Joe Getzin and the Rebels hosted a coaching clinic and spring tournament April 12-13.
April 16, 2013
OXFORD, Miss. – The Ole Miss volleyball team enjoyed its busiest weekend of the spring season April 12-13, hosting a successful coaching clinic and six-team tournament at the Gillom Sports Center.
The two-day coaching clinic invited coaches of all levels and age groups to the beautiful Ole Miss campus. The clinic featured both on-court and classroom sessions and allowed the visiting coaches to interact with the instructing coaches throughout the clinic.
The Rebels’ spring tournament hosted Alabama, Memphis, Mississippi State, Southern Miss and Tennessee-Martin. Ole Miss played four matches Saturday.
“We had a very busy weekend with the coaching clinic, and our spring tournament,” Ole Miss head coach Joe Getzin said. “The coaching clinic had a great turnout and we are really pleased that we can help build volleyball in the state and surrounding area. We had some good discussions with the coaches and it was a good clinic overall.
“The tournament ran smoothly as well. We had good competition and tight matches and that’s what you want in the spring.”
Ole Miss has been plagued by injuries throughout the spring, and while unfortunate, the injuries have allowed the Rebel coaching staff to try players in new positions, and it believes that may help in the long run.
“It makes our players more versatile and gives them a greater understanding of what others have to do on the court,” Getzin said. “It also gives them a better court presence in the long term. I’m proud of the way they adapted to playing out of position and I can see us growing as a team.”
After playing in Memphis, Tenn., Louisville, Ky., and at home, Ole Miss will play in its fourth and final tournament of the spring season Saturday when it travels to Dallas.
“The tournament in Dallas is a very high level tournament,” Getzin said. “We will be in a pool with the defending national champions, Texas, Kansas State, which will represent the U.S. in the World University Games, and LSU.”
For all Ole Miss volleyball news and information, go to OleMissSports.com and follow the Rebels on Twitter at @OleMissVB and on Facebook at Ole Miss Volleyball.
Ole Miss meets Mississippi State on the hardwood the for 250th time Wednesday, which makes it the most-played rivalry in the Southeastern Conference. Like the rivalry in football, where the road team last won in 2010, the home team has... read more
Ole Miss Athletics Week in ReviewJan. 20-26, 2015Men's Basketball - Senior guard Jarvis Summers scored 4 points in the final 26.6 seconds to lift Ole Miss to a 72-71 victory over Florida Saturday. Summers scored a team-high 16 points, including... read more
Classes started on the Ole Miss campus this past week, as the men's and women's basketball teams enter the heart of Southeastern Conference play. Some of the spring sports have started their 2015 seasons, while others are gearing up for... read more
Former Ole Miss safety Cody Prewitt capped an impressive week at the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama, with a game-high five tackles in the game itself Saturday. His former teammate, cornerback Senquez Golson sat out the game with a hamstring... read more
Ole Miss closes out a three-game stretch in which they will have faced three consecutive ranked opponents when they welcome No. 18 Mississippi State on Thursday night. The Rebels are 1-1 through the first two games of the stretch, having... read more
Photo GalleryCody Prewitt and Senquez Golson will represent Ole Miss in the Senior Bowl, which will take place Saturday at 3 p.m. CT from Mobile, Alabama, and will be televised by the NFL Network. The duo have already had a busy... read more
Ole Miss Athletics Week in ReviewJan. 13-19, 2015Men's Basketball - Ole Miss thrashed No. 19 Arkansas 96-82 on Saturday. The Rebels picked up their first true road win over a ranked opponent since 2003 and scored the second-most points ever... read more
The Ole Miss men's and women's basketball teams both made some history, while the men's and women's tennis teams started their spring seasons. National Signing Day (Feb. 4) and the start of baseball season (Feb. 13) are less than a... read more
After an up-and-down non-conference slate that included wins over Creighton, Cincinnati and Oregon, all away from home, and losses to Charleston Southern and Western Kentucky, both at home, Ole Miss learned a lot about itself in the first week of... read more
Ole Miss football finished the 2014 football season with a 9-4 record and a top-20 final national rankings in both polls. The Rebels come in at No. 17 in the Associated Press poll and No. 19 in the Amway Coach... read more
Ole Miss Athletics Week in ReviewJan. 6-12, 2015Women's Basketball - Ole Miss went 2-0 on the week with a road win at Florida and a win at home against Alabama, moving to 13-4 overall and 3-1 in SEC action while... read more
The Ole Miss men's basketball team opened SEC play, while the Ole Miss women's basketball team continued SEC play, as we enter the heart of college basketball season. Over the weekend, the men's and women's teams posted wire-to-wire wins on... read more
Ole Miss looks to reverse history, as the Rebels (9-4) travel to No. 1 Kentucky tonight (6 p.m., SEC Network), the Southeastern Conference opener for both teams. Ole Miss is 0-15 all-time against the nation's top ranked team, last playing... read more