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Aaron Funk set a school record with 17 strikeouts in a complete-game performance, helping the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (8-5) defeat North Alabama (3-9) on Sunday at Gary Hogan Field in Little Rock.
Funk also tied a Sun Belt Conference record for most strikeouts. His 17 strikeouts Sunday are the most by any pitcher in the nation this season.
The previous single-game strikeout record by a Trojans pitcher was 14 by Scott Madden (1983), Brad Cherry (2003) and David Klumpp (2008).