Freshman Season (2010-11): Played in 24 games and made 12 starts during her first season with the Rebels ... finished the year third on the team in scoring, averaging 7.8 points per game ... averaged 2.7 rebounds per game and was third on the team in minutes per game with 27.2 ... recorded a team-best 45 three pointers on the year including 35 in SEC play ... scored in double figures in eight games including a pair of 20-point games ... recorded a career-high 22 points against No. 17/18 Kentucky (Jan. 27) including six threes ... added 21 points at Auburn (Jan. 13) on seven three pointers to tie the school record for three pointers in a game ... recorded at least one made three pointer in 21 of the 24 games she appeared in including at least one in each of her first 17 appearances ... grabbed a career-high eight boards in a 64-60 win over Nicholls State (Nov. 20) and added seven at Hawai`i (Nov. 27) ... recorded a career-high four steals in a 69-60 win against Sam Houston State (Nov. 13) and dished out a career-high three assists in a 69-65 win at No. 23/24 Arkansas (Jan. 23) ... ended the year fourth in the SEC in league games in three-point field goals made (35, 2.2).
High School: Attended Cordova High School in Cordova, Tenn. ... lettered four years in basketball and was a member of the junior varsity volleyball team as a sophomore ... was an All-District selection as a freshman, junior and senior ... four-time Commercial Appeal Best of The Preps honoree ... averaged 16.8 points per game, 9.6 rebounds per game and 1.6 assists per game as a senior ... averaged 17.5 points per game as a junior.
Off the Court: Full name is Shae'ann Desire Nelson ... born on October 8,1991 ... daughter of Andre and Connie Nelson...graduated high school with honors and maintained a 3.6 GPA or higher in high school ... also recruited by Southern Miss, Memphis, Alabama and Florida ... played against a number of current college players in high school and AAU including Jasmine James (Georgia), Jasmine Robinson (Alabama) and Deja Foster (Georgia Tech) ... wants be a child psychologist or a physical therapist ... majoring in social work.
Extra Emphasis on Special Teams Play Through the years, special teams play has provided a winning edge in the Ole Miss-LSU rivalry, and and you don't have to go all the way back to Billy Cannon's 1959 Halloween run. In... read more
Highlights from Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze and LSU head coach Les Miles on the SEC teleconference Wednesday, ahead of Saturday's game in Baton Rouge.For the full SEC teleconference, go here.Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze (starts at 1:06:12... read more
Ole Miss Athletics Week in ReviewOct. 13-19, 2014Football- Ole Miss rode its dominant defense to a 34-3 homecoming win over Tennessee on Saturday to improve to 7-0 overall and 4-0 in Southeastern Conference play.- The Rebels are 7-0 for just... read more
It's Sunday, so that means it's time for this week's Observations from the Best Seat in the House. There was no shortage of observations surrounding the Homecoming festivities this weekend. Let's get into it:1. When "College GameDay" visits Baton Rouge,... read more
The winning formula revealed itself as it has throughout the season: a dominant defense and a mistake-free offense. The Ole Miss defense forced four turnovers, while the Ole Miss offense did not commit a single turnover in a workmanlike 34-3... read more
Three areas to watch as No. 3 Ole Miss faces Tennessee for Homecoming on Saturday.'Third Down for What'Tennessee is very dangerous, Ole Miss football head coach Hugh Freeze said, because its talented, particularly if it gets momentum and confidence during... read more
Highlights from today's media opportunity with SEC Nation host Joe Tessitore and analysts Tim Tebow and Marcus Spears discussing the show's visit to Oxford for the SEC matchup between No. 3 Ole Miss and Tennessee. Tessitore recalls calling the first college... read more
At the halfway point of the regular season, Ole Miss is 6-0 for the first time since 1962, when it went 10-0 and earned a share of the national title. It's No. 3 ranking in the national polls is its... read more
With a dominant defense that ranks among the nation's leaders in most statistical categories, head coach Hugh Freeze acknowledged he has changed his offensive philosophy and play-calling to limit negative plays and quick possessions. Ole Miss averaged the second-most offensive... read more
Highlights from Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze and Tennessee head coach Butch Jones on the SEC teleconference Wednesday, ahead of Saturday's game in Oxford. For the full SEC teleconference, go here. Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze (starts at... read more