Rebels Host Vanderbilt, Travel To Kentucky

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Chelsea Heimann (Robert Jordan)
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Oct. 18, 2011

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OXFORD, Miss.  – The Ole Miss soccer team will host Vanderbilt in a Thursday night game followed by a road contest at Kentucky on Sunday.

Ole Miss (5-10-1 overall, 1-7 SEC) will host the Commodores (8-8 overall, 2-6 SEC) on Thursday at 7 p.m. and will travel to Kentucky to face the Wildcats (11-5 overall, 4-4 SEC) on Sunday at Noon CT.

“The conference race to Orange Beach is as crazy as it has ever been,” head coach Matt Mott said.  “Every game is extremely important and we play two very good teams this week. We are taking the games one at a time with our whole focus on Vanderbilt.”

Thursday night’s game will be available on RebelVision.

QUICK HITS
- Ole Miss will play its third consecutive game at home, hosting Vanderbilt Thursday at 7 p.m.  Sunday the team will play Kentucky on the road at noon CT.
- Thursday’s game will be streamed on RebelVision.
- Vanderbilt leads the all-time series, 5-2-5 while Kentucky leads the all-time series, 9-7-1.
- Rafaelle Souza leads the team in goals (9), assists (7) and points (25).  Souza is one goal, one point and one assist away from breaking into Ole Miss’ top-10 for goals, points and assists in a season.  
- Senior Dylan Jordan recorded her first career hat trick in Ole Miss’ 4-3 (OT) loss at No. 20 Tennessee.  
- Freshman goalkeeper Kelly McCormick recorded her first career solo shutout in a 3-0 win over Alabama.  She leads the team in saves with 43.
- Seniors Meredith Snow and Alley Ronaldi were chosen by the coaches as team captains this season.
- Head coach Matt Mott is in his second year at the helm. He has a career record of 12-19-5 overall.

OLE MISS IN THE SEC AND NATIONAL STATS
As a team in SEC stats, Ole Miss is seventh in points (81), sixth in goals (30), seventh in assists (21) and fourth in saves (86).  

Individually, Rafaelle Souza is fifth in points (25), tied for fifth in goals (9) and tied for fifth in assists (7). Goalkeeper Kelly McCormick is ninth in saves (43) while Allie Ronaldi is 10th with 42.

In the national stats, Souza is 18th in assists per game (0.54), 24th in points per game (1.92) and 30th in goals per game (0.692).  As a team, Ole Miss is 65th out of 330 teams in scoring offense (1.88).
OLE MISS-VANDERBILT
Vanderbilt leads the all-time series between the two schools, 5-2-5.  Ole Miss won the last meeting, 3-2, in Nashville last season.  In the last four games between the two schools, each team has recorded a one-goal win while the other two games have ended in ties.   

This season the Commodores (8-8 overall, 2-6 SEC) are led by Candace West (10 points) and Gena Inbusch (five points).  As a team, Vanderbilt has scored just 14 goals in 16 games but the team has held its opponents to 18 goals.

Vanderbilt has used three goalkeepers this season and each has started at least three games.  The goalkeepers have a combined 1.11 GAA.    

OLE MISS-KENTUCKY
Kentucky leads the all-time series with Ole Miss, 9-7-1.  Ole Miss won the last meeting between the two schools, a 4-1 win in 2009.  The Rebels have won the last two meetings between the two schools in 2009 and a 3-1 win in 2008.   

The Wildcats (11-5 overall, 4-4 SEC) are led by Kelsey Hunyadi (24 points).  As a team, Kentucky has allowed just 19 goals in 16 games.  

Goalkeeper Kayla Price has started all 16 games.  She has allowed 19 goals (1.19 GAA), made 62 saves and has posted five shutouts. 

UPCOMING PROMOTIONS
Ole Miss’s game versus Mississippi State on October 28 at 7 p.m. is “International Students Night.”  All international students can pick up free football tickets for the homecoming game on November 12 by printing the ticket from the Ole Miss Soccer Facebook page. All fans in Halloween costumes will receive treat bags filled with candy.

In addition, the game, which will be televised by Fox Sports, will be Senior Night and the team’s six seniors will be honored before the game.  

UPCOMING SCHEDULE
Ole Miss will play its final regular-season game at home on Friday, October 28 at 7 p.m. against Mississippi State. The game will be Senior Night and will be televised by Fox Sports.

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