No. 12 Arkansas Razorbacks' 2024 softball season concluded after losing to Arizona 2-1 and then to Villanova 7-2 at the NCAA Fayetteville Regional. The team finishes with a 37-18 overall record and a 14-10 conference mark, under head coach Courtney Deifel, earning their fifth national seed and fourth consecutive under Deifel.

By the Numbers
  • Arkansas record: 37-18 overall, 14-10 conference
  • Arizona utilized a 2-run first inning to win 2-1
  • Villanova defeated Arkansas 7-2 in the elimination game
  • Robyn Herron: 10th complete game of the season, 7.0 innings, 3 hits, 2 earned runs, 4 strikeouts
  • Morgan Leinstock: 3.2 innings, 5 earned runs, 6 hits
State of Play
  • Arkansas struggled offensively, securing just three hits against Arizona
  • Team managed six hits against Villanova but couldn't secure the win
  • Key performances by seniors Rylin Hedgecock and Cylie Halvorson with solo home runs in both games
What's Next

As the season concludes, Arkansas will look to rebuild and prepare for the next season, focusing on retaining top talent and improving their offensive strategies.

Bottom Line

Despite a strong season performance and their fifth national seed, Arkansas Razorbacks' hopes were dashed at the NCAA Fayetteville Regional, signaling a push for stronger offensive capabilities in future games.