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Arkansas extends Dave Van Horn’s contract through 2023

September 19, 2018

FILE - In this June 11, 2018, file photo, Arkansas coach Dave Van Horn is shown in the dugout before an NCAA college baseball tournament super regional baseball game against South Carolina in Fayetteville, Ark. The university announced Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, that Van Horn's contract has been extended two years through the 2023 season. (AP Photo/Michael Woods, File)

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas has extended its contract with baseball coach Dave Van Horn, three months after he led the Razorbacks to the finals of the College World Series.

The university announced Wednesday that Van Horn’s contract has been extended two years through the 2023 season. The contract calls for annual salary and compensation of $925,000, plus incentives based on the team’s performance, coaching honors and academic scores.

Van Horn is entering his 17th season at Arkansas, where he’s amassed a 643-364 record.

Arkansas on Wednesday also announced contract extensions until 2023 for softball coach Courtney Deifel, men’s track and field coach Chris Bucknam, women’s track and field coach Lance Harter, men’s golf coach Brad McMakin and women’s golf coach Shauna Taylor.

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