FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. With the help of four home runs, the University of Arkansas softball team opened its home schedule Wednesday evening with a 9-0 win over Missouri State. In the circle, freshman Mary Haff had seven strikeouts and allowed just one hit to secure her sixth win of the season. All nine of the Razorbacks runs came courtesy of the long ball including the game-ending shot by Haydi Bugarin in the bottom of the fifth.
Arkansas is now 10-1 on the season and Wednesdays game marked the fifth run-rule victory of the season. The Razorbacks also go home runs from Loren Kryzsko, Tori Cooper and Hannah McEwen.
Were going to get more contributions and were going to see a little more balance one through nine, head coach Courtney Deifel said. It doesnt really matter who we put in there. Theyre producing and making the most of the opportunity. Its a fun team to watch right now.
The Razorbacks continue their home stand this weekend with six games during the Razorback Invitational The team is set to host Central Connecticut State, Dartmouth and Northern Colorado. The 11-game, three-day tournament begins Friday at Bogle Park.
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