Wyatt Short

Wyatt  Short


Southaven, Miss.

High School:
Southaven HS

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 175




Rebels Reach 40 Wins with 3-2 Victory over No. 2 Texas A&M

Ole Miss Earns 40 Regular Season Wins for the Fourth Time in Program History


Baseball Heads to Georgia to Battle Bulldogs

No. 7 Ole Miss Faces Georgia in Cross-Divisional Weekend Series


Ole Miss Pitching Stands Out in Weekend Scrimmages

Baseball Completes Third Weekend of Fall Intrasquads


Wyatt Short Earns All-SEC Accolades

The sophomore left-hander was voted Second Team All-SEC by the league's head coaches


Ole Miss Tops No. 14 Mizzou, 4-3

The Rebels were led by their senior captains as Sikes Orvis homered twice and Scott Weathersby picked up the win on the mound

Drafted in the 13th round of the 2016 MLB Draft by the Chicago Cubs

CAREER: Finished his career ranked fourth in Ole Miss history with 24 career saves as well as ninth in program history with 68 career appearances

2016: Collected 11 saves throughout the season, the fourth-most in Ole Miss history … Made 22 appearances, posting a 2-3 record with a 2.90 ERA … Struck out 31 hitters over 40.1 innings of work … Pitched more than 1.0 inning of relief in 14 outings … Named to the midseason watch list for the NCBWA Stopper of the Year Award … Earned his 11th save of the year and 24th of his career against No. 2 Texas A&M; 11 saves in a season is tied with Justin Heisman for the fourth most in a single season, while his career saves tie Huisman for third on the Rebels’ all-time list (5/21)... Picked up the save in 1.2 innings of work versus Kentucky (May 12) ... Earned his ninth save of the season in the series win over Georgia (5/7)... Became the fourth pitcher in Ole Miss history to record 20 career saves (4/28)... Got his first career start in 56 appearances in the sweep over Arkansas (4/10)... Picked up his second win of the season against No. 5 Mississippi State (4/3)... Struck out the side to pick up his fifth save of the season against Tennessee (3/19) ... Earned his first win of the season against SEMO, pitching 1.1 scoreless innings (3/9)... Picked up two more saves on Friday night and Sunday afternoon against No. 2 Louisville (2/28)... Earned his first save of the season against FIU (2/20) ... SEC TOURNAMENT: Made three appearances throughout the tournament, including finishing Ole Miss wins over Georgia (5/24) and Vanderbilt (5/26) without allowing a run … NCAA TOURNAMENT (OXFORD REGIONAL): Allowed one unearned run over 2.1 innings versus Utah (6/3)

Collected Second Team All-SEC accolades … Primarily served as the team’s closer and collected 10 saves, tied for the fifth-most in a single season in Ole Miss history … Went 4-1 with a 1.38 ERA in 23 appearances spanning 39.0 innings … Recorded 44 strikeouts while only walking 12 and allowing six runs … Held opposing hitters to a .200 batting average … Earned his 10th save of the season, tossing 1.2 scoreless innings against No. 6 Texas A&M (5/16) ... Named SEC Co-Pitcher of the Week May 11 for collecting two saves and a victory versus Mississippi State ... Earned the win after pitching a perfect 10th inning that included two strikeouts (5/9) ... Entered the game in the ninth inning and shut the door on the Bulldogs to earn his ninth save of the season (5/8) ... Worked a scoreless ninth to earn the save, his team-leading eighth of the season (5/7) ... Pitched the final two innings to earn his seventh save of the season in the win over Missouri (5/3) ... Pitched the final 2.2 innings to shut the door on Auburn and earn his team-leading sixth save of the season (4/18) ... Recorded four outs to earn his team-high fourth save of the season in the win over Memphis (3/31) ... Entered game two against Arkansas and was awarded his third save (3/27) ... Tallied his second save in the game two win over No. 1 Florida (3/21) ... Earned his third win of the season in the 14-inning game against No. 1 LSU (3/14) ... Credited with his first save of the 2015 season against Stetson (3/7) ... Tallied his second win of the season in game three against No. 15 UCF, recording four strikeouts for the second time in 2015 (3/1)... Earned the win in a relief appearance against Wright State allowing only three hits and no runs to score (2/22) ... Made his first appearance in relief, pitching a scoreless inning against W&M (2/14) … NCAA TOURNAMENT (LOS ANGELES REGIONAL): Pitched a scoreless inning of relief versus CSU Bakerfield, retiring all three batters he faced.

Appeared in 23 games, all in relief ... Posted a 3-3 record and three saves with a 2.59 ERA as he allowed nine runs through 31.1 innings of work ... Struck out 34 and walked only 13 as he held opponents to a .186 batting average against ... Combined for one shutout on the season against Stetson (2/14) in the season opener ... Picked up his saves against Southeastern Louisiana (3/11), Murray State (4/9) and at No. 13 Mississippi State (4/11) ... Picked up his three wins against ULM (2/25), UCF (3/1) and Missouri (3/23) ... Suffered his three losses against Alabama (3/29), Southern Miss (4/30) and Arkansas (5/23) in the SEC Tournament ... Struck out a season-high four batters in the season opener at Stetson (2/14) ... NCAA TOURNAMENT: Appeared in three games in the NCAA Tournament, working 1.2 scoreless innings against No. 1 Louisiana-Lafayette in the NCAA Super Regional opening game ... COLLEGE WORLD SERIES: Worked 1.2 scoreless innings in relief against No. 2 TCU in an elimination game ... Worked a season-long 3.1 innings against No. 1 Virginia in an elimination game, allowing one run on two hits with two strikeouts ...

HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered five years at Southaven High School under head coach David Williams ... Hit .416 with 47 RBI, 15 doubles and a pair of triples as a senior ... Also posted a 9-2 record with a 1.20 ERA to go along with 102 strikeouts and 22 walks through 70.0 innings pitched ... Did not commit an error on the year ... Named a Dandy Dozen selection by the Clarion Ledger in 2013 ... Named a second team All-State selection in 2012 ... Also lettered one season in swimming ...

MISCELLANEOUS: Son of Robert and Jonnie Short ... Born October 14, 1994 ... Has three brothers: Ryan, Dalton and Nic ... Recreation Administration major.





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