Ole Miss baseball continues to roll


 

Ole Miss continued to roll, bringing out the brooms to sweep Princeton and improve to 14-1 on the season with a two-game, midweek road trip to ULM up next. The Rebels open SEC play with a three-game set against SEC West rival LSU this weekend. Here’s this week’s stock report …


STOCK UP 

 

Tim Elko: Elko has come alive as a junior, following consecutive preseasons of praise from the Ole Miss coaching staff that failed to coalesce into in-season production. He’s made starts all over the diamond, but more importantly for Elko, he’s finally delivering on the once-touted promise of his bat. In three games against Princeton, all Ole Miss wins, he raised his batting average from .222 to .317, accumulating seven RBI and two home runs. His Saturday blast hit off the top of the batter’s eye in center field and is already being touted as one of the longest in Swayze Field history. Overall, Ole Miss scored 47 runs, tying a mark set in 2005 for the most in a three-game series in school history. The Rebels totaled 43 hits, 25 walks, seven doubles and 10 home runs. Four of their 15 hits in the finale left the yard.


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