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Team: Murray State Racers
League: NCAA - Division I
Home Games: Roy Stewart Stadium
Head Coach: Mitch Stewart
Conference Championships: 8
All-Time Greats: Marcus Stepp, Walt Powell, Austen Lane, Casey Brockman
Murray State Racers Football TicketsSince 1932, the Murray State Racers football team has been exciting fans in the western Kentucky region. The team competes in the NCAA Division I football program in the Ohio Valley Conference. You can see Mitch Stewart and his crew as they take on some of their historic rivals, including Western Kentucky and Austin Peay. Stewart is in his fourth season with the team, and he has a record of 15–29 (0.341). The Racers have won eight conference championships with the most recent one taking place in 2002. Make sure to wear blue and gold as you support the Racers in the upcoming season. If you want to root for the home team, you can join 16,800 other fans at Roy Stewart Stadium in Murray, Kentucky. Get your Murray State Racers football tickets at StubHub so you can see some exciting college football action as the team takes on their conference rivals.
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Where do the Murray State Racers play?You can catch the Murray State Racers football games at Roy Stewart Stadium in Murray, Kentucky. This multi-purpose stadium was built in 1973, and it has the capacity to hold around 16,800 fans. It is the second-largest seating capacity stadium in the Ohio Valley Conference. The stadium is named after the long-time Murray State football coach and athletic director, Roy Stewart. Violet Cactus, the team's first racehorse mascot, is buried at the stadium. The team pays tribute to the horse before each game.
Who is the Murray State Racers' biggest rival in their conference?The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers team is the biggest rival for the Racers. The schools are only 120 miles away from each other, and they have been rivals since the 1920s. However, the football rivalry started in 1931 with a victory by the Hilltoppers. Over the years, they have continued to play head-to-head matchups in the Ohio Valley Conference. In 1978, the teams participated in an annual game known as the Battle for the Red Belt. This annual tradition continued until 2000. The teams still meet on an intermittent basis. The Hilltoppers and the Racers have met 67 times. Western Kentucky has the edge over the Racers with a record of 36–24–7.
How many conference championships have the Murray State Racers won?Murray State has won eight conference championships. These championship years include 1948, 1950, 1951, 1979, 1986, 1995, 1996 and 2002. They rank in the fourth position among schools in the Ohio Valley Conference for championship wins.
What can you expect at a Murray State Racers football game?You can expect some exciting football action at Murray State when you purchase your tickets to a live game. Students and alumni get into the spirit of the game, and you see the seats filled with fans in the school's colors of blue and gold. The Racers have two mascots that perform during the game. Racer I is the school's racehorse mascot, and he will make a ceremonial run along the sidelines before the game and after a touchdown. On some occasions, you might even see the costumed mascot known as Dunker the Horse. It is important to note that Roy Stewart Stadium does not allow alcohol. However, you are allowed to tailgate in the parking lot on a first-come-first-served basis.
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