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PHOTOS: Baseball sweeps Valpo in last home series

PHOTOS: Baseball sweeps Valpo in last home series

Rebeca Mertins Chiodini, Photo Editor May 14, 2024

The Racers swept the Valparaiso Beacons in their last home series of the season. With these three wins the Racers move into a 34-18 record and are...

The team surrounds graduate infielder Taylor Howell to celebrate his walk-off hoemrun.

PHOTOS: Baseball continues to shine at home

Rebeca Mertins Chiodini, Photo Editor March 19, 2024

The Racers baseball team continues to shine at home as they swept the Little Rock Trojans over their weekend series. The Racers are now 14-6 on the...

Junior infielder Carson Garner gets a hit against Purdue Fort Wayne. Garner hit two home runs during the series.

Baseball sweeps opening series against Purdue Fort-Wayne

Jonah Morgan, Staff Writer February 21, 2024

The Murray State baseball had their opening series this past weekend against the Mastodons of Purdue Fort Wayne, and it went exactly how the Racers hoped...

Graduate pitcher Allen Roulette pitches the ball. Roulette pitched just over 5 scoreless innings after coming into the game as the relief pitcher.

PHOTOS: Racers Baseball sweeps Purdue Ft. Wayne in opening weekend series

Rebeca Mertins Chiodini, Photo Editor February 21, 2024

After a two-day delay of game, the Racers went on to sweep the Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons in a three-game series. Murray State outscored the Mastodons...


Sophomore infielder Jacob Pennington had 2 hits and two RBIs in the Racers win over SIU on Tuesday, May 3. Photo courtesy of Dave Winder/Racer Athletics.

Baseball grabs extra innings win on the road

May 4, 2022

Jakob Milani Sports Editor [email protected] An extra innings contest allowed Murray State’s baseball team to get a win on Southern Illinois...

Graduate center fielder Jake Slunder was 3-3 at the plate in the Racers win against Alabama A&M on Tuesday. Photo courtesy of Dave Winder/Racer Athletics.

Baseball win streak hits four after 8-2 win at home

May 4, 2022

Jakob Milani Sports Editor [email protected] Following a five-game road trip, the Murray State baseball team returned to Johnny Reagan Field on...

Sophomore infielder Riley Hawthorne was responsible for one of the Racers four hits against the Rebels. Photo courtesy of Racer Athletics.

Baseball’s losing skid continues against Ole Miss

April 13, 2022

Jakob Milani Sports Editor [email protected] Murray State baseball’s losing streak hit eight games on Tuesday, April 12, as the Racers lost...

Senior outfielder Brock Anderson takes a hack against Louisville. (Photo courtesy of Darren Dedman)

Racers battle with Cardinals, fall short 8-3

March 11, 2021

Simon Elfrink Sports Editor [email protected] Murray State baseball got another taste of top-tier competition against No. 10 University...

Senior outfielder Jake Slunder is mobbed by his teammates after hitting a walk-off single in the third game of the series against Purdue University Fort Wayne. (Photo courtesy of David Eaton)

Baseball goes 3-1 in first home series of 2021

March 1, 2021

Simon Elfrink Sports Editor [email protected] In Murray State baseball’s first opening series of the 2021 season, the Racers took three...

Sophomore pitcher Shane Burns finishes his windup after releasing the pitch. (Photo by Gage Johnson/TheNews)

Racers ready to make big jump in 2020 season

February 5, 2020

Simon Elfrink Staff Writer [email protected] Each passing day takes the Murray State Racers closer to baseball season, which will begin with...

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