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Elantra Cox

Elantra  Cox

Hometown:
Henderson, Tenn.

High School:
Chester County

Height:
5-3

Position:
OF

Experience:
3L

08/16/2017

Ole Miss Announces Smith Contract Extension

Rebels Claimed SEC Tournament Title Last Season

05/27/2017

Cinderella Run Ends for Ole Miss in NCAA Super Regionals

Rebels Close Year at 43-20 in First Ever NCAA Super Regional Appearance

05/26/2017

Rebels Rally, Fall Short in 11 Innings at UCLA

Game Two Set for 8 p.m. CT/6 p.m. PT Friday Night on ESPN

05/24/2017

No. 12 Rebels Start Super Regional Play Thursday at No. 5 UCLA

Ole Miss/UCLA Begin Best of Three Series Thursday at 6 p.m. PT on ESPN

05/21/2017

No. 13 Ole Miss Downs UNC, Moves On To Super Regionals

Rebels Win First NCAA Regional in School History, Travel to UCLA Next

2018 (Senior): Named an NFCA All-South Region Third Team selection, becoming the first three-time all-region honoree in Ole Miss history ... Joined Kylan Becker in becoming the first Rebel to be tabbed to the USA Softball Top-50 Player of the Year Watchlist ... Garnered Preseason All-SEC laurels ... Finished as Ole Miss all-time leader in batting average, hits, runs and stolen bases ... Also ranks second all-time at Ole Miss in triples and sixth in on-base percentage ... Was selected with the eighth-overall pick in the inaugural American softball Association Draft ...  Appeared in and started 55 games in 2018, primarily in right field ... Registered the fifth most runs in a season in Rebel history with 41, while her 27 steals was good for a tie for fourth ... Laced three triples, tied for the seventh most in a season at Ole Miss ... Ranked second on the team with a .320 average, notching a team-high 57 hits ... Chipped in 13 RBIs ... Paced Ole Miss with 17 multi-hit games, while posting team-best marks with a 16-game reached base streak and seven-game hit streak ... Went 2-for-4 with a double, a triple and three runs scored against Florida A&M at the Sand Dollar Classic ... Was 3-for-4 against Tennessee Tech, scoring twice and driving in a run ... Scored three runs at Southeastern Louisiana, while driving in one of her own as well ... Posted a hit in 3-of-4 at-bats at Alabama, scoring three times ... Went 5-for-6 with six runs scored in the doubleheader against Alcorn State ... Made it three-games in a row with three runs scored agains UT Martin, finishing the game 4-for-5 at the plate.

2017 (Junior): Named an NFCA All-South Region First Team selection … Started all but one game at left field, and hit leadoff in all but two contests … Broke the Ole Miss single-season hits record and led the NCAA in total hits with 93 … Also broke the school’s single-season runs record (51), tied for fifth-most in the league … Finished with a .429 average, 20th-best in the country and third-highest in the SEC, after hitting near .600 a third through the season … Tied for the team lead with 25 steals, which is tied for fifth-most in a single season, and also tied for fifth-most in the conference … Broke the school record with 29 multi-hit games … Had three double-digit hit streaks throughout the year, including one of 17 which was a school record, and another of 14 which is tied for second-longest … Named SEC Player of the Week (Feb. 27) after going 10-for-15 in the Hatter Invitational with nine runs and seven steals … Recorded the first five-hit game in school history against Central Arkansas (4/4), going 5-for-6 in the 12-inning affair … The only player with a five-hit game in the SEC in 2017, and only the third in the last six years … Made No. 2 on SportsCenter’s Top 10 Plays after making a diving grab in foul territory, and throw back in to second base for a spectacular double play, in the middle game of the series at No. 5 Auburn … According to D1SoftballNews, named a Player of the Year Top 25 Finalist … Had one of Ole Miss’ nine walk-off hits, an RBI single vs. Nicholls State (3/4) to secure a 6-5 win … Named to the SEC All-Tournament Team after recording six hits, a double and two RBI helping Ole Miss to its first ever SEC Tournament title … Was unstoppable in NCAA Regional play going 8-for-9 with five runs, a triple and 10 total bases … Finished NCAA Tournament action 10-for-18 with five runs scored … Enters her senior campaign first in career average (.391), second in hits (216), fifth in runs (115), ninth in total bases (240), third in on-base (.429), eighth in slugging (.435) and tied for first in steals (75).

2016 (Sophomore): Named NFCA All-South Region First Team … Played in all but one contest and started in 56 … Hit .357 on the year with 61 hits, second-most, and 30 runs scored … Drove in 16 runs and stole 20 bases … Her 61 hits tied for sixth-most of any player in a single season … 20 stolen bases ranks fifth-most in a single Ole Miss season … Hit .377 in SEC play, 10th best in the league, which by far was the highest on the team in league action with 29 hits, second most in the league, and nine RBI in 24 games … Led the team in sacrifice bunts with nine on the year (third in SEC), and also put down 11 bunts for hits for a .611 average in bunts only … Finished with 18 multi-hit games, second best on the team, and had five multi-RBI contests … Tallied four hits in the win at Mississippi State (4/4), totaling seven hits and four runs in the series against the Bulldogs … Had big games down the stretch with two RBI each against No. 14 Georgia, No. 9 Tennessee and No. 15 Georgia in the SEC Tournament.

2015 (Freshman): Appeared in 53 games, drawing the start in 50 in left field for the Rebels ... Named an SEC All-Freshman selection by the league's coaches ... Paced the team in batting average, hitting at a .378 clip ... Tallied 34 runs with 13 RBI to go along with a pair of doubles and a triple ... Finished the regular season fourth in the SEC in steals, going 30-for-41 ... Turned in seven games of with at least two steals recorded ... Led the Rebels with 18 multiple-hit games ... Posted a season-long hitting streak of 11 games (2/7 -- 2/28) ... Turned in one of her best offensive performances against Southern Miss in game one of a doubleheader, going 2-for-4 with three RBI and a run scored ... The three RBI was a season-high ... Went 3-for-4 with three runs scored against Mississippi Valley State ... Scored a season-high three runs in that game against the Delta Devilettes and also in a neutral site game against Delaware.

High School: Was an all-district and all-state selection in 2011-13 and won the 2012 West Tennessee Hitters Award ... A three-time MVP in high school, she has led Chester County High School to the state tournament three times ... Was the Jackson Sun's 2011 Hitter of the Year, and as a junior she hit .488 with six home runs, 30 RBI and a whopping 38 stolen bases ... Outside of softball, Cox lettered twice in cross country and has played basketball each year in high school. 

Club Team: Summer league team, the Germantown Red Devils, finished second in the ASA Nationals, and was a top-five team in 2013.

Personal: Parents are Takia Arnold ... Born Jan. 2, 1996 ... Majoring in general studies.

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