OXFORD--A pair of two-run blasts to deep center field by team captain J.B. Woodman put the icing on a monster weekend for the junior as No. 9 Ole Miss cruised past No. 8 LSU 8-2 Saturday afternoon at Swayze Field. With the victory over the Tigers (28-16, 11-10 SEC), the Rebels (33-12, 12-9 SEC) claimed their second series over a top-10 team this season.
OXFORD -- Kicking off a Southeastern Conference series between two rivals, No. 9 Ole Miss broke out the bats and made a pair of plays at the plate to defeat No. 8 LSU 7-6 Thursday night at Swayze Field. Junior J.B. Woodman recorded two RBI doubles and threw out two baserunners at home to lead the Rebels (32-11, 11-8 SEC) to a one-run victory over the Tigers (27-15, 10-9 SEC).
Ole Miss scored four runs in the bottom of the ninth to earn a thrilling comeback victory over Auburn Sunday at Swayze Field. The Rebels (31-10, 10-8 SEC) rallied from five runs down, scoring six in the last two innings to win 6-5 and complete the series sweep of the Tigers (18-22, 5-13 SEC).
OXFORD - On Wednesday night at Swayze Field, No. 14 Ole Miss defeated Murray State 8-3 to record its 21st non-conference win of the season. In another combined effort from the pitching staff and the Rebel bats, Ole Miss (28-10) earned a midweek win for the second night in-a-row.
TUSCALOOSA-- In front of a sellout crowd at Sewell-Thomas Stadium, No. 8 Ole Miss shut out Alabama 4-0. A trio of arms combined to pitch the shutout of the Crimson Tide (20-14, 6-7 SEC), giving the Rebels (26-8, 7-6 SEC) their fifth straight SEC victory.
Mississippi's three major baseball programs are fully represented in this week's Baseball America Top 25. Mississippi State sits at No. 2, Ole Miss is at No. 8 and Southern Miss makes its first appearance at No. 25.