Smith strikes out 12 in Hogs’ win

Smith strikes out 12 in Hogs’ win

AUBURN, Ala. – Hagen Smith delivered another jaw-dropping performance, fanning 12 over six scoreless innings to lead No. 1 Arkansas (18-2, 4-0 SEC) to a 1-0 shutout win over No. 23 Auburn (14-7, 0-4 SEC) Thursday night at Plainsman Park.

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With their series-opening win, the Razorbacks have now started 4-0 in SEC play for the sixth time in the last seven seasons. Arkansas also extended its season-long winning streak to 14 games, marking its third-longest overall winning streak under head coach Dave Van Horn, as well as its second longest in-season winning streak in the Van Horn era.

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