Arkansas vs Texas in super regional: How to watch and listen, predict, compare teams

By: Scottie Bordelon

Posted: Wednesday May 25th 2022

EXPECTED PLAY TIME Thursday, 6 p.m.

OR Bogle Park in Fayetteville

RECORDS Arkansas 47-9; Texas 41-18-1

STREAK Arkansas won 8; Texas won 1

LAST 10 Arkansas 9-1; Texas 7-3

COACHES Arkansas: Courtney Deifel – 237-126 in seventh season at Arkansas and 264-151 in eighth season overall; Texas: Mike White – 154-51-1 in fourth season at Texas and 589-163-2 in 12th season overall.

SERIES Texas leads 6-0

LAST MEETING Texas defeated Arkansas 6-5 in 8 innings on February 13, 2016 at the Texas Classic in Austin, Texas.

TELEVISION The game will be televised by ESPN2 and accessible on WatchESPN.com via the ESPN app (carrier login required).

ADVERTISERS Beth Mowins (play-by-play), Michele Smith (analyst), Jessica Mendoza (analyst) and Holly Rowe (sideline)

PROVIDE According to the National Weather Service, Thursday night will be mostly cloudy with lows around 48.

TEAM COMPARISONS

ERA: Arkansas 2.72; Texas 3.14

Points scored per game: Arkansas 7.39; Texas 5.98

Batting average: Arkansas .335; Texas .311

Opponent batting average: Arkansas .232; Texas .227

Hit Percentage: Arkansas .620; Texas .499

On Base Percentage: Arkansas .434; Texas .392

Commissioning percentage: Arkansas 0.972; Texas .958

NOTABLE The best-of-three series winner will advance to the Women’s College World Series in Oklahoma City…. The Razorbacks are 27-4 at home this season and have won eight straight games at Bogle Park… Arkansas is hosting an NCAA Super Regional for the second consecutive season. He’s 0-4 in the super regional round, losing to Oklahoma in 2018 and at home to Arizona in 2021… The Razorbacks beat Princeton last Friday and Oregon Saturday and Sunday to qualify. Texas won the Seattle Regional beating Weber State once and hosting Washington twice. Arkansas starting catcher Taylor Ellsworth was traded from Texas, where she played 171 games and started 162. She is hitting .344 this season with 14 homers and 53 RBIs in 56 games….Danielle Gibson leads Arkansas with a .445 batting average and 69 RBI. Linnie Malkin hit a team-high 22 homers in 48 games played. KB Sides accounted for 28 of the Razorbacks’ 38 stolen bases…. Chenise Delce has a 2.18 ERA and an 18-2 record this season. Mary Haff leads Arkansas with 20 wins and has a 2.61 ERA….Texas has allowed 6 runs in 4 games at the Seattle Regional and hasn’t given up more than 2 runs in 6 of the last 7 games….Mary Iakopo leads the Longhorns with 10 home runs and 52 RBIs. Janae Jefferson has a team-leading .425 batting average… Pitcher Hailey Dolcini is 21-9 with a 2.21 ERA in 183 2/3 innings pitched. No other Texas player has thrown more than 86 1/3 innings… The Longhorns have stolen 91 bases on 101 attempts.

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