SEC Baseball Series Preview: Ole Miss at Arkansas

Preview of the Ole Miss-Arkansas SEC baseball series including key players, stats, schedules/results, rosters and a prediction of the series winner

Arkansas-Ole Miss

The Ole Miss Rebels travel to the Arkansas Razorbacks for a 3-game, Thursday-Saturday SEC baseball series. 14Powers.com SEC Baseball previews this series and predicts the series winner.

By 14Powers SEC Baseball Staff

Series Schedule April 4-6

Jackson Ross of Ole Miss
Jackson Ross of Ole Miss
Baum-Walker Stadium 10,737
Baum-Walker Stadium 10,737
Kendall Diggs of Arkansas
Kendall Diggs of Arkansas
  Day Start Time (ET) TV Tickets
Game 1 Thursday 7:00 PM ET SECN+ Tickets
Game 2 Friday 7:30 PM ET SECN+ Tickets
Game 3 Saturday 3:00 PM ET SECN+ Tickets

Team Statistical Comparisons

Statistic Team National
Rank
Conference
Rank
Value
Base on Balls Ole Miss
Arkansas
4
62
3
9
190
145
Batting Average Ole Miss
Arkansas
128
140
10
11
0.281
0.279
Double Plays Ole Miss
Arkansas
108
131
3
5
18
17
Double Plays Per Game Arkansas
Ole Miss
133
135
3
4
0.65
0.64
Doubles Arkansas
Ole Miss
199
252
12
14
42
36
Doubles Per Game Arkansas
Ole Miss
205
281
12
14
1.62
1.29
Earned Run Average Arkansas
Ole Miss
1
93
1
10
2.67
5.22
Fielding % Arkansas
Ole Miss
18
195
4
14
0.980
0.965
Hit Batters Ole Miss
Arkansas
188
227
6
9
31
28
Hit by Pitch Ole Miss
Arkansas
143
153
10
11
35
34
Hits Ole Miss
Arkansas
127
183
9
13
251
235
Hits Allowed Per 9 Innings Arkansas
Ole Miss
1
71
1
11
6.28
8.81
Home Runs Ole Miss
Arkansas
29
63
8
10
45
37
Home Runs Per Game Ole Miss
Arkansas
39
60
8
10
1.61
1.42
On Base % Ole Miss
Arkansas
43
85
6
11
0.417
0.402
Runs Ole Miss
Arkansas
63
121
9
13
214
190
Sacrifice Bunts Arkansas
Ole Miss
214
241
8
10
6
4
Sacrifice Flies Ole Miss
Arkansas
2
190
1
10
23
9
Scoring Ole Miss
Arkansas
77
98
9
12
7.6
7.3
Shutouts Arkansas 2 2 5
Slugging % Ole Miss
Arkansas
65
96
9
11
0.486
0.468
Stolen Bases Ole Miss
Arkansas
95
194
4
9
37
23
Stolen Bases Per Game Ole Miss
Arkansas
106
200
4
9
1.32
0.88
Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio Arkansas
Ole Miss
1
52
1
10
4.39
2.35
Strikeouts Per 9 Innings Arkansas
Ole Miss
1
15
1
5
13.1
10.9
Triple Plays
Triples Ole Miss
Arkansas
88
213
6
12
6
3
Triples Per Game Ole Miss
Arkansas
113
230
6
12
0.21
0.12
WHIP Arkansas
Ole Miss
1
94
1
11
1.03
1.50
WL Pct Arkansas
Ole Miss
3
59
2
11
0.885
0.643
Walks Allowed Per 9 Innings Arkansas
Ole Miss
6
124
1
12
2.98
4.65

Statistical Leaders

Ole Miss Batting Leaders

Player BA OBP AB R H 3B HR SB
Ethan Lege 0.354 0.464 96 32 34 0 8 3
Jackson Ross 0.316 0.481 98 31 31 0 7 4
Andrew Fischer 0.307 0.438 101 27 31 2 11 1
Ethan Groff 0.304 0.403 112 27 34 0 5 10
Treyson Hughes 0.269 0.333 93 16 25 1 0 4
Luke Hill 0.260 0.393 96 18 25 1 1 9
Will Furniss 0.235 0.423 51 13 12 0 4 1

Ole Miss Pitching Leaders

Player W L ERA APP GS SV IP H ER BB K HBP BA
Riley Maddox 2 2 4.02 7 6 0 31.1 30 14 9 25 6 0.248

Arkansas Batting Leaders

Player BA OBP AB R H 3B HR SB
Jared Sprague-Lott 0.296 0.438 71 18 21 0 2 1
Ben McLaughlin 0.295 0.439 88 19 26 0 3 0
Kendall Diggs 0.289 0.407 97 20 28 1 6 2
Wehiwa Aloy 0.273 0.381 99 20 27 0 6 5
Hudson White 0.268 0.376 71 12 19 0 1 0
Ty Wilmsmeyer 0.258 0.355 66 12 17 0 1 1

Arkansas Pitching Leaders

Player W L ERA APP GS SV IP H ER BB K HBP BA
Hagen Smith 5 0 1.54 7 7 0 35.0 16 6 10 72 2 0.136
Mason Molina 3 0 3.00 7 7 0 33.0 19 11 18 54 6 0.171
Brady Tygart 3 0 2.51 7 7 0 32.1 20 9 16 42 10 0.185
Will McEntire 2 0 1.93 13 0 3 32.2 22 7 6 41 0 0.191

Massey College Baseball Ranking Composite

Ole Miss 30
Arkansas 2

Ole Miss Roster

# Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
1 Treyson Hughes OF 6′-3” 180 Jr. Warner Robins GA
2 Riley Maddox RHP 6′-1” 205 Jr. Pearl MS
3 Andrew Fischer INF 6′-1” 205 So. Manasquan NJ
4 Seth Farni OF 6′-0” 195 Fr. Gulfport MS
6 Reagan Burford INF 6′-0” 205 Sr. Germantown TN
7 Luke Hill INF 6′-0” 195 So. Baton Rouge LA
8 Bo Gatlin INF 5′ 11” 185 Sr. Oxford MS
9 Ethan Lege INF 6′-1” 215 Sr. Abbeville LA
10 Ethan Groff OF 6′-0” 200 Sr. Orlando FL
12 Campbell Smithwick C 6′-0” 195 Fr. Oxford MS
13 Kyler Carmack RHP 6′-2” 180 So. Cabot AR
14 Brayden Randle INF 5′ 9” 175 Fr. Rockwall TX
16 Drew Markle IF/OF 6′-4” 170 Fr. Katy TX
17 John Kramer OF 6′-1” 220 Jr. Wildwood MO
18 Mitch Murrell RHP 6′-4” 210 Sr. Ocean Springs MS
19 Liam Doyle LHP 6′-2” 220 So. Derry NH
20 Jackson Ross IF/OF 6′-2” 210 Sr. Lakeland FL
21 JT Quinn RHP 6′-6” 215 So. Tampa FL
22 Connor Spencer RHP 6′-2” 220 Sr. Hernando MS
23 Josh Mallitz RHP 6′-3” 210 Jr. Tampa FL
24 Trenton Lyons C/UT 6′-3” 185 Fr. Memphis TN
25 Grayson Saunier RHP 6′-4” 210 So. Memphis TN
26 Hunter Elliott LHP 6′-3” 205 Jr. Tupelo MS
27 Judd Utermark INF 6′-5” 250 So. Charlotte NC
28 Connor Chisolm OF 5′ 10” 175 Jr. Madison MS
29 Ryne Rodriguez LHP 6′-2” 185 So. Fort Worth TX
31 Corey Braun LHP 6′-2” 195 Jr. Seminole FL
32 Gunnar Dennis LHP 6′-3” 220 Jr. Pearl MS
33 Xavier Rivas LHP 6′-4” 235 Sr. Portage IN
34 Eli Berch C 6′-0” 215 So. Bixby OK
35 Will Furniss INF 6′-4” 255 So. Nacogdoches TX
37 Mason Morris RHP/IF 6′-4” 220 So. Tupelo MS
38 Patrick Galle RHP 6′-2” 215 Fr. Biloxi MS
39 Gabe Smith RHP 6′-5” 240 Fr. Edwardsville IL
40 Wes Mendes LHP/OF 6′-1” 195 Fr. Tampa FL
43 Cole Ketchum RHP 6′-1” 205 So. West Point MS
44 Cole Tolbert RHP 6′-4” 200 Jr. Laurel MS
45 Mason Nichols RHP 6′-5” 220 Jr. Jackson MS
46 Brayden Jones RHP 6′-0” 205 So. Madison MS
47 Sam Tookoian RHP 6′-5” 265 So. Fresno CA
50 Taylor Rabe RHP 6′-5” 210 Fr. Greenville SC
51 Hudson Calhoun RHP 6′-4” 195 Fr. Tupelo MS
52 Hudson Mattox RHP/UT 6′-3” 210 Fr. Grenada MS
54 Austin Simmons LHP 6′-2” 200 Fr. Pinecrest FL

Arkansas Roster

# Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
1 Ty Wilmsmeyer OF 6′-2″ 185 Gr. Springfield MO
3 Nolan Souza INF 6′-3″ 220 Fr. Honolulu HI
4 Jack Wagner INF/OF 6′-0″ 210 Gr. Wichita KS
5 Kendall Diggs OF 6′-0″ 210 Jr. Olathe KS
6 Ben McLaughlin INF 6′-3″ 210 Sr. Golden CO
8 Hudson White C 6′-1″ 200 Jr. Keller TX
9 Wehiwa Aloy INF 6′-2″ 200 So. Wailuku HI
10 Peyton Stovall INF 5′-11″ 200 Jr. Haughton LA
11 Jaewoo Cho RHP 6′-3″ 220 Fr. Seoul South Korea
12 Jared Sprague-Lott INF 6′-0″ 195 Sr. Philadelphia PA
13 Jayson Jones INF/OF 6′-2″ 215 So. Savannah TX
14 Ross Lovich OF 6′-0″ 185 Sr. Overland Park KS
16 Hudson Polk C 6′-1″ 210 Sr. Coppell TX
17 Hunter Grimes OF 6′-1″ 185 R-Sr. Kerrville TX
18 Reese Robinett INF 6′-3″ 220 So. Kennett MO
19 Will Edmunson OF 6′-1″ 195 Jr. Luther OK
20 Gabe Gaeckle RHP 6′-0″ 195 Fr. Aptos CA
21 Mason Molina LHP 6′-2″ 230 Jr. Rancho Santa Margarita CA
22 Ty Waid INF/OF 6′-2″ 225 Fr. Texarkana AR
24 Peyton Holt INF/OF 5′-10″ 205 Sr. Greenwood AR
25 Brady Tygart RHP 6′-2″ 215 Jr. Hernando MS
26 Tate McGuire RHP 6′-3″ 210 Fr. Liberty MO
27 Ryder Helfrick C 6′-1″ 205 Fr. Discovery Bay CA
28 Koty Frank RHP 6′-2″ 225 Gr. Tushka OK
31 Dylan Carter RHP 6′-2″ 225 R-Jr. Bentonville AR
32 Hunter Dietz LHP 6′-6″ 230 Fr. Trinity FL
33 Hagen Smith LHP 6′-3″ 225 Jr. Bullard TX
34 Diego Ramos RHP 6′-3″ 205 Fr. Vian OK
36 Parker Coil LHP 6′-3″ 190 So. Edmond OK
37 Jake Faherty RHP 6′-3″ 185 Jr. Georgetown KY
38 Colin Fisher LHP 6′-3″ 225 Fr. Noble OK
39 Tucker Holland LHP 6′-6″ 235 Fr. Fayetteville NC
40 Ben Bybee RHP 6′-6″ 235 So. Overland Park KS
41 Will McEntire RHP 6′-4″ 225 R-Sr. Bryant AR
43 Kade Smith OF 6′-0″ 200 Fr. Searcy AR
44 Parker Rowland C 6′-3″ 215 Sr. Tulsa OK
45 Gage Wood RHP 6′-0″ 205 So. Batesville AR
46 Christian Foutch RHP 6′-3″ 230 So. Littleton CO
48 Cooper Dossett RHP 6′-0″ 200 So. Springdale AR
49 Stone Hewlett LHP 6′-1″ 195 Sr. Leawood KS
51 Jack Smith LHP 6′-4″ 225 Fr. Moulton AL
55 Josh Hyneman RHP 6′-4″ 240 R-Fr. Jonesboro AR
61 Adam Hachman LHP 6′-5″ 245 Fr. Wentzville MO

Ole Miss Schedule/Results

DATE AWAY RUNS HOME RUNS GAME INFO
16-Feb Ole Miss 5 Hawai’i 4
23-Feb 5:00 PM ET High Point 7 Ole Miss 3 SEC Network +
24-Feb 1:00 PM ET High Point 2 Ole Miss 12 SEC Network +
25-Feb 2:30 PM ET High Point 2 Ole Miss 25 SEC Network +
27-Feb 5:00 PM ET Little Rock 6 Ole Miss 12 SEC Network +
28-Feb 5:00 PM ET Missouri St 3 Ole Miss 12 SEC Network +
1-Mar 7:30 PM ET Iowa 13 Ole Miss 7 SEC Network +
2-Mar 2:30 PM ET Iowa 5 Ole Miss 12 SEC Network +
3-Mar 1:00 PM ET Iowa 3 Ole Miss 8 SEC Network +
5-Mar 7:30 PM ET Memphis Ole Miss SEC Network +
8-Mar 7:30 PM ET Morehead St 3 Ole Miss 10 SEC Network +
9-Mar 5:00 PM ET Morehead St 3 Ole Miss 10 SEC Network +
10-Mar 2:30 PM ET Morehead St 5 Ole Miss 6 SEC Network +
12-Mar 5:00 PM ET Ole Miss 5 UL Monroe 3
15-Mar 7:30 PM ET South Carolina 4 Ole Miss 5 SEC Network +
16-Mar 2:00 PM ET South Carolina 3 Ole Miss 12 SEC Network
17-Mar 2:30 PM ET South Carolina 6 Ole Miss 2 SEC Network +
19-Mar 7:00 PM ET Southern Miss 3 Ole Miss 8 SEC Network +
22-Mar 6:30 PM ET Ole Miss 3 Tennessee 15 SEC Network +
23-Mar 6:00 PM ET Ole Miss 8 Tennessee 5 SEC Network +
24-Mar 1:00 PM ET Ole Miss 4 Tennessee 15 SEC Network +
26-Mar 7:30 PM ET Austin Peay 9 Ole Miss 13 SEC Network +
29-Mar 7:30 PM ET Kentucky 5 Ole Miss 3 SEC Network +
30-Mar 2:30 PM ET Kentucky 17 Ole Miss 9 SEC Network +
31-Mar 2:30 PM ET Kentucky 15 Ole Miss 1 SEC Network +
2-Apr 7:00 PM ET Ole Miss 4 Memphis 9
4-Apr 7:00 PM ET Ole Miss Arkansas SEC Network
5-Apr 7:30 PM ET Ole Miss Arkansas
6-Apr 3:00 PM ET Ole Miss Arkansas
9-Apr 7:30 PM ET Murray St Ole Miss
12-Apr 8:00 PM ET Mississippi St Ole Miss SEC Network
13-Apr 8:30 PM ET Mississippi St Ole Miss
14-Apr 2:30 PM ET Mississippi St Ole Miss
16-Apr 7:00 PM ET Ole Miss Arkansas St
19-Apr 6:00 PM ET Ole Miss Georgia
20-Apr 2:00 PM ET Ole Miss Georgia
21-Apr 1:00 PM ET Ole Miss Georgia
23-Apr 12:00 PM ET North Alabama Ole Miss
25-Apr 7:30 PM ET Alabama Ole Miss
26-Apr 7:30 PM ET Alabama Ole Miss
27-Apr 3:00 PM ET Alabama Ole Miss SEC Network
1-May 7:00 PM ET Ole Miss Mississippi St
3-May 7:00 PM ET Ole Miss Auburn
4-May 8:00 PM ET Ole Miss Auburn SEC Network
5-May 4:00 PM ET Ole Miss Auburn SEC Network
10-May 8:30 PM ET Texas A&M Ole Miss SEC Network
11-May 5:00 PM ET Texas A&M Ole Miss
12-May 6:00 PM ET Texas A&M Ole Miss SEC Network
14-May 7:00 PM ET Ole Miss Southern Miss
16-May 7:30 PM ET Ole Miss LSU
17-May 7:30 PM ET Ole Miss LSU
18-May 2:00 PM ET Ole Miss LSU
18-May 2:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas A&M
May 21-26 SEC Baseball Tournament
May 27-June 14 NCAA Baseball Tournament

Arkansas Schedule/Results

DATE AWAY RUNS HOME RUNS GAME INFO
16-Feb James Madison 4 Arkansas 6
23-Feb 8:00 PM ET Oregon St 4 Arkansas 5
24-Feb 8:00 PM ET Arkansas Oklahoma St 2
25-Feb 2:00 PM ET Arkansas 4 Michigan 3
27-Feb 4:00 PM ET Grambling 1 Arkansas 21 SEC Network +
1-Mar 4:00 PM ET Murray St 1 Arkansas 5 SEC Network +
2-Mar 3:00 PM ET Murray St 1 Arkansas 11 SEC Network +
3-Mar 2:00 PM ET Murray St 3 Arkansas 5 SEC Network +
5-Mar 4:00 PM ET C Arkansas 7 Arkansas 9 SEC Network +
9-Mar 3:00 PM ET McNeese 1 Arkansas 3 SEC Network +
8-Mar 4:00 PM ET McNeese 1 Arkansas 11 SEC Network +
10-Mar 2:00 PM ET McNeese 5 Arkansas 18 SEC Network +
12-Mar 7:00 PM ET Oral Roberts 2 Arkansas 4 SEC Network +
15-Mar 7:30 PM ET Missouri 0 Arkansas 8 SEC Network +
16-Mar 3:00 PM ET Missouri 0 Arkansas 6 SEC Network +
17-Mar 3:00 PM ET Missouri 1 Arkansas 9 SEC Network +
21-Mar 7:00 PM ET Arkansas 1 Auburn 0 SEC Network
22-Mar 7:00 PM ET Arkansas 6 Auburn 8 SEC Network +
23-Mar 3:00 PM ET Arkansas 8 Auburn 8 SEC Network +
26-Mar 7:30 PM ET Little Rock 0 Arkansas 11 SEC Network +
28-Mar 7:00 PM ET LSU 4 Arkansas 7 ESPN2
29-Mar 8:00 PM ET LSU 3 Arkansas 4 SEC Network
30-Mar 3:00 PM ET LSU 5 Arkansas 7 SEC Network +
2-Apr 7:00 PM ET Arkansas St 0 Arkansas 13
4-Apr 7:00 PM ET Ole Miss Arkansas SEC Network
5-Apr 7:30 PM ET Ole Miss Arkansas
6-Apr 3:00 PM ET Ole Miss Arkansas
9-Apr 7:00 PM ET San José St Arkansas
10-Apr 4:00 PM ET San José St Arkansas
12-Apr 7:00 PM ET Arkansas Alabama
13-Apr 5:00 PM ET Arkansas Alabama
14-Apr 2:00 PM ET Arkansas Alabama
16-Apr 8:00 PM ET Texas Tech Arkansas
17-Apr 5:00 PM ET Texas Tech Arkansas SEC Network
19-Apr 7:00 PM ET Arkansas South Carolina
20-Apr 4:00 PM ET Arkansas South Carolina
21-Apr 1:30 PM ET Arkansas South Carolina
23-Apr 7:00 PM ET AR-Pine Bluff Arkansas
26-Apr 8:00 PM ET Florida Arkansas SEC Network
27-Apr 1:00 PM ET Florida Arkansas
28-Apr 3:00 PM ET Florida Arkansas
30-Apr 7:30 PM ET Missouri St Arkansas
1-May 5:00 PM ET Missouri St Arkansas
3-May 6:30 PM ET Arkansas Kentucky
4-May 2:00 PM ET Arkansas Kentucky
5-May 1:00 PM ET Arkansas Kentucky
10-May 7:30 PM ET Mississippi St Arkansas
11-May 7:00 PM ET Mississippi St Arkansas
12-May 3:00 PM ET Mississippi St Arkansas SEC Network
16-May 7:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas A&M
17-May 7:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas A&M
18-May 2:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas A&M
May 21-26 SEC Baseball Tournament
May 27-June 14 NCAA Baseball Tournament

Ole Miss-Arkansas Baseball Legacy Comparison

Data current as of 2022

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Ole Miss Baseball History

All-Time Record: 2,327-1,656-20
SEC Record: 882-987-2
SEC Championships: 7 (1959, ‘60, ‘64, ‘69, ‘72, ‘77, 2009)
SEC Tournament Appearances: 26 (1977, 1980,1982, 1993-95, 1999, 2001, 2003-10, 2012-19,1982, 1993-95, 1999, 2001, 2003-10, 2012-19,
SEC Tournament Record: 44-44
SEC Tournament Championships: 3 (1977, 2006, 2018)
NCAA Regional Appearances: 25 (1956, 1964, 1969,1972, 1977, 1995, 1999, 2001, 2003-10, 2012-19, 21-22)
NCAA Regional Championships: 12 (1956, 1964,1969, 1972, 2005-07, 2009, 2014, 2019, 21-22)
Super Regional Appearances: 8 (2005-07, 2009, 2014, 2019, 21-22)
Super Regional Championships: 2 (2014-22)
College World Series Appearances: 2 (2014-22)
National Championships: 1 (2022)
All-Time NCAA Tournament Record: 72-54

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Arkansas Baseball History

All-Time Record: 2,349-1,443-6
SEC Record: 457-413
SEC Championships: 3 (1999, 2004, 2021)
SEC Tournament Appearances: 26 (1992-99, 2002-07, 2009-15, 2017-19, 21-22)
SEC Tournament Record: 38-44
SEC Tournament Championships: 1 (2021)
NCAA Regional Appearances: 32 (1973, 1979-80, 1983, 1985-90, 1995-96, 1998-99, 2002-15, 2017-19, 21-22)
NCAA Regional Championships: 13 (1979, 1985, 1987, 1989, 2002-04, 09-10, 2012, 2015, 2018-19, 21-22)
Super Regional Appearances: 10 (2002-04, 2009-10, 2012, 2015, 2018-19, 21-22)
Super Regional Championships: 6 (2004, 2009, 2012, 2018, 2019, 22)
College World Series Appearances: 11 (1979, 1985, 1987, 1989, 2004, 2009, 2012, 2015, 2018, 2019, 2021)
National Championships: 0
All-Time NCAA Tournament Record: 99-75

Ole Miss-Arkansas Series Prediction

Arkansas 3 wins, Ole Miss 0 wins

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