No. 24 Rebels Host Tennessee In Final Home Weekend

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM <blank>
OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM

May 10, 2012

Game Notes vs. Tennessee Get Acrobat Reader

#24 Ole Miss (31-18, 11-13 SEC) vs. Tennessee (24-24, 8-16 SEC)
Oxford, Miss. • Oxford-University Stadium/Swayze Field
May 11-13 • 6:30 PM/4:00 PM/1:30 PM

Radio: Full Ole Miss Network
Announcers: David Kellum & Keith Kessinger
Television: SportSouth (Saturday)
Announcers: Bob Kessling (Play-by-Play) & Rusty Ensor (Analyst)
Live Stats:Click Here
RebelVision/Audio:Click Here

THIS WEEK FOR OLE MISS:
Ole Miss will had the week off from midweek games because of finals, but the Rebels return to action with the final home series of the regular season this weekend. Ole Miss will play host to Tennessee in a three-game set that will begin on Friday night at 6:30 p.m. The Rebels will face the Vols at 4 p.m. on Saturday on SportSouth and then close out the series at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday afternoon.

NEXT WEEK FOR THE REBELS:
Ole Miss will close out the regular season with four road games this week, beginning with a Tuesday night contest at Arkansas State. The Rebels will then travel to take on Vanderbilt in the final series of the regular season. Thursday night's game will begin at 7 p.m. and be televised by ESPNU, while Saturday's game will begin at 6 p.m. and Saturday's finale will begin at 1 p.m.

PROBABLE PITCHING MATCH-UPS:
FRIDAY, 6:30 P.M.
UT - Dalton Saberhagen, So., LHP
OM - Bobby Wahl, So., RHP
NOTING WAHL: Sophomore right-hander Bobby Wahl takes the mound on Friday night to open the series against Tennessee and makes his 13th start of the season. On the year, Wahl is 5-1 with a 2.14 ERA and has posted 73 strikeouts with 25 walks in his 67.1 innings of work. The sophomore is holding opponents to a .215 batting average against and has combined for three shutouts this season. He has picked up wins over #10 TCU, UNC-Wilmington, Houston, Auburn and #1 Florida. He has twice been named the SEC Pitcher of the Week, been tabbed as the National Pitcher of the Week, has been selected to compete for the USA Baseball National Team and was named to the Golden Spikes Player of the Year watch list and National Pitcher of the Year watch list.

SATURDAY, 4:00 P.M. (SportSouth)
UT - Nick Williams, So., RHP
OM- Mike Mayers, So., RHP
NOTING MAYERS: Sophomore right-hander Mike Mayers is set to make his 12th start of the season when he takes the mound against Tennessee on Saturday. The sophomore is 4-2 on the season with a 4.01 ERA and has posted 46 strikeouts with 21 walks in his 67.1 innings of work. This season, Mayers has posted wins over UNC-Wilmington, Houston, #1 Kentucky and #15 Arkansas. Mayers has combined for one shutout on the season, a 1-0 win over the Razorbacks where he allowed only two hits for the game. It will be the fifth Saturday start of the season for Mayers who has two wins and taken two no decisions in four Saturday starts. Ole Miss has won all four games Mayers has started on Saturday this season.

SUNDAY, 1:30 P.M.
UT -
OM - TBA

A LOOK AT TENNESSEE:
The Tennessee Volunteers enter the weekend series coming off a midweek win over Memphis in the Bluff City following a series loss to Vanderbilt last weekend. Tennessee is hitting .255 as a team and are led at the plate by Will Maddox. Maddox is hitting at a .306 clip and is the only Volunteer hitting above the .300 mark this season with more than 13 at bats. Drew Steckenrider leads the team with six home runs, while Chris Fitts has posted a team-best 26 RBI. The Tennessee pitching staff holds a 4.29 ERA and Friday night starter Dalton Saberhagen has a 5-1 record with one start and a 2.92 ERA through 24.2 innings of work. He has 12 strikeouts with 13 walks and opponents are hitting at a .213 clip against Saberhagen.

OLE MISS VS. TENNESSEE:
Ole Miss and Tennessee have faced each other 73 times with the Rebels holding a 38-34-1 lead in the all-time series. The two teams first met in 1907 with dropping the first series 1-2. After that first meeting, the two teams did not meet again until the 1923 season when Ole Miss lost the first game and tied in the second game.

LAST TIME OUT VS. TENNESSEE:
Ole Miss and Tennessee met last season in Knoxville with the Rebels picking up the series win with wins on Friday night and Sunday in the finale. Matt Crouse tossed a complete-game in the 6-1 win. Tennessee's lone run came on a solo shot in the seventh inning. Austin Wright and Bobby Wahl combined to shutout the Volunteers in the Sunday finale. Wright worked 8.0 scoreless innings and allowed only four hits while Wahl closed things out in the ninth. Tanner Mathis and Alex Yarbrough started all three games and both hit .500 for the weekend to help lead the Rebels. Yarbrough hit two home runs and a triple on the weekend and went 5-for-10, while Mathis was 7-for-14 on the weekend.

BIANCO VS. TENNESSEE:
Ole Miss head coach Mike Bianco faced off against the Tennessee Volunteers 29 times, posting a 17-12 record in that time as head coach of the Rebels.

vs. TENNESSEE
in Oxford: 8-4
in Knoxville: 6-12
in SEC Tournament: 2-0
Series Wins: 5
Series Lost: 4
Series Sweeps: 2
Series Swept: 1

GAMES ON REBELVISION:
Fans of Ole Miss baseball who can't make it to Swayze Field can catch all the action live on the subscription based RebelVision or listen to the games online. Both features can be found at www.OleMissSports.com on any home game not carried live on television as a part of the Southeastern Conference's 2012 television package. Certain road games will be carried where an agreement has been reached with the host institution for a video share.

LISTEN TO THE GAMES ONLINE:
Rebel fans who can't make it to the game at Swayze Field have options for catching all the action with Rebel Baseballl. In addition to the RebelVision option for video and audio, fans can also download the Ole Miss App for their phone and receive live stats and streaming audio right in the palm of their hand.

HIT STREAKS ON THE LINE:
Five Rebels hold hit streaks of more than two games heading into the weekend series against Tennessee. John Gatlin holds a six-game hit streak heading into the series, while Auston Bousfield and Tanner Mathis hold four-game hit streaks. Austin Knight and Matt Snyder have both hit safely in three straight games.

THEY KEEP REACHING BASE:
Will Allen and Matt Snyder have reached base safely in seven straight games heading into the weekend series while John Gatlin is right behind them with six straight games reaching base. Auston Bousfield (4), Tanner Mathis (4) and Austin Knight (3) round out the list.

BEST WHEN SCORING FIRST:
Ole Miss has a stark contrast in its record when it comes to which team wins when scoring first. The Rebels are 26-3 this season when scoring first in a game, while Ole Miss is 5-15 this year when the opponent scores first.

NO PLACE LIKE HOME:
The home field has been kind to the Rebels during Bianco's tenure as Ole Miss has posted a 305-116-1 record within the friendly confines of O-U Stadium/Swayze Field for a  .724 winning percentage at home.




    • From the Tee Box at the 2016 SEC Championships

      Sunday, April 17, 2016 - Athletics

      Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA 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; font-family:Cambria; mso-ascii-font-family:Cambria; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Cambria; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin;} As the Ole Miss women's golf... read more

    • From the Tee Box at the 2016 SEC Championships

      Saturday, April 16, 2016 - Athletics

      Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA 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; font-family:Cambria; mso-ascii-font-family:Cambria; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Cambria; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin;} As the Ole Miss women's golf... read more

    • From the Tee Box at the 2016 SEC Championships

      Friday, April 15, 2016 - Athletics

      Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA 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; font-family:Cambria; mso-ascii-font-family:Cambria; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Cambria; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin;} As the Ole Miss women's golf... read more

    • Ole Miss School Of Pharmacy Names Todd Sandroni Distinguished Alum

      Saturday, April 9, 2016 - Football

      By Steven Oubre, Ole Miss Athletics Media RelationsThis weekend, the School of Pharmacy at the University of Mississippi will name former Rebel football player Todd Sandroni their 2016 Distinguished Alumnus Award. From 1987-1990, Todd Sandroni stalked the football field... read more

    • The Journey to this Point...2016 Ole Miss Baseball

      Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - Baseball

      By Tate Hawkins, Ole Miss Athletics Media Relations In case you missed it, or you've been focused on the winter sports, Ole Miss Baseball is already five weeks into the 2016 season. After an 8-2 win over UT Martin on... read more

    • Break Out the Powder Blue

      Monday, February 29, 2016 - Baseball

      By Tate Hawkins, Student Assistant, Ole Miss Athletics Media RelationsYou've seen it all over athletics and campus. From jerseys, hats, helmets, and even to T-shirts that get tossed into the crowd. Fans have clung to this over the past... read more

    • Watch Six Rebels at NFL Combine on NFL Network

      Thursday, February 25, 2016 - Football

      Who doesn't enjoy seeing their favorite Rebels suit up on Sundays and represent Ole Miss in the National Football League?Well, there are about to be a few more NFL Rebels to watch on TV this fall.The Path to the Draft... read more

    • Welcome Back to Baseball

      Monday, February 22, 2016 - Baseball

      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; 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;} By Tate Hawkins, Student Assistant, Ole... read more

    • Ole Miss Baseball 2016 Walk Out Music

      Friday, February 19, 2016 - Baseball

      With the 2016 Ole Miss Baseball season beginning today at Swayze Field (4 p.m. CT vs. FIU), check out the always much-anticipated walk out music list. Which song is your favorite?#1 DJ Miller: "Go DJ" by Lil Wayne#2 Ryan Olenek:... read more

    • Ole Miss to Appear at SEC Football Media Days on July 14

      Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - Football

      The Southeastern Conference today announced Kickoff '16, its annual football media days, will be held July 11-14 at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham - Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Alabama. Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze and selected players (TBA) will visit... read more

    • 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

OFFICIAL STORE

GET SOCIAL

Twitter

  • Loading Tweets...
    1 second ago

Instagram

Facebook

» «