No. 13 Tigers host Razorbacks at Tiger Park this weekend

No. 13 Tigers host Razorbacks at Tiger Park this weekend
Allie Walljasper (Source: WAFB)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The LSU softball team welcomes Arkansas to Tiger Park this weekend for a three-game series.

No. 16 Arkansas (37-11, 12-10) is currently 1.5 games ahead of the Tigers in the SEC standings.

The Razorback offense is led by Hannah McEwen and Autumn Buczek.

McEwen is hitting .370 from the plate with seven doubles, 10 home runs, and 51 RBI.

Buczek has a .321 batting average, with five doubles and four triples.

Katie Warrick has eight home runs this season, while Ashley Diaz, Kayla Green and Loren Krzysko each have six dingers for the Razorbacks.

The Arkansas pitching staff is led by Mary Haff and Autumn Storms.

Haff is 24-4 this season with a 1.34 ERA and Storms is 12-7 with a 2.09 ERA.

No. 13 LSU (37-13, 10-10) will celebrate the careers of seniors Emily Griggs, Carley Hoover, Sydney Loupe and Allie Walljasper this weekend.

Griggs is hitting .297 this season, Hoover is 16-6 with a 1.26 ERA, Loupe has played in five games and Walljasper is 13.4 with a 1.04 ERA.

Weekend Schedule:
Friday: 6:30 p.m. (SECN+)
Saturday: 6 p.m. (SECN+)
Sunday, 3 p.m. (ESPN2)

SEC Standings (top 7 teams)
Florida 17-4 44-8
Georgia 15-6 42-8
S. Carolina 14-7  42-11
Texas A&M 13-8 40-12
Tennessee 12-9 42-10
Arkansas 12-9 37-11
LSU  10-10 37-13

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