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Ole Miss captain Tim Elko (Ole Miss Athletics)


Elko Leads Ole Miss Blitz To Super Regionals


CORAL GABLES, Fla. – And after his ninth at-bat, Tim Elko rested.

Elko is the Ole Miss Rebels’ star first baseman. But, for the past couple of days, he was more like “Thor the God of Thunderous Home Runs and Line Drives.”

On Monday night, Elko turned in a monstrous 4-for-4, three-homer, two-walk, five-RBI performance in a 22-6 annihilation of a tired Arizona team that simply ran out of front-line pitching.

Third-seeded Ole Miss (35-22) won the rain-delayed regional with a 3-0 record, and Elko was named MVP, going 7-for-9 with seven runs, seven RBIs, five walks, those three homers[…]