Fast facts

League: NCAA Division I FCS

Team: Murray State Racers

Head Coach: Mitch Stewart

Team Mascot: Racer One (live), Dunker (costume)

Year Opened: 1973

Capacity: 16800

City / State: Murray / Kentucky

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Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

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Battle for the Red Belt

Rival Team: Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

The Battle for the Red Belt between Murray State and Western Kentucky may not be an annual fixture anymore, but you won’t want to miss it when these longtime rivals square off. The winner of the Battle for the Red Belt takes home the Red Belt as well as bragging rights, so make sure to be in attendance the next time the Racers take on the Hilltoppers.

Battle of the Border

Rival Team: Austin Peay Governors

The rivalry on the gridiron between the Racers and Governors began in 1953 and recently became part of the Battle of the Border rivalry between the two schools. No matter what the sport there are always a lot of bragging rights on the line when Murray State and Austin Peay square off, so don’t miss it when the Governors come to town.

Murray State vs Eastern Kentucky

Rival Team: Eastern Kentucky Colonels

Eastern Kentucky and Murray State have played annually since 1945 creating quite a fierce rivalry between these two Ohio Valley Conference rivals. There is always a lot at stake when the Colonels and Racers meet, so get your tickets when Eastern Kentucky and Murray State square off.

Murray State vs Southeast Missouri State

Rival Team: Southeast Missouri State Redhawks

The Murray State and Southeast Missouri State campuses are separated by only 90 miles meaning you’ll find a lot of fans of both teams at the matchups between these two Ohio Valley Conference rivals. The two schools first met in 1926. However, the rivalry didn’t become an annual fixture until 1991. Since then, the Racers have amassed a 39-11-1 lead in the all-time series.

Murray State Racers vs UT Martin

Rival Team: UT Martin Skyhawks

Don’t miss it when Murray State faces off with nearby UT Martin. The two schools are 50 miles apart helping ignite a strong rivalry between these two Ohio Valley Conference rivals. The Racers lead the all-time series 35-20-1, so be in attendance when the Racers try to extend their lead this season.

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Fast facts

League: NCAA Division I FCS

Team: Murray State Racers

Head Coach: Mitch Stewart

Team Mascot: Racer One (live), Dunker (costume)

Year Opened: 1973

Capacity: 16800

City / State: Murray / Kentucky

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