Volleyball

Giustino powering Racers volleyball in senior season

Simon Elfrink Contributing Writer selfrink@murraystate.edu Senior outside hitter Rachel Giustino leads Murray State volleyball in virtually every statistic and hopes to carry this success through the season and into her career after she graduates. The senior Racer started the season strong with a double-double in the season opener against  Valparaiso with 24 kills and 18 Read More


Racers to compete in UIC Invitational

Logan Boger Contributing Writer lboger@murraystate.edu The Murray State volleyball team will compete in the UIC Invitational on Friday, Sept. 13, taking on Sacramento State University, the University of Illinois at Chicago and Bradley University. Murray State is coming off a solid weekend at the Troy Invitational. The Racers snagged their first two wins of the Read More



Racers come home empty handed after Hampton Inn Invitational

Story by Logan Boger Contributing writer lboger@murraystate.edu Game One: Murray State volleyball ended the Hampton Inn Invitational this weekend with three losses against Valparaiso University, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and the University of South Dakota. The Racers had their first game of the invitational Friday against Valparaiso. During the game Murray State had some very Read More


Racer volleyball named OVC favorites

Nick Kendall Staff writer nkendall1@murraystate.edu Heading into the 2019 season, the Murray State Volleyball team has been picked to finish first for back-to-back seasons in the OVC preseason poll. The Racer’s went 22-9 last year and swept Austin Peay 3-0 in the OVC championship. They fell short to Kentucky 3-0 in the NCAA Tournament but Read More


Volleyball team receives national academic award

Story by Ava Chuppe Contributing writer am.chuppe@gmail.com The Murray State volleyball team earned the American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award on July 22 for the 2018-19 year. This is the fourth consecutive season that the Racers have received the award. Head coach David Schwepker said he was proud of the team for the hard Read More


Racers 2019-2020 volleyball schedule released

Story by Nick Kendall Contributing writer nkendall1@murraystate.edu Murray State head volleyball coach David Schwepker has announced the 2019 schedule which includes four early season tournaments in Chicago and Indianapolis as well as at Troy and Big Ten power Purdue. The Racers open the season, August 30, against Valparaiso before playing twice on August 31 against Read More


Wildcats snap Racer win streak, send Racers home

Story by Maggiann Ackerman Staff writer mackerman@murraystate.edu Murray State volleyball’s 16-game winning streak was finally snapped when it mattered most on Friday, Nov. 30, as the Racers lost 25-18, 25-17, and 25-19 to the University of Kentucky in the opening round of the NCAA tournament. Despite the sweep, Murray State was able to temper the Read More