The Arkansas Razorbacks triumphed over Southeast Missouri State (SEMO) with a 3-run rally in the fifth inning, securing a narrow 3-2 victory in their NCAA Regional opener. The game marked Arkansas's fourth consecutive win in an NCAA Fayetteville Regional opening game, advancing them to a 37-16 overall record.

By the Numbers
  • Arkansas stands at a 37-16 season record.
  • Sophomore LHP Robyn Herron earned her 12th win of the season with a 5.2 scoreless inning relief.
  • Reagan Johnson and Nia Carter combined for 4 hits and 2 RBIs.
State of Play
  • Arkansas's trio of runs in the fifth inning shifted the game’s momentum.
  • Robyn Herron's stellar relief performance was pivotal in maintaining the lead.
What's Next

Arkansas will face Arizona at 2 p.m. on Saturday, with the winner progressing to Sunday's Regional final. The defeated team will play the victor of the SEMO vs. Villanova game later that evening.

Bottom Line

Arkansas's comeback victory against SEMO, driven by a critical fifth inning and a strong bullpen showing from Robyn Herron, places them in a strategic spot heading deeper into the NCAA Regionals.