June 19, 2014
Allen Leads Ole Miss over TCU
In Omaha, Neb., Will Allen delivered an RBI
single in the top of the seventh to snap a 4-4 tie and carry Ole
Miss past seventh-seeded TCU in front of fans at the College
World Series at TD Ameritrade Park.
The Rebels (48-20) will face third-seeded
Virginia on Friday at 7 p.m. CT. Ole Miss will have to defeat
the Cavaliers twice to advance to the CWS championship series.
The Horned Frogs finished the season at 48-18.
Auston Bousfield was hit by a pitch to start the
seventh for the Rebels and moved to second on a base hit by
Austin Anderson. Allen (3 for 5, 3 RBI) singled up the middle to
plate Bousfield with the go-ahead run.
Allen had a two-out single in the ninth and
scored on a double by Orvis (3 for 5, 2 RBI) to give Ole Miss an
insurance run and a 6-4 lead.
Allen had a two-run double to cap a three-run
third as Ole Miss took an early 3-0 lead.
TCU tied it with three in the fourth. Boomer
White (2 for 3) had a run-scoring double, while Keaton Jones and
Cody Jones both drew bases-loaded walks to knot the score at 3.
Orvis had a run-scoring single in the top of the
fifth as Ole Miss reclaimed the lead at 4-3.
Kevin Cron (2 fir 4, 2 R) had a leadoff homer in
the bottom of the fifth as TCU tied it at 4-4.
Josh Laxer (3-2, 2.2 IP, H, R, BB, 3 K) earned
the win in relief, while Aaron Greenwood retired the final four
hitters to record his fifth save.