Senior Season (2102-13): Team captain ... named to the Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll ... inducted into the Ole Miss Hall of Fame in January ... played in 24 games including one start ... scored a season-best eight points two times during the year vs. SELA (Nov. 9) and at Cleveland State (Dec. 18) ... went 3-4 from the free throw line against SELA (Nov. 9) and ended the year 5-6 from the line.
Junior Season (2011-12): Played in 20 of the team's games and made 12 starts ... averaged 3.1 points per game in 14.4 minutes per game ... scored 11 points to lead the team in scoring in a season-opening win over North Florida (Nov. 11) ... dished out a career-high four assists against Central Michigan (Dec. 14) and against Murray State (Dec. 19) ... scored 10 points in a win over Murray State (Dec. 19) ... went 2-for-2 from the free throw line in a 72-57 win at Lipscomb (Dec. 16) ... finished third on the team in three pointers (24) and made two or more threes in six games during the year including tying her career high with three in wins over North Florida (Nov. 11) an Murray State (Dec. 19).
Sophomore Season (2010-11): Appeared in 20 games and made six starts during her first year playing college basketball ... finished the year averaging 2.9 points per game and 1.1 rebounds per game ... ended the year third on the team in three pointers (16) ... scored a career-high 12 points against No. 24 Georgia (Feb. 13) on four three pointers ... recorded multiple three-pointers in five games ... added 11 points in her second-career appearance in a 85-51 win against SELA (Dec. 11) ... scored nine points against Miami (Dec. 21) ... grabbed a career-high four rebounds versus Arkansas (Feb. 17) ... all six starts came during SEC play.
High School: Attended Tupelo High School in Tupelo, Miss. ... lettered in basketball, cross country and track and field ... high school basketball coach was former Rebel basketball player Stephanie Murphy ... played in the Mississippi North/South All-Star Game in 2008 ... was named All-State as a senior ... was a scholar athlete as a sophomore, junior and senior ... also named best offensive player as a junior ... as a senior she averaged 12.1 points per game, 4.1 rebounds per game and 5.8 assists per game ... as a junior she averaged 13.7 points per game, 4.2 rebounds per game and 4.5 assists per game ... recorded a record nine three pointers in a game ... as a senior team finished 26-7 ... was the state runner up as a sophomore in 2007 ... was a cross country individual and team state champion in high school ... was the state champ in the 1600m as a freshman ... placed third in state as a sophomore in cross country ... was named all-state all four years.
Off the Court: Full name is Maggie Elizabeth McFerrin ... born in June of 1991 ... daughter of Jack and Amy McFerrin ... was an FCA captain ... had a 4.0 GPA in high school ... member of the National Honor Society ... graduated seventh in a class of 400 ... was homecoming queen ... 2009 Rotary Club Student of the Year ... THS Hall of Fame ... Miss Tupelo High School ... likes to listen to music, dance, play and watch sports, go to church, hang out with friends ... a Delta Gamma ... played against current Rebel teammate Kenyotta Jenkins in AAU ... majoring in exercise science wants to attend physical therapy school or do something in the medical field.
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
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