Date: Feb. 21-23, 2014 Location: Oxford, Miss. Venue: Oxford-University Stadium/Swayze Field Capacity: 10,323 Surface: Grass Series: First Meeting In Oxford: First Meeting Radio: Ole Miss Baseball Network Television: None Live Stats: OleMissSports.com Live Video: www.WatchRebelVision.com Twitter Updates: @OleMissBSB
QUICK HITS • The Rebels will be featured on television nine times this season, including two ESPNU broadcasts, five home games. • Ole Miss is coming off a series sweep on the road at Stetson this past weekend, winning 7-0, 11-1 and 8-2. • Will Allen was named SEC Player of the Week after hitting .545 with 10 RBI, three runs scored and two RBI. • Chris Ellis worked a career-long 6.0 innings against Stetson in the opener, leading the Rebels to a shutout win Friday. • Nine players made their Rebel debut on the opening weekend, including seven freshmen and two transfers. • Ole Miss now kicked off a 13-game home stand with a 6-0 victory over Tennessee-Martin on Wednesday night. • The Rebels return 11 pitchers who saw action in 2013, combining for 174 appearances and 277.2 innings of work. • Ole Miss has posted two shutouts in four outings with Rebel pitching staff holding a 0.75 ERA entering the weekend. • The Rebels are hitting at a .340 clip on the season with six home runs and 26 RBI; averaging 8 runs per game.
PROBABLE PITCHING MATCHUPS FRIDAY, 4:00 PM GSU - Nathan Bates, So., RHP OLE MISS - Chris Ellis, Jr., RHP NOTING ELLIS: • Ellis made his first Friday start of his career last weekend in the season-opening game at Stetson. • The junior worked a career-long 6.0 innings in the start, pitching the first shutout of his career. • Ellis tallied 6.0 IP with a pair of walks and four strikeouts in his last outing and held SU to four hits. • The shutout of Stetson was the third combined shutout of Ellis' career who had two as a freshman.
SATURDAY 1:30 PM GSU - Andrew Fessler, Sr., LHP OLE MISS - Christian Trent, So., LHP NOTING TRENT: • Trent makes his second Saturday start of the season when he takes the mound vs. GSU this weekend. • The sophomore worked 6.0 innings in the start last weekend with 6 strikeouts and no walks vs. SU. • Trent holds hitters to a .150 batting average against, allowing only three hits at Stetson in his debut. • Allowed one run at Stetson after a hit batter and a double provided the only run of the game for SU.
SUNDAY, 1:30 PM GSU - Matt Rose, So. RHP OLE MISS - Sam Smith, Jr., RHP NOTING SMITH: • Smith continues to anchor the final spot in the weekend rotation for the Rebels in his junior season. • Turned in 5.0 IP in his season debut at Stetson, holding the Hatters off the board with only two hits. • Smith has only taken one loss in his last 17 starts for the Rebels across the last two seasons. • Made 14 of his 15 starts as the third part of the weekend rotation last year as a sophomore.
REBELS vs. GEORGIA STATE Ole Miss and Georgia State will face off for the first time in the history of the two programs when the two teams take the field this weekend. It isn't a first meeting with an SEC team for the Panthers, who defeated Georgia 10-7 last season.
A LOOK AT GEORGIA STATE The Panthers of Georgia State enter the weekend with an overall record of 3-1 on the season after picking up a series win over Illinois at home last weekend and a midweek road game over Savannah State on Tuesday night. • Georgia State hits at a .384 clip on the year with five home runs and 34 RBI through four games. • Chris Triplett leads the way with a .471 average, a home run and seven RBI through four starts. • Nine Panther batters are hitting at a .300 clip or above early in the season, accounting for 33 RBI. • As a pitching staff, GSU holds a 5.84 ERA with 35 runs scored on 46 hits - 24 of the runs are earned. • Reliver Jerry Stuckey (2-0) has two wins in relief with 4.0 IP and has not allowed a run or hit. • Georgia State's starters in the weekend rotation have not taken a decision this season in 14.0 IP.
ALLEN NAMED SEC PLAYER OF THE WEEK Ole Miss got its first SEC Player of the Week selection on the opening week of play when the league office tabbed senior catcher Will Allen for the honor. Allen hit .545 in the series at Stetson with 10 RBI through 11 at bats and two home runs to help pace the Ole Miss offense against the Hatters. He tallied five RBI in the second game of the series on a 2-for-3 performance and four RBI on a 3-for-4 performance Sunday in the series finale.
REBELS ENJOY HOME FIELD ADVANTAGE UNDER BIANCO Ole Miss has enjoyed success on the home field under head coach Mike Bianco over the course of 14 seasons. The excitement and energy generated by Rebel fans has helped the squad post a record of 331-125-1 at Swayze Field for a .725 winning percentage in that time.
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
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
As we near the 2015 college football season, national organizations have started to release watch lists for their respective awards. Through the first week of watch lists being released, multiple Rebels have been announced as players that fans need to... read more
Along with head coach Hugh Freeze, three Rebels will represent Ole Miss at the annual SEC Football Media Days next week. Junior Evan Engram, just named to the John Mackey Award Watch List for college football's most outstanding tight end,... read more
Five Ole Miss Rebels were chosen as preseason All-SEC selections by some of the people who work closest with the student-athletes, the football media relations directors. The 14 football media relations directors of the Southeastern Conference institutions voted in the... read more
The preseason accolades just don't stop for the Ole Miss football team. Everywhere you look, Rebels can be found on preseason All-America teams. Lindy's Sports recognized seven Rebels for preseason honors, including four All-Americans. Four Ole Miss Football Rebels were... read more
With the season just 74 days away, members of the 2015 Ole Miss football team continue to earn recognition on Preseason All-America lists. Athlon Sports, the latest media outlet to release its 2015 college football preseason All-America team, gave five... read more
Preseason All-America football teams continue to roll in, and Ole Miss has been well represented each time.Today, the Sporting News unveiled its preseason All-America first and second teams, which includes a total of four Rebels.OT Laremy Tunsil and DT Robert... read more
Individual preseason accolades continue to pile up for the Ole Miss football team as college football magazines look toward the 2015 season. Athlon Sports is the latest magazine to release its preseason all-conference teams, June 10; the magazine named nine... read more
The start of summer heat and vacations is also the start of another tradition - preseason college football magazines.One of the first to produce a magazine every year is Phil Steele, whose 2015 version includes about as many Ole Miss... read more
Although they will not begin competing for the Rebels until the fall, several members of the 2015 signing class have arrived at Ole Miss to begin their college journey this summer. The first of two summer sessions offered at the... read more
Ole Miss Athletics Week in ReviewApril 28-May 4, 2015Baseball - The Rebels started the week defeating the Bulldogs, 11-1 in the annual Governor's Cup. The 10-run win for the Rebels marked the largest margin of victory in the 36-year history... read more
Welcome to Pittsburgh...and welcome to #SteelersNation, @Quez_G! #SteelersDraft pic.twitter.com/oY8wZc10Kk-- Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) May 2, 2015 Congrats Senquez Golson! Drafted 56th overall in the 2015 #NFLDRAFT by the Pittsburgh Steelers. #HottyToddy #FinsUp pic.twitter.com/EPGayDNOu7-- Ole Miss Football (@OleMissFB) May 2, 2015 Ole... read more
Six men with ties to Ole Miss were part of the inaugural class of 25 athletes and coaches inducted into the Scott County Hall of Fame this past Saturday at Roosevelt State Park in Morton. It is believed that this... read more