Played in two tournaments as an individual ... Finished with a 78.16 stroke average ... Shot a season-low 72 in the first round of the Sam Hall Intercollegiate.
2011-12 (JUNIOR) Played in one tournament ... Shot a season-low 75 in the first and third rounds at the Sam Hall Intercollegiate ... Tied for 19th at the Mississppi Pro Golf Association Open and tied for 21st at the Mississippi State Amateur ... Posted a top-10 finish at the Southern Amateur Qualifier ... Made the Dean's Honor Roll in the fall and spring.
2010-11 (SOPHOMORE) Played in seven tournaments ... Posted a season-low round of 71 at the Carpet Capital Collegiate ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Made the Chancellor's Honor Roll in the fall and spring ... In the summer, tied for fifth at U.S. Amateur Qualifier ... Tied for 27th at Mississippi State Amateur.
2009-10 (FRESHMAN) Played in three tournaments ...Shot a career-low round of 70 at the Gary Koch Intercollegiate ... Made the Chancellor's Honor Roll both semesters.
PRIOR TO OLE MISS Owns two top-five and seven top-20 finishes in AJGA tournaments ... Finished second at the AJGA Charles Howell III Championship in 2008 ... Third at the AJGA Steelwood Junior presented by AT&T in 2009 ... Won the Mississippi State Games Tournament by 10 shots in 2009 ... Finished second at the 2009 Mississippi State Junior ... Named Mississippi Athlete of the Year for golf in 2009 ... Finished tied for ninth at the Southern Junior in 2009 ... Won Pros of Tomorrow tournament in 2008 ... Ranked No. 1 Junior in Mississippi in 2008 and 2009 ... Also played basketball and soccer in high school ... Outstanding student ... Finished third in his class at Lamar High School ... Member of the Honor Roll from 2006-2008 ... Member of the Principal's List in 2009 ... Made a 30 on the ACT ... Highest overall average in English (2006, 2008) ... Highest overall yearly average in History (2008) ... Highest overall yearly average in Physical Science (2006.
PERSONAL Son of Dale Bounds ... Born January 21, 1991 ... Majoring in Biology ... Full name is Chad William Bounds ... Mother, Dale, played golf at Alabama ... Uncle, Don Bounds, played golf at Southern Miss.
WHAT HAPPENED VS. ALABAMA: For the third time in the SEC Tournament, Ole Miss scored first with three runs in the second, then battled back to tie the 5-5 in the seventh, but fell to Alabama 7-5 in 10 innings.... read more
Summer is approaching which means the magazine stands are starting to fill up with preseason football publications. I swung by the convenient store Wednesday, and it looks like Sporting News and Athlon won the war of getting their season previews... read more
Track & Field News published today a comprehensive listing of the best marks in the world and U.S. this year, combining indoors and outdoors (full lists here). Several current and former Ole Miss athletes found themselves on the lists, as... read more
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