The No. 20 Ole Miss baseball team has come a long way in terms of finding itself during its nonconference schedule. For starters, roles on the field have begun to be defined with freshmen Alex Yarbrough and Tanner Mathis solidifying positions at second base and left field respectively heading into this weekend’s three-game series at No. 26 Kentucky (14-3 overall).
In addition to David Goforth and Aaron Barrett locking down the closer and Saturday starter roles, one player who has flown under the radar is senior outfielder Taylor Hashman. (March 19, 2010, Page 7A)
During Oxford’s 8-5 victory over Lafayette on Thursday at Edwin Moak Field, the Chargers finally showed the mental toughness coach Bradley Roberson has been searching for, while the game left the Commodores in need of some soul searching. (March 19, 2010, Page 6A)
For the second night in a row, one inning proved to be the difference in a win and a loss for the Oxford Chargers baseball team. In the Chargers’ 3-1 loss to the Hernando Tigers to conclude Day 3 of the Oxford Spring Break Tournament at Edwin Moak Field, Oxford surrendered two runs on five hits in the fifth inning and were never able to recover. (March 18, 2010, Page 7)
Just under one year ago, the Ole Miss baseball team routed Arkansas-Pine Bluff 22-2. On Tuesday, the Golden Lions didn’t fare much better, falling to No. 20 Ole Miss 17-1 at Oxford-University Stadium.
The Rebels mounted a five-run first inning on three hits and one error and cruised the rest of the way.
“It’s hard to say that we could have played much better tonight,” Ole Miss coach Mike Bianco said. “We swung, we played defense, we pitched well, so it was a good, solid game.”
Right fielder Taylor Hashman led the offensive charge, tallying an Ole Miss record six runs scored. (March 16, 2010, Page 6A)
No. 21 Ole Miss will return to action tonight at home against Arkansas-Pine Bluff. Rory McKean will make his second start on the mound for the Rebels, who will then travel to play No. 26 Kentucky to open Southeastern Conference play. (March 16, 2010, Page 6A)
Oxford’s Shea Mnchowski helped lift the Oxford Chargers to a 6-3 win over Independence in their first game of the Oxford Spring Break Tournament at Edwin Moak Field. Mnchowski came on in relief of starter Parker Adamson and went on to log 4.2 scoreless innings. (March 16, 2010, Page 6A)
The Lafayette Commodores baseball team may not have come out on top against Hernando, but the team learned a lot about itself during its 5-4 loss in 10 innings at the Oxford Spring Break Tournament on Monday. (March 16, 2010, Page 7A)
It’s been a semi-busy day today in the world of Ole Miss sports considering the university is on Spring Break. (more…) (March 15, 2010)
The Ole Miss baseball team fought back from an early seven-run deficit, but in the end it wasn’t enough as the No. 8 Louisville Cardinals held on to win 10-8 on Sunday and win the series at Oxford-University Stadium. (March 15, 2010, Page 8)