Memorial Service for MSU Softball's Alex Wilcox

Sunday, September 16, 2018 - 10:00 am

After inspiring the Starkville and softball community in her courageous battle with ovarian cancer, Alex Wilcox will be honored by Mississippi State University with a jersey retirement and on-campus memorial service. Dubbed the "Snowman" by her teammates and family, Wilcox will be honored on Sept. 15 in a special halftime ceremony during Mississippi State football's contest versus University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m. Wilcox, who passed away June 25 at the age of 18 in her hometown of Brantley, Alabama, will become the first female student-athlete in Mississippi State history to have her jersey retired. On Sept. 16, MSU will honor Wilcox's legacy with a 10 a.m. public memorial service at the historic Chapel of Memories. Officiated by M-Club Director Tyson Lee, the memorial service will feature video tributes and members of MSU softball will speak about Wilcox's impact both on and off the field. Click the link below for more information.

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