MSU remembers softball player Alex Wilcox

The Mississippi State University family is mourning the loss of an inspiring young woman.

Posted: Jun 26, 2018 7:54 PM
Updated: Jun 26, 2018 7:54 PM

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - The Mississippi State University family is mourning the loss of an inspiring young woman. 

Alex Wilcox | Photo: MSU

Alex Wilcox, 18, passed away Monday following a battle with ovarian cancer. She played softball for the Bulldogs.  

Even though she is gone, her MSU softball family says her impact and bravery will be felt forever. 

"She cared about this Mississippi State family and she cared about everyone in her world," said MSU Athletics Director John Cohen. 

Thousands went to social media to remember and honor Wilcox. 

Despite her pains, she went through life with a smile on her face.  

She played in eight games for the Lady Bulldogs this past season. 

"We will certainly miss her, but we will never forget her," Cohen said. 

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