Diamond Rebels To Host Alumni Weekend February 4-5 Weekend Of Fun To Be Highlighted By Alumni Game Saturday
Jan. 14, 2011
OXFORD, Miss. - The Ole Miss Baseball team will host an alumni weekend February 4-5, as former players will be welcomed back home to Ole Miss and Oxford-University Stadium for a weekend of fun with members of the Rebel baseball program both past and present.
The weekend will include social events for alumni as well as a golf tournament and an Alumni game that will pit current members of the Rebel squad against a collection of Ole Miss baseball alumni currently playing in the professional ranks.
The alumni weekend kicks off on Friday, Feb. 4 with a golf tournament and a social that evening. Any baseball alums interested in participating in the weekend can sign up for the event here, or can contact Fuller Smith, Director of Baseball Operations, at 662-915-7795.
Saturday's events will begin with an alumni tour of the newly expanded and renovated O-U Stadium/Swayze Field the morning of the fifth. Then at 1 p.m., members of the current Rebel squad will take to the field to compete against current Rebels in the professional ranks in the program's first alumni game.
The contest is open to the public, and fans can purchase tickets for $5 through the Ole Miss Baseball office or online at www.OleMissAlumni.com/events. Fans can contact Fuller Smith, at the baseball office at 662-915-7795. Tickets can also be purchased at every home basketball game or at Rebel Rags in Oxford. All proceeds from the sale of the tickets will go directly to the Ernie Labarge Bullpen Club.
Students will be admitted to the alumni game for free.
Some of the Rebels currently playing professional ball who will be back to take the field in the Alumni game include: Justin Henry, Jordan Henry, Lance Lynn, Drew Pomeranz, 2009 National League Rookie of the Year Chris Coghlan, Alex Presley and Matt Tolbert.
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