Ole Miss and USM will Meet Tuesday night in Pearl

By: Ole Miss Media Relations
By: Ole Miss Media Relations

#9 Ole Miss (21-4) vs. Southern Miss (12-12)

Date: March 25, 2014
Location: Pearl, Miss.
Venue: Trustmark Park
Capacity: 8,480
Surface: Grass
Series: Ole Miss leads 71-45
Last Series: USM won both games in 2013
Radio: Ole Miss Baseball Network
Television: None
Live Stats: OleMissSports.com
Live Video: www.WatchRebelVision.com
Twitter Updates: @OleMissBSB

• Ole Miss continued to rise in the rankings after a sweep of Missouri, topping out at No. 9 in the latest
• The Rebels are second in the SEC in batting (.309), second in home runs (19) and seventh in scoring
(144 runs).
• Ole Miss is fourth in ERA as a staff (2.03) and is tops in the league in strikeouts (233) with a league-
leading 21 wins.
• Three Rebels rank in the top five in the SEC in hits: Bousfield (T1st - 39), Allen (3rd - 35) and
Anderson (T4th - 34).
• Bousfield ranks in the top 10 in the SEC in hits (T1st), average (4th), Runs (9th) and on base
percentage (10th).
• Will Allen is tied for the league lead in RBI (32) and is tied for fourth in the league in home runs (4)
this season.
• Sikes Orvis is second in the SEC in home runs (6) and has produced nine of his 14 RBI from home
• Chris Ellis ranks third in the SEC in ERA (0.67) while Christian Trent is sixth in the SEC in strikeouts
• Ole Miss is now 8-1 in one-run games this season and has posted nine come-from-behind wins.

USM - Cody Carroll, So., RHP
OLE MISS - Jeremy Massie, Sr., LHP
• The southpaw makes his fifth start of the season and sixth appearance with the nod against USM.
• Massie has made 23 appearances in his Rebel career, including 19 relief outings as a junior.
• This season, Massie is 1-1 with a 2.25 ERA through 20.0 IP with a .200 opponent batting average.
• The left-hander has posted seven walks and 13 strikeouts with only one extra-base hit allowed.
• Massie took the loss against Memphis, but picked up the win on the road at Southeastern Louisiana.

The Golden Eagles of Southern Miss enter the week with an overall record of 12-12 and are coming off a series win over Texas-San Antonio in which Southern Miss won the first and final game of the series.
• The Golden Eagles are 4-2 in midweek games this season with losses to Florida and South Alabama.
• Southern Miss holds a .243 batting average with 120 runs scored, 14 home runs and 114 RBI.
• Mason Robbins is a key for the offense, htting .284 with three home runs, 22 RBI and 20 runs.
• As a staff, USM holds a 3.70 ERA with 86 walks and 210 strikeouts through 214.0 innings of work.
• RHP Cody Carroll is 1-0 with two starts, a 1.00 ERA to go along with three walks and eight strikeouts.
• Carroll started against ULM (3/18) and picked up the win, but USM lost his start against USA (3/12).

The Rebels and Golden Eagles have faced each other 116 times in the history of the two programs with Ole Miss holding a 71-45 lead in the all-time series with Southern Miss.
• The Golden Eagles won both meetings last season, 2-1 in Pearl and 10-3 in Hattiesburg.

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