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Frustration setting in at Ole Miss?

OleMissVandyFeaturedDavid Collier of The Daily Mississippian checks in with an article on the Ole Miss Baseball program which was eliminated this weekend from the Raleigh Regional with two losses to William and Mary.

So what’s the problem?

There are several opinions among the fan base. Is it the new bats that were implemented into college baseball a few years ago? Was it former assistant Dan McDonnell who was responsible for the influx of talent before he was hired as the head coach at Louisville? The reasons go on and on, but what is it?

No one may know for sure, but to me, the talent level that was on those Super Regional teams is not the same that it is today. Nothing against the guys that are doing their best to take Ole Miss to its ultimate goal of reaching the College World Series, but the lineup that has taken the field for the Rebels the past four seasons just doesn’t compare to a lineup with Stephen Head, Chris Coghlan and Zack Cozart.

Those players made Ole Miss baseball one of the best programs in the country and made the environment in Swayze Field one regarded as one of the best college baseball atmospheres in the nation. However, the past couple of years that environment has not been the same.

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