Arkansas reaches CWS with 3-2 win over Missouri State
FAYETTEVILLE, AR - Zach Jackson pitched 3 2-3 scoreless innings of relief and Arkansas earned its first College World Series berth in three years with a 3-2 victory over Missouri State in their super regional Sunday.
The CWS appearance is the eighth in school history for the Razorbacks (40-23), who are 26-9 this season since falling to 14-14 following a loss to the Bears (49-12) on March 31.
Arkansas won the first game of the series 18-4 before falling 3-1 in the second Saturday.
The Razorbacks scored three times in the first inning Sunday, including an RBI single from Tyler Spoon. Starter James Teague (7-4) and a pair of relievers held Missouri State to eight hits.
The Bears, who were attempting to reach their second College World Series in school history, left 10 runners on base.