Ole Miss Wins Nine Events, Sets Numerous Personal And Seasonal Bests
AT OLE MISS (2013):
OUTDOOR: Competed at the NCAA East Preliminary Round in the discus throw ... placed 18th in the discus at the SEC Championships (154-4) ... captured a pair of discus titles during his freshman year, winning the Mississippi Open (170-0) and the UCA Open (142-8) ... his 170-0 ranks him fifth in the school record books ... competed in the hammer throw once (MSU Conference Challenge), making a toss of 128-4 that ranks him 10th in school history ... SEC Academic Honor Roll.
INDOOR: Competed in the shot put and weight throw throughout the indoor season ... produced a season best of 49-9.25 in the weight throw to place 10th at the Don Kirby Elite and move into the top 10 in the school record books ... season best of 44-6 in the shot put at the BSC Panther Indoor Icebreaker.
BEFORE OLE MISS: Lettered in track and field at Houston High School under his father, Don Harrison ... holds his high school's record in the discus with a throw of 183 feet ... three-time state finalist in the discus and shot put ... won the 2011 Tennessee 3A state title in the discus (175-10) as a junior ... placed third in the discus at the 2012 state meet (174-3) ... placed fourth in the shot put at the 2012 state meet (52-11.25) and ninth in 2011 (46-2.5) ... as a sophomore, placed fifth in the discus at the New Balance national championships and qualified for the meet as a junior, but did not participate ... personal best in the shot put is 53-2 ... included in the Commercial Appeal's Best of the Preps in 2010, 2011 and 2012 ... also played football and baseball in high school ... honor roll student.
PERSONAL: Born on April 18, 1994 ... son of Don and Anita Harrison, who both attended Ole Miss ... Father was a standout thrower for the Ole Miss track team from 1980-1984 ... his sister, Jessie, is a thrower at Tennessee ... pitched a no-hitter for his middle school baseball team ... chose Ole Miss over Tennessee, Kentucky and Memphis.
Ole Miss Athletics Week in ReviewAug. 25-31, 2014Football- No. 18 Ole Miss opened the 2014 season with a 35-13 win over Boise State in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game at Atlanta's Georgia Dome.- The Rebels led 7-6 entering the fourth quarter... read more
The SEC Storied documentary "It's Time," centered on the the inspirational friendship between former Vanderbilt football player Brad Gaines and former Ole Miss football player Chucky Mullins, will premiere on Tuesday on the Vanderbilt campus and will debut on... read more
This is a new concept we've created for the Ole Miss Sports Blog that we're calling Observations from the Best Seat in the House. The idea of this weekly feature will be to bring you all some of our observations... read more
The No. 18 Ole Miss football team won the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game defeating Boise State 35-13. The Rebels move into Southeastern Conference next week with a road test at Vanderbilt from Nashville's LP Field, home of the Tennessee Titans. The... read more
ATLANTA -- Boise State had been the highest scoring team in the nation, averaging 40.2 points per game dating back to the 2000 season. Highlighted by four interceptions, eight tackles for loss and big hits by several different players, the... read more
ATLANTA -- After an up-and-down first half, which included a touchdown and three interceptions, senior quarterback Bo Wallace and the Ole Miss offense found their stride in the second half, particularly in the fourth quarter. Leading 7-6 early in the... read more
Three areas to watch as Ole Miss opens its 2014 season in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game against Boise State from Atlanta's Georgia Dome. Contrast in Experience Boise State has one of the youngest teams in the country with 67 freshmen... read more
Here are three pieces to keep in mind as we look ahead to the Ole Miss volleyball team's season-opening weekend in Buffalo, New York, starting with Canisius on Friday morning, the first of four matches over three days at the... read more
For high school football players in Georgia, all roads lead to the Georgia Dome and the state championships. For a handful of Rebels, those roads lead home, as Ole Miss opens the 2014 season against Boise State in the Chick-fil-A... read more
ESPN.com's Brett McMurphy asked each of the 65 coaches from the Power Five conferences to describe their team in one word. Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze's word? Relentless. The same can be said of the Ole Miss defense. And... read more
After playing 110 minutes in a 1-1 draw with Georgia on Friday night, Ole Miss responded with a gutsy 1-0 win over Iowa State on Sunday afternoon. The defense, led by senior goalkeeper Kelly McCormick was the story of the... read more
Big time crowd for @SECNetwork live sports event debut. Record attendance of 1,823 for @OleMissSoccer Let's finish strong.-- Ross Bjork (@RossBjorkAD) August 23, 2014 Ole Miss kicked off the 2014 season in thrilling fashion, rallying to a 1-1 draw with... read more