Rebels Close Out Season with LSU

Junior libero Cara Fisher has double-digit dig totals in six of the past seven matches.

Junior libero Cara Fisher has double-digit dig totals in six of the past seven matches.

Nov. 26, 2013

Ole Miss Notes Get Acrobat Reader

OXFORD, Miss. – The Ole Miss volleyball team will close out its 2013 season Wednesday when it plays host to LSU at 7 p.m. CT at the Gillom Sports Center. Prior to Wednesday’s match, Ole Miss will honor its two seniors, Kellie Goss and Kara Morgan.

“Kellie and Kara are both members of our leadership team and they’ve worked very hard throughout their careers,” Ole Miss head coach Joe Getzin said. “We would love to close out their careers with a win Wednesday night against LSU.”

Goss has played in over 50 matches during her four years in Oxford, including a career-high 19 matches as a junior last season. Goss notched a single-match program-record tying four solo blocks as a sophomore against Alabama.

Morgan closes out her career with over 115 matches played, including starts in all but eight of those matches. Morgan’s name can be found in the program’s career top-10 in kills, attempts, digs and service aces.

In addition to Senior Night, Ole Miss (13-17, 3-14 Southeastern Conference) will also be celebrating Red Wednesday. As a play on Black Friday, fans will be able to register at the Gillom Center to win door prizes, including basketball tickets, gift certificates to local restaurants and other assorted items that will be given during timeouts.

Ole Miss has been led this season by sophomore middle blocker Nakeyta Clair, who is tops on the team in kills (2.60 kills per set), hitting percentage (.295) and blocks (1.18 blocks per set). Clair has put together one of the best blocking seasons at Ole Miss in the rally scoring era. The Country Club Hills, Ill., native has broken the program’s single-season record for block assists (104) and total blocks (129), and is second in solo blocks (25).

Freshman setter Aubrey Edie has passed out 888 assists this season (9.06 per set), which is the fourth highest total in single-season history at Ole Miss during the rally scoring era. Sophomore middle blocker Ty Laporte is second on the team with 2.44 kills per set, and junior libero Cara Fisher has turned it on of late with double-digit dig efforts in six of her past seven matches.

LSU (17-11, 7-9 SEC) enters Wednesday’s match as the SEC’s leaders in blocks, averaging 2.75 blocks per set. The Tigers have been paced at the net by freshman middle blocker Briana Holman, who is the SEC’s blocks leader at 1.56 blocks per set. Holman is a three-time SEC Freshman of the Week recipient, and has also been named the SEC Offensive Player of the Week once. LSU defeated Ole Miss 3-1 in Baton Rouge in the two teams’ first meeting Oct. 11.

For all Ole Miss volleyball news and information, go to and follow the Rebels on Twitter at @OleMissVB and on Facebook at Ole Miss Volleyball.

    • Seniors Shine, Records Broken in Magnolia Bowl

      Saturday, November 21, 2015 - Football

      By Steven Oubre, Ole Miss Athletics Media RelationsAfter a bounce that didn't go their way against Arkansas, the Rebels knew tonight was a must-win situation. No. 22 Ole Miss knocked off rival No. 15 LSU 38-17 in a top-25 matchup... read more

    • Drama Rules The Day at Vaught-Hemingway

      Saturday, November 7, 2015 - Football

      By Brandon Lee, Ole Miss Athletics Media RelationsDrama in front of a sold-out crowd of 60,680 between the No. 18 Rebels and Arkansas? It was that and a whole lot more in a back-and-forth Saturday night knockdown, drag-out SEC West... read more

    • Rebels Dominate In Prime-Time Spotlight

      Saturday, October 24, 2015 - Football

      By Steven Oubre, Ole Miss Athletics Media RelationsIt wasn't pretty, but the Rebels got the job done. No. 23 Ole Miss and No. 15 Texas A&M combined for seven turnovers, but a dominant defense and a balanced offense led to... read more

    • Midseason Checkpoint: Rebels Control Their Own Destiny

      Wednesday, October 14, 2015 -

      It seemed like it was just yesterday that the Ole Miss football team continued through the motions of fall camp, and we all were just ready for the season to finally begin. Fast forward with a little Talladega up-tempo... read more

    • Rebels Bounce Back at Home

      Saturday, October 10, 2015 -

      By Steven Oubre, Ole Miss Athletics Media RelationsOle Miss raced past another non-conference opponent at home this week. The Rebels returned to their usual form after a conference loss at Florida last week, racking up 665 yards of total offense,... read more

    • Ratings, Exposure Huge for Ole Miss-Alabama

      Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - Football

      Ole Miss' historic win over Alabama last Saturday was not only popular with members of Rebel Nation, it was among the most-watched college football games of the year.The Rebels' thrilling 43-37 victory over the Tide at Bryant-Denny Stadium was the... read more

    • Rebels Pass First Test in Search of Playoff Berth

      Sunday, September 20, 2015 - Football

      By Steven Oubre, Ole Miss Athletics Media RelationsThe road to the College Football Playoff includes many tests along the way. The Ole Miss Rebels (3-0, 1-0 SEC) just passed their first, proving that they are a legitimate contender after knocking... read more

    • Kelly Makes Statement in Big Rebel Win

      Saturday, September 12, 2015 - Football

      By Steven Oubre, Ole Miss Athletics Media Relations Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri;... read more

    • Big Plays Highlight Season-Opening Win

      Saturday, September 5, 2015 - Football

      Offense, defense and special teams. Ole Miss dominated all three aspects of the game as the 15th-ranked Rebels routed UT Martin 76-3 in the season opener. The 60,186 fans, mostly dressed in white, anticipated an exciting start to the 2015... read more

    • Time to Take a Stand

      Monday, August 31, 2015 -

      It's finally week! It's been 242 days since the Ole Miss Rebels last took to the gridiron for a clash of the helmets. After a successful 2014 campaign in which Ole Miss knocked off a No. 1-ranked team... read more

    • Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge to Air on ESPNU Aug. 1

      Thursday, July 30, 2015 -

      Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE ATLANTA - On Saturday, fans can tune in to see the Rebels duo of Head Football Coach Hugh Freeze and former Ole Miss basketball player Sean Tuohy compete in the Chick-fil-A... read more

    • Rebels Emerge on Four Watch Lists This Week

      Friday, July 17, 2015 -

      Only 50 days until The Grove is full, the constant shouts of "Hotty Toddy" are in the air, and football kicks off 100 years in Vaught-Hemingway Stadium! Looking forward to this upcoming college football season, seven Rebels were named to... read more

    • Football Rebels All Over First Week of Watch List Releases

      Friday, July 10, 2015 -

      As we near the 2015 college football season, national organizations have started to release watch lists for their respective awards. Through the first week of watch lists being released, multiple Rebels have been announced as players that fans need to... read more

    • Engram, Hilton and Johnson to Represent Ole Miss at SEC Football Media Days

      Wednesday, July 8, 2015 -

      Along with head coach Hugh Freeze, three Rebels will represent Ole Miss at the annual SEC Football Media Days next week. Junior Evan Engram, just named to the John Mackey Award Watch List for college football's most outstanding tight end,... read more

    • Five Rebels Tabbed Preseason All-SEC in The Birmingham News

      Tuesday, June 30, 2015 -

      Five Ole Miss Rebels were chosen as preseason All-SEC selections by some of the people who work closest with the student-athletes, the football media relations directors. The 14 football media relations directors of the Southeastern Conference institutions voted in the... read more




  • Loading Tweets...
    1 second ago



» «