Rhett Rosevear dives around the tag to score a run earlier this season at No. 3-ranked Arkansas.
OPPONENT | LOCATION
#1 Ole Miss (13-2) Southeast (7-9)
Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field (Hammond, Louisiana)
DATES | SCHEDULES | PITCH MATCHUP
Tuesday, March 15 – 6 p.m. CT
UM – RHP Jack Washburn (2-0, 1.50) vs.
SLU–LHP Adam Guth (0-0, 4.05)
RADIO | VIDEO | INTERNET | MOBILE DEVICES
• Radio: KSLU, 90.9 FM
• Video: ESPN+
• www.LionSports.net – live audio, statistics and video
• Lions Gameday Experience app, MyTuner Radio app, Mixlr app
HAMMOND, Louisiana – The Southeastern Louisiana University baseball team hosts the No. 1-ranked Ole Miss Rebels in a non-conference contest on ESPN+ at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field.
Southeastern (7-9) last faced the Rebels (13-2) in the 2014 seasons, hosting Ole Miss in back-to-back midweek contests.
Fans in the Hammond area can tune in to Tuesday’s game on the Southeastern Sports Radio Network’s flagship station – KSLU 90.9 FM – in addition to being live at www.LionSports.net/ListenLive and through the Lions Gameday Experience apps, Mixlr and MyTuner Radio. The MyTuner application is compatible with the Apple CarPlay software available in most recent car models. Fans should search for SLU Athletics (Mixlr) or Southeastern Sports Radio Network (MyTuner).
Other options for following the action include live stats or the @LionUpBaseball Twitter account. Links to audio, video and statistics are available on the baseball schedules page on www.LionSports.net.
left handed Adam Guth (0-0, 4.05), a freshman from Lake Charles, La., draws the Lions’ starting assignment on Tuesday against junior right-hander Ole Miss Jack Washburn (2-0, 1.50). Guth recorded 3.2 one-run baseball innings in his last outing, working long relief, March 9, at Louisiana Tech.
SLU is coming off a series win over Tennessee Tech (11-3), winning the first two games of a three-game series last weekend at Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field.
Evan Keller (.268), Preston Faulkner (.255), Connor Manola (.217) and Bryce Grizzaffi (.212) look southeast to the plate. Faulkner leads the team with six added hits, including a home run, and 11 RBIs. Keller’s eight stolen bases are the best on the team. Rhett Rosevear tied for the national lead in HBP (11) while SLU ranks fourth nationally as a team (41).
Ole Miss is coming off a series win over former Southland Conference member Oral Roberts, winning the first two games of a three-game home series last weekend at Oxford-University Stadium/Swayze Field.
Reagan Buford (.407), TJ McCants (.364) and Justin Bench (.340) are the Rebels’ top hitters. Tim Elko leads the team with seven home runs and 23 RBIs. Jacob Gonzalez ranks seventh nationally in walks (17). Buford and Peyton Chatagnier are tied for the national lead in sacrifice flies (5).
Southeastern hits the road again this weekend, traveling to Birmingham, Alabama for a three-game series at Samford. Games are scheduled for 6 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday. All three games are set to air on ESPN+.
The former foes of the Trans America Athletic Conference (TAAC) will square off for the first time in 17 years. SLU last faced the Bulldogs in the 2005 season at Hammond and this will be the Lions’ first trip to Joe Lee Griffin Field in 20 years. Southeastern leads the overall series, 32-12, and has won 10 of 19 games played at Samford.
TICKET AND PARKING INFORMATION
Single tickets are on sale for the remainder of the regular season. Fans are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance to minimize queues on match days. South East students are encouraged to contact the box office prior to the game to reserve theirs in advance.
General admission tickets are $9 for adults and $6 for youth (ages 3-12). Students from the South East, with a university ID, and children under 2 years old are admitted free. Gameday parking is $5 per day for standard vehicles and $25 for RVs.
Tickets can be purchased online at www.LionSports.net/Tickets or by contacting the Southeastern Athletics box office at (985) 549-5466. Office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Friday. The Pat Kenelly Diamond box office at Alumni Field opens exactly one hour before the first scheduled pitch.
Southeastern uses mobile ticketing as its primary method of distributing tickets purchased online. Tickets will be available via text or email in PDF format for fans to download to their phone or print at home. Tickets can also be downloaded from Apple Wallet.
CLEAR BAG POLICY
Southeastern Athletics operates a clear bag policy for all ticketed events. The policy reflects the safety precautions required for entry to professional and collegiate sports venues across the country. For more information on the clear bag policy, go to www.LionSports.net/Clear.
LIONS GAMEDAY EXPERIENCE APP
The Lions Gameday Experience app puts audio, stats, video, social media and more in the hands of fans. Attendees can also check in to earn reward points redeemable for Southeast-related prizes. Available for Android and iOS devices, it can be downloaded from the App Store and Google Play or by following the link www.LionSports.net/App.
DIAMOND CLUB / S CLUB
Fans interested in becoming active supporters of the baseball program are encouraged to join the Diamond Club. Lion baseball alumni are encouraged to join the exclusive S Club, which is reserved for Southeast Sports Letter winners.
All Diamond Club and S Club (baseball) membership fees and donations are available for the exclusive use of the Southeast Baseball Program. Membership information is available by contacting the Lion Athletics Association at [email protected] or (985) 549-5091 or by visiting www.LionUp.com.
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