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.
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