Coach Mike Smith and No.24 Ole Miss softball were back in action Sunday as they were attempting to even the series against South Carolina.
After a 2-0 game-one loss Saturday No.24 Ole Miss softball (22-8, 3-2) was back in action Sunday and were looking to get the win to even the SEC road series against No.16 South Carolina (23-8, 2-6). The Rebels played determined and evened the series with their own 2-0 extra innings shutout win over the Gamecocks.
Sundays game was a good one with 7 scoreless innings with the game headed into extra softball. The Rebels scored 2 runs in the eighth to take the 2-0 lead and behind shutdown pitching from Molly Jacobsen the Rebels held on to get the 2-0 shutout and even the series. Of course, OHT looks at the Rebels win by the numbers.
By The Numbers
Ole Miss Rebels
In Sundays game-two win there were 5 Rebels who combined for 8 hits with 2 Rebels recording multiple hit games. Leading all Rebels at the plate was senior Kylan Becker who went 3 for 4. Junior Kaylee Horton went 2 for 4 while junior Autumn Gillespie and freshman Tate Whitley each went 1 for 3. Sophomore Jessica Puk went 1 for 4 with 1 RBI and 1 HR. Senior Brittany Finney also added 1 RBI.
In the circle junior left-hander Molly Jacobsen drew the game-two start for coach Mike Smith and the Rebels. Jabobsen pitched a complete game going 8.0 innings allowing no runs on just 3 hits. Jacobsen had 10 Ks and 3 BB. Jacobson had 9 straight strikeouts at one point in the game and was the major factor in the Rebels Sunday win.
Coach Mike Smith and No.24 Ole Miss softball will be back in action Monday night as they go for the series win in game-three against No.16 South Carolina. First pitch from Columbia is set for 6pm CT and the game can be seen via the SEC Network. Good luck to coach Smith and the Rebels. Hotty Toddy!