Brett Booth homered and drove in two runs, while Alabama starter Spencer Turnbull tossed seven scoreless innings as the Crimson Tide defeated No. 12 Arkansas, 5-0, in the series finale on Saturday at Sewell-Thomas Stadium.
Even with the loss on Saturday, the Razorbacks won two of three games in the weekend series, just the Razorbacks' third series win over the Crimson Tide in Tuscaloosa. Arkansas drops to 23-9 overall and 8-4 in Southeastern Conference play, while Alabama improves to 20-13, 8-4 in league play.
With the two victories to open the road series, the Hogs had won 10 straight conference away games, a school record. They had outscored Alabama, 9-1, in the first two games combined.
Turnbull (4-1) earned the win on the mound for the Crimson Tide. Turnbull tossed seven shutout innings, allowing just five hits and striking out four.
Arkansas starting pitcher Randall Fant (2-1) took his first loss of the season. Fant gave up two runs on five hits and had a strikeout in three innings.
Joe Serrano had a pair of hits to lead Arkansas at the plate. Brian Anderson, Willie Schwanke and Tyler Spoon each added one hit in the loss.
Georgie Salem had a game-high three hits and scored a pair of runs for the Crimson Tide. Booth hit his third homer of the season and went 2-for-2 with two RBI and two runs scored. Andrew Miller and Mikey White each had two hits for the Crimson Tide.
Alabama 5, Arkansas 0
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