2 Razorbacks named player of the week

Arkansas center fielder Braydon Webb runs the bases after hitting a home run during a game against Ole Miss on Saturday, April 30, 2022, in Fayetteville.

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas center fielder Braydon Webb and relief pitcher Brady Tygart earned player of the week awards Monday.

Webb was named the SEC’s position player of the week and Tygart was the league’s freshman of the week. It was the first time either player has won the awards. 

Webb had multiple hits in all four of Arkansas’ games last week against Central Arkansas and Ole Miss. He finished the week 8 for 14 with 2 home runs, 1 double, 4 RBI and 4 runs scored. 

Tygart threw five shutout innings over two appearances against Ole Miss. The Mississippi native earned the win with a two-inning outing Saturday and earned a three-inning save Sunday. Tygart allowed 1 hit, walked 6 and struck out 7 against the Rebels.