women's athletics

Title IX is often credited with getting more girls involved in sports, but there's another, more intimate milestone in the women-in-sports story that deserves some recognition: This year, the Jogbra turns 40.

In 1977, Hinda Miller had just started working at the University of Vermont and had taken up jogging. But she found she had a problem: What to do with her breasts? "I used two bras," she says. "You know, everyone has their stories of what they did."

Murray State Women’s Golf Team Take OVC Title

Apr 24, 2014
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The Murray State Women’s Golf Team won their ninth Ohio Valley Conference Championship Wednesday, April 23 with a final round 310. Freshman Sydney Trimble was named to the OVC All-Tournament Team. With the victory, Murray State earned the OVC's automatic bid into the NCAA Championship. The win continues a streak of each class in the Racer Women’s Golf program winning at least one OVC championship that began when MSU coach Velvet Milkman started the program 21 years ago.

Racers Claim Seventh OVC Tennis Championship

Apr 21, 2014
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The Murray State Racers Women’s Tennis team Claimed their Seventh OVC Championship this weekend. This is their first conference win since since 2007 which will propel them into a NCAA Tournament appearance in May. The relatively young Racer squad beat Eastern Kentucky 4 to 1.