Volleyball

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


Racers down Cougars for second-straight win

Story by Maggiann Ackerman Contributing writer mackerman@murraystate.edu Murray State volleyball shutout Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville to add another win to the books 25-18, 25-22, and 25-14. Before the Racers ended up pulling away from the SIUE Cougars, the first match was a close one, going point-for-point to tie the game at 12. Things took a turn Read More


Racers earn first OVC victory

Story by Keenan Hall Staff writer khall16@murraystate.edu Murray State volleyball swept the Eastern Kentucky University Colonels to clinch its first win in the OVC this season 25-21, 26-24 and 25-21. Both teams traded points throughout the first set until Murray State posted a 4-0 scoring run with the score knotted at 21. The Racers won Read More


Racers volleyball falls in Battle of the Border match

Murray State dropped to 0-3 in the OVC, after the Austin Peay State University Governors stopped the Racers from clenching their first conference win this season. The Governors needed four sets to win 22-25, 22-25, 25-21 and 15-25. It was the first rematch of last year’s OVC championship match. In the first set, both teams Read More