On to the NCAA Tournament.
Arkansas soccer’s pre-Dance season is over after the Razorbacks fell, 3-0, to Tennessee in the SEC Championship on Sunday afternoon. The fifth-ranked Hogs now wait to see their seeding and path to a potential national title.
The No. 10 Volunteers exacted a measure of revenge for when Arkansas won the regular-season game back in mid-September, 3-1. Wrenne French put the Vols ahead in the 43rd minute, Jaida Thomas tacked on an insurance goal in the 53rd and with the Hogs pushing forward to attempt to rally, Tennessee scored a final, from Hannah Tillett, in the 68th
Arkansas finishes its pre-NCAA Tournament season with a record of 16-4. Coach Colby Hale’s team will know its opponent for the tournament Monday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. when the NCAA Tournament selection show takes place. After COVID-19 shortened the tournament last year to just 48 teams, the field is back at 64 this year.
Arkansas made the Sweet 16 last year, falling to eventual national champion Santa Clara, 2-0.