Third Year Head Coach Continues To Build Rebel Program
2012: Named a first team All-South selection by the NSCAA ... Named an All-SEC second team selection by the league's coaches ... Named SEC Co-Scholar Athlete of the Year by the league's coaches ... Also named a Capital One Academic All-District first team selection ... Led the SEC in goals (13) and points (33), tying teammate Mandy McCalla in both categories ... Took 72 shots on the season, 40 of them on goal ... Took a season-high six shots on goal twice: at Middle Tennessee (8/19) and vs. LSU (10/19) ... Scored a season-high two goals in two outings: vs. UAB (9/7) and Arkansas (9/14) ... Tallied a season-high five assists against Arkansas (9/14) with the two goals and an assist ... Posted the game-winning goal four times: vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (8/26), UALR (8/31), Arkansas (9/14) and against LSU in the SEC Tournament ... Her goal in the SEC Tournament came with 43 seconds left on the clock and gave Ole Miss a 1-0 victory and a berth in the quarterfinals ... Tallied a single assist on seven different occasions, tying with Mandy McCalla for the team lead in that category ... Turned in the assist on the game-winning goal against Kentucky, connecting with freshman Sara Coleman for the goal ... Attempted one PK on the year, connecting in a win over UAB (9/7) ...
2011: Recorded one of the best seasons in school history by a newcomer ... Finished the season leading the team in goals (nine), assists (seven) and points (25) ... Ended the year one goal, one point and one assist away from breaking into Ole Miss' single-season record book for each category ... Scored Ole Miss' first five goals of the year and scored at least one goal in her first three career games ... Played in 16 games and made 14 starts ... Led the team with four game-winning goals against Southern Miss, Texas Tech, Jackson State and Alabama ... Took a team-leading 54 shots on the year with 28 shots on goal ... Recorded three multiple goal games with two goals in each game against Southern Miss, Jackson State and Alabama ... In 15 of the 16 games she played in, her shot on goal percentage was at least 50 percent including a perfect 100 percent with six shots and six shots on goal against Southern Miss ... Ended the year tied for fifth in the SEC in game-winning goals (4), ninth in points (25) and tied for ninth in goals (9).
UNIVERSIDADE DO ESTADO DA BAHIA: Attended the Universidade Do Estado Da Bahia in Salvador, Brazil ... Did not play soccer.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Centro Federal de Educação Tecnologica da Bahia in Brazil.
CLUB: Played club for São Francisco do Conde Futebol Clube ... Participated in the FIFA U17 Women's World Cup in New Zealand in 2008 and the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in Germany in 2010 ... Placed second in the U17 Chile South American championship 2008 ... Took first in the U20 Colombia South American Championship 2010 and finished first in the State Championship Bahia in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010.
PERSONAL: Born June 18, 1991 ... Full name is Rafaelle Leone Carvalho Souza ... Daughter of Maria das Gracas dos Reis Souza and Emmanoel Leone de Carvalho Souza.
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
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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
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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
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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
Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Colton Walls, a sophomore linebacker who started his career at Clemson, is among the non-scholarship players to join the Ole Miss football team this spring. Rebel fans will be quite... read more