FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Razorback baseball program and head coach Dave Van Horn announced the signing of 20 student-athletes this week to National Letters of Intent or as committed walk-ons for the 2021 season.
Van Horn, who is entering his 18th season as the Arkansas skipper, along with second-year pitching coach Matt Hobbs and third-year hitting coach and recruiting coordinator Nate Thompson, brought together what might be one of the program’s best recruiting classes in recent history.
Rated as the No. 3 class in the country according to Baseball America and Perfect Game, the Razorbacks added 12 pitchers and eight position players. Nine of the signees came from inside Arkansas’ borders, two are from the junior college ranks and nine are considered the top player of their position in their respective state. The top-three ranking is also the program’s highest since 2017 when the class consisted of this year’s juniors Casey Opitz, Heston Kjerstad and Casey Martin.
From the Skipper – Dave Van Horn
“To say we have a great class is an understatement,” Arkansas head coach Dave Van Horn said. “It’s a highly touted class, but it’s been quite a process to get…