Carson Shaddy’s in the top of the ninth inning broke a 5-5 tie with Alabama, leading Arkansas to an 8-5 win over the Crimson Tide.
Arkansas’ offense struggled to figure out Alabama starting pitcher Dylan Duarte Saturday night at Sewell-Thomas Stadium and never could get it done.
Sophomore right-hander Blaine Knight gave up a single run to Alabama in the first inning Friday night, but sat down all but one the rest of the way as Arkansas started the series with a 7-1 win.
The offense came out swinging Sunday for Arkansas, scoring nine runs on 12 hits with three home runs to defeat Missouri, 9-8.
Missouri scored six runs during a rainy sixth from three home runs, which led to giving the Hogs their first conference loss of the year, 7-2.
Arkansas made easy work of Mississippi State on Sunday at Baum Stadium earning a 6-1 victory in front of 7,828 fans and the three-game sweep.
A five-run second inning off two Razorback home runs proved to be the difference Saturday night as Arkansas defeated Mississippi State, 5-4.
Sophomore Blaine Knight had a strong showing in his Friday night debut in SEC play, going a career-long seven innings and striking out a career-high 11 batters.
Arkansas opens Southeastern Conference play at Baum Stadium this weekend when Mississippi State visits for a three-game series starting on Friday.