inning and Malkin in the second inning.

Danielle Gibson had three hits in the first game to lead the Razorbacks. Lauren Howell (1-0) pitched 4 1/3 innings, allowing 4 runs (3 earned) on 2 hits.

Arkansas was led by Hannah McEwen in the second game. She went 2 for 3, including a home run in the top of the seventh inning that gave the Razorbacks a 4-2 lead. Jenna Bloom (1-1) allowed 3 runs on 5 hits in 6 2/3 innings for Arkansas to earn the victory. Mary Haff earned her first save of the season.

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