COLUMBUS, Miss. ? On the beautiful spring evening of Tuesday, May 1 at Events Off Fifth, The W Athletics department hosted the inaugural Owls Awards Ceremony to recognize the many contributions of the student-athletes, coaches, and staff.
Owls Communications sat down with head cross country coach Morgan Turnipseed to discuss cross country, the season, and a love for running.
COLUMBUS, Miss. – Director of Athletics Jason Trufant and the Owls athletic program would like to take the time to congratulate the 51 scholar athletes who worked hard in the classroom to garner GPAs of 3.0 or better during the fall 2017 semester. Because of their academic efforts, the 46 scholars have been named to the 2017 Athletic Director’s List. Of the 51 scholars, 25 received GPAs of 3.5 or better and six maintained perfect 4.0s.
CLINTON, Miss. - The Owls women’s cross country team competed in its last meet of the season at the 2017 Mississippi College Invitational. During the 5K run, the Owls placed 13th out of 16 at Choctaw Trails in Clinton, Miss.
CLINTON, Miss. – The Mississippi University for Women cross country team competed in its first 6K run of the season at the Mississippi College Watson Ford Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 7. The Owls were pretty steady in their pace to finish 7th with an average time of 36:31.89.
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. – The Mississippi University for Women cross country team placed 20th at the 12th Annual JSU Foothills Cross Country Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 30. The Owls second 5K run of the season took place at the Oxford Lake and Recreation Center. Competing against 30 team, 21 of which were in the non-Division I category, the Owls recorded 588 total points with a total time of 2:28:55.70.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Mississippi University for Women women’s cross country team finished in 24th place at the Rhodes College Cross Country Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 16.The Owls competed against several NCAA Division I athletic programs, including Arkansas State University, University of Memphis, Mississippi Valley State University, Jacksonville State University, Alabama A&M University, and Jackson State University. Despite the stiff competition, The W kept pushing and finished its first 5K run of the season.
COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Mississippi University for Women cross country team will travel to Memphis, Tenn. to participate in the 27th annual Rhodes College Cross Country Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 16. The Owls will compete in a 5K race at Shelby Farms Park at 9:15 a.m.
CLINTON, Miss. ? The Owls women?s cross country team opened its inaugural season at the Mississippi College Season Opener on Friday, Sept. 1. The women?s 4K race was hosted by Mississippi College at the Choctaw Trails in Clinton, Miss.
COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owl’s women’s cross country team is set to begin the 2017 season at the Mississippi College Season Opener. The 4K run will be held at Choctaw Trails in Clinton, Miss. on Friday, Sept. 1.