NEW ORLEANS - Three Rebels participated in last weekend's NCAA Indoor Championships, and all three came away with first team All-America honors, as announced Monday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
Robertson also earned honorable mention All-America honors in the triple jump.
First-team honors were given to those who placed in the championships' top eight in an event or were a member of an eight-person final. Second-team honors were earned by those who finished between ninth and 16th place. Honorable mention honors went to any other athletes who competed at the championships. USTFCCCA membership by a program is required to earn All-America awards.
Kendricks and Robertson combined to score nine points and lead Ole Miss to a tie for 23rd in the team standings. It was the ninth time in program history that the Rebels have finished top 25 nationally indoors.
Kendricks, an Oxford, Miss., native, cleared 18-4.5 to shatter his own school record and finish third in the pole vault on the first day of competition in Fayetteville, Ark. He achieved the highest national indoor pole vault finish in school history and was named an All-American for the second time in his career (2012 outdoor second team).
Robertson is an indoor All-American for the fourth straight year after he placed sixth in the high jump on Saturday. He cleared 7-5, which would have been good enough to win a national title at last year's meet. He only took one attempt in the triple jump before bowing out due to an abdominal injury, thus receiving honorable mention status in that event.
A native of Hernando, Miss., Robertson is now a seven-time All-American, six-time SEC champion and holds two school records when combining his indoor and outdoor careers.
Cooper capped her incredible freshman indoor season with an eighth-place finish in the 60 meters (7.41). She tied her personal best of 7.31 in the preliminaries to make Saturday's final. The Jackson, Miss., native is just the second woman in school history to earn All-America honors in the 60 meters (along with Teneeshia Jones).
Ole Miss now turns its attention to the outdoor season, which begins with the SEC/Big Ten Challenge on March 23 in Starkville, Miss.
Ole Miss Athletics Week in ReviewSept. 8-14, 2014Volleyball- Ole Miss captured the Magnolia Invitational this past weekend to improve to 10-0, its best start in school history.- The Rebels downed UAB and Mercer 3-0 and then defeated Jacksonville State 3-1... read more
After a 56-15 win over Louisiana-Lafayette Saturday, Ole Miss moved up four spots to No. 10 in the latest Associated Press poll, released on Sunday. Despite breaking into the top 10, the Rebels remain fifth among Southeastern Conference Western Division... read more
This is the third installment of Observations from the Best Seat in the House. The idea of this weekly feature will be to bring you all some of our observations from the previous week in Ole Miss Sports. This week... read more
Leading 1-0 after controlling the play for much of the game, Ole Miss opened up a 3-0 lead on Middle Tennessee with a pair of goals in the final minute of the first half on the way to a 4-0... read more
Senior cornerback Senquez Golson has come a long way since he was a freshman. That season, he was most notably on the receiving end of a highlight reel juke from Alabama running back Trent Richardson. Three years later, as part... read more
Three areas to watch as Ole Miss faces Louisiana-Lafayette in its home opener Saturday. Wearing the Bull's-Eye After a 2-0 start with wins over Boise State and Vanderbilt, Ole Miss moved up to No. 14 in the Associated Press poll,... read more
With a chance to make history, Ole Miss dropped a first set for the first time this season. The Rebels answered the bell winning the next three sets to defeat Jacksonville State 3-1 and improve to 10-0 on the season,... read more
Rebel Nation goes into its home opener Saturday excited for the return of football at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, but also saddened by the loss of one of its most renowned voices.Stan Sandroni, 64, passed away of a heart attack late Wednesday.... read more
Highlights from Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze's time on the SEC teleconference Wednesday, ahead of the Rebels' home opener Saturday against Louisiana-Lafayette. Kickoff is set for 3 p.m. from Vaught-Hemingway Stadium and will be televised on the SEC Network.Freeze's time... read more
Former Ole Miss football player Jody Hill has partnered with Square Books in Oxford to launch his book, "38: The Chucky Mullins Effect," celebrating the life and impact of his Ole Miss teammate Chucky Mullins. Hill will be signing copies... read more
From week one to week two, head coach Hugh Freeze and offensive line coach Matt Luke are generally pleased with the progress along the offensive line. The number of false start penalties went from eight to two, while the... read more
With back-to-back tournament titles to open the season, the Rebels are 7-0 to start the season for the first time since 2007 and are also the only Southeastern Conference team still undefeated."We feel like at this point in our season... read more