2011-12 (Sophomore Season): National Rifle Association smallbore second team All-American ... GARC smallbore second team ... GARC Air Rifle second team ... Earned team Most Dedicated honors ...Produced the top smallbore average (576.6) and second best air rifle average (585.14) on the team ... Contributed to the team score in all 14 matches in smallbore and in 13 of the 14 in air ... Fired a career-best 594 in air in the Feb. 1 win over Memphis ... Produced a career-best 583 in smallbore in a Nov. 12 loss at West Virginia ... Earned Collegiate Rifle Coaches' Association Academic All-American honors for the second straight year ... Named to the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll.
2010-2011 (Freshman Season): Made an immediate impact in her first season with the Rebels, by finishing third on the team with a 571.6 season average in the smallbore ... Also finished with a season average of 579.6 in the air rifle ... Contributed to the team score 12 times in the smallbore and three times in the air rifle ... Posted a career-high score of 584 in the air rifle at the NCAA Qualifier (Feb. 12) ... Fired a career-best 580 in the smallbore against Kentucky (Jan. 22) ... Named Ole Miss Rifle Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... Named to the Chancellor's Honor Roll for the spring and the UMAA Honor Roll in the fall ... Earned Collegiate Rifle Coaches' Association Academic All-American honors ... Also named to the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.
High School: Graduated from Parkview High School ... Named to the all-state Georgia team in 2008 and 2010 ... Won first place in 2007 at CMP 3-Position Camp and in 2008 at CMP Standing Camp ... Won the Area-6 championship and was a member of the championship team three years in a row ... Also placed fourth at the Marine Corps Nationals in 2009 ... A member of her school's Honors Program.
Personal: Daughter of Dan and Pam Quartarone ... Born March 14th, 1992 ... Majoring in Forensic Chemistry ... Is a member of the Provost Scholars Program at Ole Miss ... Also won an Academic Excellence and Provost Scholarship ... Enjoys reading, swimming, hiking and dancing.
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
Panama Trip Photo GalleryTwo weeks ago, I wrote about a group of six Ole Miss football players who went on a mission trip to Panama over spring break. They have since returned to Oxford and been knee-deep in schoolwork and... read more
Ole Miss' run to the SEC Tournament title and the Big Dance received national coverage for the team and university during the March Madness. Below is just a sampling of mountain of press the Rebels have gotten including a tweet from King... read more
Michaela Quinn, a member of the 2013 Ole Miss track & field signing class, turned in a great performance at the World Junior Cross Country Championships over the weekend.Competing as a member of Team Australia, Quinn placed 25th in the... read more