Coach Mike Bianco and No.17 Ole Miss baseball were back in action Friday night as the Rebels faced No.6 Texas A&M in game-two of the weekend series.
Coming off a 5-4 game-one win over the No.6 Texas A&M Aggies, No.17 Ole Miss baseball were back in action Friday night in game-two. While game-one went extra innings the Rebels were able to get the walk-off win with a 2 run single from junior Thomas Dillard. Game-two was nothing like game-one. The Rebels hammered the Aggies in game-two.
After two and a half scoreless innings the Rebels took the 1-0 lead in the bottom of the third. The Aggies responded in the top of the fourth to make it a 1-1 game. The game stayed knotted at 1-1 thru the fifth and A&M added a run in the top of the sixth to take a 2-1 lead.
The Aggies lead didn’t last long with the Rebels retaking the lead with 6 runs in the bottom of the sixth to make it a 7-2 game. The Rebels had another 6 run inning in the bottom of the seventh to make the score 13-2. After the scoreless eighth the Aggies added 1 run to cut the lead to 13-3 which ultimately was the final. OHT looks at the game-two SEC series win by the numbers.
By The Numbers
Ole Miss Rebels
In the game-two series deciding win there were 6 Rebels who combined for 13 hits with 4 Rebels recording multiple hit games. Leading all Rebels at the plate was sophomore Anthony Servideo (1HR) who went 3 for 4 with 2 RBI. Junior Grae Kessinger and senior Ryan Olenek both went 3 for 5 with 1 RBI each.
On the mound freshman left-hander Doug Nikhazy drew the expected start. Nikhazy went for 7.0 innings allowing 1 earned run on 4 hits with 10 Ks. Junior right-hander Taylor Broadway entered in the eighth and finished out the hill work. Broadway went 2.0 innings allowing 1 earned run on 1 hit with 1 K.
Coach Mike Bianco and No.17 Ole Miss baseball will be back in action for game-three of the weekend series and will be looking for the sweep. First pitch from Swayze Field is set for 2pm CT Saturday. Good luck to coach Bianco and the Rebels. Hotty Toddy!