Wednesday, June 06, 2007

Freshman Rebs Gain Honors

OXFORD, Miss. – A trio of freshman were the latest group of Rebels to pull in national honors as Nathan Baker, Jordan Henry and Zach Miller were all named to the Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America team by Collegiate Baseball newspaper, the publication announced on Wednesday.

It is the first time in program history that three players have earned Freshman All-America honors. The trio join the list of six others to have been named Freshman All-America selections along with current teammates Zack Cozart (2005) and Cody Satterwhite (2006). Also earning the distinction were Adam Yates (2001), Seth Smith (2002), Matt Tolbert (2002), Stephen Head (2003) and Alex Presley (2004).

“This is a tremendous honor for these three young men and one that they certainly deserve,” said Ole Miss head coach Mike Bianco. “You can look at the success we have had this season and all three have been a big part of getting us to our third-straight Super Regional and 40-win season. It says a lot about their level of play and our program to have three players selected to this honor.”