Ole Miss Track Announces Signees

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM Head Coach Joe Walker
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Head Coach Joe Walker
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May 17, 2006

OXFORD, Miss. - Ole Miss track and field head coach Joe Walker announced the signing of four athletes to national letters of intent on Wednesday.

Anna Adams, a distance runner, joins Ole Miss from Choctawhatchee High School in Ft. Walton Beach, Fla. Adams was named FHSAA All-State in cross country four consecutive years and was a member of the Northwest Daily News All-Area track team in 2003, 2004 and 2005. Adams was the team captain of her track, cross country and soccer teams. She was also a member of the regional select team in soccer. Adams holds personal bests of 11:56.00 in the 3,200 meters and 18:56.00 in the 5,000 meters. Adams is a member of the BETA Club and National Honor Society and holds a 4.1 GPA.

Amy Beth Gallogly joins Ole Miss as a distance runner. The Jacksonville, Fla., native attend The Bolles School where she is the school record holder in the 1,600 meters with a time of 4:59.28. Gallogly was named FSHAA All-State in cross country in 2003 and 2004 and was named The Bolles School's best female athlete in 2004. Her personal best marks include 2:17.00 in the 800 meters and 11:05.38 in the 3,200 meters.

Mark Noland, a multi-event athlete, joins Ole Miss from Lee Academy in Clarksdale, Miss. Noland is a three-time Mississippi Private School Association champion and record holder in the 300-meter hurdles and the 400 meters. Named a team captain in football his junior and senior year, Nolan also played in the MPSA all-star football game. He was a state finalist for the Wendy's High School Heisman Scholar Athlete, which honors academic and athletic achievement. Noland is a member of the National Honor Society and holds a 4.0 GPA.

Davina Orieukwu joins Ole Miss as a thrower from Westbury High School in Houston, Texas. Orieukwu holds personal bests of 136-01 in the discus and 43-04.75 in the shot put. Orieukwu is a member of the National Honor Society and was named a National Scholar of America and a Westbury Scholar.

These athletes join fall signees Jasmine Dacus and Brittney Reese.

Dacus, an Atlanta, Ga., native, was the 2005 Georgia state champion in the 300-meter hurdles and the 400 meters In 2005 she was ranked No. 3 in the nation in the 400-meter hurdles and No. 5 in the nation in the 300-meter hurdles. The Westlake High School product holds personal bests of 42.13 in the 300-meter hurdles and 54.75 in the 400 meters.

Reese, a jumper, joins Ole Miss as a junior college transfer from Gulf Coast Community College. Reese holds personal bests of 5-10.00 in the high jump, 20-08.00 in the long jump and 40-06.00 in the triple jump. The Gulfport, Miss., native attended Gulfport High School.

All signees will begin competing for Ole Miss beginning in the 2006-07 academic year.

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