Sophomore Season (2012-13): Named Most Improved at the team's award banquet ... played in all 29 games ... finished the year averaging 3.9 points and 4.0 rebounds per game ... tied her career high four times on the year with eight points, most recently against Georgia (Feb. 24) ... recorded a career-high 13 rebounds in Ole Miss' win at Florida (Jan. 24).
Freshman Season (2011-12): Played in 23 games during the season and made five starts ... recorded her first career start at No. 5 Kentucky ... averaged 1.6 points per game and 2.1 rebounds per game ... scored a career-high eight points to go along with a career-best eight rebounds at Mississippi State (Feb. 12) ... swatted a career-high four shots in just five minutes of play in a win at Lipscomb (Dec. 16) ... scored seven points and added five rebounds at Florida (Feb. 5).
High School: Attended Central-Phenix City High School in Phenix City, Ala. ... ranked as the 42nd best post player in the 2011 class by ESPN HoopGurlz ... four-year starter ... two-time Bi-City Player of the Year for the Columbus Ledger Enquirer ... played in the Alabama North-South All-Star Game and the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game ... earned MVP honors for the later All-Star Game ... named the number one senior in Alabama by the Birmingham News ... made the cover of "The Game" magazine ... Central's team was ranked sixth in the state of Alabama in 2010-11 ... team advanced to the Elite Eight as a freshman, junior and senior ... also played volleyball and was a four-year starter ... named to the First-Team three consecutive years.
Off The Court: Full name is Monique Shanice Jackson ... born on January 5, 1993 ... daughter of LaCynthia Cannon and Derrick Dawson ... assisted with coaching the Georgia Blazers AAU team ... was a Page One Scholarship nominee for the Ledger Enquirer ... cousin Ray Edwards runs track for Nike ... in her spare time she assists the less fortunate and participates in activities with children ... also considered South Carolina and Boston College ... majoring in criminal justice.
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