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Arkansas reaches CWS with 3-2 win over Missouri State

1 year 4 months 2 weeks ago June 07, 2015 Jun 7, 2015 Sunday, June 07 2015 June 07, 2015 11:45 PM in Sports
Source: Associated Press
By: APNewsNow

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.

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