VIDEO: Derek Diamond, Justin Bench talk Rebs’ 8-1 win over Texas
Ole Miss pitcher Derek Diamond and center fielder Justin Bench spoke with media after the Rebels’ 8-1 win over Texas in the College Baseball Showdown.
Diamond was excellent, going 6.0 innings on the mound while striking out 8 and allowing just one run on four hits. He threw 86 pitches — 60 of which were strikes.
In the fifth inning, Bench had a huge hit that scored Tim Elko and Kevin Graham to give Ole Miss a 5-1 lead.
Here’s what the Rebel stars had to say after the game:
(Video courtesy of Ole Miss Athletics)
Evelyn has covered sports for over two decades, beginning her journalism career as a sports writer for a newspaper in Austin, Texas. She attended Texas A&M and majored in English. Evelyn’s love for Ole Miss began when her daughter Katie attended the university on a volleyball scholarship. Evelyn created the Rebel Walk in 2013 and has served as publisher and managing editor since its inception.