2019-20 Owls Women's Soccer News

  • Owls Athletics Ranks 9th in USCAA Directors Cup Standings
    December 04, 2019
    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.
  • Owls Begin the Tournament with 1-1 Tie Against Bengals
    November 07, 2019
    The Owls women’s soccer team started off strong in the first game at the USCAA Championship Tournament with a goal in the first five minutes of play by Senior Sarah Walden with the assist coming off a corner kick by Senior Carolina Grafe.
  • Women's Soccer Snags No. 3 Seed in USCAA Division I Championship Tournament
    October 30, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – Seeded third nationally, the Owls women’s soccer team will make its first appearance in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association Women’s Division I Soccer Championship Tournament at the Virginia Beach Sportsplex in Virginia Beach, Va.
  • Owls Women’s and Men’s Soccer USCAA Championship Bid Watch Party
    October 28, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls women’s and men’s soccer programs will host a 2019 USCAA Fall Championship Selection Show Watch Party on Wednesday, Oct 28 at 2:45 p.m. in Nissan Auditorium located on the campus of the Mississippi University for Women.
  • USCAA Week 4 Coaches Poll Rankings
    October 18, 2019
    NORFOLK, Va. – Owls women’s soccer remains in third place while men’s soccer rises to eighth place. Owls volleyball holds steady in ninth. In the past week, the women’s soccer team defeated Welch College 14-0 and men’s soccer defeated the same school 6-0.
  • Dennis’ Hat Trick Leads in 14-0 Victory
    October 12, 2019
    Columbus, MS – The MUW women’s soccer team defeated the Flames of Welch College 14-0 on Senior Day at the Sprint Mart Soccer Complex.
  • Women's Soccer Ranked Third, Volleyball Ranked Ninth in USCAA Coaches Poll
    October 10, 2019
    NORFOLK, Va. - The Owls women's soccer team moved to the third spot and the volleyball team moved up to a ninth-place ranking in the third week the USCAA Coaches Poll. The W men's soccer team is still ranked 10th. 
  • Owls Cruise to Home Win 7-1
    October 06, 2019
    The W women’s soccer team bounce back with a 7-1 victory Sunday afternoon at Sprint Mart Soccer Field.
  • Owls Fall Sports Ranked Top-Ten in USCAA
    October 02, 2019
    NORFOLK, Va. - Owls fall sports dominate the top ten in the USCAA Coaches Poll for the second week in a row. The W women's soccer team is tied for fourth among Division I competitors and the men's team is ranked ninth. With a 5-13 record, the Owls volleyball team is ranked tenth. All three teams will hold home games this week. Come out and support the Owls as the fight to climb to the top. 
  • Women's Soccer Stumbles at Faulkner, 2-0
    September 28, 2019
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – In the goal, junior keeper Sarah Gilliland played the entire 90-minute match against Faulkner University to tally eight saves and two goals allowed. Unfortunately, the offense was unable to land a goal and the Owls fell 2-0 to the Eagles Saturday afternoon.
  • Three Owls Teams Ranked Top-10 in USCAA
    September 25, 2019
    NORFOLK, Va. – The USCAA released the first coaches poll of the 2019-20 season and three Owls programs were named among the top ten. The women’s soccer team who is currently 6-5 overall with wins over Louisiana College and Millsaps College is ranked third among USCAA Division I teams. The Owls volleyball team who is off to one of its best starts since the return of the program in 2017 holds a 4-12 record to be ranked seventh and the men’s soccer team holds a 2-4-3 record to be ranked ninth. 
  • Women's Soccer Shuts Out LaGrange
    September 24, 2019
    LAGRANGE, Ga. – After being named USCAA Goalie of the Week, goalkeeper Sarah Gilliland recorded her third shutout of the season as The W (6-4) defeated LaGrange College on Tuesday at Panther Field. 
  • Owls Fought Hard in 2-0 Loss to Belhaven
    September 20, 2019
    Columbus, MS – The women’s soccer team fell in a hard-fought battle to Belhaven University in the midweek match-up.
  • Women's Soccer Returns Home to Face Belhaven
    September 18, 2019
    Columbus, Miss. – For the first time in two full weeks, The W women’s soccer team will play at home at the Columbus Soccer Complex it takes on Belhaven University Thursday, Sept. 19 at 5 p.m. It will be the Owls first home game since their thrilling 2-1 double-overtime victory over Louisiana College.
  • Gilliland Records 11 Saves in 2-0 Loss at ETBU
    September 14, 2019
    MARSHALL, Texas – The Owls women’s soccer team had a tough Saturday afternoon ending its Texas swing with a 2-0 loss at East Texas Baptist. The W found a challenging opponent in the Tigers of ETBU and were unable to prevent the shutout to move 5-3 on the season.
  • Owls Soccer Falls on the Road to LeTourneau University, 2-0
    September 13, 2019
    Longview, TX – The Owls women’s soccer drops the first game on the road to LeTourneau University. The LeTourneau Yellowjackets scored two goals at the start of the second half to lead to their win. The W was not able to come back and score, falling 2-0, on Friday afternoon.
  • Women's Soccer Heads to LeTourneau
    September 12, 2019
    LONGVIEW, Texas – The Owls women’s soccer team will play its first game of the Texas swing when they take on LeTourneau College on Friday, Sept. 13. The W has seen great success so far this season, entering the match 5-1 on the season and undefeated on the road.
  • Women's Soccer Scores Season's Fifth Victory at Millsaps
    September 11, 2019
    JACKSON, Miss. – The Owls women’s soccer team improves to 2-0 in overtime play and 5-1 on the season in a 2-1 double-overtime victory over Millsaps College on Wednesday, Sept. 11.
  • Dennis with 3 Goals Leads Owls in 10-0 Victory at Welch
    September 07, 2019
    Gallatin, TN – The W women’s soccer team extended their win streak to four games after the Owls shut out the Flames of Welch College 10-0 Saturday afternoon.
  • Haven's Hat Trick Leads Owls in 7-0 Victory at Oakwood
    September 06, 2019
    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Junior forward Sarah Havens completed a hat trick against Oakwood University to lead the Owls women’s soccer team in a 7-0 road-victory against the Ambassadors Friday afternoon.
  • Women's Soccer Takes on Louisiana College Wildcats in Mid-Week Match-Up
    September 05, 2019
    Columbus, Miss. - The Women’s Soccer team is looking to build off a thrilling 6-0 win over Talladega College as it takes on the Wildcats on Thursday, September 4th at 5 p.m. The W (1-1) is hoping to use the momentum to grab its first home victory of the season against the 0-1-1 Louisiana College.
  • Women's Soccer Knocks Out Louisiana College in Double-Overtime Thriller
    September 05, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The W women’s soccer team got a goal from Lizzie Truelock and then the game-winner in double-overtime from Britain Welzien to defeat Louisiana College at Sprint Mart Field in the Columbus Soccer complex Thursday evening.
  • Women's Soccer Delivers 6-0 Shutout at Talladega
    August 31, 2019
    TALLADEGA, Ala. – The Owls women’s soccer team scored four goals in the first 29 minutes and another two after halftime to win its first game of the 2019 season against Talladega College. The W held the Tornadoes scoreless Saturday afternoon for an impressive 6-0 shutout versus the NAIA opponent.
  • Women's Soccer to Host Florida College in Season Opener
    August 29, 2019
    Columbus, Miss. - The Owls women’s soccer team will host its season home opener this Friday, Aug. at 2 pm, when they face off against the Florida College Falcons at the Columbus Soccer Complex.
  • Women's Soccer Drops Season Opener Versus Florida College
    August 29, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The second season of Owls women’s soccer got off to a shaky start with Florida College scoring two goals in the first half of its season opener. The W was unable to close the gap, falling, 4-1, on Friday night at Sprint Mart Field.
  • Women's Soccer to Play Two Preseason Matches
    August 19, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – Prior to the regular-season opener on Friday, Aug. 30 versus Florida College, the Owls women’s soccer team will play two exhibition games as part of its preseason schedule.
  • The W Women's Soccer Announces 2019 Schedule
    July 15, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – First-year head coach Jack Byrd announced The W women’s soccer team 2019 fall schedule Monday morning, highlighted by 10 games at The Owls Soccer Field in the Columbus Soccer Complex.