OXFORD, Miss. - For the first time in the history of the event, the No. 19 nationally ranked Ole Miss women's tennis will host the ITA Kick-Off Weekend at the Gillom Sports Center Sunday. The Rebels face No. 28 Yale Sunday at 2 p.m.
While the Rebel men start their season Friday and Saturday, the women will look to rebound from a disappointing opening loss at William & Mary on Tuesday.
Sunday's action begins with Illinois and Vanderbilt at 9 a.m. followed by the Rebels vs. Yale. The winners will meet Monday at 1 p.m. for the right to advance to the National Team Indoor Final 16 in Charlottesville, Va., Feb. 8-11. Admission to all matches this weekend is free.
This marks the fifth year in a row for the Rebels to participate in the ITA Kick-Off Weekend. Last year, they advanced to the National Team Indoor Final 16 with thrilling wins over Texas A&M and host Florida State.
The Rebels are led by junior Caroline Rohde-Moe who is ranked No. 30 in the nation and leads the team with a 16-4 overall record, 1-0 at No.1 singles.
Yale comes into the weekend at 1-0 with a 7-0 shutout of Delaware State last weekend. The Bulldogs went 20-4 last spring and won the Ivy League. They reached the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Yale boasts three players in the singles rankings led by senior captain Elizabeth Epstein at No. 42.
With a split of road matches at South Carolina and No. 8 Georgia, the Ole Miss men's tennis team moved up one spot to No. 13 in the nation entering the Southeastern Conference Men's Tennis Championship this week in College... read more
Ole Miss Athletics Week in Review April 7-13, 2015 Baseball - Ole Miss finished the week with a 2-2 mark to remain a .500 overall record for the season (18-18) as well as 7-8 in SEC play. After dropping a... read more
The baseball team claimed claimed their second series of the second over the nation's top-ranked team in dramatic fashion. The football team wrapped up spring practice. And the men's and women's tennis teams closed out their respective regular seasons and... read more
At one point, co-offensive coordinator Dan Werner said, all three quarterbacks had completed around 66 percent of their passes, a testament to how close the competition has been this spring. Going into the Grove Bowl, Freeze said one had a... read more
Former Ole Miss head coach Billy Brewer almost did not sign Chucky Mullins, whose memory has been honored with the Chucky Mullins Courage Award. Nate Wayne, a four-year letterman for the Rebels and the 1997 recipient of the award, who... read more
#RebelNation here are the Red and Blue rosters for tomorrow's Regions Bank Grove Bowl. See you there! pic.twitter.com/FZptUEkW4P-- Ole Miss Football (@OleMissFB) April 10, 2015 Three areas to watch as Ole Miss splits into two teams for the annual Regions... read more
Junior cornerback Tee Shepard's story has been well-documented. Shepard is hearing impaired, but since he has arrived at Ole Miss, he has been the beneficiary of new hearing technology that has allowed him to hear sounds, such as a coach's... read more
Ole Miss Athletics Week in ReviewMarch 31-April 6, 2015Baseball - Ole Miss finished the week with a 2-2 mark to remain a .500 overall record for the season (16-16). - The Rebels claimed a midweek victory over Memphis before dropping... read more
Six former Rebels begin the 2015 Major League Baseball on opening day rosters. Chris Coghlan, Zack Cozart and Seth Smith all started or are slated to start on opening day for their respective teams. Lance Lynn and Drew Pomeranz will begin the season... read more
The reigning SEC Player of the Year, Nik Scholtz decided to return for his senior season, wanting to give Ole Miss and Oxford one more season.Playing in perhaps his last home match at the Palmer/Salloum Tennis Center Saturday, Scholtz gave... read more