COLUMBUS, Miss. - Athletic Director Jason Trufant and the Owls Athletic Department has named Brian Merkel as the first head coach of the Owls men’s basketball program.
Athlete of the Month
Cara Hopper Softball Cara Hopper, senior softball player, has been selected as the June 2018 Renasant Bank Player of the Month. The Steens, Miss. native closed out the 2018 softball season in epic fashion helping her team place fifth in the USCAA Small College World Series. In four appearances with one start for a complete game, Hopper pitched 18.1 innings for 29 strikeouts. She was also recognized as a 2018 USCAA All-Academic member.