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The Murray State News

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Sophomore thrower Alexis Meloche won the javelin event at the Jim Green Invitational hosted by UK. Photo courtesy of Ben Nichols.

Track and field preps for conference meet

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer May 4, 2023

As the Racers continue to prep for the MVC Outdoor Championships, the team performed well at the im Green Invitational over the weekend. Murray State had five event winners and three top-10 performeances...

A pair of Racer runners compete in the Kentucky Invitational. (Photo courtesy of UK Athletic Media Relations)

Track finishes outdoor season at Kentucky Invitational

May 5, 2021

Andrea Jameson  Contributing Writer [email protected]  The Murray State women’s track and field team competed in a two-day event at the Kentucky Invitational on Friday, April 30 -...

Freshman Nia Scott takes on the hurdles at the Vandy Black and Gold Invite. (Photo courtesy of Dave Winder/Racer Athletics)

Relay team breaks program record in Vandy Black and Gold Invite

April 22, 2021

Simon Elfrink Sports Editor [email protected] Murray State track and field posted seven personal records on Friday, April 16, and Saturday, April 17, when the Racers competed in the Vandy...

Sophomore Meghan Fletcher took first place in the high jump at the Margaret Simmons Invite. (Photo courtesy of Justine Ertl/Racer Athletics)

Racers take first place, relay teams dazzle at Margaret Simmons Invite

March 31, 2021

Andrea Jameson  Contributing Writer  [email protected] The women’s track and field team placed first with a dominating team score of 155.75 as four players posted personal records...

Junior Brooke Misukonis competes in the pole vault at the Marshall Invite. (Photo courtesy of Racer Athletics)

Racers tally four first-place finishes, eight personal records at Marshall Invite

February 15, 2021

Andrea Jameson  Contributing Writer [email protected] On Saturday, Feb. 13, the Murray State track and field team traveled to the Marshall Invite to finish its last indoor competition...

Sophomore Jenna Pauly finished sixth in the pole vault competition at The Thundering Herd Invite, hosted by Marshall University. (Photo courtesy of Racer Athletics)

Six Racers place first in Thundering Herd Invite

February 2, 2021

Andrea Jameson Contributing Writer [email protected] On Saturday, Jan. 30, the Murray State track and field team competed in the Thundering Herd Invite hosted by Marshall University. Six...

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