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Volleyball Sees Improvement in Day Two of Huntingdon Tournament

Women's Volleyball

COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls volleyball team saw improvements physically and statistically but it was not enough to pick up a victory at the Huntingdon Volleyball Tournament. In day two, the Owls competed against Tuskegee University and North Carolina Wesleyan University to come up empty in both matches. The W fell 0-3 to Tuskegee and 0-3 to NCW.

Mary Grace Prine- September Renasant Athlete of the Month

Women's Volleyball

COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls Athletics staff has selected Mary Grace Prine as the Renasant Bank Athlete of the Month for September 2018. Mary Grace is a sophomore outside and right side hitter who has transitioned to the setter position as of last week. Prine was recognized as USCAA setter of the week and contributed 27 assists in our opening weekend at Belhaven. She was named to the 2017-18 Athletic Director's List for both the fall and spring semester and ended her freshman year with a 3.64 GPA. In her time off the court, she has participated in numerous community service efforts by our volleyball team and volunteers her time as the handler for The W’s beloved mascot Ody the Owl. She is a pre-physical therapy major who hopes to one day work with the Wounded Warrior Project. 

Volleyball Heads to Huntingdon for Weekend Tournament

Women's Volleyball

COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls volleyball team will return to action this weekend when they travel to Montgomery, Ala. to participate in the 2018 Huntingdon Volleyball Tournament. Beginning on Friday, Sept. 7 – Saturday, Sept. 8, the Owls will face Huntingdon College, Agnes Scott College, Tuskegee University, and North Carolina Wesleyan College.

Volleyball Delivers First Set Victory of the Season at Belhaven Tourney

Women's Volleyball

JACKSON, Miss. – The Owls volleyball team returned to Heidelberg Gymnasium on Saturday, Sept.1 for day two of the Belhaven Volleyball Tournament. The W showed great determination and hustled through two matches to pick up its first set win of the 2018 season. The Owls showed great determination but were unable to convert the effort in to match wins, falling 3-0 to Belhaven in match one of the day and 3-1 to Central Baptist College in match two.

Volleyball Fights Hard in Day One of Belhaven Tournament

Women's Volleyball

JACKSON, Miss. – The W volleyball team opened the 2018 season at the Belhaven Volleyball Tournament on Friday, Aug. 31. The Owls are a much improved team from there 2017 outing and it showed through every set and every match. During its first official day on the court, the team fought hard and push for every point against the host team Belhaven University and fellow participant Central Baptist University. Despite the effort, the Owls were unable to pull a win and dropped both matches 0-3.

Volleyball Tested at UWA Exhibition Tournament

Women's Volleyball

LIVINGSTON, Ala. – The Owls volleyball team stretched it legs at the University of West Alabama Exhibition Tournament on Saturday August, 25. The W participated in three scrimmage matches against host school UWA, DII opponent Tuskegee University, and DIII opponent Birmingham Southern to get a feel of its abilities before to the start of the upcoming season.v

2018 Owls Volleyball Outlook

Women's Volleyball

The Mississippi University for Women Owls volleyball team is looking forward to taking the court for the 2018 season. The Owls concluded the 2018 comeback season 5-22 after the original program ended in 2002 after a tornado hit the campus. Coach Roxanne Hernandez enters her second season as the Owls head coach and is excited to return 10 players from last year’s squad.

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Schedule
Sep 25
Women's Volleyball 6:00 PM
at Judson (AL)
Sep 27
Women's Volleyball 6:00 PM
Huntingdon
Yellow Out (Wear Yellow in Recognition of Childhood Cancer)
Sep 28
Women's Volleyball 6:00 PM
Sewanee
Oct 02
Women's Volleyball 6:00 PM
Belhaven
Military Appreciation
Oct 06
Women's Volleyball 2:00 PM
at Centenary (LA)
Results
Sep 18
Women's Volleyball Final
at Tougaloo
L, 3-0
Sep 15
Women's Volleyball Final
vs. Randall University
L, 3-1
@ Irving, Texas
Sep 14
Women's Volleyball Final
at Dallas
L, 3-0
Sep 14
Women's Volleyball Final
Southwestern Adventist
W, 3-0
Sep 12
Women's Volleyball Final
at Sewanee
L, 3-0

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Athlete of the Month

Mary Grace Prine Volleyball COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls Athletics staff has selected Mary Grace Prine as the Renasant Bank Athlete of the Month for September 2018. Mary Grace is a sophomore outside and right side hitter who has transitioned to the setter position as of last week. Prine was recognized as USCAA setter of the week and contributed 27 assists in our opening weekend at Belhaven. She was named to the 2017-18 Athletic Director's List for both the fall and spring semester and ended her freshman year with a 3.64 GPA. In her time off the court, she has participated in numerous community service efforts by our volleyball team and volunteers her time as the handler for The W’s beloved mascot Ody the Owl. She is a pre-physical therapy major who hopes to one day work with the Wounded Warrior Project.