Ole Miss Soccer Set for Friday Exhibition Against Central Arkansas
Aug. 9, 2018


Exhibition – Central Arkansas
Date: Aug. 9, 2018
First Kick: 7 p.m. CT
Location: Oxford, Miss.
Venue: Ole Miss Soccer Stadium
TV: None
Live Stats: None
Series: No Previous Meeting
Last Match: None
Twitter Updates: @OleMissSoccer

KICKERS

In final preparation for the 2018 season, Ole Miss and Central Arkansas meet up in a preseason exhibition at the Ole Miss Soccer Stadium Friday night at 7 p.m.
As is the case for all matches at the Ole Miss Soccer Stadium, admission to Friday’s friendly is free of charge.
Friday’s exhibition match will not feature any live video streaming or live stats. However, fans may follow the action along on Twitter at @OleMissSoccer.
Following Friday’s friendly, Ole Miss kicks off the regular season with a pair of home contests the following weekend, taking on Louisiana and WKU Friday and Sunday, respectively, in Oxford.
The Rebels are coming off of a 2017 season that saw Ole Miss establish itself as one of the most prolific teams in the nation, ranking third in the nation in scoring offense and sixth in points per game.
After finishing the regular season with an 11-6-3 overall record, Ole Miss earned its third bid to the NCAA Tournament in the last five seasons.
The Rebels return 16 letterwinners from last season’s squad, including All-SEC honorees CeCe Kizer and Channing Foster. Additionally, Ole Miss welcomes a talented class of six newcomers for 2018.

REBELS RECEIVING VOTES IN USC PRESEASON RANKINGS

Announced Tuesday by the United Soccer Coaches, Ole Miss received 12 votes in the 2018 USC Preseason Rankings. The Rebels are one of seven SEC teams named in the rankings, being joined by South Carolina, Texas A&M, Tennessee, Auburn, LSU and Vanderbilt.

KIZER TABBED TO MAC HERMANN TROPHY WATCH LIST

After ranking third in the NCAA in goals and points per game in 2017, senior attacker established herself as one of college soccer’s most dangerous offensive players. On Thursday, the Overland Park, Kansas native received recognition for her accomplishments when she was selected to the MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List, awarded annually to the most outstanding player in the nation. Ole Miss has never had a player win the prestigious Hermann Trophy, though Rebel great Rafaelle Souza was named a finalist in 2013.

HOME, SWEET HOME

Of the Rebels’ 19 matches during the 2018 regular season, nine will be played in front of the home crowd at the Ole Miss Soccer Stadium. Oxford provided a big home field advantage for Ole Miss in 2017, with the Rebels registering a 7-2-2 record at home. All-time, Ole Miss is 133-56-23 at the Ole Miss Soccer Stadium.

Keep up with all the latest news and information on the Rebels by following Ole Miss Soccer on Twitter at @OleMissSoccer, on Facebook at Facebook.com/OleMissSoccer, and on Instagram at Instagram.com/officialolemisssoccer. Also follow head coach Matt Mott on Twitter at @CoachMattMott. Additionally fans can get a behind the scenes look at Ole Miss Athletics on Snapchat under the handle, @WeAreOleMiss.




 

 

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