#22 Ole Miss (34-18) at Arkansas State (28-21) Jonesboro, Ark. • Tomlinson Stadium/Kell Field May 15 • 6:30 PM
Radio: Full Ole Miss Network Announcers: David Kellum & Keith Kessinger Television: None Internet Livestats: Click Here RebelVision/Audio: Click Here
THIS WEEK FOR OLE MISS: 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 6:30 p.m. and be televised by ESPNU, while Saturday's game will begin at 6:30 p.m. and Saturday's finale will begin at 2 p.m.
NEXT WEEK FOR THE REBELS: The Rebels will continue play with the Southeastern Conference Tournament in Hoover, Alabama. The tournament will kick-off on Tuesday at Regions Park. with seedings and match-ups still to be determined for the annual event.
PROBABLE PITCHING MATCH-UPS: TUESDAY, 6:30 P.M. ASU - Cody Woodhouse, So., RHP OM - Josh Laxer, Fr., RHP NOTING LAXER: Freshman right-hander Josh Laxer will make his fifth start of the season on Tuesday night against the Red Wolves. Laxer has posted a 4-0 record on the season and will be his first start since he worked a career-long 7.0 innings and struck out a career-high five batters while holding Southern Miss scoreless at Trustmark Park on May 1. Laxer holds a 5.25 ERA through 24.0 innings of work and has posted 14 strikeouts while walking only seven batters. The freshman has combined for two shutouts on the season.
A LOOK AT ARKANSAS STATE: The Red Wolves of Arkansas State enter the midweek contest with an overall record of 28-21 and are coming off a series loss to Florida International over the weekend, picking up a win in the first game before dropping the last two. As a team, Arkansas State is hitting at a .274 clip and is led at the plate by Claude Johnson with a .355 batting average. Logan Uxa leads the team in power and run production with nine home runs and 38 RBI this season. The Red Wolves pitching staff holds a 4.52 ERA and has posted 342 strikeouts to 178 walks. Tuesday night starter Cody Woodhouse has posted a 1-2 record with a 5.09 ERA through five starts and 10 appearances. In his 23.0 innings of work, he has struck out 10 and walked 10 while batters are hitting at a .303 clip against the right-hander.
OLE MISS VS. ARKANSAS STATE: Ole Miss and Arkansas State have faced off against each other 85 times with the Rebels holding a 65-20 lead in the all-time series. The two teams first met in 1951 with the Rebels splitting the two-game series with Arkansas State. Ole MIss dropped the first game 7-3 before claiming the second game by a score of 11-4 in seven innings.
LAST TIME OUT VS. ARKANSAS STATE: Ole Miss and Arkansas State last met on February 21 in the home opener for the Rebels this season. Ole MIss picked up an 8-1 win over the Red Wolves. Preston Overbey was 3-for-4 in that game, while Zach Kirksey belted out a three-run home run and also reached base on a walk and was HBP.
BIANCO VS. ARKANSAS STATE: 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.
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: One Rebel holds a hit streak of more than two games heading into the Tuesday night contest against Arkansas State. Alex Yarbrough holds a five-game hit streak heading into the game against the Red Wolves.
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
In a tie for 7th place at 7-under, @OleMissFB takes home $30,000 in charity and scholarship. #CFAPBGolf pic.twitter.com/qd0JzilyYR-- #CFAPBGolf (@CFAPeachBowl) April 28, 2015 The Ole Miss team of head football coach Hugh Freeze and Sean Tuohy turned in a strong... read more
The Ole Miss men's and women's tennis team learned their postseason destinations, as the men's and women's NCAA Tournament fields were announced Tuesday. The men, ranked No. 13 in the nation, are the No. 14 overall seed and will be... read more
Ole Miss Athletics Week in ReviewApril 21-27, 2015Baseball - During the five-game homestand, Ole Miss went 3-2 with a midweek win over Central Arkansas as well as claiming a weekend series over Alabama. - The Rebels recorded 68 hits throughout... read more
With a distance of 287-yards, the 2015 #CFAPBGolf Coaches Division Long Drive Champion is @CoachHughFreeze! pic.twitter.com/ProCdgbbg9-- #CFAPBGolf (@CFAPeachBowl) April 27, 2015 Ole Miss head football coach Hugh Freeze took home the long drive title at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge... read more
Hugh Freeze and Ross Bjork embarked on the Rebel Road Trip, the baseball team claimed their weekend series over Alabama that featured the largest crowd of the season and the football program's NFL presence is expected to grow with the... read more
Ole Miss swept a doubleheader Saturday, defeating Alabama 10-2 in Game One and 4-0 in Game Two. As a pitching staff, the Rebels allowed just one earned run and scattered a combined 12 hits with 17 strikeouts compared to just... read more
Ole Miss head football coach Hugh Freeze will team with former All-SEC basketball player Sean Tuohy to represent the Rebels for the fourth straight year and compete for a share of the $520,000 total purse in the ninth annual Chick-fil-A... read more
Ole Miss Athletics Week in ReviewApril 14-20, 2015Men's Tennis- Ole Miss downed No. 22 Vanderbilt 4-1 to advance to the SEC Tournament semifinals for the 16th time in program history.- The Rebels rallied to take the doubles point and then got... read more