First Razorbacks Swatters Club of 2013 set for Monday

Courtesy University of Arkansas Athletics Department


The first Swatter’s Club meeting of the 2013 baseball season will be held Monday, Feb. 4 at 11:30 a.m. at the Guest House International Hotel (formerly the Clarion Inn) in Fayetteville.

Lunch will be served at 11:30. Following lunch, Arkansas baseball head coach Dave Van Horn will speak to the crowd and answer questions about the upcoming baseball season.

The cost to attend is $12, which includes the buffet and a drink. Future Swatter’s Club meetings will be held on March 4, April 1 and May 6. 

For the first time in program history, Arkansas is the preseason No. 1 team in three of the five national college baseball polls. The Razorbacks are ranked No. 1 in the USA Today Coaches Poll, the NCBWA poll and the Collegiate Baseball poll. Arkansas is No. 2 in the Perfect Game poll and No. 3 in the Baseball America poll.

The Razorbacks open the 2013 season on Friday, Feb. 15, when they host Western Illinois. First pitch is scheduled for 3:05 p.m. Season tickets for Arkansas’ 34-game home schedule are now on sale. Season tickets are $190 for adults and $140 for University of Arkansas staff, youth and senior citizens. Tickets may be purchased by calling 1-800-982-HOGS (4647) or by visiting the online ticket center at


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