FAYETTEVILLE ó For the second straight day, No. 4 Arkansas lit up the Baum Stadium scoreboard, scoring 13 times, while five Razorback pitchers combined to allow just one run in beating Villanova 13-1 on Saturday afternoon.

FAYETTEVILLE ó For the second straight day, No. 4 Arkansas lit up the Baum Stadium scoreboard, scoring 13 times, while five Razorback pitchers combined to allow just one run in beating Villanova 13-1 on Saturday afternoon.

The Razorbacks (2-0) scored six times in the second inning and didnít look back en route to the win. Eight different Arkansas players had at least one hit, while four players had multi-hit games.

Sam Bates led the offensive charge for Arkansas, setting career highs with three hits and five RBI. Three of Batesí five RBI came on a sixth inning homer, the first round tripper of his Razorback career.

Jacob Morris, John Clay Reeves and Matt Reynolds had two hits each. Reeves drove in a pair of runs and also scored once, while Reynolds added a stolen base.

Villanova (0-2) managed five hits in the game, with five different players having one hit apiece.

Ryne Stanek started on the mound for Arkansas and earned the win, giving up one run and striking out four in four innings of work. Cade Lynch, Brandon Moore, Ty Wright and Chris Oliver each had scoreless outings in relief.

Pat Young took the loss for the Wildcats on the mound. Young allowed eight runs, five earned, on six hits and struck out two in three innings.

The Razorbacks put together a six-run second inning to start the scoring. Villanova dented the scoreboard with a run in the top of the fourth.

The Razorbacks responded with a pair of runs in the bottom of the fourth. Tim Carver started the inning with a walk and then stole second base. An RBI single to center field by Bo Bigham scored Carver.

Arkansas crossed home plate three times in the sixth and had a two-run seventh.

Arkansas and Villanova conclude the three-game series on Sunday afternoon at 1:05 p.m. Sophomore righty Barrett Astin (5-2, 2.72 ERA last season) will start on the mound for the Razorbacks, while sophomore right-handed pitcher Max Almonte (2-0, 4.63 last season) is the scheduled starter for the Wildcats.