FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Junior catcher Hannah Gammill’s heroic walk-off single within the backside of the seventh lifted No. 8 Arkansas (9-3) to a 3-2 victory over No. 19 Arizona (8-4) in recreation considered one of Thursday’s doubleheader at Bogle Park.
The Razorbacks fell 5-2 to Arizona within the nightcap.
Bogle Park set a gap day attendance report of two,696, besting the earlier mark set in 2022 (1,306).
In recreation one, Redshirt senior Chenise Delce tossed her first full recreation of the season after hurling 7.0 innings and recording a season excessive 12 strikeouts en path to her fourth win of the 12 months. The Oklahoma City native gave up a pair of runs on 4 hits. Delce saved Arizona scoreless by way of the sport’s first six innings earlier than the ‘Cats put two runs as much as tie the sport within the seventh.
Junior Cylie Halvorson paced the Hogs offensively, registering her second consecutive multi-hit recreation to complete 2-for-3 with a run scored. Sophomore Spencer Prigge drove in a team-high two runs on a two-out single within the second. Hannah Gammill, Reagan Johnson and Rylin Hedgecock compiled a success apiece.
Arkansas grabbed an early 2-0 lead within the second by way of Spencer Prigge’s two-RBI single to proper.
Arizona evened it up within the high of the seventh on a house run.
Bogle Magic occurred within the seventh. Reagan Johnson started the inning by reaching on a drop third strike on a wild pitch. Kristina Foreman moved Johnson to second on a sac bunt. Hedgecock adopted with a one-out stroll earlier than Kacie Hoffmann’s floor out to first superior runners to second and third with two outs. Hannah Gammill fought off 9 pitches earlier than smacking a game-winning, RBI single to proper heart to plate Johnson and seal the 3-2 win.
Freshman LHP Robyn Herron (3-1) acquired the beginning in recreation two, throwing 3.1 innings and giving up three earned runs on three hits. The Tampa product additionally struck out 5, marking her third consecutive begin the place she carved up 5+ strikeouts. Redshirt junior LHP Callie Turner tossed 3.2 innings in reduction the place she surrendered a lone run on two hits whereas fanning 4. Turner didn’t quit any earned runs after working round runners at third within the fourth, sixth and seventh frames.
Freshman Reagan Johnson led the Hogs offensively after scattering two singles and scoring a run to push her hit streak to 5 video games. Hannah Gammill, Cylie Halvorson and Kristina Foreman recorded Arkansas’ different three hits of the sport.
Arkansas acquired on board within the fourth on Halvorson’s RBI single to proper that scored Johnson. The Razorbacks added their closing run of the sport on an Arizona throwing error that allowed Gammill to cross dwelling.
Arizona took a 4-2 lead within the high of the fifth on a three-run blast and fielding error. The Wildcats added to their lead and scraped their fifth and closing run of the sport within the fifth.
Arkansas has one other twin invoice scheduled for Friday. The Razorbacks face Drake at 1:30 p.m. earlier than ending the day with a 4 p.m. first pitch towards Arizona. Arkansas is ready to play Drake once more Saturday at 11:30 a.m. Saturday earlier than concluding the Razorback Invitational towards the Bulldogs on Sunday at 11 a.m.