Hawaiian connection led Nolan Souza to Fayetteville, where his potential has shone already

Arkansas infielder Nolan Souza (3) scores, Friday, March 15, 2024 during the second inning of a baseball game at Baum-Walker Stadium in Fayetteville. Visit nwaonline.com/photos for today's photo gallery...(NWA Democrat-Gazette/Charlie Kaijo)

FAYETTEVILLE — Hawaiian baseball players are uncommon in the SEC. From 2003 — when Dave Van Horn took over as Arkansas’ head coach — through 2024, there have been just eight Hawaiian players on SEC rosters.