Ethridge strikes out 10 in relief, #5 Ole Miss sweeps #16 Auburn - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Ethridge strikes out 10 in relief, #5 Ole Miss sweeps #16 Auburn

Source: Ole Miss Sports Source: Ole Miss Sports

#5 Ole Miss secured their first SEC sweep of the season on Saturday. Will Ethridge struck out 10 in relief, a trio of Rebels had 2 RBI each in a 10-3 victory over #16 Auburn.

Ethridge lasted 6 and 2/3 innings, allowing just 2 hits. The 10 K's were a career high.

Tyler Keenan gave Ole Miss the lead for good in the 7th with a solo homer. Chase Cockrell provided insurance with a 2-run double in the 8th. Cockrell, Grae Kessinger, and   Michael Fitzsimmons also had 2 RBI in Saturday's win.

Ole Miss improves to 39-13 overall, 16-11 in SEC play. Mike Bianco's crew remain in the mix for a SEC West crown and a #2 seed in the conference tournament. They'll travel to Arkansas State on Tuesday.

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