"Ryan pretty much carried us offensively on Saturday. He swung the bat well and made things happen for us," Arkansas head coach Norm DeBriyn said. "He has done a good job this season and is continuing to improve. He has a good approach and is working hard for us every day."
The Rogers, Ark., native is the first Razorback to record five hits in a game since Ryan Lundquist accomplished the feat against Kentucky with a 5-for-5 performance in 1999.
For the week, Fox went 7-for-11 (.636 avg.) with two home runs and a double. He is tied for the team lead in home runs along with Michael Conner with seven apiece.
In his career, Fox has 12 home runs 13 doubles, with 53 RBI and a .260 batting average Fox is the second Razorback to earn conference player of the week honors this season. Gary Hogan, Jr., was named SEC Pitcher of the Week after throwing a complete-game shutout against nationally ranked Alabama on March 24. The Razorbacks have now won nine of their last 12 games and stand at 17-11 overall and 4-5 in the SEC.
Arkansas hosts No. 24 Oklahoma on Tuesday at Baum Stadium. The game is slated for a 6:30 p.m. start. The Razorbacks will then travel to Starkville for a weekend series against the Mississippi State Bulldogs.