Sophomore third baseman Allison Brown was named to the NFCA All-Region Second Team.
May 16, 2013
OXFORD, Miss. – Hitting the most doubles and second most RBI in Ole Miss softball single season history were two of many accomplishments sophomore third baseman Allison Brown had in 2013. On Thursday, Brown was recognized for her fantastic season by being named to the National Fast Pitch Coaches Association All-Region Second Team by the South Region’s head coaches.
Brown is the fourth player in Ole Miss history to receive all-region honors, joining Jane Callahan, Lauren Grill and DeDe Justice. Brown is the Rebels’ first all-region selection since Grill, who is the only player in school history to be named to the first team twice in her career.
“Allison had a great sophomore year by moving positions from shortstop and only making one error,” Ole Miss softball head coach Windy Thees said. “As amazing as she was defensively, she also topped all the great things she did offensively as a freshman last year. We’re looking forward to Allison continuing to do great things in the second half of her career.”
Brown made 69 putouts and 65 assists at the hot corner while committing just one error for a .993 fielding percentage. At the plate, the Los Alamitos, Calif., native hit 17 doubles, tied for the most in the Southeastern Conference, and batted in 43 runs, the second most in program history. Brown’s 57 hits and .354 batting average this season were each the sixth best in Ole Miss history.
The NFCA awards honor softball student-athletes from the Association’s 10 regions with first and second teams selected for each region. The all-region teams were chosen by NFCA member coaches from each respective region, and all the honorees now become eligible for selection to one of three 2013 NFCA Division I All-American teams. The 2013 NFCA Division I All-America teams will be announced at 4 p.m. CT on Wednesday, May 29, via NFCA.org.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Talking to members of the local media Sunday before leaving for Dayton on Monday, head coach Andy Kennedy and senior guard Jarvis Summers spoke of a familiarity with BYU, their First Four opponent, from watching the Cougars' 73-60 win at... read more