Campbell MVP, 7 Hogs on All-tourney Team
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.
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
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)
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.