Thursday, March 4, 2021

Diamond Rebels’ Incoming 2017 Class Ranked Seventh by Perfect Game

The Rebel Dugout celebrates. Photo by Bill Barksdale.
The Rebel Dugout celebrates. Photo by Bill Barksdale.

The Ole Miss baseball team’s 2016 season came to an end on  June 4 against the Tulane Greenwave in the Oxford Regional of the NCAA Tournament.

Now, the Ole Miss fans can look forward what the 2017 season could be like for the Diamond Rebels as  Coach Mike Bianco adds 17 new faces to his club.  Eight  of the 17 new faces are from the state of Mississippi and four played their high school ball in the shadows of Swayze Field at Oxford High School.

The four recruits from the Oxford Chargers have won back-to-back 5A State Championships.

Unsurprisingly, this 2017 class has the Rebels ranked as the number seven in recruiting, according to

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