Thursday, January 11, 2007

Pre-Season 13

OXFORD, Miss. – Ole Miss found itself ranked yet again with the release of another preseason poll as the National Collegiate Baseball Writers of America tabbed the Rebels as the No. 13 team in America heading into the 2007 season in its poll released on Wednesday.

It is the fourth poll released to date that has the Rebels ranked in the top 25 as (11), Collegiate Baseball (20) and Baseball America (25) all ranked the Rebels nationally.

Ole Miss is coming of a 44-22 season and claimed the 2006 SEC Tournament Championship before advancing to the NCAA Super Regionals for the second straight season in 2006. The Rebels are the only program in the SEC to host an NCAA event each of the last three seasons as Ole Miss has played host to three-straight NCAA Regionals and back-to-back NCAA Super Regionals.

With the 44 wins in 2006, the Rebels posted back-to-back 40-win seasons for the first time in school history. Ole Miss was 48-20 in the 2005 season