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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 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...

Sophomore infielder Erin Lackey records one of her seven hits at the Alex Wilcox Memorial Tournament. Photo by Rebeca Mertins Chiodini/The News.

Softball continues to roll early in season

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer March 9, 2023

Redshirt senior infielder Gracie Osbron received the Pepsi Athlete of the Week award after her performance at the 2023 Alex Wilcox Memorial Tournament. Osbron...

Senior right hander Hannah James winds up to pitch against Ball State on Friday, Feb. 24. Photo by Rebeca Mertins Chiodini/The News.

Softball win 4 at home invitational

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer March 2, 2023

The Racers’ record improved to 8-6 on the season after going 4-1 throughout the inaugural Velvet Milkman Invitational.  Ball State University, Miami...

Senior infielder Lindsey Carroll was responsible for a pair of runs against Kennesaw State. Photo courtesy of Racer Athletics.

Softball goes 2-2 in Trojan Classic

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer February 21, 2023

Murray State traveled to Troy, Alabama over the weekend and went 2-2, beating the Kennesaw State University Owls twice and falling to the Troy University...

Redshirt senior Gracie Osbron prepares to field a ground ball during the Wildcat Invitational. Photo courtesy of Justine Ertl/Racer Athletics.

Osbron earns Player of the Week honors

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer February 16, 2023

Softball season has just begun, and Murray State’s redshirt senior infielder Gracie Osbron already is turning heads. The first MVC Player of the Week...

Senior shortstop Sierra Gilmore was 3-7 at the plate in the series against Austin Peay. Photo by Jesse Ordunez/Racer Athletics.

‘Battle of the Border’ results in two losses for softball

May 4, 2022

Jakob Milani Sports Editor [email protected] Murray State’s softball team traveled to play a midweek double header against conference rival...

Junior third baseman Gracie Osbron was 2-2 at the plate against SIU. Photo courtesy of Racer Athletics.

Weather delay forces extra innings tie for softball

April 22, 2022

Jakob Milani Sports Editor [email protected] Murray State’s softball team had its game on Wednesday, April 20, against Southern Illinois University...

Sophomore right-handed pitcher Jenna Veber allowed five hits in game three of the Racers series against the Panthers. Phoro courtesy of Racer Athletics.

Softball win streak ends at 14 staright

April 10, 2022

Jakob Milani Sports Editor [email protected] A 14-game win streak came to an end as the Murray State softball team lost two games in a three-game...

Freshman infielder Erin Lackey hit a walk-off single in game one to give the Racers a 2-1 victory over Austin Peay. Photo courtesy of Jesse Ordunez/Racer Athletics.

Softball extends win streak to 14 straight wins

March 30, 2022

Jakob Milani Sports Editor [email protected] A two-game series sweep over the Austin Peay Governors on Tuesday, March 29, pushed the Murray State...

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