Arkansas IF Braxton Burnside named D1Softball Player of the Week

Arkansas IF Braxton Burnside named D1Softball Player of the Week
Arkansas defeats Texas Tech 8-0 in 6 innings to win their 11th straight (Source: Arkansas Razorback Athletics)

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KAIT) - A Region 8 Razorback earned a national accolade.

Arkansas senior infielder Braxton Burnside is the D1Softball Player of the Week. The Paragould native hit 6 home runs in 6 Razorback wins last week. Burnside also had 11 RBI.

Burnside leads the SEC & is 3rd in the nation with 8 home runs this season.

11-2 Arkansas moved up to #15 in the D1Softball poll, theyโ€™re also #20 in the NFCA & USA Softball rankings. Theyโ€™ll host Drake Thursday in a doubleheader starting at 3:00pm on SEC Network+. The Razorbacks will also play Kansas & Northwestern State in the Woo Pig Classic.

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