Spartans To Take On No. 1 Arkansas In Two-Game Series

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The San José State Spartans (12-19, 7-8 MW) go on the road this week to take on the No. 1 ranked Arkansas Razorbacks (27-3, 11-1 SEC) in a two-game series on Tuesday and Wednesday. First pitch for game one is slated for 4 p.m. PT on SECN+.


TUESDAY: RHP Keaton Chase (1-0, 8.69 ERA) vs. RHP Ben Bybee (1-0, 0.00 ERA)

WEDNESDAY: TBD vs. LHP Colin Fisher (5-1, 2.25 ERA)


  • The Spartans are coming off a series sweep over San Diego State this past weekend.
  • The Spartans have won four-straight games going into the series against the Razorbacks.
  • The Spartans have outscored their opponents 52-18 during their four-game win streak.
  • The last time the Spartans played the #1 team in the country was March 30, 2004 against Stanford (L, 5-0)
  • The last time the Spartans beat a top-25 team was against #24 Nevada on April 26, 2015 (6-4).
  • Robert Hamchuk leads the Mountain West in hits (29) and is second in batting average (.446) during league play.
  • Dalton Bowling has a league-high 22 doubles during MW play and is tied for second in RBIs with 19.
  • Theo Hardy leads the league in runs scored (22) during MW play.
  • The Spartans have had one of the top offenses in the Mountain West during league play, ranking first in triples (8) and walks (87), second in slugging percentage (.521), doubles (40), home runs (24), and total bases (276), and third in batting average (.302), on-base percentage (.415), runs scored (122), and RBIs (111).


  • The Razorbacks enter the two-game series at the No. 1 ranked team in the country.
  • Arkansas has swept their last two SEC series against LSU and Ole Miss, with their lone SEC loss coming to Auburn on March 23.
  • The Arkansas pitching staff has the top ERA in the conference at 2.63.
  • Arkansas has made it to the College World Series three times since 2018.

UP NEXT: Following the series at Arkansas, the Spartans will continue their roadtrip with a big Mountain West matchup at Nevada on April 12-14.