In his first career complete-game shutout, Nick Schmidt held Alabama to two hits as the Razorbacks scored their first SEC tournament win since 2004. It was also the first shutout over an SEC team away from Baum Stadium since Todd Abbott’s no-hitter at Vanderbilt on April 1, 1994.
Arkansas faces South Carolina at 5pm cdt Thursday in the second round of the SEC tournament.
South Carolina earned the right to face the Hogs after a 12 win over Florida 4-3.
The SEC tournament is being held at Regions Field in Hoover, AL.