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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

  • Sam Harvey Named to All-Academic Team
    With a 3.56 GPA, Sam Harvey was named to the USCAA 2017 Men's Soccer National All-Academic Team.
  • Owls Talk: Volleyball
    Owls Talk with Head Volleyball Coach Roxanne Hernandez and Tori Weir
  • Volleyball's Comeback Season Comes to an End at Home
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The historic comeback season of the Mississippi University for Women volleyball team came to a close on Saturday, Nov. 4 when the Owls hosted Martin Methodist College and Judson College in the beautiful Emma “Ody” Pohl Gymnasium. The W closed the 2017 season 5-22 in its first time on the court since 2002.
  • Volleyball to Close Regular Season in Home Tri-Match
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Mississippi University for Women’s volleyball team will close out the 2017 season Saturday, Nov. 4 when they host Judson College and Martin Methodist College in a three game tri-match. The Owls enter the matches 5-20 on the season and look to end it with back-to-back wins at home in Emma “Ody” Pohl Gymnasium.
  • Become an Owl
    The Owls Athletics Department is adding five new sports during the 2018-2019 season. If you're interested in becoming an Owl, fill out the recruitment questionnaire.

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