FLORIDA BASEBALL

Gators set for weekend series with Ole Miss


Catcher Taylore Gushue has three home runs over the Gators' last five games. UF hosts Ole Miss today at 7 p.m.

Brad McClenny/Staff photographer/FILE
Published: Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 11:34 p.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 11:34 p.m.

WHO: Florida (11-15, 2-4 SEC) vs. No. 11 Ole Miss (22-4, 3-3 SEC)

WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m.; Saturday, 1 p.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m.

WHERE: McKethan Stadium

TV: Friday, none; Saturday, CSS (Cox Sports Channel 199); Sunday, SUN Sports.

RADIO: Friday, AM-850/900; Saturday, 103.7 FM; Sunday, AM-850/900.

PROJECTED STARTING PITCHERS: UF right-hander Jay Carmichael (3-1, 1.88) will make his third Friday night start in a row and face Rebels junior right-hander Bobby Wahl (6-0, 1.67). … Florida righty Jonathon Crawford (0-4, 5.67) is set to go on Saturday against Ole Miss righty Mike Mayers (2-2, 2.83). … Ole Miss right-hander Chris Ellis (1-1, 9.00) will start on Sunday against a Gator pitcher to be announced.

NOTES: Carmichael, a freshman, registered his first SEC victory last week, when he out-dueled Vanderbilt left-hander Kevin Ziomek. … UF catcher Taylor Gushue (.265) has belted three home runs in the past five games. … Florida outfielder Harrison Bader is batting a team-high .325 over the past 10 games. … Second baseman Josh Tobias has a .353 (6-for-17) average in six SEC games. … Ole Miss catcher Will Allen, a Buchholz graduate, is hitting .250 with a home run and 10 RBIs. … The Rebels' Stuart Turner leads the SEC with a .460 batting average.

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