FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Ryan Cisterna had two home runs and three RBI, but it was the base running of Ben Tschepikow that gave the Arkansas Razorback baseball team a 5-4 victory over Tennessee on Saturday afternoon at Baum Stadium in 10 innings in front of a season best 8,070 fans.
Walking with two out in the tenth inning, Tschepikow was on first base when Brett Eibner hit an 0-1 pitch sky high just past the infield dirt. What appeared to be a routine play for the Tennessee defense turned ugly as the Volunteer shortstop misplayed the fly and let it fall to the ground. Running on the crack of the bat, Tschepikow never stopped until he slid head first over home plate for the game-winning run where he was mobbed by his teammates who came pouring out of the dugout. [read more]