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Sports & Recreation

Development of the body is just as important as development of the mind. The W offers state-of-the-art facilities and programming to help you find the balance.

Stark Recreation Center

Campus Recreation strives to provide quality recreation opportunities for the MUW community and to create a safe environment that fosters development of the mind and body. Visit the Campus Recreation website.

Intramural Sports

The MUW Intramural Program offers a wide variety of individual, dual and team sport activities for women, men, and coed groups throughout the academic year.  Intramurals is a fun way to meet new people, become physically active and participate in friendly competition.  The atmosphere is informal to encourage participation for enjoyment of the activity rather than superior performance abilities.  Visit the Intramural Sports website.

The W Aquatic Center

Whether you want to learn to swim or want to get in a few laps between classes, the natatorium is the place for you. View the Aquatic Center website.

Rec Fitness

Fitness and Wellness at MUW Campus Recreation provides a diverse schedule of programs/classes to help our campus acquire and maintain balance for a healthy lifestyle through diet and exercise.  View the Rec Fitness website.

Plymouth Bluff Center

Located in a secluded area high above the old Tombigbee River Channel near Columbus, Mississippi, the Plymouth Bluff Center is a 190-acre educational and recreational facility. This unique center in the beautiful woodlands of east central Mississippi provides the ideal setting for learning, growth, and recreation in a natural setting. Visit the Plymouth Bluff website.

The W Athletics

Athletics Latest News

  • Volleyball Unable to Finish at Martin Methodist, Falling 3-0
    PULASKI, Tenn. – The Mississippi University for Women volleyball team had a good start against the 9-3 Methodist Martin College on Tuesday, Sept. 19. The Owls (2-11) put up a great offense early in the match but struggled to keep the momentum going. The W fell 3-0 (20-25, 14-25, 9-25) to the Red Hawks.   
  • Owls Invitational Schedule Changes
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – Head coach Roxanne Hernandez and the Mississippi University for Women volleyball team are set to host this year’s Owls invitational on Friday, Sept. 22 – Saturday, Sept. 23. The Owls will compete against three teams; Bevill State Community College, Southern Union State Community College, and Southwestern Adventist University.
  • Lamon Named to Huntingdon All-Tournament Team
    Montgomery, Ala. – Madison Lamon, freshman setter from Russellville, Ala., was named to the Huntingdon All-Tournament team because of her effort during the tournament this past weekend. During the match against Huntingdon, Lamon recorded 18 assist and 13 digs for a career first double-double
  • Softball Partners with CPDC
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls softball team and the MUW Child and Parent Development Center (CPDC) formed a partnership that will give the student-athletes community service opportunities and provide the preschool with the much needed help.
  • Owls Drop 6-0 to Millsaps
    JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi University for Women men's soccer team fell 6-0 to Millsaps College on Sunday, Sept. 17. The W drops to 0-5-1 on the season. 

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