#RebsBSB Duo Named Preseason All-Americans by D1Baseball
Jan. 23, 2018

2018 D1Baseball Preseason All-America Teams

OXFORD, Miss. – As the 2018 season draws closer, more accolades continue to roll in for Rebel baseball as pitchers Ryan Rolison and Dallas Woolfolk have been tabbed to D1Baseball’s Preseason All-America teams, the organization released Tuesday.

Rolison, the No. 2 college prospect according to D1Baseball, landed on the second team, while Woolfolk, a member of USA Baseball this past summer, earned a spot on the third team.

The southpaw is coming off a Freshman All-America season (Collegiate Baseball) where he went 6-3 with a 3.06 ERA. The Jackson, Tennessee, native earned a spot in the rotation towards the end of thw 2017 campaign, and allowed the third-fewest runs (23) among stat-eligible pitchers. He was named to the SEC All-Freshman team and held opposing hitters to a .242 clip in 61.2 innings.

Rolison followed his freshman campaign as a Rebel with an even more impressive summer in the Cape Cod League for the Orleans Firebirds. Named a Cape Cod League All-Star, the lefty was named the No. 3 prospect in the entire league (according to Baseball America). He led the Firebirds with 35 strikeouts in just six starts, and finished with a perfect 4-0 record and 1.92 ERA.

Woolfolk is one of only six relievers on the preseason teams coming off a dominant 2017 season where he totaled 12 saves, one off the school’s single-season record. The righty held opposing hitters to a .200 clip and maintained a 41-5 strikeout-to-walk ratio across 37.2 innings of work.

The Southaven, Mississippi, native followed the spring with a highlight summer, where he spent the summer months with USA Baseball. As a member of the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team, Woolfolk tallied a 0.87 ERA in 10 appearances totaling 13 strikeouts and a .118 average against.

Woolfolk, Rolison and the remaining Rebels open the season with eight-straight at O-U Stadium/Swayze Field, beginning Feb. 16-18 with Winthrop. Season tickets are currently on sale at OleMissTix.com.

For all Ole Miss Baseball news and information, visit the official athletics site OleMissSports.com. For more social media updates, follow the Rebels on Twitter at @OleMissBSB, on Facebook at Ole Miss Baseball and on Instagram at olemissbsb.

 

 

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