COLUMBUS, Miss. – For the second month in a row, a softball player has clinched the coveted title of Renasant Bank Athlete of the Month. This month the honor is bestowed upon senior infielder Heidi Matthews.
The Coward, S.C. native recently received the Softball Coach's Award during the 2019 Owls Athletics Awards Banquet due to her contributions to the team and the athletic department as a whole. Matthews leads the team in at-bats (97), stolen bases (22), runs scored (39), hits (36), and fielding percentage (.993). She is also second on the team in batting average (.371) and third in on-base percentage (.371).
The three-time Athletic Director's List honoree will graduate on Friday, May 10 with a degree in history from the Mississippi University for Women.