Posted 8/17/23

The University of Tennessee Southern and Vice Chancellor/Director of Athletics Brandie Paul announced the hiring of Murphy Davis as head coach of the UT Southern softball program.

Davis comes to UT Southern from NCAA Division II Lee University, where she has served as the top assistant coach for Emily Russell for the past three seasons.

Prior to her time at Lee, Davis was a graduate assistant at the University of Alabama Huntsville under NFCA Hall of Fame coach Les Stuedeman.

Davis played collegiately for four years at NCAA Division II Young Harris College, where she was named as an All-Peach Belt Conference second team member, and was a three-year representative on the Peach Belt Conference All-Academic Team.

She holds a bachelor's degree in Business and a Master's degree in Accounting.