Braxton Burnside sets Arkansas softball single season HR record

Braxton Burnside sets Arkansas softball single season HR record
Arkansas defeats South Carolina to improve win streak to 18 games (Source: Arkansas Razorback Athletics)

AUBURN, Ala. (KAIT) - Paragould’s own made history Thursday night.

Braxton Burnside hit a three-run home run in #11 Arkansas 6-1 victory over #25 Auburn. Burnside set a new Razorback softball record with her 18th home run of the season. She surpassed a mark set by Nicole Schroeder in 2017.

She leads the SEC in HRs in 2021. The former Lady Ram is currently 2nd in the NCAA in that statistic.

The Razorbacks improved to 29-3, 10-0 in SEC play. It’s their best overall and conference start in program history. Game 2 of the Arkansas/Auburn series is Friday at 12:00pm on SEC Network.

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