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Offensive surge leads Arkansas to win over Memphis

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The 21st-ranked Razorback baseball team scored early and scored often during Wednesday night's midweek matchup with Memphis at AutoZone Park. 12 runs were scored on 16 hits as five different players notched two hits or more for the Razorbacks in the 12-4 victory, their 20th win of the season.

Arkansas (20-9, 4-5 SEC) got a three-hit performances from Cullen Gassaway, Clark Eagan and Grant Koch, all tying career-highs.

It was a big night for the Hogs' four through eight hitters in the lineup as the five hitters went 12-for-23 (.522). Along with Gassaway and Koch, Rick Nomura and Michael Bernal added two hits each in the game and Luke Bonfield added a big home run in the second.

Starting pitcher Isaiah Campbell went 2.2 innings, giving up no runs on two hits with two strikeouts. Reliever Hunter Hart earned his first victory of the year, pitching a flawless sixth and seventh inning with four strikeouts, tying a career-high.

Arkansas stays on the road for this weekend's SEC series when it travels to Oxford, Miss., to face Ole Miss for a three-game series starting on Friday. First pitch for game one is set for 6:30 p.m. and will be televised on SEC Network+. Saturday and Sunday's games will both be on the SEC Network and first pitch is set for 7 p.m. and 12 p.m., respectively.