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Freshman shortstop Parker Holcombe tags out a Belmont runner at second.

PHOTOS: Racers Softball win first game then lose second in double header against Belmont

Kristopher Fister, Photographer April 17, 2024

On Tuesday afternoon the Racers took on the Belmont Bruins in a double header. The Racers won the first game two to nothing, but ended up losing the...

Senior Lily Fischer and the dugout celebrate a safe call from the umpire.

PHOTOS: Racers Softball drop weekend series against Drake after second game walk off

Kristopher Fister, Photographer April 15, 2024

This past weekend the Racers softball team took on the Drake Bulldogs in a three game series. After losing the first game the Racers fought back with...

The team in front of the dugout before the game. The team wore green on Sunday for St. Patricks day.

PHOTOS: Racers Softball wins series over UIC

Kristopher Fister, Photographer March 19, 2024

The Racers Softball team won their series against UIC 2-1 after a six to zero win on Sunday. This win leaves the Racers with a 14-14 overall record...

Sophomore pitcher Bre Haislip high-fives Assistant Coach Zack Parsons.

PHOTOS: Softballs shines at Velvet Milkman Classic

Rebeca Mertins Chiodini, Photo Editor February 28, 2024

The Racers Softball team held their annual Velvet Milkman Classic over the weekend. The classic consisted of eight games played over three days. Four...

Freshman outfielder Bailey Broemmer drew five walks and got a hit against the Southern Illinois Salukis throughout the three-game series. Photo by Rebeca Mertins Chiodini/The News.

Softball drops back-to-back to Salukis

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer May 4, 2023

The Racers traveled to Carbondale, Illinois this past weekend to play the SIU Salukis in what was Murray State’s final road series of the year.  The...

Senior infielder Gracie Osbron makes a play on a ground ball for the out. Osbron led the Racers to a 1-0 win against Belmont on Wednesday, April 26. photo by Rebeca Mertins Chiodini/The News.

Osbron plays hero in walk-off home win

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer April 26, 2023

After a historic weekend for Murray State softball, the Racers narrowly defeated the Belmont Bruins on Wednesday, April 26 after walking it off in the...

Senior infielder Lindsey Carroll throws a runner out in game three against Evansville. Photo by Rebeca Mertins Chiodini/The News.

Softball tops Aces in three-game series

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer April 20, 2023

The Racers looked to improve their conference record against the visiting Evansville Aces on Friday, April 14, during Alumni Weekend at the University. Evansville...

Senior right handed pitcher Hannah James throws a strike, leading to one of her 13 strikeouts in the Racers win over the Belmont Bruins on Tuesday, April 11. Photo by Rebeca Mertins Chiodini/The News.

James strikes out 13 batters in victory

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer April 13, 2023

The contest between the Murray State Racers and Belmont Bruins went to the tenth inning to decide a winner on Tuesday, April 11. Senior right-handed...

Senior right-handed pitcher Hannah James gets one of her five strikeouts against the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders on Tuesday, April 4. Photo by Rebeca Mertins Chiodini/The News.

Trio nabs six runs en route to softball win

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer April 6, 2023

Three Racer batters recorded two runs each to make up all of Murray State’s runs in its 6-3 win over the Middle Tennessee State University Blue Raiders...

Freshman infielder Ailey Schyck hits a double to bring freshman outfielder Jadyn Thompson home to score against the Austin Peay Governors on Wednesday, March 29. Photo by Rebeca Mertins Chiodini/The News.

Win streak ends in Battle of the Border

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer March 30, 2023

Murray State needed four pitchers in the 6-4 loss on Wednesday, March 29, in the annual Battle of the Border against Austin Peay. Murray State’s all-time...

Sophomore infielder Erin Lackey hits a single in the Racers’ win over Western Illinois on Wednesday. Photo courtesy of Racer Athletics.

Softball splits home tourney, takes down WIU

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer March 16, 2023

The Racers hosted the Youngstown State Penguins and the Illinois State Redbirds on Friday, March 10 and Saturday, March 11 in the Racer Classic at Racer...

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