No. 24 Rebels Shut Out Auburn With 7-0 Win

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM
Emily Reid scored her first goal of the season to help Ole Miss to a win over Auburn.

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM
Emily Reid scored her first goal of the season to help Ole Miss to a win over Auburn.
OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM

Sept. 29, 2013

Box Score | BLOG: Rebels Bounce Back in 7-0 Win Over Auburn Photo Gallery

OXFORD, Miss. - The Rebels rebounded in a big way from the first home loss of the season, putting together an offensive outburst Sunday afternoon as Ole Miss (9-2-1, 2-1-0 SEC) defeated Auburn (4-6-1, 0-3-0 SEC) by a score of 7-0.

The win was the largest margin of victory for the Rebels in a Southeastern Conference match in the history of the program as five different players scored on the afternoon, paced by two goals each from sophomore Bethany Bunker and senior Mandy McCalla.

Senior Rafaelle Souza added three assists on the afternoon to help key the Ole Miss attack.

"We passed the ball so beautifully all afternoon," said Ole Miss head coach Matthew Mott. "The girls had so much energy and were fired up. We came out hungry and put the ball in the box and finished. It was a total team performance. A win like that doesn't happen in the SEC often, so we hope to take this and build on it as we go on the road. Tennessee and Georgia are two teams who are playing well right now. It will be a big weekend for us as we head back out on the road."

Bunker and McCalla set the tone early, notching goals in the first four minutes of the game to give the Rebels the early 2-0 advantage. Bunker scored in the third minute off a pass from the foot of Rafaelle Souza on the far side of the box to put Ole Miss on the board. McCalla then took a corner from the near side off Souza's foot in the fourth minute and put it in the net.

Ole Miss held the 2-0 advantage at the half following the quick goals.

Bunker continued the quick strike attack for the Rebels in the second half, putting her second shot in the net 34 seconds into the second half as she dribbled down the far side of the field and into the box, beating the Auburn keeper one-on-one to put Ole Miss on top 3-0.

Olivia Harrison notched her fourth goal of the season two minutes later, taking a shot from the top of the box in the 48th minute that hit the crossbar and dropped into the goal behind the line to extend the Rebels' lead.

McCalla notched her second goal of the day in the 58th minute of play, taking a pass from Souza in the middle of the box after Souza played the ball to the near side of the field. McCalla then squared and shot, driving the ball between the legs of the Auburn keeper to put the Rebels on top 5-0.

Senior midfielder Emily Reid got in on the action in the 79th minute after being denied on a penalty kick earlier in the game. Reid took the ball from the near side and dribbled to the top of the box, squaring up 20 yards out and drilling the ball over the hands of the leaping Auburn keeper to add to the Ole Miss lead.

Freshman Addie Forbus capped the Rebel scoring with her goal in the 86th minute when she took the ball from Emily Reid in the near side of the box and shot across the keeper, burying the ball in the net from close to 15 yards out.

Ole Miss will return to action next weekend with a pair of road matches in SEC play when the Rebels travel to take on Tennessee and Georgia. The Rebels and Lady Vols will face-off at 6 p.m. CT on Friday before Ole Miss will face Georgia at 1 p.m. CT on Sunday.





Ole Miss Gear
    Facebook
    Twitter
    Blog
    • Ole Miss Athletics Week in Review (March 24-30, 2015)

      Monday, March 30, 2015 - Athletics

      Ole Miss Athletics Week in ReviewMarch 24-30, 2015Women's Basketball-The Ole Miss women's basketball team saw its record setting season some to a close with a loss to Middle Tennessee in the third round of the WNIT. The Rebels closed the... read more

    • Observations from the Best Seat in the House -- March 29

      Sunday, March 29, 2015 - Athletics

      Ole Miss celebrated one of the most successful years in school history. The women's basketball team saw its season come to an end in the Sweet 16 of the Postseason WNIT. The football team continued spring practice, and we're now... read more

    • Grove Bowl to be Featured on SEC Network Platofrms

      Thursday, March 26, 2015 - Football

      The SEC Network will air every SEC spring football game with multiple viewing opportunities on both television and the network's digital platforms. All 12 spring football games will be carried live and in full on SEC Network + with additional... read more

    • Freeze, Players Talk Quarterback Competition

      Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - Football

      Through the first seven spring practices, or three weeks since the start of spring practice on March 3, there does not appear to be any separation between sophomores Ryan Buchanan and DeVante Kincade and junior college transfer Chad Kelly.  Whether... read more

    • VIDEO: 2015 Rebel Choice Awards

      Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - Athletics

      read more

    • Ole Miss Athletics Week in Review (March 17-23, 2015)

      Monday, March 23, 2015 - Athletics

      Ole Miss Athletics Week in Review March 17-23, 2015 Men's Basketball - Ole Miss scored 62 second-half points to overcome a 17-point halftime deficit, rallying past 11th-seeded BYU 94-90 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Tuesday. -... read more

    • Observations from the Best Seat in the House -- March 22

      Sunday, March 22, 2015 - Athletics

      The men's basketball team saw its run in the NCAA Tournament come to an end in the Round of 64 after a thrilling win in the First Four. The women's basketball team won two postseason WNIT games to continue its... read more

    • Trent, Bramlett Pitch Rebels Past No. 1 Florida

      Sunday, March 22, 2015 - Baseball

      Junior left-hander Christian Trent and sophomore right-hander Brady Bramlett picked up quality starts on the mound, and the offensive provided some timely hits, which proved to be a winning formula as Ole Miss claimed the weekend series over No. 1... read more

    • VIDEO: Insell Previews WNIT Matchup with GT

      Saturday, March 21, 2015 - Women's Basketball

      read more

    • Journey Ends for Five Seniors

      Thursday, March 19, 2015 - Men's Basketball

      JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A four-year starter at point guard, one of the most accomplished players in program history, senior Jarvis Summers saw his Ole Miss career come to an end, as did four of his fellow seniors in LaDarius White,... read more

    • Kennedy, Mack Talk Familiarity, Preparations

      Thursday, March 19, 2015 - Men's Basketball

      From his five years at Cincinnati, three as an assistant coach and one each as associate head coach and interim head coach, head coach Andy Kennedy knows and has experienced the Xavier program first hand, having coached against the Musketeers... read more

    • Whirlwind Week Continues for the Rebels

      Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - Men's Basketball

      Ole Miss has gone through a two-day turn twice, as well as a one-day turn when the Rebels played No. 23 Creighton and Cincinnati in back-to-back days at the Emerald Coast Classic, but they haven't gone through a turn quite... read more

    • PHOTOS: Ole Miss Basketball Defeats BYU

      Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - Men's Basketball

      Photo Gallery "YOU BELONG!" - AK @OleMissMBB pic.twitter.com/N0E09nTXHy-- OleMissPix (@OleMissPix) March 18, 2015 REBS WIN!! REBS WIN!!! HELL YEAH DAMN RIGHT!!! @OleMissMBB #MarchMadness pic.twitter.com/ak0Vwpq2He-- OleMissPix (@OleMissPix) March 18, 2015... read more

    • Ole Miss a Giant Killer against Xavier?

      Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - Men's Basketball

      Giant Killers come in many different shapes and forms in the NCAA Tournament. They are not just your teams from smaller and mid-major conferences, but also your lower-seeded power-conference teams. As defined by ESPN's Peter Keating and Jordan Brenner, Giants Killers... read more

    • What They're Saying: Rebels Take Down BYU

      Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - Men's Basketball

      March Madness reigned in Dayton, as 11th-seeded Ole Miss scored 62 second-half points to overcome a 17-point halftime deficit, rallying past 11th-seeded BYU 94-90 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Tuesday. The nation watched, and they reacted to... read more