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Mercedes Mattix

Mercedes  Mattix

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Columbus, Miss.

High School:
New Hope

Event:
Sprints

OUTDOOR YR:
JR

01/18/2018

Rebels Ready for High-Powered Meet at Vanderbilt Invite

Ole Miss One of Six SEC Squads Competing

01/12/2018

Stewart Shines as Rebels Win Six Titles at Blazer Invite

Janeah Stewart's 22.64m (74-03.50) Weight Throw Toss Ranks Second in the NCAA

01/11/2018

Track & Field Opens Indoor Season at UAB

Competition is Set to Begin at 10 a.m. CT

05/27/2017

Ole Miss Earns 10 Total NCAA Berths at East Preliminary

Seven Women, Four Men from Ole Miss Qualify for Nationals in Nine Events

05/18/2017

School-Record 34 Ole Miss Entries Accepted to NCAA East Prelims

Thirty-Two Rebels Will Attempt to Qualify for Next Month’s NCAA Championships

AT OLE MISS (2015):

2015:

OUTDOOR:
Competed in the 4x400m relay at the NCAA East Preliminary, helping Ole Miss finish 22nd in 3:37.80 … helped the 4x400m relay team place sixth at the SEC Championships in a season-best 3:35.90 that ranks No. 5 in school history … clocked a personal-best 55.41 to place 20th in the 400m at the SEC Championships … helped the 4x400m relay team place third at the LSU Invitational (3:40.85), 10th at the Drake Relays (3:41.16), eighth at the Virginia Challenge (3:42.23), third at the Border Clash (3:46.04) and third at the Tiger Track Classic (3:49.38) … helped the Rebels’ 4x200m relay team finish runner-up at the Drake Relays in 1:36.80 … posted a season-best 200m time of 24.85 at the Border Clash, while also placing fifth in the 400m (56.02) … SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

INDOOR:
Raced at six meets during the indoor season … ran the 400m leg in the distance medley relay at the SEC Championships, helping the Rebels to a time of 11:43.71 that ranks No. 3 in school history … posted season-best times in the 200m (25.58) and the 400m (58.52) at the Auburn Invitational … helped the 4x400m relay to a season-best time of 3:45.28 at the Tyson Invitational.

BEFORE OLE MISS: Competed in the 200 meters and 400 meters at the 2014 USATF Junior Olympics ... MHSAA 5A state champion in the 400 as a junior and runner-up as a senior ... state runner-up in the 100 as a sophomore and 200 as a junior ... achieved high school personal bests and school records of 11.74 in the 100, 24.01 in the 200 and 55.70 in the 400 ... also played basketball and volleyball ... class treasurer ... graduated with honors.

PERSONAL: Born July 2, 1996 ... daughter of R.L. and Vanita Mattix.

TFRRS Bio

    • A Closer Look: Safeties

      Friday, January 19, 2018 - Football

      Top Performers: Zedrick Woods (64 tackles, four break ups, four deflections) C.J. Moore (51 tackles, three interceptions) Returning in 2018: Zedrick Woods (Sr., 3L) Jaylon Jones (Jr., 2L), Cam Ordway (Sr., 3L), C.J. Moore (Sr., 3L), Armani Linton (Jr.,... read more

    • A Closer Look: Cornerbacks

      Thursday, January 18, 2018 - Football

      This is the eighth of a 10-part position-by-position series looking back at the 2017 season, as well as previewing what lies ahead for Ole Miss football in 2018. Top Performer: Myles Hartsfield (29 solo tackles, 14 assisted tackles, 43... read more

    • A Closer Look: Linebackers

      Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - Football

      This is the seventh of a 10-part position-by-position series looking back at the 2017 season, as well as previewing what lies ahead for Ole Miss football in 2018. Top Performer: DeMarquis Gates (112 tackles, 2 sacks, 10 TFL) Returning... read more

    • A Closer Look: Defensive Line

      Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - Football

      This is the sixth of a 10-part position-by-position series looking back at the 2017 season, as well as previewing what lies ahead for Ole Miss football in 2018. Top Performer: Breeland Speaks (27 solo tackles, 40 assisted tackles, 67... read more

    • A Closer Look: Offensive Line

      Monday, January 15, 2018 - Football

      This is the fifth of a 10-part position-by-position series looking back at the 2017 season, as well as previewing what lies ahead for Ole Miss football in 2018. Returning in 2018: Greg Little (Jr., 2L), Sean Rawlings (Sr., 3L),... read more

    • A Closer Look: Tight Ends

      Thursday, January 11, 2018 - Football

      This is the fourth of a 10-part position-by-position series looking back at the 2017 season, as well as previewing what lies ahead for Ole Miss football in 2018. Top Performer: Dawson Knox (10 catches, 324 yards) Returning in 2018:... read more

    • Luke Named Grand Marshal of Biloxi's Mardi Gras Parade

      Thursday, January 11, 2018 - Football

      Ole Miss head coach Matt Luke will return to home to the Mississippi Gulf Coast in February. Luke was named the Neptune Parade Grand Marshal and will lead the Krew of Neptune's annual Mardi Gras Parade. The parade is... read more

    • A Closer Look: Wide Receivers

      Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - Football

      This is the third of a 10-part position-by-position series looking back at the 2017 season, as well as previewing what lies ahead for Ole Miss football in 2018. Top Performers: A.J. Brown (75 catches, 1,252 yards, 11 touchdowns), DaMarkus... read more

    • A Closer Look: Quarterbacks

      Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - Football

      This is the second of a 10-part position-by-position series looking back at the 2017 season, as well as previewing what lies ahead for Ole Miss football in 2018. Top Performer: Jordan Ta'amu (115-of-173, 1,682 yards, 11 touchdowns, four interceptions)... read more

    • A Closer Look: Running Backs

      Monday, January 8, 2018 - Football

      This is the first of a 10-part position-by-position series looking back at the 2017 season, as well as previewing what lies ahead for Ole Miss football in 2018. Top Performer: Jordan Wilkins (155 carries, 1,011 rushing yards (6.5 avg.),... read more

    • Tyree Aiming to Become Vocal Leader for Ole Miss

      Sunday, January 7, 2018 -

      Ole Miss needed a lift in the final eight minutes of Saturday's win over Mississippi State. The Rebels trailed 51-42 and were in the midst of a horrible shooting night that had them on the fast track to falling to... read more

    • Luke to be Part of Coaches Film Room During National Title Game

      Saturday, January 6, 2018 - Football

      Ole Miss head coach Matt Luke will participate in ESPN's Coaches Film room during Monday night's national championship game between Georgia and Alabama. The Coaches Film room is part of ESPN's MegaCast for the championship game that includes 20... read more

    • Rebels Relying on Guard Play Against Mississippi State

      Friday, January 5, 2018 -

       Andy Kennedy has made his team's path to success this season abundantly clear. Ole Miss has to play with a blue-collar mentality on the defensive end and needs its guards to carry most of the scoring load. The latter was part... read more

    • NFL Rebels: Adeboyejo's Christmas Surprise

      Saturday, December 30, 2017 - Football

      The waiter began removing the clean plates and silverware from the three empty seats on the white cloth. There was no need for them. The only chair occupied at this four-person table at Sonny Lee's Hunan Taste restaurant in... read more

    • Ole Miss Begins SEC Play Against South Carolina

      Saturday, December 30, 2017 - Men's Basketball

      Ole Miss begins a new segment of its season on Sunday and arguably its most important one as South Carolina comes to The Pavilion to tip off SEC play. It was an up-and-down non-conference season for the Rebels who lost three games at... read more

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