Postgame Notes - Game 5: St. John's vs. Ole Miss
No. 3 St. John’s 20, No. 2 Ole Miss 16
June 6, 2010
• The two teams combined 36 runs is the highest scoring game in Davenport Field history. The previous record was 31 runs, set twice (April 21, 2004: Virginia beat Virginia Tech 21-10 and March 13, 2007: Virginia beat Niagara 29-2).
• This is the fifth time in the stadium’s history both teams have scored in double figures. The last time was in the 2007 NCAA Tournament when Rutgers beat Lafayette 11-10.
• This is the seventh 20-run game in stadium history. The last was on Feb. 22 of this season when Virginia beat Rhode Island 22-2.
• Ole Miss and St. John’s met for the second time Sunday. The series is tied 1-1.
• Game 4 attendance was 3,537.
Noting St. John’s (42-19)
• St. John’s, making its 33rd NCAA appearance, is 61-58 all-time in the NCAA Tournament.
• Against Ole Miss, St. John’s set new single season records in runs (485), hits (730), doubles (150) and RBI (448). The previous marks were 473 runs in 2009, 713 hits in 2007, 149 doubles in 2009 and 440 RBI in 2009.
• The Red Storm’s 20 runs mark the third 20+ run game this season. The season high is 31 runs against New Orleans in the first series of the year (Feb. 21, 2010).
• The 20 runs are also the most in a St. John’s NCAA Tournament game since the Red Storm put up 23 runs on Central Michigan on May 23, 1981 (won 23-13).
• The win over the Rebels improved St. John’s neutral site record to 8-1 this season. Its only loss was to Ole Miss on Friday.
• Senior Jimmy Parque also broke a season single record against the Rebels; his three hits gave him 95 on the season, surpassing the old record of 94 hits set in 1999 by Mike Dzurilla.
• The top three batters in the Red Storm lineup went a combined 11-for-16 with nine runs and 12 RBI.Sophomore Matt Wessinger went 4-for-5 with five RBI and was a home run short of the cycle.
Noting Ole Miss (39-24)
• Mississippi, making its 16th NCAA Regional appearance, is 43-35 all-time in the NCAA Tournament. The Rebels made their eighth consecutive appearance this season.
• Ole Miss’ 16 runs marked the 16th time this season the squad has posted double digit scores.
• The Rebels allowed 22 runs, the most scored against them since March 15, 2003, when Florida put up 24 runs.
• Twenty-two hits was the most allowed by Ole Miss this season.