HOOVER, Ala. — Drew Pomeranz’s mantle must be running out of space.
On Tuesday, the left-hander became the first Rebel to be named the Southeastern Conference’s Pitcher of the Year. The SEC’s announcement comes one day after the junior was awarded the Ferriss Trophy, which goes to the Magnolia State’s top collegiate baseball player. (May 26, 2010, Page 6A)
HOOVER, Ala. — It’s been a busy day at Regions Park in Hoover Ala., host site of the Southeastern Conference’s Baseball Tournament. (more…) (May 25, 2010)
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Ole Miss left-handed pitcher Drew Pomeranz was named the 2010 winner of the Cellular South Ferriss Trophy awarded annually to the top collegiate baseball player in the state of Mississippi. Pomeranz is the fourth Rebel to win the award. (May 25, 2010, Page 8)
The Ole Miss Rebels and South Carolina Gamecocks both had chances to claim division titles going into the last weekend of the regular season, and both came up short. Now, the two teams square off in the first round of the SEC Tournament in Hoover, Ala.
The coaching staffs of the two programs are taking different approaches to the SEC tournament. USC is holding its top two pitchers to keep them on the regular schedule heading into the NCAA Regionals, while Mike Bianco isn’t holding anything back and will send ace Drew Pomeranz to the mound Wednesday afternoon. (May 25, 2010, Page 8)
The Ole Miss Rebel baseball team got a day off Sunday after getting swept by Auburn to end the regular season, and the coaching staff and players hope they will take a new approach, particularly at the plate, when they travel to Hoover, Ala., for the SEC Tournament that begins Wednesday. (May 25, 2010, Page 8)
Following No. 16 Auburn’s 11-1 victory at Oxford-University Stadium that wrapped up a three-game sweep of No. 17 Ole Miss, the normally jovial Smith looked like he — and the rest of the Rebels — had just been put through the wringer.
During Auburn’s first sweep in Oxford since the 1976 season, the Tigers outscored Ole Miss 34-8.
“Obviously we didn’t swing it well and it can’t get much worse than what you saw this weekend,” said Smith, whose Rebels have scored a total of 24 runs in their last three conference series. “I don’t think you can put your finger on one thing in particular. We just didn’t hit, that’s the bottom line.” (May 24, 2010, Page 1B)
If there was any doubt the No. 16 Auburn Tigers could swing the bat, they obliterated it this weekend. After claiming games one and two against No. 17 Ole Miss at Oxford-University Stadium, the Tigers made it a clean sweep by winning Game 3 11-1.
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One jarring swing from the 6-foot-4, 233-pound Kevin Patterson proved to be the difference as the No. 16 Auburn Tigers were able to defeat the No. 17 Ole Miss Rebels 5-3 Thursday night at Oxford-University Stadium.
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