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Freshman pitcher Megan Tymorek allowed just three hits and senior shortstop Samantha Howard smashed a bases loaded two-run double to help the Morehead State softball team split an Ohio Valley Conference doubleheader with Belmont on Saturday (March 15) at Rose Park.

MSU (4-13, 1-1) took game one 3-1, before Belmont (7-13, 1-1) stormed back to take the nightcap 7-0. In the opener, the Eagles claimed their fourth OVC opener in six seasons.

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The Morehead State baseball program has announced multiple updates to its 2014 schedule. The moves are due to winter weather and unplayable field conditions in the state of Kentucky.

The Morehead State vs. Eastern Michigan series opener, originally scheduled for today (March 4) at Allen Field, has been canceled due to snow. A decision on Wednesday's contest on March 5 is expected to be made today.

The Ohio Valley Conference Eagles are off to a 5-6 start this year. The Mid-American Conference Eagles are 4-7 overall.

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Junior guard Almesha Jones scored 20 points and dished out 10 assists, while senior guard Terrice Robinson and junior forward Mackenzie Arledge chipped in 14 points apiece to lead the Morehead State women's basketball team to an 81-74 victory over Tennessee Tech on Senior Night at MSU’s Johnson Arena on Saturday (March 1).

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Freshman Hayley Wild won a straight-set decision in the final match to clinch a 4-3 victory for the Morehead State women's tennis team over Western Kentucky on Friday (Feb. 28) at the EAGLE Center.

The Eagles improved to 3-6, while the Hilltoppers fell to 3-3.

The Eagles won both doubles matches played to grab a 1-0 lead and held a 3-1 advantage before the visitors tied it with two singles wins. Wild defeated Alex Crofford 7-5, 6-4 at No. 5 to seal the win.

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Former Morehead State standout Phil Simms, who spent 15 seasons with the National Football League's New York Giants, will be featured at the football program's fundraiser on Saturday, March 29. The event will take place inside MSU's Academic-Athletic Center.

The fundraiser is scheduled to begin with a meet and greet session at 6 p.m. Dinner will follow at approximately 7 p.m. Dinner tickets are $75 per person (which includes a $50 contribution). Dinner, plus the meet and greet, runs $150 per person (which includes a $125 contribution).

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Morehead State sophomore Anna Appert Lund has been named adidas Ohio Valley Conference Women's Golfer of the Week for the period of October 16-22. It is her third weekly honor this season and the fifth of her career.

Appert Lund, a native of Bromma, Sweden, carded a 69-70-70--209 at the recent MTSU Blue Raider Invitational to claim medalist honors in the 85-golfer field. MSU posted a 304-295-305--904 in Murfreesboro, Tenn., to finish fourth out of 15 schools.

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The Morehead State soccer team closes out a series of four straight road matches with Ohio Valley Conference contests at Eastern Illinois on Friday and SIU Edwardsville on Sunday.

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• MSU has played six of its last seven matches away from Jayne Stadium.

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Season tickets for the 2013-14 Morehead State basketball seasons are now on sale. Fans have several packages to choose from. Both teams host 15 games in Johnson Arena.

"Season tickets are the best way for fans to support our teams and guarantee their seats for every game," Assistant Athletic Director for External Affairs Darian Westerfield said. "We have many options to meet the needs of all our fans."

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The Morehead State volleyball team used an 11-1 blocking advantage to record a 3-0 victory (25-18, 25-18, 25-16) over Eastern Kentucky on Wednesday evening at Wetherby Gym.

The Eagles improved to 12-5 overall and 3-0 in Ohio Valley Conference play with their 25th consecutive league win. The Colonels fell to 7-10 on the season and 1-2 in conference play. The victory was also MSU's 15th straight over EKU.

Game times have been announced for the 2013-14 Morehead State women's basketball season. The Eagles are set to host 15 games in Johnson Arena this year.

Morehead State women's basketball season schedule download (PDF)

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Construction continues on Morehead State's new outdoor multi-purpose facility, which will also be used as a soccer practice field.

It is being built in the Breathitt Sports Complex, adjacent to the Academic-Athletic Center and just west of Jayne Stadium.

Designed by Carman Landscape Architecture and being built by Free Construction Company, the facility will be primarily used for student activities and will contain field turf, lights and a scoreboard.

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Sophomore Will Branham posted a career-best 67 in the final round on Tuesday, and the Morehead State men's golf team finished seventh out of 14 schools in the Murray State Invitational at Miller Memorial Golf Course.

The Eagles sat in 14th place after registering a 311 in the opening round, but bounced back to record a 286 in the second round and 287 in the third round.  Morehead State's three-round 884 was its third sub-900 score in the past 11 tournaments.

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The Morehead State volleyball team returns home Wednesday to battle in-state foe Eastern Kentucky at 7 p.m. ET.

Wednesday match is Greek Organization Night with the various campus Greek clubs vying for prizes. It's also a toga party.

Live stats and live video are available via links on MSUEagles.com. Live Twitter updates are also available by following @MSUAthletics.

Here are notes heading into the match:

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