OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA) - Will Ethridge struck out a career-high 11 batters as Ole Miss defeated Kentucky 8-2 in the opening game of their baseball series Friday night.
Ethridge also allowed just three hits and no walks in seven innings of work.
Cole Zabowski started the scoring for the Rebels (25-10 overall, 9-4 SEC) in the first inning with a three-run home run. Zabowski went 2-for-4 with four RBI while Grae Kessinger went 4-for-5 with a homer and two RBI.
Kentucky dropped to 18-16 and 2-11.
The teams play again Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at Swayze Field.
- Ole Miss downs Kentucky in series opener
- Ole Miss drops series opener with Arkansas
- Ole Miss drops series opener at LSU
- Ole Miss, Kentucky baseball alter Saturday schedule
- Ole Miss drops doubleheader to Kentucky
- Alabama downs Ole Miss 62-7
- Auburn downs Ole Miss 31-16
- South Carolina downs Ole Miss
- Ole Miss softball drops series opener to Auburn
- Ole Miss wins series opener over Long Beach State