SEC Baseball Series Preview/Prediction: Kentucky at Ole Miss

Ole Miss-Kentucky

Kentucky travels to Ole Miss for a 3-game, Friday-Sunday SEC baseball series. 14Powers.com SEC Baseball previews the series and predicts the series winner.

Shinn Ryan, Kentucky
Shinn Ryan, Kentucky
Swayze Field (8,500)
Swayze Field (8,500)
Ryan Olenek, Ole Miss
Ryan Olenek, Ole Miss

Series Schedule March 15-17

Day Start Time (CT) TV Tickets
Game 1 Friday 6:30 PM CT SEC NETWORK + Tickets
Game 2 Saturday 4:00 PM CT SEC NETWORK Tickets
Game 3 Sunday 1:30 PM CT SEC NETWORK + Tickets

Team Statistical Comparison

Hitting

BA OB% R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB CS SB
Kentucky 0.272 0.371 232 305 52 4 30 207 156 14 34
Ole Miss 0.298 0.412 287 348 64 6 39 258 190 10 61

Pitching & Fielding

ERA K OBA H R ER BB 2B 3B HR F%
Kentucky 3.86 294 0.226 252 142 128 138 52 4 21 0.978
Ole Miss 4.04 310 0.264 301 160 134 115 67 5 27 0.976

Statistical Leaders

Kentucky Batting Leaders

Name AVG OBP SLG OPS R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB
Ryan Shinn 0.333 0.444 0.667 1.111 30 39 15 0 8 20 13 33 5
Coltyn Kessler 0.333 0.422 0.494 0.916 15 29 8 0 2 11 11 26 0
Jaren Shelby 0.312 0.424 0.505 0.929 18 34 6 0 5 27 19 27 11
T.J. Collett 0.258 0.350 0.508 0.858 20 31 7 1 7 32 13 32 1
Breydon Daniel 0.244 0.384 0.429 0.813 27 29 4 0 6 16 18 40 14
Dalton Reed 0.221 0.263 0.344 0.607 16 27 4 1 3 18 7 44 0

Kentucky Pitching Leaders

Name W L ERA SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO OBA
Zack Thompson 2 0 1.99 1 0 49.2 33 13 11 14 74 0.189

Ole Miss Batting Leaders

Name AVG OBP SLG OPS R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB
Ryan Olenek 0.398 0.473 0.523 0.996 32 51 11 1 1 25 9 10 6
Thomas Dillard 0.345 0.490 0.622 1.112 38 41 4 1 9 34 34 18 12
Cole Zabowski 0.326 0.386 0.543 0.929 30 42 7 0 7 31 11 23 5
Grae Kessinger 0.317 0.426 0.424 0.850 40 44 12 0 1 25 24 14 10
Tyler Keenan 0.305 0.429 0.555 0.984 23 39 3 1 9 49 22 21 2
Cooper Johnson 0.295 0.381 0.511 0.892 17 26 7 0 4 17 10 16 1
Anthony Servideo 0.293 0.449 0.364 0.813 34 29 5 1 0 15 25 23 13

Ole Miss Pitching Leaders

Name W L ERA SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO OBA
Will Ethridge 4 2 2.12 0 0 34.0 32 13 8 15 27 0.254
Doug Nikhazy 3 2 2.95 0 1 36.2 32 12 12 15 35 0.242

NCAA RPI

Kentucky:

49

Ole Miss:

20

Kentucky Roster

No. Name Pos. Bats-Throws Ht. Wt. Class City State
2 Austin Schultz IF R/R 5′-9″ 190 FR Adams NE
3 Ben Jordan RHP L/R 6′-9″ 260 R-FR Olive Hill KY
4 Zeke Lewis IF S/R 5′-9″ 160 R-JR Atlanta GA
5 T.J. Collett 1B L/R 6′-1″ 230 JR Terre Haute IN
7 Rook Ellington OF R/R 6′-0″ 175 FR Paducah KY
8 Marshall Gei C S/R 6′-0″ 185 R-SR Mount Juliet TN
10 Dalton Reed IF L/R 6′-4″ 240 JR Roff OK
12 Ryan Shinn OF R/L 6′-2″ 205 SR Jobstown NJ
13 Cole Ayers RHP R/R 6′-2″ 180 FR Mt. Carmel OH
14 Zack Thompson LHP L/L 6′-2″ 220 JR Selma IN
15 Trip Lockhart RHP R/R 6′-3″ 190 SO Lexington KY
16 Will Gambino RHP R/R 6′-2″ 215 FR Westmont NJ
19 Alex Rodriguez IF R/R 5′-10″ 195 SR Pembroke Pines FL
20 Braxton Cottongame LHP L/L 6′-3″ 205 FR Hazard KY
21 Orlando Adams Jr. C/OF R/R 6′-0″ 220 FR Atlanta GA
22 Dillon Marsh LHP L/L 6′-1″ 220 FR Elizabethtown PA
24 Brett Marshall RHP R/R 6′-4″ 215 R-SO Louisville KY
25 Coltyn Kessler C/IF L/R 6′-3″ 220 SO High Ridge MO
26 Justin Olson IF/OF L/L 6′-2″ 215 FR Colorado Springs CO
28 Ryan Johnson OF/RHP L/R 6′-3″ 220 SR College Station TX
30 Jaren Shelby OF R/R 5′-11″ 200 JR Lexington KY
31 Alex Degen RHP R/R 6’7″ 210 FR Readington Township NJ
33 Trae Harmon IF/DH R/R 6′-4″ 255 FR Somerset KY
34 Carson Coleman RHP R/R 6′-2″ 185 R-SO Lexington KY
35 Cole Daniels LHP L/L 6′-1″ 240 FR Ann Arbor MI
37 Cam Hill OF L/R 5′-10″ 185 SO Georgetown KY
38 Jimmy Ramsey RHP L/R 6′-9″ 255 SO Tonka Bay MN
39 Hunter Rigsby RHP R/R 6′-4″ 215 FR Mount Vernon KY
41 Grant Macciocchi RHP/IF R/R 6′-4″ 175 R-JR West Chester Town Ship OH
42 Elliott Curtis IF L/R 6′-0″ 200 JR Waterloo Ontario
43 Breydon Daniel IF/OF S/R 6′-1″ 200 JR Bixby OK
50 Mason Hazelwood LHP L/L 6′-5″ 220 SO Salvisa KY
52 Tanner Holen C R/R 5′-11″ 180 JR Manhattan KS
54 Daniel Harper RHP R/R 6′-4″ 220 SO Fairway KS
55 Tyler Burchett RHP R/R 6′-5″ 235 FR Airville PA

Ole Miss Roster

No. Name Pos. Bats-Throws Ht. Wt. Class City State
1 Jacob Adams IF L/R 5′-9″ 170 Sr. Conway AR
2 Ryan Olenek OF/IF R/R 6′-4″ 190 Sr. Winter Park FL
3 Servideo Anthony IF L/R 5′-10″ 170 So. Jupiter FL
4 Knox Loposer C R/R 5′-10″ 195 Fr. Madison MS
6 Thomas Dillard OF/C S/R 6′-0″ 230 Jr. Oxford MS
7 Josh Hall OF L/R 5′-9″ 185 Fr. Birmingham AL
8 Justin Bench IF R/R 6′-0″ 180 Fr. Redington Beach FL
9 Michael Spears OF R/R 5′-11″ 190 So. Winter Park FL
10 Tyler Keenan IF L/R 6′-3″ 240 So. Clayton NC
11 Chase Cockrell IF/OF R/R 6′-4″ 225 Sr. Bastrop LA
12 Greer Holston RHP R/R 6′-4″ 220 Jr. Long Beach MS
13 Cooper Johnson C R/R 6′-0″ 215 Jr. Munedelein IL
14 Cole Zabowski IF L/L 6′-5″ 240 Jr. Lawrenceville GA
15 Grae Kessinger IF R/R 6′-2″ 200 Jr. Oxford MS
17 Gunnar Hoglund RHP/IF L/R 6′-4″ 225 Fr. Hudson FL
18 Connor Green RHP R/R 6′-4″ 225 Sr. Collierville TN
19 Hunter Nabors C R/R 5′-11″ 215 Jr. Montevallo AL
20 Will Ethridge RHP R/R 6′-5″ 240 Jr. Liburn GA
21 Jordan Fowler LHP L/L 6′-3″ 180 So. Union City TN
22 Kaleb Hill LHP R/L 6′-1″ 220 Fr. Pine Bluff AR
24 Zack Phillips LHP L/L 6′-0″ 170 Jr. Texarkana AR
25 Tim Elko IF/OF R/R 6′-4″ 225 So. Lutz FL
26 Doug Nikhazy LHP/OF L/L 5′-10″ 200 Fr. Windermere FL
27 Taylor Broadway RHP R/R 5′-11″ 205 Jr. Cypress TX
28 Austin Miller RHP R/R 6’7″ 225 Jr. North Liberty IA
29 Max Cioffi RHP R/R 6′-4″ 220 So. Chicago IL
31 Colin Coates RHP R/R 6′-0″ 205 Sr. Nesbit MS
32 Michael Fitzsimmons IF R/R 6′-1″ 230 R-Sr. Eads TN
34 Tyler Myers RHP R/R 6′-1″ 190 Jr. Houston TX
35 Kevin Graham IF L/R 6′-0″ 195 Fr. O’Fallon MO
38 Logan Savell RHP R/R 6′-4″ 180 Fr. Madison MS
39 Jacob Steinberg RHP R/R 6′-2″ 225 Fr. Darnestown MD
40 Houston Roth RHP R/R 6′-3″ 220 Jr. Oxford MS
41 Pierce Smith LHP L/L 6′-5″ 220 Sr. Marietta GA
44 Carl Gindl OF L/R 5′-10″ 185 So. Cantonment FL
58 Ray Falk RHP R/R 6′-3″ 220 Jr. Pacifica CA
65 Parker Caracci RHP R/R 6′-0″ 205 R-Jr. Jackson MS

Schedule/Results

Kentucky

Ole Miss

Date Opponent Score
Feb 15 @ Austin Peay W 8-4
Feb 16 @ Austin Peay W 12-5
Feb 17 @ Austin Peay W 11-1
Feb 22 @ Texas Tech L 4-7
Feb 23 @ Texas Tech L 10-7
Feb 24 @ Texas Tech L 19-4
Feb 26 vs E Kentucky W 7-3
Feb 27 vs N Kentucky W 5-4
Mar 1 vs Canisius W 10-2
Mar 2 vs Canisius W 12-3
Mar 3 vs Canisius W 4-3
Mar 5 vs Wright State cancelled
Mar 6 vs Boston College L 12-3
Mar 8 vs Middle Tenn W 4-1
Mar 10 vs Middle Tenn W 7-0
Mar 10 vs Middle Tenn W 5-4
Mar 12 vs SIU-E W 6-4
Mar 13 vs W Kentucky W 15-0
Mar 15 @ LSU L 2-1
Mar 16 @ LSU L 16-4
Mar 17 @ LSU L 7-2
Mar 19 vs Xavier W 16-3
Mar 22 vs Texas A&M L 5-3
Mar 23 vs Texas A&M L 9-3
Mar 24 vs Texas A&M L 17-5
Mar 26 vs Morehead State W 7-0
Mar 28 vs Georgia L 7-3
Mar 29 vs Georgia W 5-0
Mar 30 vs Georgia L 10-8
Apr 2 @ Louisville L 8-3
Apr 5 @ Missouri W 4-2
Apr 6 @ Missouri L 5-4
Apr 7 @ Missouri L 9-2
Apr 10 @ Lipscomb W 6-2
Apr 12 @ Ole Miss
Apr 13 @ Ole Miss
Apr 14 @ Ole Miss
Apr 16 vs Louisville
Apr 18 vs Tennessee
Apr 19 vs Tennessee
Apr 20 vs Tennessee
Apr 23 @ W Kentucky
Apr 26 @ Florida
Apr 27 @ Florida
Apr 28 @ Florida
May 3 vs Arkansas
May 4 vs Arkansas
May 5 vs Arkansas
May 7 vs Indiana
May 10 @ South Carolina
May 11 @ South Carolina
May 12 @ South Carolina
May 14 vs Michigan
May 16 vs Vanderbilt
May 17 vs Vanderbilt
May 18 vs Vanderbilt
Date Opponent Score
Feb 15 vs Wright State W 10-1
Feb 16 vs Wright State L 9-5
Feb 17 vs Wright State Cancelled
Feb 20 vs Arkansas State W 15-3
Feb 22 @ Tulane W 6-4
Feb 23 @ Tulane L 13-12
Feb 24 @ Tulane W 6-3
Feb 26 vs UT Martin W 12-6
Mar 1 vs Long Beach St W 7-2
Mar 2 vs Long Beach St W 7-6
Mar 3 vs Long Beach St W 5-3
Mar 5 vs Little Rock W 11-8
Mar 6 vs East Carolina L 3-2
Mar 8 vs UAB W 15-9
Mar 9 vs UAB W 13-4
Mar 10 vs UAB W 2-1
Mar 12 @ Louisville L 4-3
Mar 13 @ Louisville L 10-8
Mar 15 vs Alabama W 1-0
Mar 16 vs Alabama L 8-6
Mar 17 vs Alabama W 12-2
Mar 19 vs Ark-Pine Bluff W 12-2
20-Mar vs Ark-Pine Bluff W 25-0
Mar 22 @ Missouri L 2-1
Mar 23 @ Missouri W 3-0
Mar 24 @ Missouri L 8-5
Mar 26 @ Memphis W 9-6
Mar 29 @ Arkansas L 5-3
Mar 30 @ Arkansas W 4-3
Mar 31 @ Arkansas W 10-5
2-Apr vs North Alabama L 10-6
Apr 5 vs Florida W 12-4
Apr 6 vs Florida W 16-4
Apr 7 vs Florida W 12-10
Apr 9 vs Southern Miss W 11-2
Apr 12 vs Kentucky
Apr 13 vs Kentucky
Apr 14 vs Kentucky
Apr 16 vs Memphis
Apr 18 @ Auburn
Apr 19 @ Auburn
Apr 20 @ Auburn
Apr 23 vs Mississippi St
Apr 25 vs Texas A&M
Apr 26 vs Texas A&M
Apr 27 vs Texas A&M
May 1 @ Southern Miss
May 3 @ LSU
May 4 @ LSU
May 5 @ LSU
May 10 vs Mississippi St
May 11 vs Mississippi St
May 12 vs Mississippi St
May 14 @ Arkansas State
May 16 @ Tennessee
May 17 @ Tennessee
May 18 @ Tennessee

Kentucky-Ole Miss Prediction

Kentucky has had a rough season so far. The Wildcats are competing with a very young team. Meanwhile, this Ole Miss squad can score runs in bunches. You have to give the Rebels the edge playing in Oxford. Ole Miss 3 wins, Kentucky 0 wins.

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