College Baseball March 10, 2013

By NEMS Daily Journal

FINAL: Ole Miss 9, Lipscomb 8

Parrish Alford
NEMS Daily Journal

The ninth straight win was a different sort of win for Ole Miss, one about offense and hitting and not pitching.

Lipscomb batter, held dormant for much of the series, exploded against Sam Smith for seven runs — all earned — on 10 hits in 4.1 innings.

The Rebels were down 8-4 in the seventh when the put up five runs on seven hits.

Offensive leaders for Ole Miss included Tanner Mathis (3-for-5), Austin Anderson (3-for-4), Stuart Turner (2-for-3 3 RBI), Andrew Mistone (3-for-4).

Click here for more at Parrish Alford’s Inside Ole Miss Sports Blog.

FINAL: Central Arkansas 7, No. 3 MSU 3
By Brad Locke
NEMS Daily Journal

Recapping No. 3 MSU’s 7-3 loss to Central Arkansas at Dudy Noble Field on Sunday.

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• The buzz: MSU (17-2) lost its second consecutive game and lost the series, as the Bears (14-2) got a complete game from Bryce Biggerstaff and continued to frustrated State’s pitchers.

• Big inning: It was 2-2 when UCA scored twice in the fourth. A hit-by-pitch, an error, a walk and another error led to one run, and then Forrestt Allday singled home a run with two outs.

• Key stats: MSU grounded into three double plays. … Bulldog pitchers hit five batters after plunking six Saturday. … UCA was 4 of 12 with runners in scoring position, while MSU was 2 of 4. … State committed two errors, leading to one unearned run, while the Bears were flawless in the field.

Click here for more at Brad Locke’s Inside Mississippi State blog.

Read more in Monday’s NEMS Daily Journal newspaper.