Hogs open SEC Baseball Tournament with rematch against Crimson Tide

HOOVER, Ala. – The Razorbacks begin the SEC Baseball Tournament against a familiar foe.

No. 3 seed Arkansas (38-16) opens play at the Hoover Metropolitan Stadium against No. 11 seed Alabama (30-25) after concluding the regular season with a series loss to the Crimson Tide in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

First pitch is set for 30 minutes following the conclusion of Wednesday’s early game between No. 5 seed Auburn and No. 12 seed Kentucky, which gets underway at 9:30 a.m. The contest will air on SEC Network.

Hogs in Hoover

-Arkansas, the 2021 SEC Tournament champion, is vying to become the first team to win back-to-back tournament titles since LSU did so in 2013-14.
-The Hogs are the No. 3 seed for the third time in their history and for the first time since the 2013 campaign.
-The last No. 3 seed to win the SEC Tournament was Texas A&M in 2016.
-Arkansas has reached the semifinals in three of the last four tournaments (2017, 2018 & 2021) and played for the title twice in that span (2017 & 2021).

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