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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

22 March 2019

  • Baseball Stuns Stillman in 26-6 Victory
    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Headlined by a season-high 19 hits and 26 runs, the Owls baseball team (9-3) surpassed Stillman College, 26-6, Wednesday afternoon in a 7-inning mercy rule game.
  • Softball Stalls Offensively at Huntingdon
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Owls played well defensively against NCAA Division II opponent Huntingdon College on Wednesday, March 20. The W prevented the Hawks from scoring in most of the innings but were unable to get runs on the board to suffer a doubleheader sweep.
  • Benefield Named USCAA Baseball Player of the Week (March 19)
    Damain Benefield of Mississippi University for Women is the USCAA Baseball Player of the Week. The 2018 USCAA First-Team All-American is hitting .448 and slugging .655 in 29 appearances at the plate this season over 11 games. He averages at least one RBI per game and is fielding the ball at a successful average of .958. The Owls of Mississippi University for Women are currently sitting at 8-3 on the season.
  • Scoggin Named USCAA Softball Pitcher of the Week (March 19)
    Madison Scoggin of Mississippi University for Women is the USCAA Softball Pitcher of the Week. In the team’s 12-3 start to the season, Scoggins has an ERA of under one with 32 strikeouts in 43 innings on the mound. The senior has started seven games and has gone the distance in six of those starts. Her highlight game thus far came against Penn State DuBois where she gave up zero earned runs on 11 strikeouts.
  • Men's Tennis Falls 8-0 Against Blue Mountain
    NEW ALBANY, Miss. – The Owls men’s tennis team traveled to New Albany, Miss. to take on Blue Mountain College on Tuesday, March 19. The W pushed back against the Topper were shutout to drop the match 8-0.