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JUCO slugger commits to play at Arkansas

FAYETTEVILLE — One of the nation’s top junior college hitters announced Tuesday he will transfer to Arkansas.

Brady Slavens was batting .507 with an NJCAA-leading 14 home runs and 47 RBI through 22 games this season at Johnson County (Kan.) Community College. Slavens, who bats left handed, also had nine doubles and two triples.

Slavens (6-2, 185 pounds) played in the outfield as a freshman at Wichita State in 2019 before working out at shortstop for the Shockers last fall. He transferred at the end of the fall semester and played third base in junior college, fielding .