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Cross Country Competes in the Rain to Finish at MC Opener

Women's Cross Country

CLINTON, Miss. – The Owls cross country teams began their 2018 season at the Mississippi College Season Opener on Friday, Aug. 31 at Choctaw Trails in Clinton, Miss. The men’s cross country team finished 13th out of 14 participating schools and the women’s team finished 11th out of 11.

Owls Cross Country Season Opens at MC

Men's Cross Country

COLUMBUS, Miss. - The Owls men’s and women’s cross country teams open up their season on Friday, August 31 at the Mississippi College Season Opener at Choctaw Trails. The men’s 5k will begin at 5 p.m. and the women’s 5k is set to start at 5:45 p.m.

Spring 2018 Athletic Director's List

COLUMBUS, Miss. – The W’s spring 2018 Athletic Director's List contains 38 Owls student-athletes who have excelled in the classroom with a 3.0 grade-point average or higher during the semester.

W Athletics Holds Inaugural Owls Awards Ceremony

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.

Coach Turnipseed Talks Cross Country

Women's Cross Country

Owls Communications sat down with head cross country coach Morgan Turnipseed to discuss cross country, the season, and a love for running.

2017 Athletic Director's List Announced

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.

Cross Country Finishes 7th at the Watson Ford Invitational

Women's Cross Country

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.

Cross Country Finishes 20th at the JSU Foothills Invitational

Women's Cross Country

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.

Cross Country Sees Improvement in First 5K of the Season

Women's Cross Country

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.

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Oct 13
Women's Cross Country 9:00 am CST
18 of 20 Mississippi College Invitational
@ Choctaw Trails (Clinton, MS)
5k
Oct 06
Women's Cross Country 8:45 am CST
10th Mississippi College Watson Ford Invitational
@ Choctaw Trails (Clinton, MS)
6k
Sep 29
8:50 am CST
18th JSU Foothills Invitational
5k
Sep 15
9:15 am CST
20th Rhodes College Invitational
@ Shelby Farms (Memphis, TN)
6k
Aug 31
Women's Cross Country 5:45 pm CST
11th Mississippi College Season Opener
@ Choctaw Trails (Clinton, MS)
5k

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Athlete of the Month

Brandon Walker Men's Golf COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls Athletic staff has selected men’s golf player Brandon Walker as the Renasant Bank Athlete of the Month. The junior business administration major received All-Academic Team honors for a GPA greater than 3.5. He has led his team in 3 out of 4 tournaments, playing his best two rounds at the USCAA National Championship with an overall score of 144. For his effort, the Vardaman, Miss. native placed sixth in the tournament was named to the All-Tournament First Team.