Track and Field

Racers return with John Craft and Gladstein Invite

Staff writer Adam Redfern aredfern@murraystate.edu Friday, as some athletes competed at the Gladstein Invitational at Indiana University at the same time as other athletes went to Eastern Illinois to compete in the John Craft Invitational. Bloomington: Senior Tamdra Lawrence won the 60m dash with a time of 7.64 seconds, while teammate freshman Rachel Hagans finished Read More


Track takes 4th against challenging field

Story by Adam Redfern Staff writer aredfern@murraystate.edu The Murray State track and field team returned to action for the first time in the new year, competing at the Illini Open at The Armory. In a field of eight teams, including multiple Big Ten and Big East squads, along with OVC opponents Southeast Missouri State University Read More


Racers record PRs at Georgia Tech

Story by Zach Scott, Staff Writer The Murray State track and field team continued its productive season, setting numerous personal records at the Georgia Tech Invitational in Atlanta, Georgia. Head Coach Adam Kiesler was proud of his team for how they performed over the weekend. “Overall this weekend the team as a whole took a Read More



Racers Track and Field Set Multiple Season Highs

Story by Zach Scott, Staff Writer The Murray State track and field team traveled to Clarksville, Tennessee over the weekend to participate in the Austin Peay Invitational. The Racers managed to set several personal records and record a plethora of top finishes in Clarksville. The event was originally planned to be a two-day event but Read More


Athletes make history in 4×100

Four Racers sketched their name into school history on March 31 when they broke the school record in the 4×100 relays at the Texas State Bobcat Invitational. Junior sprinter Daijah White, sophomore sprinter Normal Abdur-Rafia, junior sprinter Tamdra Lawrence and junior hurdler Jabreuna Brimlett broke the school record with a time of 45.60 seconds. The Read More


Heil, Tewes compete in Twilight Invitational

Story by Zach Scott, Staff writer The Murray State track and field team sent two athletes to Kentucky Wesleyan on Friday to participate in the Panther Twilight Track and Field Invitational. Junior pole vaulter Emily Heil and junior high jumper Hope Tewes made the trip to Owensboro, Kentucky to partake in the events. Heil participated Read More


Track sets school record

Story by Zach Scott, Staff writer Murray State’s track and field team capped of a busy weekend setting multiple personal records, including a new school record. The Racers had athletes compete in three different meets last week; the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays in Austin, Texas, the Texas State Bobcat Invitational in San Marcos, Texas, and Read More