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Monday, July 28, 2014

Matthew Mott

Souza scores ‘golden’ goal in overtime win

Senior forward Rafaelle Souza came up big for Ole Miss on Sunday afternoon, punching in a pair of goals that included the golden goal in overtime to give No. 23 Ole Miss a 2-1 win over Alabama. (October 28, 2013, Page 2B)

Lady Rebs welcome plenty of new faces

“Hello my name is:” name tags should have been mandatory when the Ole Miss soccer team opened camp this week.
Entering Year 3 under the tutelage of head coach Matt Mott, nearly half of the Lady Rebels’ roster features newcomers as 12 of the 25 players are either freshmen or transfers. (August 3, 2012, Page 6A)

Strong second half lifts Lady Rebels to win

Monday’s Ole Miss soccer match fit the term “tale of two halves” perfectly.

After scrapping back and forth with The Citadel only to take a 1-1 tie into the half, the Lady Rebels exploded for five goals after the break to top the visiting Lady Bulldogs 6-1. (September 13, 2011, Page 6)

OM soccer, volleyball looking to bounce back

Both the Ole Miss soccer and volleyball programs will be looking to get back in the win column this weekend after working through difficult road trips last week.

For the volleyball squad, this weekend’s Magnolia Invitational marks the first time the Lady Rebels will be playing in front of a hometown crowd at the Gillom Sports Center. (more…) (September 7, 2011, Page 6)

Rebs tout ‘outstanding’ signing class

OXFORD TOWN – Each year in Oxford Town’s Welcome Back Rebel issue, The Oxford Eagle sports guys (John Davis and Patrick Ochs) preview the Rebels’ upcoming fall season in sports including Rebel Football, Lady Rebel Volleyball and Lady Rebel Soccer. This year is no exception as the guys lay it all out on the line in their previews and predictions. Get your season started right by checking out Pages 16, 18 and 21 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town. (August 18, 2011, Page 16, 18, 26)

Preseason camp underway for Ole Miss

The Ole Miss soccer team’s intrasquad scrimmage on Wednesday night had virtually everything, from acrobatic saves and hard challenges to fast-break scoring opportunities.

The only thing it was missing was a goal in regulation. (more…) (August 4, 2011, Page 6)

OM’s Mott looking forward to Year 2

To say the Ole Miss soccer team is in a different place today as opposed to this time last year would be a big understatement.

Heading into pre-season camp last season, first-year coach Matthew Mott was still learning the ropes in Oxford, and, as the former Texas and Auburn assistant admitted on Wednesday, he still hadn’t met eight of his players.

Coupled with trying to install his system and it proved to be a hectic introduction to the world of being a head coach in the Southeastern Conference. (more…) (July 28, 2011, Page 8A)

Magnolia Cup soccer on Fox Sports Net

The fall 2011 edition of the Magnolia Cup will be televised by Fox Sports.

Ole Miss will host intrastate rival Mississippi State on Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. at the Ole Miss Soccer Stadium. The winner will earn the Magnolia Cup given annually to the winning team in the series for both fall and spring matches. The Lady Rebels currently hold the Magnolia Cup after a 2-0 win over the Lady Bulldogs during the spring season. (more…) (July 27, 2011, Page 6A)

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