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Arkansas vs. North Carolina Super Regional Game 2: How to watch and listen, predictions, set up matchups, team comparisons

By: Matt Jones

Matt Jones Twitter account

Published: Saturday 11 June 2022

PLANNED GAME TIME Sunday midday midday

WHERE Boshamer Stadium (5,000) in Chapel Hill, NC

RECORDS Arkansas 42-19; North Carolina 42-21

STRAND Arkansas won 2; North Carolina lost 1

LAST 10 Arkansas 5-5; North Carolina 8-2

TRAINER Arkansas: Dave Van Horn – 792-421 in Season 20 in Arkansas and 1,112-580 in Season 28 overall in Division I; North Carolina: Scott Forbes – 70-48 in his sophomore season in North Carolina and overall.

SERIES Arkansas leads 2-0

LAST MEETING Arkansas defeated North Carolina 4-1 in Chapel Hill, NC on Saturday

RADIO The Razorback Sports Network can be accessed through local FM and AM affiliates, through the Arkansas Razorbacks Gameday app, through the TuneIn app, through the Varsity Network app, or at ArkansasRazorbacks.com. Power outages may occur.

WATCH TV The game will be televised by ESPN2 and can be viewed on WatchESPN.com and on the ESPN App (carrier login required). Network changes reserved.

CLAIMERS Mike Morgan (play-by-play) and Gaby Sanchez (analyst)

PROJECTED PITCHING MATCHUP Arkansas TBA vs. North Carolina LHP Brandon Schaeffer (7-3, 3.73 ERA in 91 2/3 innings)

FORECAST Sunday will be partly sunny with a high of 88 degrees in Chapel Hill, NC, according to the National Weather Service. There is a 40% chance of showers and thunderstorms.

TEAM COMPARISON

ERA: Arkansas 4.09; North Carolina 4.16

Runs Scored per Game: Arkansas 7.08; North Carolina 6.86

batting average: Arkansas .272; North Carolina .287

Opponent’s batting average: Arkansas .232; North Carolina .256

Slugging Percentage: Arkansas .481; North Carolina .483

On-Base Percentage: Arkansas 0.381; North Carolina .384

Field percentage: Arkansas 0.981; North Carolina .974

REMARKABLE A win on Sunday would see Arkansas advance to the College World Series. North Carolina must win two consecutive games to win the Super Regional. The Tar Heels won Monday’s Chapel Hill Regional with a 7-3 win over Virginia Commonwealth. North Carolina needed to win three straight games to advance….Arkansas was the Stillwater Regional winner with a 7-3 win over Oklahoma State on Monday….North Carolina had won 19 of their last 22 games prior to Saturday, including four straight at the ACC tournament in Charlotte to win the tournament championship. The Tar Heels were 15-15 in ACC play during the regular season….Vance Honeycutt, freshman midfielder from North Carolina, has 25 homers and 29 stolen bases….The Tar Heels have 101 homers this season and the Razorbacks have hit 99….North Carolina outfielder Angel Zarate is fourth nationally with 100 hits….North Carolina is 33-8 at Boshamer Stadium this season. Arkansas has a 10-9 record in games played on their opponent’s home field.

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