Owls Staff Assists with Rock Steady at the YCOLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls Athletic Department and the Frank P. Phillips Memorial YMCA have formed a partnership to better serve the Columbus Community and The W campus. In one of its first collaborations, the Owls Athletic Staff has offered its time and energy to the YMCA’s Rock Steady Boxing Class.
Softball to Open at Home Against MillsapsDespite having laryngitis all week, softball coach Tat Matthews, along with assistant coach Mich Marselia, sat down with Owls Communication to discuss the softball season opener.
Hernandez Gives Owls Invitational PreviewThe Mississippi University for Women’s volleyball team will bring the game home for the first time this season when they host the 2017 Owls Volleyball Invitational on Friday, Sept. 22 – Saturday, Sept. 23. The Owls will face three teams during the two-day tournament; Southern Union Community College, Southwestern Adventist University, and Bevill State Community College.
Soccer Prepares to Face the MajorsJACKSON, Miss. ? The Mississippi University for Women men?s soccer team will travel to Jackson, Miss. to face Millsaps College on Sunday, Sept. 17. The Owls (0-4-1) will face the Majors (3-1-1) at 2 p.m. at Harper-Davis Field.
The W Athletics reveals its new logosAfter 14 years, athletics is returning to The W! Athletic Director Jason Trufant revealed the new logos and word marks today, with competitive athletics resuming in the Fall of 2017.
Cara Hopper SoftballCara Hopper, senior softball player, has been selected as the June 2018 Renasant Bank Player of the Month. The Steens, Miss. native closed out the 2018 softball season in epic fashion helping her team place fifth in the USCAA Small College World Series. In four appearances with one start for a complete game, Hopper pitched 18.1 innings for 29 strikeouts. She was also recognized as a 2018 USCAA All-Academic member.