Scholar Athlete Award
Men's Sports
Andrew Ritter - Football
  • Graduated in December 2012 with a bachelor's degree in managerial finance and is pursuing an MBA
  • Boasts a 4.0 GPA in his graduate studies
  • Five-time SEC Academic Honor Roll member
  • Made Chancellor's Honor Roll for Fall 2012 and Spring 2013, Dean's Honor Roll for Fall 2009, Spring 2010 and Spring 2012 and U.M.A.A. Honor Roll for Fall 2010 and Fall 2011
Johan Backstrom - Tennis
  • 3.90 GPA in Managerial Finance and Accounting
  • Two-time ITA Scholar-Athlete
  • 2013 Capital One Academic All-District selection
  • Inducted into Phi Kappa Phi
  • Two-time SEC Academic Honor Roll member
Jonathan Redding - T&F/XC
  • Boasts a 4.0 GPA as a biochemistry major
  • SEC Academic Honor Roll member
  • Competes in the 400-meter hurdles during the outdoor season
Women's Sports
Kathryn Fowler - Golf
  • 3.90 GPA/ Latin Major with Math Minor
  • SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • NGCA Scholar-Athlete
  • Named to the Chancellor's Honor Roll
  • Received University's highest Academic Honor, Taylor Medal
Caroline Rohde-Moe - Tennis
  • 3.94 GPA in Managerial Finance
  • Member of the Honors College
  • Two-time ITA Scholar-Athlete
  • Two-time SEC Academic Honor Roll member
  • Inducted to Who's Who Among American -Colleges and Universities
Rachael McLamore - Volleyball
  • Three-time SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Has a 3.78 GPA majoring in biology with a psychology minor
  • CoSIDA Academic All-District nominee
 
Rookie of the Year Award
Men's Sports
LaQuon Treadwell - Football
  • First Rebel football player ever to be named SEC Freshman of the Year (league coaches)
  • First team Freshman All-American
  • Set Ole Miss freshman records for catches (72), receiving yards (608) and TD catches (5) in a season, as well as catches (9) in a game
  • Full-time starter at slot receiver
Sebastian Saiz - Basketball
  • Ranks 5th among freshmen in SEC in rebounding
  • Tied career-high with 11 rebounds and three blocks against MSU
  • Scored career-high 20 points on 8-of-11 shooting with nine boards vs. LSU
  • Averages five points and six rebounds per game
Women's Sports
Asia Cooper - XC/Track and Field
  • Earned first team All-America honors in the 60 meters
  • Placed eighth in the 60 meters at the NCAA Indoor Championships
  • Her season-best time of 7.31 in the 60 ranks her No. 3 all-time at Ole Miss
  • Ran in the 100 meters and 4x100-meter relay at the NCAA Outdoor East Preliminary
Aubrey Edie - Volleyball
  • Averaged a team-high 9.21 assists per set, the eighth best mark in the SEC and tops among freshmen in the league
  • Had a team-high eight double-doubles in all matches, tied for the second most in the SEC among rookies, and her six double-doubles in SEC play was the second most among freshmen
  • Broke the Ole Miss single-match program record with 61 assists vs. LSU, and also had a team-high and season-high tying 16 digs en route to earning SEC Freshman of the Week honors
  • Notched a double-double at Miss. State with 42 assists, 12 digs and seven kills
  • Named to the Rebel Classic All-Tournament team
Alison Weisz - Rifle
  • First freshman to qualify for the NCAA Championships
  • Finished 16th in air rifle at NCAA Championships
  • Earned All-GARC Honorable Mention honors in air rifle
  • Shot a season-high 594 at Memphis, one off the school record
 
Community Service Award
Men's Sports
Scott Weathersby - Baseball
  • Bats and Balls Clinic for local schools volunteer
  • Oxford Chargers Festival volunteer
  • Member of Ole Miss' Student-Athlete Committee
Ben Lapane - T&F/XC
  • Martin Luther King Day volunteer
  • Go Orthodontics Fall Fun and Food Fest volunteer
  • Reading with the Rebels participate
  • President of Ole Miss' Student-Athlete Committee
Andrew Ritter - Football
  • Visited Graceland Nursing Home, Hermitage Gardens, and Emeritus of Oxford
Women's Sports
Rachael McLamore - Volleyball
  • Named to the SEC Community Service Team as a junior.
  • McLamore participated in the Adopt a Basket Thanksgiving fundraiser, Operation Christmas Child and the Books and Bears Christmas fundraiser.
  • A member of Ole Miss' Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
  • Coached sand volleyball clinics for elementary school kids on Sundays throughout the summer.
  • Coached at seven FCA volleyball camps and was a volleyball coach at a southern California foster child sports fair.
Mary Ashton Nall - XC/Track and Field
  • Martin Luther King Day volunteer, St. Jude volunteer, Adopt a Basket, More Than A Meal, Foster Child Support Group
  • Reading with the Rebels participate
  • Member of Ole Miss' Student-Athlete Committee
Brittany Broome - Softball
  • Named to the SEC Community Service Team as a senior
  • Was a Brad Davis SEC Community Service Postgraduate Scholarship female finalist
  • She helped organize welcome gifts and survivor bags for the "Walk for the Women We Love 5K", and participated in Reading with the Rebels by reading books to elementary school students.
  • Was a Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-District nominee, a Lowe's Senior CLASS Award nominee, and was the president of the Ole Miss Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
 
Most Valuable Rebel
Men's Sports
Sam Kendricks - T&F/XC
  • 2013 NCAA Outdoor Pole Vault champion (first pole vault national champion in school history)
  • First Team All-American indoor and outdoor
  • Helped Ole Miss place eighth at the NCAA Outdoor Championships, the best final NCAA ranking in school history
  • World University Games gold medalist in Kazan, Russia
  • Broke his own indoor and outdoor school records, including his outdoor vault of 19-0.75 that ranked him No. 1 in the world for several weeks, No. 5 in NCAA history and the best in the NCAA since 1998
Stuart Turner - Baseball
  • Named a first team All-America, All-SEC and All-Region selection
  • Named the Johnny Bench Award recipient as the nation's top collegiate catcher
  • Named a Rawlings Golden Glove Award winner by the American Baseball Coaches Association as the top catcher in the nation
  • Hit a team-leading .374 with 51 RBI to help Ole Miss to an 11th NCAA Tournament appearance in 13 years
Jarvis Summers - Basketball
  • Ranks eighth in the league in scoring at 17.0 points per game
  • Has increased his scoring 7.9 points per game over his last season average
  • Ranks ninth in the conference with 49.0 field goal percentage
  • Third in the SEC with 3.8 assists per game --Only player in the SEC to rank in the top-10 in the league in scoring and field goal percentage and top-5 in assists
  • Has posted seven 20+ points games this season
Women's Sports
Rafaella Souza - Soccer
  • Named an All-America, All-Region and All-SEC selection
  • Named the SEC Scholar Athlete of the Year and a Scholar All-America selection
  • Set the school record for goals in a career (44) and points (107)
  • Finished first in the SEC and third nationally in goals (22) and first in the SEC and second nationally in points (50) in 2013
  • Named a semifinalist for the MAC Hermann Trophy honoring the nation's top player
Valencia McFarland - Basketball
  • 1668 career points' concludes her career as the No. 6 scorer all-time at Ole Miss
  • Posted 201 assists in 2013-14, ranks No. 4on Ole Miss' single-season list
  • Nancy Lieberman Award Finalist (Nations Top PG), All-SEC Second Team, Preseason All-SEC Second Team (Coaches); Rainbow Wahine All-Tournament Team
Caroline Rohde-Moe - Tennis
  • Earned All-SEC honors for the second year in a row
  • Received the ITA Southern Region Arthur Ashe Jr., Sportsmanship/Leadership Award
  • Ended the year ranked No. 52 in the nation in singles and No. 41 in doubles
  • Ranked No. 4 in singles and No. 3 in the final ITA Southern Region Rankings
  • NCAA Singles Championship qualifier and helped lead the Rebels to their fifth straight and 16th overall NCAA appearance
Nakeyta Clair - Volleyball
  • Had the best blocking season in program history in the rally scoring era.
  • Broke the single-season program record for block assists (105) and total blocks (130), and finished second in single-season program history for solo blocks (25).
  • Led the team and was sixth in the SEC with 1.14 blocks per set.
  • Led the team in kills per set (2.64) and hitting percentage (.289).
 
Hotty Toddy Award
Men's Sports
DT Shackelford - Football
  • One of the most recognizable athletes at Ole Miss due to his leadership on and off the field
  • Returned from two years of injuries (during which time he remained a vocal team leader) to be an integral part of the Landshark defense, playing both defensive end and linebacker
  • Actively involved in the community and in the academic side of campus life
  • Graduated with his bachelor's degree in history in May 2012 and expects to earn his master's degree in education this spring
Marshall Henderson - Basketball
  • Leads the SEC and ranks third in the nation averaging 4.48 3-pointers per game
  • Has hit a 3-pointer in a school record 59-straight games one game shy of the SEC record
  • Became just the fourth player in school history to join the 1,000 point-club in just two seasons
  • Set an SEC record with 138 made 3-pointers a year ago
  • Set an NCAA record with 394 3-pointers attempted a year ago
Forrest Gamble - Golf
  • Second on the team with a 72.73 stroke average
  • SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
  • Chancellor's Honor Roll
  • Competed in all 10 tournaments as a true freshman
Women's Sports
Alison Hovatter - Golf
  • UMAA Honor Roll; Chancellor's Honor Roll
  • Set career-bests for lowest round, tournament score and best finish at the UNC Tar Heel Invitational (69-75-72--216) finishing tied for 11th place
  • Ended the fall leading the Rebels with a 75.09 stroke average.
Skylar Johnson - Volleyball
  • Three-time SEC Academic Honor Roll selection
  • Was a member of the Rebels' leadership team in 2013
  • Battled injuries in each of her first two seasons only to come back as a redshirt-sophomore, and provide the team with leadership
  • Averaged 7.88 assists per set in six matches in 2013
Tia Faleru - Basketball
  • Averaged a team-best 16.8 points per game and 9.7 rebounds per game. She leads the team in both categories for the first time in her career.
  • Her 9.7 rebounds/game led the SEC and her 16.8 points/game rank third in scoring. She is the only SEC player currently ranked in the top three in both categories.
  • Recorded 15 double-doubles on the season, which leads the SEC and is 20th nationally. Her 15 double-doubles are the most for the Ole Miss player in a season the 2011-12 season.
  • Second Team All-SEC Selection
 
Bennie Abram
Men's Sports
Jordan Holder - Football
  • A Burlsworth Trophy nominee (nation's top football player who began career as a walk-on)
  • Worked his way into the wide receiver rotation as a senior, posting totals of 15 catches for 128 yards and five punt returns for 21 yards
  • Was offered a scholarship in August before his senior year, but he passed the scholarship money along to teammate Justin Bigham.
Will Norman - Basketball
  • Averaging 1.7 ppg.
  • Has worked back from knee injury
Women's Sports
Rachael McLamore - Volleyball
  • Named to the SEC Community Service Team
  • Three-time SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Played in every match but one and earned three starts.
  • Finished the year averaging 1.38 digs per set and closed out the 2013 season with double-digit dig totals in two of the Rebels' final six matches.
  • Had 14 service aces on the year, including a career-high tying four vs. Georgia on Nov. 15.
Allie Robbins - Tennis
  • Walk-on who received a scholarship prior to this season
  • Helped lead the Rebels to their fifth straight and 16th overall NCAA appearance
  • Posted a six wins in singles record, including 3-0 in dual matches
  • Teamed with Julia Jones for a 4-3 doubles record, 3-3 in dual matches
  • Named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
 
Coach of the Year
Men's Sports
Hugh Freeze - Football
  • Led Ole Miss to 8-5 record and to a Music City Bowl victory
  • FCA Coach of the Year
Brian O'Neal - T&F/XC
  • 8th Place at 2013 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships
  • Coached Sam Kendricks to the 2013 NCAA National Championship in the pole vault
Billy Chadwick - Tennis
  • Led Ole Miss to SEC West Championship
  • Made 20th consecutive NCAA Appearance
Women's Sports
Matt Mott - Soccer
  • School record 16 wins, 2 All-SEC Players
  • Hosted NCAA 1st round, advanced to the NCAA Second Round.
Brian O'Neal - T&F/XC
  • All-American (Mary Ashton Nall)
Valerie Booth - Rifle
  • First freshman (Alison Weisz) to qualify for NCAA Championship
  • Melissa Quartarone finished 3rd at Great American Rifle Conference Championship
 
Team of the Year
Men's Sports
Track and Field/XC
  • Top 10 ranking (#8)
  • 7 All- Americans, 2 SEC Champions, and NCAA Pole Vault National Champion
Football
  • 8-5 overall record
  • Music Bowl Champions
Men's Tennis
  • Top Ranking (#10)
  • SEC West Division Champs
Women's Sports
Soccer
  • School record 16 wins
  • Hosted NCAA First round, advanced to the NCAA Second Round.
Women's Golf
  • NCAA Tournament Appearance
Women's Tennis
  • 5th consecutive NCAA Tournament Appearance
  • 1 All-SEC Player (Caroline Rhode-Moe)
 
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