Cox powers Arkansas past Florida

By: AP
By: AP

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - Zack Cox had a two-run homer and pitched two
perfect innings to lift Arkansas to a 10-7 victory over Florida
Friday in an elimination game of the Southeastern Conference
tournament.

The Razorbacks (34-21) won all five meetings with the Gators
(39-20), including two in the SEC tournament. They must beat
Vanderbilt twice on Saturday to advance to the championship game.

Florida scored four unearned runs in the seventh to wipe out
most of an 8-3 deficit. The Razorbacks added two more runs in the
bottom half on Cox's RBI single and Tim Carver's second run-scoring
sacrifice.

Cox pitched the final two innings to earn his first save after
reliever Sam Murphy (3-1) allowed only the four unearned runs in
three-plus innings.

Jonathan Pigott hit a two-run homer in the seventh for the
Gators.


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