Volleyball

Volleyball stays hot, wins 11th straight

Story by Adam Redfern Staff writer aredfern@murraystate.edu Murray State volleyball won at Morehead State for the first time since 2008 in a five-set thriller Saturday, Nov. 3. Senior outside hitter Dacia Brown led the Racers with 18 kills as the volleyball team won its 11th game in a row against Morehead State. Murray State scrapped Read More


Keep your head up: Dacia Brown’s support staff

Story by Maggiann Ackerman Staff writer mackerman@murraystate.edu Senior Dacia Brown has excelled in her final season on Murray State’s volleyball team, but she couldn’t have gotten to where she is now without the support of her family. Believe it or not, Brown actually discovered volleyball late in life after realizing basketball and cheerleading weren’t her Read More


Racers beat No. 1 Austin Peay, extend streak

Story by Blake Sandlin Sports Editor bsandlin1@murraystate.edu Murray State volleyball toppled the No. 1 team in the OVC by beating Austin Peay 3-1, winning 25-14, 25-15, 14-25 and 25-11. With the win, the Racers improved their regular season record to 16-9 and extended their winning streak to 10 games. The team is yet to drop Read More


Racers extend their winning streak to eight on senior night

Story by Magiann Ackerman Contributing writer mackerman@murraystate.edu  Murray State volleyball advanced to an eight-game winning streak following the victory over Southeast Missouri University 22-25, 25-15, 25-20, and 25-17. The two seniors on the team, Dacia Brown and Liza Gober, were honored before the game for their contributions on and off the court for the university. Read More


Volleyball extends streak

Story by Magiann Ackerman Contributing writer mackerman@murraystate.edu Murray State volleyball continued its winning streak after taking Jacksonville State University to five games 18-25, 25-22, 25-13, 23-25 and 15-10. At the beginning of the first set both teams were neck-and-neck with the score tied at 6. A shift was conducted after Jacksonville State sophomore setter Lexie Read More


Racers extend their winning streak to six games

Story by Maggiann Ackerman Contributing writer mackerman@murraystate.edu Racer volleyball remained undefeated in Racer Arena following a 3-0 sweep over Tennessee Tech 25-15, 25-15 and 25-8. In the first set of the game Murray State came out strong, taking a 6-1 lead over the Eagles thanks to prominent hits by Murray State senior middle blocker Dacia Read More


Racers keep winning, top Belmont

Story by Maggiann Ackerman Contributing writer mackerman@murraystate.edu In Saturday’s game Murray State’s volleyball team continued its winning streak by beating the Belmont Bruins in four sets 25-14, 22-25, 25-20, and 25-16. The first set started out with Belmont claiming the first point of the game; however, that was the last time the Bruins held the Read More


Racers on a roll

Story by Maggiann Ackerman Contributing writer mackerman@murraystate.edu Murray State’s volleyball team remained undefeated in Racer Arena after sweeping Eastern Illinois University 25-20, 25-10, and 25-22. The Racers came out confident and ready for a fight.  A massive change in momentum took place after Murray State freshmen middle blocker Kolby McClelland put down a crucial block, Read More