Tuesday, October 27, 2020

OM Travels To Southern Miss

Photo by Adam Brown / HottyToddy.com
Photo by Adam Brown / HottyToddy.com

The Rebels and The Golden Eagles continue their storied series.

The Ole Miss baseball travels down to Hattiesburg, Miss., tonight to play the Southern Miss Golden Eagles.

Ole Miss (35-17) is ranked as high as No.14 in nation according to the USA TODAY/ESPN Coaches poll, as college baseball turns to the final week of the regular season. The Rebels are coming off a series win over the Mississippi State Bulldogs, sweeping the doubleheader the teams played on Saturday.  The Bulldogs fought from behind on Sunday to get a 7-6 victory over the Rebels.

Auston Bousfield delivered a great afternoon at the plate in the second game of the doubleheader with three hits and five RBI’s as the Rebels went on to win by a score of 10-8.

Southern Miss (27-23) welcomes the Rebels to Hattiesburg after a series loss to Southern Illionis-Edwardsville. The Golden Eagles are led at the plate by Issac Rodrigues, with a .394 average. Rodrigues is tied for the team lead with 34 runs, while teammate Mason Robins leads the team in RBI’s with 35.

The probable pitching matchup for tonight’s game showcases the arm of junior LHP A.J. Glasshoff for Southern Miss.  Coach  Mike Bianco is sending freshman RHP Jacob Waguespeck to the mound.

Ole Miss and Southern Miss have faced each other 115 times.  The Rebels hold a 71-44 lead in the all-time series.  When the teams met back on April 16th at Trustmark Park, Ole Miss fell 2-1 to Southern Miss.

Fans can listen to all the action on Q 93.7 and the Ole Miss Radio Network, with the first pitch slated for 6:00 p.m.

 Adam BrownSports Editor of HottyToddy.com