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Arkansas vs. Santa Clara at NCAA Fayetteville Regional: How to watch and listen, pitching matchup, forecast, team comparisons
Arkansas head coach Dave Van Horn looks on from the dugout, Sunday, June 4, 2023, during the seventh inning of the Razorbacks’ game against TCU in the second round of the NCAA Fayetteville Regional at Baum-Walker Stadium in Fayetteville.
SCHEDULED GAME TIME Sunday, 8 p.m.
WHERE Baum-Walker Stadium (11,531) in Fayetteville
RECORDS Arkansas 42-17; Santa Clara 36-19
LAST 10 Arkansas 5-5; Santa Clara 9-1
STREAK Arkansas lost 1; Santa Clara won 1
COACHES Arkansas: Dave Van Horn — 838-440 in 21st season at Arkansas and 1,158-599 in 29th season overall in Division I; Santa Clara: Rusty Filter — 128-152 in sixth season at Santa Clara and overall.
SERIES Arkansas leads 2-0
LAST MEETING Arkansas defeated Santa Clara 13-6 on Friday during an NCAA regional game in Fayetteville.
RADIO Razorback Sports Network can be accessed through local FM and AM affiliates, via the Arkansas Razorbacks Gameday app, via the TuneIn app, via the Varsity Network app or on ArkansasRazorbacks.com. Blackouts may apply.
RADIO ANNOUNCERS Phil Elson (play-by-play) and Bubba Carpenter (analyst)
TELEVISION The game will be televised by ESPNU and streamed by ESPN+. It can be accessed on WatchESPN.com and via the ESPN app (carrier login required). TV plans are subject to change.
TV ANNOUNCERS Mike Ferrin (play-by-play) and Greg Swindell (analyst)
EXPECTED PITCHING MATCHUP Arkansas RHP Brady Tygart (2-1, 3.20 ERA, 0.86 WHIP in 19 2/3 innings) vs. Santa Clara LHP Brandon Gomez (6-3, 3.50 ERA, 1.28 WHIP in 54 innings)
FORECAST According to the National Weather Service, Sunday night will be partly cloudy with a high of 87 degrees and a low of 60 degrees in Fayetteville. There is a 20% chance of showers before 7 p.m.
ERA: Arkansas 5.15; Santa Clara 4.56
Runs Scored Per Game: Arkansas 7.66; Santa Clara 7.16
Batting Average: Arkansas .277; Santa Clara .300
Opponent Batting Average: Arkansas .263; Santa Clara .245
Slugging Percentage: Arkansas .471; Santa Clara .493
On-Base Percentage: Arkansas .392; Santa Clara .400
Fielding Percentage: Arkansas .981; Santa Clara .973
NOTABLE The loser of the game will be eliminated. The winner will advance to play in the regional championship Monday vs. TCU....Santa Clara avoided elimination with a 9-3 victory over Arizona on Saturday....Arkansas was sent to the elimination game with a 20-5 loss to TCU on Sunday afternoon.
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