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College World Series Team Capsules: Arkansas baseball

Posted: 1:06 PM, Jun 12, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-12 18:06:26Z

The Arkansas Razorbacks will return to Omaha for the 2018 College World Series after finishing this season with a 44-19 overall record. 

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How they got here: The Razorbacks swept their way through the Regionals with wins over Oral Roberts (10-2), Southern Miss (10-2) and Dallas Baptist (4-3) before facing off against South Carolina in the Super Regionals.

Arkansas took game one of the Super Regionals 9-3 before dropping game two 8-5. The Razorbacks put on an offensive showcase in game three, coming out on top 14-4 over the Gamecocks and punching their ticket to the CWS.

History: Arkansas will make their ninth appearance in the College World Series in program history this year, and the fourth in the last decade. However, the Razorbacks have yet to win a CWS title. 

What to watch for: The Razorbacks have a friendly face in head coach Dave Van Horn. Van Horn used to coach for the Nebraska baseball team, but has since taken Arkansas to five College World Series'. 

When they play: Arkansas will take on the Texas Longhorns Sunday, June 17 at 1 p.m. The game will be televised on ESPN.