Early Outburst Leads No. 8 Ole Miss Past Rams, 8-1

Rhody's Starting Lineup
Roy (CF), Landi (2B), LeBel (3B), Quinn (DH), Fortunato (1B), Stenhouse (RF), O'Connell (C), Famiglietti (LF), Caputo (SS), Bradstreet (P)

Ole Miss' Starting Lineup
Mathis (LF), Anderson (SS), Bousfield (CF), Turner (C), Orvis (1B), Allen (DH), Mistone (3B), Jamison (RF), Overbay (2B), Wahl (P)

How it Happened
No. 8 Ole Miss (5-0) scored five times in the first inning and added runs in each of the next two innings en route to an 8-1 victory in the series opener Friday. Rhode Island (0-4) was limited to four hits by a trio of Ole Miss pitchers.

Inside the Box Score

  • Chris Famiglietti singled and walked twice.
  • Jeff Roy and Joe Landi each singled and walked. Roy has at least one hit in each game this season and has walked in each of the last three contests. Landi has six hits and three walks in the last three games.
  • After giving up five runs on five hits and a walk in the first inning, starting pitcher Mike Bradstreet (0-2) turned in six quality innings. From the second through the seventh, Bradstreet allowed just three runs on seven hits. 
  • Lou Distasio provided a perfect inning of relief for the Rams. He fanned two while setting down the Rebels in order. 


What's Next

The Rams return to Swayze Field  Field at Oxford-University Stadium for Game Two of the series Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. Senior Sean Furney is expected to make the start for Rhode Island.