Jan. 17, 2013
OXFORD, Miss. - The Ole Miss Rebels have added 16 players to the program for the 2014 season as a part of the early signing period, head coach Mike Bianco has announced. Members of the signing class will be eligible to compete for the Rebels beginning with the 2014 season and enroll in school for the 2013-14 academic year.
OF/LHP - 6-5 - 200 - Dale, Okla. (Dale HS)
Rated the No. 142 recruit in the nation by Perfect Game ... Named a first team All-State selection, All-City selection and Player of the Year by the Daily Oklahoman in 2012 ... Named a second team All-State selection by the Daily Oklahoman in 2011 ... Helped lead Dale High School to back-to-back-to-back state championships in the fall of 2011, spring of 2012 and fall of 2012 ... Hit .427 this fall with eight home runs, 13 doubles and 27 RBI ... Also posted 17 stolen bases and drew 42 walks ... Posted an 8-1 record on the mound with a 1.52 ERA ... Struck out 99 through 47.0 innings of work.
OF/P - 6-3 - 184 - Shreveport, La. (Captain Shreve HS)
Rated the No. 373 recruit in the nation by Perfect Game ... Named a first team All-State selection in 2012 after hitting .447 with seven home runs and 41 RBI ... Also served as a closer for the Captain Shreve Gators ... Named a first team All-District selection in 2012 by the Shreveport Times ...
1B/RHP - 6-4 - 220 - Seminole, Fla. (Seminole HS)
Rated the No. 484 recruit in the nation by Perfect Game ... Hit .316 with 17 RBI and four home runs to help Seminole HS to a 20-10-1 record and the state championship game ...
INF - 6-2 - 175 - Phoenix, Ariz. (Mountain Pointe HS)
Rated the No. 203 recruit in the nation by Perfect Game ... Participated in the East Coast Pro Showcase ...
RHP - 6-2 - 220 - North Palm Beach, Fla. (Dwyer HS)
Rated the No. 242 recruit in the nation by Perfect Game ... Participated in the East Coast Pro Showcase and Area Code Games ... Participated in the Perfect Game National Showcase ...
INF - 6-5 - 230 - Oviedo, Fla. (Oviedo HS)
Rated the No. 409 recruit in the nation by Perfect Game ... Named a 2012 Underclass High Honorable Mention by Perfect Game ... Helped Ovideo advance to the Regional Quarterfinals of the state playoffs as a junior ...
INF - 5-9 - 170 - Memphis, Tenn. (Memphis University School)
Rated the No. 128 recruit in the nation by Perfect Game ... Named an All-America selection by Baseball America ... Also named an Under Armour All-America selection ... Finalist for Gatorade Player of the Year in Tennessee ... Named an All-State selection ...Went 43-for-43 in steal attempts as he helped MUS to an appearance in the state championship game ...
C - 6-0 - 190 - Southaven, Miss. (Southaven HS)
Named a second team All-State selection by the Clarion Ledger in 2012 ... Also named a Best of the Preps All-Metro selection by the Commercial Appeal in 2012 ... Hit .390 with 45 RBI, 13 doubles and a home run as a junior ...
OF - 5-10 - 185 - Picayune, Miss. (Picayune Memorial HS/Pearl River CC)
Named a All-Region 23 selection and an All-MACJC selection ... Hit .346 with a .455 slugging percentage and a .462 on base percentage at PRCC in 2012 ... Also went 30-for-32 in steal attempts ... Named a second team All-State selection by the Clarion Ledger in 2011 at Picayune Memorial ... Also selected to play in the 2011 Crossroads Diamond Club Mississippi High School All-Star Game ... Named the MVP of the 2010 Mississippi High School All-Star Classic ...
RHP - 6-1 - 188 - Keithville, La. (Calvary Baptist Academy)
Named an All-State, All-District, and All-City selection ... Named an All-America selection by Perfect Game and Under Armour ... Named the MVP of the 2012 State Tournament ... Posted a 6-0 record in 2012 and holds a 21-4 record for his career ...
LHP - 6-5 - 220 - Horn Lake, Miss. (Horn Lake HS/Northwest Mississippi CC)
Posted an 8-2 record as a freshman at Northwest Mississippi Community College ... Tallied five complete games and also posted three shutouts, two of them complete-game shutouts ... Turned in a 2.94 ERA through 64.1 innings of work with 65 strikeouts and 32 walks ... Held opponents to a .239 batting average against on the season.
INF - 5-11 - 175 - Boyd's, Md. (St. John's College HS)
Ranked the No. 92 nationally by Baseball America ... Rated No. 189 by Perfect Game ... Named a second team All-Metro selection by the Washington Post in 2012 ... Hit .391 with 10 doubles, 21 RBI and 28 runs scored ... Also a first team All-Conference selection and All-State selection ...
RHP/OF - 5-8 - 165 - Southaven, Miss. (Southaven HS)
Named an All-State selection by the Clarion Ledger in 2012 ... Also named an All-Conference selection in 2012 and an All-Conference honorable mention selection in 2009, 2010 and 2011 ... Named to the Sunbelt Classic Team Mississippi in 2012 and was an All-Tournament selection ... Posted a 5-1 record with a 1.20 ERA and 61 strikeouts through 40.0 innings of work as a junior ... Hit .339 with a .532 slugging percentage and was perfect in the field.
INF - 6-0 - 155 - Scottsdale, Ariz. (Chaparral HS/Yavapai College)
Hit .258 with 27 runs scored and went 10-for-12 in steal attempts at Yavapai College in 2012 ... Helped Yavapai to a 40-20 record and a berth in the NJCAA Region I Division I Championship Series and a 13th ACCAC title ... Named an All-State honorable mention selection and an All-Region selection at Chapparal HS.
OF - 5-11 - 185 - Covington, Tenn. (Covington HS)
Rated the No. 226 recruit in the nation by Perfect Game ... Hit .451 with 101 runs scored and 47 RBI while drawing 36 walks to help Covington make a run deep into the state playoffs as a junior ...
OF - 6-2 - 195 - Orlando, Fla. (Edgewater HS)
Rated the No. 122 recruit in the nation by Perfect Game ... MVP of Perfect Game 2012 U17 BCS Championship ... 2012 All-Metro Conference West Baseball Team as a junior after hitting .450 for the season with four home runs ... Also plays quarterback for Edgewater HS ...