OUTDOOR: Competed in the long jump at nine meets ... placed 24th at the NCAA East Preliminary with a jump of 19-6 ... earned 12th place at the SEC Championships with a jump of 19-7 (+2.8 wind) ... placed third at the Mississippi Open with a personal-best 19-11.5 ... fifth place at the Florida Relays (19-10.25) ... seventh at the Drake Relays (19-0.75) ... earned victories at the Ole Miss Invitational (19-4.75) and the SEC/Big Ten Challenge (19-2) ... SEC Academic Honor Roll.
INDOOR: Competed in the long jump at six meets ... placed sixth at the SEC Championships (19-8.25) ... won the Rod McCravy Memorial with a personal-best indoor mark of 19-9.5 ... also earned a victory at the Alabama High Tide Qualifier (19-5.5).
2011: Did not compete during the indoor or outdoor season and was redshirted.
BEFORE OLE MISS: Earned All-SCAC second team honors in the long jump as a member of the Millsaps track team her sophomore year ... became first in Millsaps history to earn SCAC Field Athlete of the Week honors ... a starting forward on the Millsaps basketball team ... helped Leland High School's 4x100 and 4x200 meter relay teams to three 2A state titles ... also played basketball and softball, helping both teams to a 2A-4 district championship ... named MVP of basketball team and Best Offensive Player in softball ... Salutatorian on her 2008 graduation class, graduating with honors ... president of National Honor Society ... Who's Who Among American High School Students ... Leland Homecoming Queen.
PERSONAL: Born September 28, 1989 ... daughter of Bernita Walton ... invited to tryouts for Team USA basketball in 2009-10 ... member of AAU Mississippi Magic basketball team.
Behind Bobby Wahl and Mike Mayers, sophomore right-hander Sam Smith has quietly put together a stellar season in his own right. The regular third starter in the weekend rotation, the Lake Charles, La., native is 3-0 with a 3.11 ERA... read more
No. 6 Ole Miss (37-20, 15-15 SEC) vs. No. 3 Arkansas (35-19, 18-11 SEC)May 22 | 9:30 a.m. | Hoover, Ala. | Comcast Sports Southeast/ESPN3UM So. RHP Sam Smith (3-0, 3.28 ERA) vs. UA Jr. RHP Barrett Astin (4-4, 2.02... read more
WHAT HAPPENED VS. KENTUCKY: On four days' rest, junior right-hander Mike Mayers pitched a gem, giving up one run (unearned) on six hits with two walks and seven strikeouts in 6.1 innings of work, as No. 6 seed Ole Miss... read more
Ole Miss (36-20, 15-15 SEC) vs. UK SR LHP Jerad Grundy (6-5, 4.75 ERA)1. LF Tanner Mathis (0-for-7, 3 BB)2, SS Austin Anderson (2-for-6)3. C Stuart Turner (2-for-3, HR, 2 BB)4. 3B Andrew Mistone (5-for-9, 3 2B, 3B)5. CF Auston... read more
No. 6 Ole Miss (36-20, 15-15 SEC) vs. No. 11 Kentucky (30-24, 11-19 SEC) May 21 | 9:30 a.m. | Hoover, Ala. | Fox Sports Net/ESPN3 UM Jr. RHP Mike Mayers (4-5, 3.21 ERA) vs. UK Sr. LHP Jerad Grundy... read more
My name is Austin Miller, and I am the new writer and blogger for OleMissSports.com. I graduated with a bachelor's in journalism from Ole Miss less than two weeks ago, and I will be attending graduate school there in the... read more
It was exciting news this week as Rebel favorite Tom Luke returned to the Ole Miss football program as Assistant A.D. for Player Development. A second-generation Rebel and the brother of fellow Ole Miss standout and staffer Matt Luke, Tom... read more
A little more than a year into his first term as Ole Miss Athletics Director, Ross Bjork made his first trip to Starkville this week but did so for a good cause. Bjork and Bulldog AD Scott Stricklin joined forces... read more
Despite losing the All-American twin duo of Marcel and Chris Thiemann and playing in the toughest conference in America, Ole Miss finished the 2013 regular season with a ranking of No. 7 in the nation.The regular season was highlighted by... read more
Injuries have riddled the Ole Miss football team this spring, and after evaluating the situation this week, the coaching staff determined a full scale scrimmage would not be an option for this year's BancorpSouth Grove Bowl. As a result, the... read more
Former Ole Miss All-Americans and collegiate top-10 doubles duo Kristi Boxx and Abby Guthrie have reunited to compete in the $25,000 USTA St. Dominic Pro Circuit women's event in Jackson. The event, which began Sunday, will run through April 7... read more
Panama Trip Photo GalleryTwo weeks ago, I wrote about a group of six Ole Miss football players who went on a mission trip to Panama over spring break. They have since returned to Oxford and been knee-deep in schoolwork and... read more
Ole Miss' run to the SEC Tournament title and the Big Dance received national coverage for the team and university during the March Madness. Below is just a sampling of mountain of press the Rebels have gotten including a tweet from King... read more