Rebels Head to California for San Diego Classic I

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM Senior catcher Marina Parra and the Rebels are riding a seven-game winning streak.
OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM
Senior catcher Marina Parra and the Rebels are riding a seven-game winning streak.
OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM

Feb. 27, 2014

Ole Miss Notes Get Acrobat Reader

SAN DIEGO - Coming off a five-game sweep at the Red and Blue Classic and riding a seven-game winning streak, the Ole Miss softball team heads west this weekend to play in the San Diego Classic I in San Diego.

"This is our last tournament of the non-conference schedule, and we're going into this weekend with some momentum," Ole Miss head coach Windy Thees said. "The competition is going to be tough, but if we continue to pitch well and drive in more runs when we get people on base, we should be in good shape."

Ole Miss (11-6) enters the weekend after outscoring its opponents 20-5 (1.03 ERA) at the Ole Miss Softball Complex in the Red and Blue Classic, highlighted by a stretch of 25 consecutive innings where the Rebels held their opponents scoreless.

Hosted by San Diego State, Ole Miss is scheduled to play five games between Friday and Sunday at the San Diego Classic I. In addition to playing the Aztecs (Friday, 9:00 p.m. CT), Ole Miss will face BYU (Friday, 6:30 p.m. CT), Fresno State (Saturday, 1:30 p.m. CT), Utah State (Saturday, 6:30 p.m. CT) and Colorado State (Sunday, 11:00 a.m. CT).

Ole Miss senior outfielder RT Cantillo has led the Rebels at the plate. Cantillo paces the Southeastern Conference with 31 hits, and is second in the league with a .525 batting average. The Santa Ana, Calif., native has recorded a hit in 15 of Ole Miss' 17 games this season, including 10 games with multiple hits. She enters this weekend's tournament riding a seven-game hitting streak, which is her second longest streak of the year.

Junior third baseman Allison Brown, who hails from Los Alamitos, Calif., went on an 11-game hitting streak earlier this season (Feb. 14-23), which is the third longest streak in program history. Brown is batting .375 this year with a team-high tying 10 RBI.

In the circle, senior pitcher Shelby Jo Fenter (5-1) has been on a tear. Fenter, who has logged 35.1 innings, has a team-best 1.19 ERA and a team-high 42 strikeouts, the seventh most in the SEC.

Fellow senior pitcher Carly Hummel (3-2), a Bakersfield, Calif., native, is coming off a strong week in which she won two games and earned her first two saves of her career with the Rebels. Hummel currently holds a 2.29 ERA in 33.2 innings of work with 31 strikeouts.

For all Ole Miss softball news and information, go to OleMissSports.com and follow the Rebels on Twitter at @OleMissSoftball and on Facebook at Ole Miss Softball.

Ole Miss Gear
    Facebook
    Twitter
    • Loading Tweets...
      1 second ago
    Blog
    • Ole Miss Athletics Week in Review (April 21-27, 2015)

      Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - Athletics

      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

    • Freeze Wins Long Drive Competition

      Monday, April 27, 2015 - Football

      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

    • Observations from the Best Seat in the House -- April 26

      Sunday, April 26, 2015 - Athletics

      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

    • Bramlett Helps Rebels Complete DH Sweep, Clinch Series

      Sunday, April 26, 2015 - Baseball

      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

    • Freeze, Tuohy to Rep Ole Miss at Charity Golf Tournament

      Friday, April 24, 2015 - Football

      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

    • VIDEO: Ole Miss Football Season Tickets Promo

      Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - Football

      read more

    • VIDEO: Ole Miss Baseball Stars Wars Night Intro

      Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - Baseball

      read more

    • Ole Miss Athletics Week in Review (April 14-20, 2015)

      Monday, April 20, 2015 - Athletics

      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

    • Rebels Continue Push to Host in NCAA's

      Thursday, April 16, 2015 - Men's Tennis

      With a split of road matches at South Carolina and No. 8 Georgia, the Ole Miss men's tennis team moved up one spot to No. 13 in the nation entering the Southeastern Conference Men's Tennis Championship this week in College... read more

    • Ole Miss Athletics Week in Review (April 7-13, 2015)

      Monday, April 13, 2015 - Athletics

      Ole Miss Athletics Week in Review April 7-13, 2015 Baseball - Ole Miss finished the week with a 2-2 mark to remain a .500 overall record for the season (18-18) as well as 7-8 in SEC play. After dropping a... read more

    • Observations from the Best Seat in the House -- April 12

      Sunday, April 12, 2015 - Athletics

      The baseball team claimed claimed their second series of the second over the nation's top-ranked team in dramatic fashion. The football team wrapped up spring practice. And the men's and women's tennis teams closed out their respective regular seasons and... read more

    • Quarterbacks Make Final Case of Spring Practice

      Saturday, April 11, 2015 - Football

      At one point, co-offensive coordinator Dan Werner said, all three quarterbacks had completed around 66 percent of their passes, a testament to how close the competition has been this spring. Going into the Grove Bowl, Freeze said one had a... read more

    • Hilton, Mullins Share Similar Story, Spirit

      Saturday, April 11, 2015 - Football

      Former Ole Miss head coach Billy Brewer almost did not sign Chucky Mullins, whose memory has been honored with the Chucky Mullins Courage Award. Nate Wayne, a four-year letterman for the Rebels and the 1997 recipient of the award, who... read more

    • Three and Out: Grove Bowl Edition

      Friday, April 10, 2015 - Football

      #RebelNation here are the Red and Blue rosters for tomorrow's Regions Bank Grove Bowl. See you there! pic.twitter.com/FZptUEkW4P-- Ole Miss Football (@OleMissFB) April 10, 2015 Three areas to watch as Ole Miss splits into two teams for the annual Regions... read more

    • Long But Rewarding Journey For Shepard

      Friday, April 10, 2015 - Football

      Junior cornerback Tee Shepard's story has been well-documented.  Shepard is hearing impaired, but since he has arrived at Ole Miss, he has been the beneficiary of new hearing technology that has allowed him to hear sounds, such as a coach's... read more