No. 16 Rebels Down UAPB 11-1

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM Evan Anderson picked up his first win in the start against UAPB on Wednesday.
OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM
Evan Anderson picked up his first win in the start against UAPB on Wednesday.
OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM

April 2, 2014

Box Score | Photo Gallery | BLOG: Rebels Bounce Back With 11-Run Explosion

OXFORD, Miss. – The Rebels got off to a hot start on Wednesday, pushing four runs home in the first inning on the way to victory as No. 16 Ole Miss (22-8) defeated UAPB (8-20) by a score of 11-1 at Swayze Field.

The Rebels scored the 11 runs on 11 hits, including the first home run of the season from freshman J.B. Woodman, as the Ole Miss offense came alive before a weekend series against the Auburn Tigers.

Evan Anderson (1-0) picked up the win for the Rebels, working on a predetermined pitch count. Anderson allowed one hit with a strikeout in 3.2 innings of work. He was one of six pitchers to see action on the afternoon for the Rebels, including the first outing of the season for left-hander Scott Ashford.

Kyle Schwartz (2-4) took the loss for the Lions, allowing four runs – two earned – on three hits with a walk in his 1.0 inning of work.

Ole Miss got off to the quick start, pushing four runs across the plate in the first inning by capitalizing on an error by UAPB and stringing together three hits. Braxton Lee started things off with a walk and a stolen base before a throwing error by the Lions pitcher on a ground ball from Bousfield allowed Lee to score and Bousfield to go to second. Austin Anderson then delivered an RBI double to right before a single from Will Allen put two men on. Sikes Orvis came up with an RBI single up the middle for the third run and Allen scored a batter later when John Gatlin hit into a double play.

The Rebels led 4-0 after the first.

Ole Miss brought three more runs home in the third inning to take the lead out to 7-0. Anderson and Allen opened things with a single and a double before Orvis again came up with an RBI hit, this time driving the ball to the wall in right to bring two runs home on his double. A wild pitch moved Orvis to third and he then scored on a groundout from Gatlin to cap the inning.

A single run in the fourth on a fielder’s choice from Austin Anderson scored Errol Robinson as Ole Miss took the lead out to eight runs.

UAPB got on the board in the fifth, using a walk and a throwing error from the pitcher on a ground ball back up the middle to get a man into scoring position. Mike Wieland reached on the walk and went first to third on the ground ball up the middle from Mitch Bruckshaw that resulted in a throwing error as the Rebels tried to get Wieland out at second. A fielder’s choice to second from Rashawn Tillman brought Wieland home and the Rebels’ lead was cut to 8-1.

Ole Miss answered again in the home half of the inning, getting its first of three runs on the solo shot to right from Woodman as part of a two-out rally. The Rebels then loaded the bases on an Austin Knight single and back-to-back hit batters before Auston Bousfield would drive a ball back through the left side to bring home two more runs and take the lead out to 11-1.

The score stayed fixed from there with Ole Miss holding on to the 10-run advantage down the stretch as both bullpens kept things in check through the final 3.5 innings.

The Rebels will return to action this weekend with a three-game series against the Auburn Tigers. Friday’s series opener begins at 6:30 p.m., while Saturday’s contest is slated for a 4 p.m. first pitch. Sunday’s series finale is set for a 1:30 p.m. in a game televised by CSS.

    • Rebels Rule NCAA Stats, SEC History

      Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - Football

      Last week, I wrote this story about the 64 school records and numerous program firsts that Hugh Freeze's Ole Miss football team accomplished in 2015.Today let's take a closer look at where the Rebels' season stacked up in the national... read more

    • What They're Saying in 2015

      Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - Football

      Ole Miss Football is one of five programs in the nation to make back-to-back New Year's Six bowl games and will play in the Allstate Sugar Bowl (Jan. 1, 2016) for the first time since 1970. The Rebels are the... read more

    • Ole Miss Football: 2015 Offensive Juggernaut

      Thursday, December 3, 2015 -

      Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin;} Rebel Offense Shatters School Records... read more

    • Seniors Shine, Records Broken in Magnolia Bowl

      Saturday, November 21, 2015 - Football

      By Steven Oubre, Ole Miss Athletics Media RelationsAfter a bounce that didn't go their way against Arkansas, the Rebels knew tonight was a must-win situation. No. 22 Ole Miss knocked off rival No. 15 LSU 38-17 in a top-25 matchup... read more

    • Drama Rules The Day at Vaught-Hemingway

      Saturday, November 7, 2015 - Football

      By Brandon Lee, Ole Miss Athletics Media RelationsDrama in front of a sold-out crowd of 60,680 between the No. 18 Rebels and Arkansas? It was that and a whole lot more in a back-and-forth Saturday night knockdown, drag-out SEC West... read more

    • Rebels Dominate In Prime-Time Spotlight

      Saturday, October 24, 2015 - Football

      By Steven Oubre, Ole Miss Athletics Media RelationsIt wasn't pretty, but the Rebels got the job done. No. 23 Ole Miss and No. 15 Texas A&M combined for seven turnovers, but a dominant defense and a balanced offense led to... read more

    • Midseason Checkpoint: Rebels Control Their Own Destiny

      Wednesday, October 14, 2015 -

      It seemed like it was just yesterday that the Ole Miss football team continued through the motions of fall camp, and we all were just ready for the season to finally begin. Fast forward with a little Talladega up-tempo... read more

    • Rebels Bounce Back at Home

      Saturday, October 10, 2015 -

      By Steven Oubre, Ole Miss Athletics Media RelationsOle Miss raced past another non-conference opponent at home this week. The Rebels returned to their usual form after a conference loss at Florida last week, racking up 665 yards of total offense,... read more

    • Ratings, Exposure Huge for Ole Miss-Alabama

      Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - Football

      Ole Miss' historic win over Alabama last Saturday was not only popular with members of Rebel Nation, it was among the most-watched college football games of the year.The Rebels' thrilling 43-37 victory over the Tide at Bryant-Denny Stadium was the... read more

    • Rebels Pass First Test in Search of Playoff Berth

      Sunday, September 20, 2015 - Football

      By Steven Oubre, Ole Miss Athletics Media RelationsThe road to the College Football Playoff includes many tests along the way. The Ole Miss Rebels (3-0, 1-0 SEC) just passed their first, proving that they are a legitimate contender after knocking... read more

    • Kelly Makes Statement in Big Rebel Win

      Saturday, September 12, 2015 - Football

      By Steven Oubre, Ole Miss Athletics Media Relations Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri;... read more

    • Big Plays Highlight Season-Opening Win

      Saturday, September 5, 2015 - Football

      Offense, defense and special teams. Ole Miss dominated all three aspects of the game as the 15th-ranked Rebels routed UT Martin 76-3 in the season opener. The 60,186 fans, mostly dressed in white, anticipated an exciting start to the 2015... read more

    • Time to Take a Stand

      Monday, August 31, 2015 -

      It's finally here...game week! It's been 242 days since the Ole Miss Rebels last took to the gridiron for a clash of the helmets. After a successful 2014 campaign in which Ole Miss knocked off a No. 1-ranked team... read more

    • Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge to Air on ESPNU Aug. 1

      Thursday, July 30, 2015 -

      Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE ATLANTA - On Saturday, fans can tune in to see the Rebels duo of Head Football Coach Hugh Freeze and former Ole Miss basketball player Sean Tuohy compete in the Chick-fil-A... read more

    • Rebels Emerge on Four Watch Lists This Week

      Friday, July 17, 2015 -

      Only 50 days until The Grove is full, the constant shouts of "Hotty Toddy" are in the air, and football kicks off 100 years in Vaught-Hemingway Stadium! Looking forward to this upcoming college football season, seven Rebels were named to... read more

OFFICIAL STORE

GET SOCIAL

Twitter

  • Loading Tweets...
    1 second ago

Instagram

Facebook

» «