SCHEDULED GAME TIME Friday, 9:30 a.m.
WHERE Hoover Metropolitan Stadium (10,800) in Hoover, Ala.
RECORDS Arkansas 38-17; Florida 36-21
STREAK Arkansas lost 3; Florida lost 1
LAST 10 Arkansas 4-6; Florida 7-3
COACHES Arkansas: Dave Van Horn — 788-419 in 20th season at Arkansas and 1,108-578 in 28th season overall in Division I; Florida: Kevin O’Sullivan — 621-299 in 15th season at Florida and overall.
SERIES Arkansas leads 36-34
LAST MEETING Florida defeated Arkansas 9-7 on April 9 in Gainesville, Fla.
RADIO Razorback Sports Network can be accessed through local FM and AM affiliates, via the Arkansas Razorbacks Gameday app, via the TuneIn app, via the Varsity Network app or on ArkansasRazorbacks.com. Blackouts may apply.
TELEVISION The game will be televised by SEC Network and can be accessed on WatchESPN.com and via the ESPN app (carrier login required).
ANNOUNCERS Dave Neal (play-by-play), Ben McDonald (analyst) and Kris Budden (field)
PROJECTED PITCHING MATCHUP Arkansas RHP Connor Noland (5-4, 3.75 ERA in 81 2/3 innings) vs. Florida RHP Nick Pogue (3-3, 4.91 ERA in 29 1/3 innings)
FORECAST According to the National Weather Service, Friday will be sunny with a high of 81 degrees in Hoover, Ala.
ERA: Arkansas 3.86; Florida 4.20
Runs Scored Per Game: Arkansas 6.89; Florida 6.61
Batting Average: Arkansas .271; Florida .271
Opponent Batting Average: Arkansas .225; Florida .237
Slugging Percentage: Arkansas .475; Florida .485
On-Base Percentage: Arkansas .378; Florida .369
Fielding Percentage: Arkansas .981; Florida .980
NOTABLE Arkansas has not announced whether coach Dave Van Horn will be available for the game. Van Horn missed Wednesday’s game against Alabama due to an unspecified illness….The loser will be eliminated. The winner of the game will play in an game Saturday at 9:30 a.m. against the loser of a Friday game between Alabama and Texas A&M….Florida is 1-1 at the SEC Tournament. The Gators defeated South Carolina 2-1 in 10 innings Tuesday and lost 10-0 in seven innings to Texas A&M on Thursday….Arkansas is the No. 3 seed at the tournament. Florida is the No. 7 seed….The Gators won a series over the Razorbacks on April 7-9 in Gainesville, Fla. After Arkansas won the opening game 8-1, Florida won the following games 7-2 and 9-7….The Razorbacks are the reigning champion of the SEC Tournament….Arkansas and Florida are playing each other at the SEC Tournament for the first time since 2018. The Razorbacks have a 5-2 record against the Gators in Hoover….Arkansas starter Connor Noland allowed one hit in seven scoreless innings at Florida on April 7….Florida starter Nick Pogue has not pitched against the Razorbacks.
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