Arkansas vs. Northwestern State in the NCAA Soccer Tournament: How to watch, forecast, notables

By: Andrew Joseph
Published: Friday, November 12, 2021
A soccer ball sits on the field prior to a game between Arkansas and Georgia on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, in Fayetteville.
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A soccer ball sits on the field prior to a game between Arkansas and Georgia on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, in Fayetteville.

WHEN Friday, 6:30 p.m.

WHERE Razorback Field, Fayetteville

CAPACITY 1,500

RECORDS Arkansas 16-4-0, Northwestern (La.) State 12-5-2

SERIES First meeting

COACHES Arkansas: Colby Hale – 127-69-18 in 10th season at Arkansas; Northwestern State: Stuart Gore – 12-5-2 in first season at Northwestern State

TELEVISION The game will be streamed on SEC Network-Plus and can be accessed on WatchESPN.com or the ESPN app (carrier login required).

ANNOUNCERS Josh Haley (play-by-play) and Kelly Hellbusch (analyst)

WEATHER According to the National Weather Service, Friday night will be mostly clear with a low of 27 degrees and wind gusts as high as 20 mph in Fayetteville.

NOTABLE Arkansas returns all 11 starters from last season’s NCAA Tournament match against Santa Clara…This is the Hogs’ eight trip to the NCAA Tournament in the last nine years…Since 2018, the Razorbacks are 28-3-2 in Fayetteville…The Hogs set a program record with 14 consecutive wins earlier in the season…The Razorbacks are coming off their sixth consecutive loss in the SEC Tournament championship game…Northwestern State won the Southland Conference Tournament by defeating Southeastern Louisiana and Incarnate Word…Northwestern State is making its fourth NCAA Tournament appearance and first since 2005.

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