Volleyball

Volleyball goes to the Big Dance

Story by Blake Sandlin Sports Editor bsandlin1@murraystate.edu   Sara Loncarevic Contributing writer sloncarevic@murraystate.edu The Murray State volleyball team will take on the University of Kentucky in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Friday, Nov. 30. The Racers learned their opponent and destination on Sunday, Nov. 25 on the selection show on ESPNU. The Read More


Racers sweep their way to the big dance

Story by Maggiann Ackerman Staff Writer mackerman@murraystate.edu Murray State swept the top-seeded Austin Peay Governors in the OVC Championship 25-15, 25-20 and 25-22 to earn its ticket to the dance. In the first set, the Racers took the lead 7-4 after errors made by Austin Peay. Kills by Murray State senior middle blocker Dacia Brown Read More


Racers advance to OVC Championship

Story by Maggiann Ackerman Staff Writer mackerman@murraystate.edu Racer volleyball extended their win streak to 15 games following the 3-1 second-round OVC tournament win over Morehead State, 24-17, 25-27, 25-23 and 26-24. At the beginning of the first set, Murray State scored six of the first eight points of the game. The score was 6-2 after Read More


Racers sweep Skyhawks, advance to OVC semifinals

Story by Maggiann Ackerman Staff Writer mackerman@murraystate.edu Murray State volleyball swept the UT Martin 3-0 in its first match of the OVC tournament 25-20, 25-21 and 25-19. To start the first set, the Racers held an early 12-5 lead over the Skyhawks after a kill by Murray State sophomore middle blocker Katriah Johnson was assisted Read More


Racers trump SIUE in final season game

Story by Magian Ackerman Staff writer mackerman@murraystate.edu Racer volleyball traveled to Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville on Saturday. Murray State dropped the first set to the Cougars, but was able to win three-straight sets to come up victorious 15-25, 25-18, 25-15, 25-20. In the first set, the Racers took an early 2-0 jump, thanks to a hitting Read More


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