OXFORD, Miss. – Sophomore third baseman Allison Brown hit her team-high 16th double of the season, setting a new single season program record, but Ole Miss fell 5-1 to No. 15 Texas A&M on Sunday afternoon at the Ole Miss Softball Complex.
“It’s a challenge to play,” said Ole Miss assistant coach Mike Perniciaro about playing on Senior Day. “It’s an emotional game for all the seniors and for everybody else as well. It’s tough to get up sometimes. Our seniors have shown some great leadership and we appreciate all the work they’ve put in over the last four years.”
Brown’s double in the bottom of the first highlighted her day at the plate. The Los Alamitos, Calif., native hit .545 (6-11) for the series with one double, one home run, three RBI and a slugging percentage of .909.
After a one-two-three inning in the top of the first, Texas A&M scored two runs one inning later off a two-run double that hit off the top of the left field wall.
Ole Miss (23-31, 3-21 Southeastern Conference) cut its deficit in half with an RBI ground out by junior first baseman Londen Ladner that scored junior center fielder RT Cantillo from third.
Texas A&M (37-13, 8-12 SEC) produced one run each in the fourth, fifth and sixth innings to win the series’ rubber match 5-1.
The Rebels will close out their season Wednesday in a doubleheader vs. Alcorn State. Game one will begin at 4 p.m. CT, and the season finale will start at 6 p.m. CT.
“We still have a challenge in front of us,” Perniciaro said. “We still have two games left to play and we’re going to come out hard and battle. I’m looking forward to that.”
It will be Dollar Wednesday at the Ole Miss Softball Complex, as hotdogs and popcorn will be sold for $1 at the concession stand located behind the first base dugout.
THE SEASON: Ole Miss Basketball (2014) - Episode 7 from Ole Miss Rebels on Vimeo.In case you missed it, here are each of the first six episodes of The Season: Ole Miss Basketball:Episode 1 (Season overview, Auburn, Mississippi State games)Episode... read more
In less than a full indoor season with the Ole Miss track & field team, Australian distance runner Daniel Bulmer has had a significant impact on the school record books and set the stage for a lot more to come... read more
What a Win tonight... Very Proud of our team #ProudCoach #Passion #Process #1MISSion-- Matt Insell (@minsell) March 6, 2014 What a great win for our program tonight! This team has come so far! Watch us take on Auburn tomorrow night... read more
Proceeding from 1995 to 1996, we will highlight moment No. 23 in head coach Billy Chadwick's career. This particular moment will accentuate a tremendous individual accomplishment. In 1996, Sweden's Johan Hede became the first Rebel in Ole Miss tennis history... read more
The Ole Miss women's basketball team looks to carry the momentum from a 73-71 overtime win over Auburn on Senior Day this past Sunday into this week's Southeastern Conference Tournament at the Gwinnett Center in Duluth, Ga. The Rebels are... read more
Ole Miss and Arkansas are both looking to improve their Southeastern Conference standing and possibly play their way into a top-four seed and a double bye to the quarterfinals of the conference tournament next week in Atlanta. The Rebels are... read more
Senior Bo Wallace returns at quarterback and will go through spring drills for the first time since 2012, having missed spring practice last year recovering from offseason shoulder surgery."I feel like strength-wise, I'm a lot better than I was at... read more
Audio of Ole Miss head coach Matt Insell's time on the SEC teleconference Monday as well as audio of Arkansas head coach Tom Collen and Auburn head coach Terri Williams-Flournoy. Ole Miss is the No. 14 seed in this week's... read more
Ole Miss Athletics Week in ReviewFeb. 24-March 2, 2014Baseball- Ole Miss posted four straight walk-off wins this past week on the way to two wins over ULM and a sweep of UCF.- Junior right-handed pitcher Chris Ellis has not allowed... read more
To begin this week, we are ending 1995 for moment No. 24. This moment is another first for the Ole Miss tennis program and is the product of a true collective effort by Coach Chadwick and the Rebels.By now, you... read more