Sophomore right-hander Bobby Wahl has been named the national Pitcher of the Week by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA), the organization announced on Tuesday. (more…) (April 4, 2012, Page 2B)
The uniforms have barely dried after washing out the celebratory grass stains stemming from Sunday’s ninth-inning victory and the No. 10 Ole Miss Rebels have already put the victorious Florida series behind them.
With an in-state rivalry game against Southern Miss slated for tonight in Pearl and a tough road test at No. 8 Kentucky awaiting Ole Miss this weekend, the Rebels said Monday that they have already moved on. (April 3, 2012, Page 8)
The athleticism on this year’s Ole Miss baseball team trumps that of any squad in recent memory.
Looking back on the Florida series, the first visual that will come to mind may be Bobby Wahl’s impromptu mad dash around the bases, but it was his performance on Friday that really set the tone for the weekend.
The sophomore right-hander has continually pitched well for the Rebels, but Friday’s career-long performance may provide the best evidence that Wahl belongs in the discussion as one of the Southeastern Conference’s elite. (more…) (April 2, 2012, Page 8)
After struggling to string together complete outings in their last three games, the No. 17 Rebels will head to Alabama this weekend in hopes of a better fate. (March 23, 2012, Page 7A)
Down to their final strike of the series, Auburn center fielder Ryan Tella hit a two-out double that soared down the left field foul line and barely dropped in fair between the foul line and sliding Ole Miss left fielder Tanner Mathis.
Tiger left fielder Cullen Wacker then hit a double into the opposite corner, scoring Tella to tie the game.
The second double ended the day of Ole Miss starter Mike Mayers, who had limited the Tigers to just four hits until the ninth.
With Rebel closer Brett Huber on the mound, Auburn first baseman Garrett Cooper hit a single up the middle, scoring Wacker to put the Tigers ahead of No. 12 Ole Miss 3-2. (March 19, 2012, Page 6)
Ole Miss’ sophomore shortstop entered the Houston series with a batting average south of .200, but against Cougar pitchers on Sunday, he had a breakout day by going 3-for-5 with a double, a triple and three runs scored. (more…) (March 12, 2012, Page 1B)
Ole Miss pitcher Mike Mayers closed his eyes when he heard the muted ping resonate off the bat of Miami (Ohio) center fielder Alex Johnson.
Tonight, Ole Miss hosts the Miami (Ohio) Redhawks for Game 1 of a three-game set.
First pitch is set for just after 6:30 p.m. (more…) (March 2, 2012)