Awards kick off season for Racers

Two Murray State volleyball players earned OVC honors this week after the team traveled to Montgomery, Ala., for the ISTAP Collegiate Cup. Ellie Lorenz, sophomore libero, was named OVC Defensive Player of the Week and Kristen Besselsen, right side hitter, was named OVC Offensive Player of the Week. Both women arguably had their best games Read More

Hudson toughs out final season

For senior Katlyn Hudson, the volleyball team’s victory over Eastern Kentucky Saturday was bittersweet. The victory marked the final time Hudson will wear the Murray State blue and gold as she is the lone senior on a team otherwise comprised of freshmen and sophomores. It has been nearly a 13-year journey for Hudson, as the Read More

Tournament hope slips away after loss to Peay

The chance to play in the OVC tournament slipped away from the volleyball team after a fifth-set loss at Austin Peay Tuesday night. The loss comes after things seemed to be on the upswing for the Racers, who defeated Southeast Missouri State and UT Martin last weekend. The team also reclaimed its lone senior and Read More

Volleyball loses in final set

The Racers have been officially eliminated from a chance to play in the OVC tournament after a loss to Austin Peay. The team won the first and third sets to earn the 2-1 advantage, but the Governors came back to win the last two for the overall victory. In the first set, the Racers’ early Read More

Volleyball takes two OVC wins

The volleyball team pulled out two victories after trailing on back-to-back nights. Senior libero Katlyn Hudson made her return to the lineup when the Racers traveled to Southeast Missouri Friday for the first of two weekend road games. After narrowly losing the first set, Murray State dominated the second set to tie the match. A Read More

Volleyball drops pair of OVC home matches

The volleyball team dropped to a conference record of 3-9 after losing to both Tennessee State and Belmont last weekend. Head Coach David Schwepker said there was a pattern in the Racers’ game play. He said the girls played competitively in the first set of both matches against Tennessee State and Belmont, but had trouble Read More