April 30, 2012
OXFORD, Miss. – The Ole Miss softball team will return home on Tuesday when the Rebels welcome Arkansas-Pine Bluff to the Ole Miss Softball Complex for a doubleheader beginning at 5 p.m.
Admission to all Ole Miss softball games is free, and fans are encouraged to bring chairs and coolers for the outfield seating. Outside food or drink is not allowed inside the stadium area of the Ole Miss Softball Complex. Fans can also hear the game on Reb Sports Radio on 102.1 FM in Oxford, 101.3 FM in Grenada, 1240 AM in Jackson and online at RebSportsRadio.com. Live in-game stats will also be available on OleMissSports.com and RebelVision will provide live video.
This marks the final non-conference games for the Rebels this season, who enter the twin bill with a 17-32 overall mark and a 4-21 record in SEC play. Freshman shortstop Allison Brown leads the team with 32 RBI, which broke the Ole Miss freshman record of 31 RBI previously held by former All-American Lauren Grill. Sophomore Londen Ladner and senior Cali Overbeck are tied for the team lead with five homers, while senior Kendall Bruning leads the Rebels in the circle with 13 wins, a 3.75 ERA and 129 strikeouts in 188.2 innings.
The Loins come to Oxford with a 7-34 overall record and a 5-11 mark in SWAC action. Freshman Tiressa Jacobs leads Pine Bluff at the plate with a .321 batting average and a team-best 15 RBI. Sophomore Lacie Sutterfield has started a team-high 13 games in the circle and has thrown 82.0 innings on the year.
The double header marks the first ever meeting between Ole Miss and Arkansas-Pine Bluff.