Arkansas receives boost in national polls following sweep of LSU

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Arkansas Baseball is trending upward following a successful week that saw the Razorbacks finish with a 5-0 record.

Arkansas (28-7, 11-4 SEC) bounced back last week after suffering their first SEC weekend series loss since 2019 at Florida April 7-9 in Gainesville by taking two games from in-state foe Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Tuesday, and by sweeping rival LSU, all in front of the home fans at Baum-Walker Stadium.

Because of that, the national polls are on the side of the Razorbacks. Arkansas has now climbed back into the top-5 in all major polls, ranking as high as No. 2 according to one publication.

Arkansas’ placing in the top-5 is very telling, as the Southeastern Conference only has two teams remaining in the top-10 across the board, Arkansas and Tennessee.

Here’s a look at how Arkansas has fared this week in the latest polls:

D1Baseball.com

Arkansas batter Cayden Wallace (7) rounds the bases after hitting a home run against Little Rock during an NCAA baseball game on Tuesday, March 29, 2022, in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)

This week: No. 4

Last week: No. 6

Click to see this week’s D1Baseball.com poll

Perfect Game

Arkansas batter Robert Moore (1) against Illinois State during an NCAA baseball game on Friday, Feb. 18, 2022, in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)

This week: No. 4

Last week: No. 9

Click to view the latest poll from Perfect Game

Collegiate Baseball Newspaper

Arkansas pitcher Connor Noland (13) throws against Illinois State during an NCAA baseball game on Friday, Feb. 18, 2022, in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)

This week: No. 2

Last week: No. 6

Check out this week’s latest poll from Collegiate Baseball Newspaper

Baseball America

Arkansas batter Chris Lanzilli (18) against Illinois State during an NCAA baseball game on Friday, Feb. 18, 2022, in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)

This week: No. 4

Last week: No. 7

Click to view the latest poll from Baseball America

USA Today Coaches Poll

Arkansas batter Zack Gregory (3) celebrates as he crosses home plate after hitting a home run against Illinois State during an NCAA baseball game on Friday, Feb. 18, 2022, in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)

This week: No. 3

Last week: No. 5

Check out the latest coaches poll from USA Today

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