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Ole Miss Men’s Tennis Takes Care Of Alcorn State

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Ole Miss Student Athletes Edie and Forbus Named Who’s Who

9252238.jpgThe academic accolades continue to roll in for Ole Miss student-athletes as volleyball player Aubrey Edie and soccer player Addie Forbus were chosen to represent the University of Mississippi in the 2016-17 class of Who’s Who among Students in American Universities and Colleges. The student-athletes were honored with an induction ceremony Friday afternoon at the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts.
Each year the University of Mississippi, along with various other colleges and universities, recognize those students who have made considerable contributions to their campus in a variety of areas, including scholarship, leadership and student activities.
“Aubrey and Addie are standout student-athletes who have accomplished so much in the classroom as well as who have shown their heart for service,” senior associate athletics director for student-athlete development Derek Cowherd said. “We are so very proud that they have been recognized as part of the 2017 Who’s Who class at the University of Mississippi.”
Edie has received several academic accolades over the last several days, including being awarded a Taylor Medal, which is the highest academic accolade at the University of Mississippi and is awarded to no greater than one percent of the student body. Additionally, Edie was awarded a NCAA postgraduate scholarship to continue her education.
Forbus has also received numerous academic accolades throughout her decorated career.
“Obviously Addie was one of the all-time soccer greats throughout her time here. She was not only a superstar on the field, but her drive and work ethic were evident in the classroom as well, making her a leader both on and off the field of play,” said head soccer coach Matt Mott. “Addie is well deserving of this prestigious honor, and we’re excited for her to receive it and represent Ole Miss Soccer.”
Below are highlights of each honoree:
Aubrey Edie – Sr. – Volleyball – Fayetteville, Ark.
-2017 NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
-2017 Taylor Medalist
-Two-time CoSIDA Academic All-America honoree
-Three-time COSIDA Academic All-District selection
-Chancellor’s Honor Roll
-SEC Academic Honor Roll
-SEC Community Service Team
-Ole Miss career assist record holder
-AVCA All-South Region selection
Addie Forbus – Sr. – Soccer – Amory, Miss.
-CoSIDA Academic All-America
-CoSIDA Academic All-District
-SEC Academic Honor Roll
-First Team All-SEC
-NSCAA All-Region
For further academic accolades, follow @UMTrueRebel on Twitter.
Ole Miss Student-Athlete Development Mission
The mission of Ole Miss’ Student-Athlete Development program is to challenge student-athletes to be lifelong learners while pursuing continuous improvement academically, relationally, socially, personally, and professionally during and beyond their careers as student-athletes.
Courtesy of Ole Miss Sports

Rebels Show Promise In Grove Bowl As Spring Practice Ends

With the conclusion of Saturday’s Grove Bowl, spring practice has come to an end. For all the talk of bowl bans and NCAA investigation results, seeing some live football was a welcomed change in Oxford.
The 15-practice period saw the installation of new systems from new coordinators on both sides of the ball, and the product on the field today was clearly a work in progress. Led by Shea Patterson, the offense won the day as they were able to uncork a few big plays on the defense. Patterson finished the day with an impressive stat line, going 21 of 30 for 341 yards with 2 TDs.
It’s easy for a quarterback to be efficient when they have an immense amount of talent at the receiver position, which the Rebels clearly have. Rising sophomore A.J. Brown finished the day with 133 yards on 5 catches and a TD. Brown’s TD came on a quick slant, and Brown did the rest. Spinning his way out of DB Myles Hartsfield’s arms and running free. D.K. Metcalf silenced any questions about any lingering pain from his foot injury with 98 yards and a TD. Van Jefferson’s role will be one to watch out for, as the speedy receiver continued to get open and finished the day over 100 yards and had a 74-yard TD from backup QB Jordan Ta’amu. Markell Pack has earned rave reviews for the improvements he’s made this spring and earned that praise today, with 3 catches for 80 yards.
To read more of Steven Gagliano’s recap click here.

Ole Miss Men’s Tennis Takes Care of Alcorn State

The Ole Miss men’s tennis team took care of business Sunday, downing Alcorn State twice to conclude the weekend with three wins. The Rebels defeated Arkansas 4-2 Friday in their only SEC match of the weekend.
In the first match of the day, the Rebels and Braves started with doubles. Gustav Hansson and Zvonimir Babic won 6-1 at No. 1 and then Grey Hamilton and Filip Kraljevic won 6-0 at No. 2.
Hansson posted a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 1 singles to make it 2-0. Mississippi native Robert Mounger added a 6-1, 6-1 win at No. 6 singles, Kraljevic won 6-0, 6-2 at No. 5, and seconds later Fabian Fallert finished his match at No. 2, 6-2, 6-1 for the final 5-0 score.
The second match began with singles and the Rebels got quick wins from Fallert at six, Hansson at two, Kraljevic at four and Hamilton at one for the final 4-0 score.
At the Net…
• The Rebels are now 13-8 on the year
• Fabian Fallert improved to 21-6 overall, 14-3 in dual matches
• Fallert has won eight in a row
• Gustav Hansson improved to 9-7 at No. 1 singles
Complete Results
Match #1
1. Babic/Hansson (OM) def. Kilumets/Kostikov (ASU) 6-1
2. Hamilton/Kraljevic (OM) def. Rawal/Rocha (ASU) 6-0
3. Fallert/Mounger (OM) vs. Gupta/Yarbrough (ASU) 4-1, sus.
Order of Finish: 1, 2
1. #33 Gustav Hansson (OM) def. Kert Kilumets (ASU) 6-0, 6-0
2. Fabian Fallert (OM) def. Suyash Gupta (ASU) 6-2, 6-1
3. Grey Hamilton (OM) vs. Nikita Kostikov (ASU) 6-2, 5-4, sus.
4. Zvonimir Babic (OM) vs. Nischay Rawal (ASU) 6-4, 1-2, sus.
5. Filip Kraljevic (OM) def. Nuno Rocha (ASU) 6-0, 6-2
6. Robert Mounger (OM) def. Javon Yarbrough (ASU) 6-1, 6-1
Order of Finish: 1, 6, 5, 2
Match #2
1. Grey Hamilton (OM) def. Kert Kilumets (ASU) 6-2, 6-3
2. #33 Gustav Hansson (OM) def. Suyash Gupta (ASU) 6-3, 4-3, sus.
3. Zvonimir Babic (OM) vs. Nikita Kostikov (ASU) 6-3, 4-3, sus.
4. Filip Kraljevic (OM) def. Nischay Rawal (ASU) 6-2, 6-1
5. Robert Mounger (OM) vs. Nuno Rocha (ASU) 6-6, sus.
6. Fabian Fallert (OM) def. Javon Yarbrough (ASU) 6-0, 6-0
Thoughts from head coach Toby Hansson…
“We took care of business today, the guys were focused and ready to go. Overall a good weekend, and we are looking forward to closing out the regular season next weekend with some more wins.”
Up next…
The Rebels will welcome Vanderbilt April 14 at 1 p.m. followed by No. 23 Kentucky on Easter Sunday at 1 p.m.
For more information on Ole Miss Men’s Tennis, follow the Rebels on Twitter @OleMissMTennis, on Facebook at OleMissMTennis and on Instagram at OleMissMTennis, follow Coach Hansson on Twitter at @TennisToby.
Courtesy of Ole Miss Sports

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