The Ole Miss Rebels, ranked No. 4 overall entering the NCAA Division I regional round, fell one win short of winning their regional and reaching the super regional stage of the tournament.
Former Crowder shortstop Jacob Adams earned all-regional honors for the Rebels at second base and he was joined by teammates Grae Kissinger, Will Golsan, and MLB Draft first round pick Ryan Rolison. Adams and Kissinger represented the Rebels in the middle infield.
Regional champion Tennessee Tech — first NCAA-I team to reach 50 wins this season — earned spots for first baseman Chase Chambers, third baseman Trevor Putzig, outfielder Nick Osborne, catcher Brannon Kaleiwahea, and pitcher Alex Hursey. Chambers earned most outstanding player.
Missouri State outfielder Hunter Steinmetz and Saint Louis designated hitter Nick Reeser rounded out the 11 players selected all-regional.
In a 9-2 win over Saint Louis in the Rebels’ opening game, Adams hit a RBI triple and scored a run. That triple was Adams’ lone hit of the night, but it proved to be a big one.
In the 9-8 win over Tennessee Tech that put the Rebels in the driver’s seat, Adams had a hit and one run scored.
Adams had a pair of hits in the 15-5 loss to Tennessee Tech and he added one more hit in the Rebels’ final game of the season.
Ole Miss finished 48-17 overall on the season.
Overall, on the season, Adams played in 58 games and started 48 with a .257 average (39 for 152) with seven doubles, one triple, three home runs, 18 RBI, 28 walks and 34 strikeouts, two sacrifice flies, three sacrifice hits, seven stolen bases in 10 attempts, three errors, and a .983 fielding percentage at second.