Head coach Joe Getzin's 2013 class was ranked Highest Honorable Mention by PrepVolleyball.com.
June 6, 2013
OXFORD, Miss. – Bringing in one of its largest and most talented classes in the Joe Getzin era, Ole Miss volleyball has been recognized for its hard work on the recruiting trail by being ranked Highest Honorable Mention by PrepVolleyball.com.
The Rebels will be bringing in seven newcomers for the 2013 campaign, including Marie-Pierre Bakima, Laura Beaty, Kristen Brashear, Melanie Crow, Aubrey Edie, Margaret Eggert and Cara Fisher.
“Having our 2013 recruiting class ranked as a Highest Honorable Mention by PrepVolleyball.com is exciting,” Getzin said. “This shows what great athletes and volleyball players we have coming in this season. I’m really proud of the hard work our associate head coach and recruiting coordinator Shannon Wells and assistant coach Sean Burdette have put in to this recruiting class. We’re all looking forward to getting in the gym with them and starting practice.”
Bakima and Fisher will come to Ole Miss as juniors, and will have two years of eligibility remaining. PrepVolleyball.com’s recruiting class rankings consist only of players making their initial appearance in a four-year program. The class rankings do not take into account transfers, including those from junior colleges, or foreign players.
Bakima, who will play outside for the Rebels, played at San Jacinto College for each of the last two years, and was named the NJCAA Player of the Year last season for region XIV.
Beaty, a 5-foot-11 setter, comes from Coppell, Texas, where she helped guide Coppell High School to a 5A state championship last season.
Playing at Sacred Heart Academy in Louisville, Ky., Brashear, a libero, earned All-District and All-State Honorable Mention honors as a senior, and was also nominated to the Under Armour All-American watch list.
Crow, a 6-foot-1 right side hitter, comes to Ole Miss after a stellar high school career where she led the Lafayette (Wildwood, Mo.) Lancers to back-to-back Missouri state championships in 2011 and 2012, including a 40-0 record in 2012 where the Lancers didn’t lose a single set.
A 6-foot setter from Fayetteville, Ark., Edie was named an Under Armour Second Team All-American by the American Volleyball Coaches Association, and was selected to the USA Junior National A2 team.
Eggert was a three-year starter at East Ridge High School and a two-year captain. Hailing from Woodbury, Minn., the 6-foot-1 outside hitter was named a top-20 recruit in the state of Minnesota by Breakdown Sports, and was named All-Conference two years in a row.
Fisher, a 5-foot-3 libero/defensive specialist from Manvel, Texas, started every match as a freshman at the University of New Mexico. Fisher was named second team all-conference while playing at Blinn College in Brenham, Texas, last season.
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 Athletics Week in ReviewApril 28-May 4, 2015Baseball - The Rebels started the week defeating the Bulldogs, 11-1 in the annual Governor's Cup. The 10-run win for the Rebels marked the largest margin of victory in the 36-year history... read more
Welcome to Pittsburgh...and welcome to #SteelersNation, @Quez_G! #SteelersDraft pic.twitter.com/oY8wZc10Kk-- Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) May 2, 2015 Congrats Senquez Golson! Drafted 56th overall in the 2015 #NFLDRAFT by the Pittsburgh Steelers. #HottyToddy #FinsUp pic.twitter.com/EPGayDNOu7-- Ole Miss Football (@OleMissFB) May 2, 2015 Ole... read more
Six men with ties to Ole Miss were part of the inaugural class of 25 athletes and coaches inducted into the Scott County Hall of Fame this past Saturday at Roosevelt State Park in Morton. It is believed that this... read more
In a tie for 7th place at 7-under, @OleMissFB takes home $30,000 in charity and scholarship. #CFAPBGolf pic.twitter.com/qd0JzilyYR-- #CFAPBGolf (@CFAPeachBowl) April 28, 2015 The Ole Miss team of head football coach Hugh Freeze and Sean Tuohy turned in a strong... read more
The Ole Miss men's and women's tennis team learned their postseason destinations, as the men's and women's NCAA Tournament fields were announced Tuesday. The men, ranked No. 13 in the nation, are the No. 14 overall seed and will be... read more
Ole Miss Athletics Week in ReviewApril 21-27, 2015Baseball - During the five-game homestand, Ole Miss went 3-2 with a midweek win over Central Arkansas as well as claiming a weekend series over Alabama. - The Rebels recorded 68 hits throughout... read more
With a distance of 287-yards, the 2015 #CFAPBGolf Coaches Division Long Drive Champion is @CoachHughFreeze! pic.twitter.com/ProCdgbbg9-- #CFAPBGolf (@CFAPeachBowl) April 27, 2015 Ole Miss head football coach Hugh Freeze took home the long drive title at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge... read more
Hugh Freeze and Ross Bjork embarked on the Rebel Road Trip, the baseball team claimed their weekend series over Alabama that featured the largest crowd of the season and the football program's NFL presence is expected to grow with the... read more
Ole Miss swept a doubleheader Saturday, defeating Alabama 10-2 in Game One and 4-0 in Game Two. As a pitching staff, the Rebels allowed just one earned run and scattered a combined 12 hits with 17 strikeouts compared to just... read more
Ole Miss head football coach Hugh Freeze will team with former All-SEC basketball player Sean Tuohy to represent the Rebels for the fourth straight year and compete for a share of the $520,000 total purse in the ninth annual Chick-fil-A... read more
Ole Miss Athletics Week in ReviewApril 14-20, 2015Men's Tennis- Ole Miss downed No. 22 Vanderbilt 4-1 to advance to the SEC Tournament semifinals for the 16th time in program history.- The Rebels rallied to take the doubles point and then got... read more
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