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PHOTOS: Racer Athletics Fall 2023 highlights

Rebeca Mertins Chiodini, Photo Editor January 16, 2024

  As the new year starts, The News wants to take a moment to look back at some great sports moments from the fall 2023 semester. Featuring...

Senior libero Dahlia Miller serves against Northern Iowa.

Volleyball struggles in last home weekend

Jonah Morgan, Staff Writer November 10, 2023

The Murray State volleyball team came into their final home weekend of the season after gaining a win from their last match against Valparaiso. However,...

Freshman middle blocker Lily Burnett goes to block a shot against Evansville.

Burnett wins first MVC Player of the Week

Jonah Morgan, Staff Writer September 27, 2023

The Murray State volleyball team’s success continued in the early stages of the season as middle blocker Lily Burnett won Missouri Valley Conference...

Senior outside hitter Darci Metzger goes up for a spike against Evansville.

Volleyball goes undefeated to start conference play

Jonah Morgan, Staff Writer September 27, 2023

The Murray State Racers volleyball team got off to a 2-0 start in conference play this past weekend as they played their first home games. Through both...

Sophomore outside hitter Federica Nuccio gets ready to spike the ball over the net. Photo courtesy of David Eaton/Racer Athletics.

Preview: Volleyball prepare for season opener

Jonah Morgan, Contributing Writer August 24, 2023

The Murray State Women’s Volleyball team has enjoyed much success in the past. They have consistently been one of the best sports programs that MSU has...

Photo courtesy of Racer Athletics.

Preview: Fall sports get rolling

Jakob Milani, Ronan Summers, and Jonah Morgan August 17, 2023

There’s never a break in action when it comes to sports at Murray State. With the fall semester starting up, many students and fans have turned their...

Junior outside hitter Jayla Holcombe and graduate middle blocker Elisa Dozio attempt to block a spike from an opposing attacker. Photo courtesy of David Eaton/Racer Athletics.

Volleyball preps for MVC Tournament

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer November 17, 2022

The MVC Tournament is right around the corner, taking place from Nov. 20-23, with the Racers currently sitting in seventh place in the conference.  Murray...

Graduate middle blocker (left) Elisa Dozio gets congratulated after a block against the Beacons. Photo courtesy of Racer Athletics.

Volleyball heads toward final matches

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer November 10, 2022

The Racers were scheduled to play two games over the weekend, but a power outage on Friday, Nov.4 led to a no contest against UIC, leaving the Valparaiso...

Graduate middle blocker Elisa Dozio and freshman outside hitter Ella Vogel attempts a block in their game agaisnt Drake. Photo courtesy of David Eaton/Racer Athletics.

Volleyball struggles in conference play

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer November 3, 2022

The Racers currently sit in seventh place in the MVC with an overall record of 9-14 and a conference record of 5-8 after the pair of losses over the weekend.  Murray...

Sophomore setter Bella Dearinger totaled 82 assists and 20 digs against both Bradley and Illinois State on Friday, Oct. 21 and Saturday, Oct. 22. Photo courtesy of David Eaton/Racer Athletics.

Volleyball wins back-to-back at home

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer October 27, 2022

The Racers won both of their games over the weekend and have bumped themselves up into sixth place in the MVC with an overall record of 9-12 and a conference...

The Murray State volleyball team huddles together after its 3-2 win over Missouri State on Friday, Oct. 14. Photo courtesy of David Eaton /Racer Athletics.

Volleyball goes 1-1 over the weekend

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer October 20, 2022

The Murray State volleyball team split the pair of games over the weekend and are now 4-9-3 on the season and 3-3-2 against MVC opponents. The Racers...

Freshman outside hitter Federica Nuccio had nine kills, 16 digs and 2 assists across the two games on Friday, Oct. 7 and Saturday, Oct. 8. Photo courtesy of David Eaton/Racer Athletics.

Volleyball drops two over weekend

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer October 13, 2022

The Racers have struggled so far in their first year in the MVC as they face unfamiliar opponents. These struggles continued as the Murray State volleyball...

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