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Lady Rebels hope to bounce back from 11-win season

It’s never easy attempting to replace a player of Regina Thomas’ caliber and actually see improved results, but that’s exactly what the Ole Miss volleyball team will attempt to do in 2012. (more…) (August 9, 2012, Page 2B)

Ole Miss claims fifth-straight Magnolia Invitational title

Back at the friendly confines of the Gillom Center for the first time this season, the Ole Miss volleyball team took care of business this weekend to claim the Magnolia Invitational crown.

After defeating Arkansas-Little Rock 3-0 (25-19, 26-24, 25-21) and Northwestern 3-1 (25-21, 20-25, 31-29, 25-20) on Friday, the Lady Rebels finished the weekend sweep by topping Central Arkansas 3-0 (25-22, 25-19, 25-13) on Saturday. (more…) (September 12, 2011, Page 4B)

Getzin looking for more this season

Tournament berth No. 4 won’t be enough for the Ole Miss volleyball this season.

Coming off of three one-and-done appearances in the NCAA Tournament in the last five years (North Carolina defeated Ole Miss last year 3-1 in Berkeley, Calif.), the Lady Rebels have grander goals for the upcoming season. (August 12, 2011, Page 6A)

Ole Miss women return to NCAA Tournament

The Ole Miss women’s volleyball team will be making its third NCAA Tournament appearance in program history — and third in the past five seasons — when Ole Miss takes on North Carolina in the first round at California-Berkley.

The first-round matchup will take place on Friday. The winner of the match will face the winner of Cal-Berkley and Utah State in the second round on Saturday. North Carolina enters with a 24-9 overall mark and a 15-5 mark in the ACC. (November 29, 2010, Page 4B)

Tennessee tops Lady Rebels to end regular season

Inconsistency and unforced errors ended up being the difference on Sunday in the Ole Miss volleyball team’s 3-1 (15-25, 25-13, 20-25, 20-25) loss to No. 21 Tennessee at the Gillom Sports Complex.

After being tied through two sets, the Lady Vols strung together two-straight sets to claim the match. (November 22, 2010, Page 5B)

Lady Rebels regain form against USC

It wasn’t pretty, but coming off of a difficult loss to No. 1 Florida on Friday, the Ole Miss volleyball team will take its 3-1 (25-21 25-16, 20-25, 25-23) victory over South Carolina from Sunday.

Following the match, Ole Miss coach Joe Getzin admitted he was a bit worried about the Lady Rebels coming out flat against South Carolina. (November 1, 2010, Page 4B)

Lady Rebels sitting pretty after sweep

It’s been three seasons since Ole Miss’ volleyball program last graced an NCAA Tournament bracket.

Following Sunday’s hard-fought 3-1 (25-13, 25-20, 22-25, 25-22) victory over Arkansas at the Gillom Sports Complex, the Lady Rebels appear to have positioned themselves for a return trip to the tournament.

The win capped a successful weekend that began with a 3-0 (25-21, 25-18, 25-18) victory against No. 12 LSU on national television and extended Ole Miss’ winning streak to five matches.

With an 8-2 league record (and 14-5 overall), Ole Miss hopes it has done enough halfway through the conference schedule to legitimize its tournament hopes. (October 18, 2010, Page 3B)

Lady Rebels take Magnolia Invitational

After going to five sets against both Southern Miss and Louisiana-Lafayette, the Ole Miss Lady Rebels made quick work of the Samford Lady Bulldogs on Saturday night, claiming their fourth consecutive Magnolia Invitational with a 3-0 (25-21, 25-20, 25-20) victory.

Head coach Joe Getzin said the key to the match was the team’s ability to clean up its play on its own side of the court.

In the three sets against Samford, Ole Miss had just 14 attack errors, compared to Samford’s 24. (September 13, 2010, Page 5B)

Lady Rebs answer questions with scrimmage

Ole Miss volleyball hosted its first full preseason scrimmage on Saturday at the Gillom Sports Center and head coach Joe Getzin was not disappointed with what he saw.

“I thought we had a good outing,” he said. “Anytime you split the team it’s pretty difficult to get a true indication, but I thought there was points of intensity that show the potential of the team.

“I’m sure they’re excited to play against somebody else instead of beating each other.” (August 24, 2010, Page 7)

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