Arkansas Baseball: Player’s Reactions on Advancing to CWS


Fayetteville, Ark. – Razorback Nation’s reaction to Arkansas defeating Baylor 1-0 to advance to the College World Series was a sigh of relief, a reach for the Tums, and elation for the team’s accomplishments.

But what about the player’s perspective? Finding out the player’s reactions and emotions leading up to their achievement and their thoughts directly after beating Baylor adds another dimension to Monday’s victory.

One game season fighting all day #WPS #brothers #1morewin

1 game away from a dream I share with 26 brothers. #WPS

“Inch by inch, play by play, until we’re finished.”

Backs against the wall time to fight back #WPS #brothers

Player’s reactions after advancing to the College World Series:

So proud of my boys sticking together and getting it done!!#omahogs #whynotus?

Living the dream

Tonight 27 brothers linked chains and were unbreakable! #Family#Omahogs #WPS

Thank you hog nation for all the support! We’ve made it to Omaha but we ain’t done yet! #Omahogs #WPS #Blessed #God is good

Omaha bound baby! Let’s keep it going boys! Thanks Hog Nation for all the support! #WPS

Appreciate all the fans down here y’all were awesome but yea we Omaha bound #WPS #omahogs

All to him!!! #SEEYOUINOMAHA!!!!!

What an awesome feeling! So excited for our team and how we never gave up! #Family

Even former Arkansas Razorbacks expressed their excitment:

Can’t be more proud of the squad for taking care of business in Waco! Now bring home some hardware to Fay!! #5winsit

Even Arkansas Razorback head football coach John L. Smith reacted to the Hogs advancing on Monday:

John L. Smith (@JohnL_Smith)
6/11/12 7:25 PM
Excited watching the final out with our staff and visiting coaches!