Camp­bell MVP, 7 Hogs on All-tour­ney Team

The Saline Courier - - SPORTS - By Nate Allen Ra­zor­back Re­port

FAYET­TEVILLE — Isa­iah Camp­bell’s four-hit­ter through eight in­nings of his 3-1 win­ner’s bracket fi­nal tri­umph over TCU earned the Arkansas Ra­zor­backs ju­nior right-handed pitcher the MVP of the Fayet­teville Re­gional as voted upon by me­dia with Arkansas win­ning the tour­na­ment 6-0 over TCU Sun­day night at Baumwalker Sta­dium.

Camp­bell was one of seven Ra­zor­backs voted to the Fayet­teville Re­gional All-tour­na­ment Team of the four-team dou­ble-elim­i­na­tion tour­ney which in­cluded Cen­tral Con­necti­cut State, beaten 11-5 Fri­day by Arkansas, and the Cal­i­for­nia Golden Bears con­sec­u­tively beaten 13-2 by TCU and

7-4 by Cen­tral Con­necti­cut be­fore TCU elim­i­nated Cen­tral Con­necti­cut 9-5 in Sun­day’s loser’s bracket fi­nal.

Ra­zor­backs an­nounced as voted to the All-tour­na­ment team in­clude catcher Casey Opitz, first base­man Trevor Ezell, sec­ond base­man

Jack Ken­ley, right fielder He­ston Kjer­stad, start­ing pitch­ers Camp­bell and fresh­man Con­nor Noland of Green­wood and re­lief pitcher Matt Cronin.

TCU was rep­re­sented by des­ig­nated hit­ter Hunter Wolfe, cen­ter fielder Johnny Rizer, short­stop Adam Oviedo and re­lief pitcher Jake Eissler.

Cen­tral Con­necti­cut

State was rep­re­sented by third base­man Buddy De­waine and out­fielder Dave Matthews.

Re­gional All-tour­na­ment Team

Catcher – Casey Opitz (Arkansas)

First Base – Trevor Ezell (Arkansas)

Sec­ond Base – Jack Ken­ley (Arkansas)

Third Base – Buddy De­waine (CCSU)

Short­stop – Adam Oviedo (TCU)

Out­field – He­ston

Kjer­stad (Arkansas)

Out­field – Johnny Rizer (TCU)

Out­field – Dave Matthews (CCSU)

DH – Hunter Wolfe


Start­ing Pitcher – Isa­iah Camp­bell (Arkansas)

Start­ing Pitcher – Con­nor Noland (Arkansas)

Re­lief Pitcher – Matt Cronin (Arkansas)

Re­lief Pitcher – Jake Eissler (TCU)

Tour­na­ment MVP – Isa­iah Camp­bell (Arkansas)

CRAVEN WHITLOW/NATE Allen Sports Ser­vice

Arkansas ju­nior Isa­iah Camp­bell throws a pitch in a 3-1 win Satur­day over the TCU Horned Frogs at Baum-walker Sta­dium in Fayet­teville. Camp­bell took MVP hon­ors af­ter pitch­ing eight in­nings of 1-run ball as the Ra­zor­backs swept the Fayet­teville Re­gional.

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