BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The W kicked of its track and field programs in the 2019-20 season with the UAB Vulcan Invite indoor competition at the Birmingham Crossplex Arena on Saturday, Jan. 11.
COLUMBUS, Miss. – Director of Athletics Jason Trufant and the Owls athletic program would like to take the time to recognize the 111 student-athletes who received a GPA of 3.0 or better during the fall 2019 semester. Because of their academic efforts, the scholars have been named to the Fall 2019 Athletic Director's List. Among those student-athletes recognized, 38 Owls hold at least a 3.5 GPA and 20 finished with a 4.0.
COLUMBUS, Miss. – The first season of Owls track and field will kick-off this weekend when The W men’s and women’s track teams travel to Birmingham, Ala. to participate in the Vulcan Invite. The Owls first meet is hosted by the University of Alabama – Birmingham and will be held at the Birmingham Crossplex.
NORFOLK, Va. – The United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) has revealed the first round of 2019-2020 Director Cup standings. The standings consist of results from the 2019 USCAA Golf, Volleyball, Soccer, and Cross Country National Championships in addition to points for 2019 National Convention attendance and sports offering.
COLUMBUS, Miss. - Dedrick Burnett was named as the assistant coach for the Owls cross country and track and field programs. Burnett joins The W staff after spending seven years in Jackson, Miss. as the equipment manager and graduate assistant coach at Jackson State University and a volunteer coach with the Mississippi Trackstars summer track club for youth athletes ages 6-18.
COLUMBUS, Miss. – Danielle Ferguson – a coach with proven success on the DI and DIII levels of the NCAA – will be the first head coach of the Owls men’s and women’s track and field programs, The W Athletics Department announced on Wednesday.
The W Owls are #UNITEDASONE This bump in the road will not stop the progress of Owls Athletics and we will continue to #WINEVERDAY.