Hogs Sweep Opening Series Against ETBU

The Razorbacks start the 21-22 campaign on the right foot, beating ETBU by a combined score of 32-0 in their home opening series this past weekend. The two wins give Arkansas 24 straight home victories, dating back to the 18-19 season.

Friday saw eleven different Razorbacks score (Borlace-2, Deskeere-2, Ellis-2, McAtee-2, Sharrer-2, Crews, Heuerman, Hirschy, LaPlante, Sugasawara, Valentini) in front of a near sell out crowd at The Jones Center. Freshman Truman Hirschy and Jacob Heuerman both recorded their first collegiate goals. Senior Jacob Sharrer tallied his first and second goals of the season after being blanked throughout the 20-21 season, and was the first to be awarded the “Hog Head” for the games biggest impact player. Starting goaltender, sophomore Sam Haynes, records his first collegiate shutout on 16 saves. The Razorbacks dominated the pace of play for the majority of the game, and outshot ETBU 60-16.

The Hogs picked up right where they left off on Friday, matching Saturdays total on the scoreboard at 16-0. Keeping with the similarities, eleven different Razorbacks found the back of the net Saturday (Sugasawara-3, Elliott-2, Estrada-2, Moder-2, Heuerman, Lotz, McAtee, Salter, Sharrer, Valentini, Wilson). Freshman Ethan Moder and Ian Lotz both recorded their first collegiate goals. Freshman starting goaltender Grady Reis recorded his first collegiate shutout in his first career start. Sharrer passed the “Hog Head” to freshman Ian Lotz as the games biggest impact player due to his high energy and disruptiveness in his first Arkansas Razorback game.

This upcoming weekend, your hogs travel to Oklahoma City for a tough test against Div. I University of Oklahoma. These two teams have not met since the 2018-19 season, where Div. I OU swept Div. I Arkansas in three games by a combined score of 9-3. Overall the Sooners hold a strong edge in the matchup between the two programs, with a 16-2 record against the Razorbacks. On Friday, the Hogs will look to improve to 3-0, a feat they have accomplished every year under Head Coach Keller Sims. The Hogs could use the support of all Arkansas fans in the OKC area this weekend! Game times are below.

Friday: 10$ admission. 8:00 PM Puck Drop, Blazers Ice Centre, OKC, OK

Saturday: 10$ admission.5:00 PM Puck Drop, Blazers Ice Centre, OKC, OK