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Brent Rooker Will Compete in the College Home Run Derby in Omaha

Mississippi State's designated hitter will head to Omaha to compete in the home run derby this weekend.

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Brent Rooker hit 11 home runs this season. He'll get the chance to hit a few more by the time the week is over. Mississippi State's designated hitter is Omaha bound for the College Home Run Derby in TD Ameritrade Park this Sunday.

Brent's 11 home runs led Mississippi State in the category for the season and he hit an impressive four homers in five games of the NCAA Tournament. He's currently playing in the Cape Cod League with the Brewster Whitecaps where he has 16 hits in 9 games.

On Sunday, Rooker will compete against some of the best hitters in college baseball, including Colby Bortles from Ole Miss, Dylan Busby of Florida State, Gary Russo of Miami, and Gregory Deichmann of LSU.

The TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby will be on ESPN2 at 7:30 this Sunday.