Van Horn Earns 1,000th Win As Arkansas Sweeps


Arkansas Media Relations

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas head coach Dave Van Horn earned his 1,000th career win on Saturday as No. 16 Arkansas swept a doubleheader vs. San Diego State at Baum Stadium.

The Razorbacks won game one of the doubleheader, 8-2, and completed the sweep with a 4-1 win in the nightcap.

With the doubleheader sweep, the Razorbacks won all four games of their weekend series vs. San Diego State. Arkansas improves to 11-5, while San Diego State dropped to 7-9.

Van Horn reached a major career milestone with the win in the first game of the doubleheader. The Razorbacks skipper now has a career record of 1,001-468 in 25 years as a head coach. He is 416-228 at Arkansas.

Tyler Spoon had a hit in each game of the doubleheader to extend his hitting streak to 16 games. Spoon went 3-for-4 with a homer, two RBI and two runs scored in the first game and 1-for-4 in the second game. Jacob Mahan went 4-for-6 in the doubleheader with a RBI and a run scored, while Eric Fisher went 3-for-7 with a RBI and two runs scored.

Freshman right-hander Trey Killian (2-1) impressed in another start, throwing seven no-hit innings with seven strikeouts to help Arkansas win the first game Saturday. Left-hander Randall Fant pitched well in game two, allowing no runs on four hits in six innings during his second starter of the season.

Arkansas will be back in action Tuesday, when it opens a two-game midweek series against Alabama A&M.