Ouachita Baptist University Director of Athletics David Sharp has announced the hiring of Jeff Jackson as the head coach for the Tiger softball program.
The League City, Texas native is the first national player or pitcher of the week from the Great American Conference this season.
The first semifinal game of GAC Tournament action will be played at Arvest Ballpark Thursday, May 11 at 1 p.m.
The Tigers (37-15) will play either Arkansas Tech University or Oklahoma Baptist University on Thursday, May 11 at 5 p.m.
The loss brings the Badgers to a consolation final game in De Queen against the Magnolia Panthers, another conference opponent.
The Arkadelphia Badgers had fans biting their nails in a crucial 2-1 win Thursday afternoon over the Star City Bulldogs.
The postseason is just beginning to heat up for the Ouachita baseball program.