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Monday, September 21, 2015

Murray State Racers Kicker, Punter & Snapper News

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September 20, 2015 - punter Landon Stratton named OVC Specialist of the Week
"Stratton punted five times for a 46.6 yards/punt average in Saturday's loss at FBS opponent Western Michigan. Stratton connected on a season-high 55-yarder, which was one of two longer than 50 yards on the night. The redshirt freshman also had one punt downed inside the 20-yard line. For the season he is averaging 41.3 yards/punt." - OVC

April 24, 2015 - Fastest Friday In Kentucky
"The game finished with a field goal competition between seniors Carson Griefenkamp and Connor Mitchell with each kicking from the 27, 32, 37, 42 and 47-yard lines. Mitchell won the contest by going 4-for-5, missing only the 47-yard attempts, while Greifenkamp was 3-for-5." - Racers

April 11, 2015 - first spring scrimmage
"At the conclusion of practice, the teams gathered around to cheer on the senior kickers Carson Greifenkamp and Connor Mitchell in a field goal completion competition, where Mitchell walked away victorious." - Racers

February 4, 2015 - kicker Rhett Morrison signs
"Muscle Shoals, Ala./Muscle Shoals HS - Morrison played two years for the Trojans and was a part of their 2013 area championship and state runner-up squads. Over his two-year career, he converted on 106 of 109 extra point attempts. In 2014, he raised his punting average 3.4 yards from 38.7 to 42. 1 and placed 14 punts inside the 20-yard line. Morrison was a two-time All-Area selection, a 2014 6A All-State honoree and was chosen to play in the annual Alabama/Mississippi All-Star game." - Racers

January 6, 2015 - long snapper Wes Drewery signs
"Drewery is transferring to Murray State after spending his last season at UAB, which cut its football program in November.... Originally from Franklin, Tennessee, Drewery is a 6-3, 230-pound, redshirt freshman who prepped at Centennial High School. In 2013, he was named to the 11-AAA All-District team, on top of being named as the district's offensive lineman of the year." - Racers

August 26, 2014 - summer specialists
"The Racers will have a new operation in the kicking game this season as they will be breaking in a new long snapper, kicker and punter.  Carson Greifenkamp will take over the kicking duties, while Zach Bogard will punt.  Perry Cooper or Tyler Hall will be the snapper." - Racers

February 5, 2014 - kicker Gavin Wilson signs
"Four-year letterwinner for head coach Bill Shaver at Thomas County Central High School...garnered All-America laurels as a senior by the Offense-Defense Sports Inc...earned all-region honors as a junior and senior...selected to the all-area team his final three seasons...named to the 2012 Thomasville Times Enterprise Electrifying Eleven...finished career with 210 career points...went 89-of-90 on extra points, including a perfect 48-fo-48 as a sophomore...connected on 14 career field goals, including three game winners...recorded 76 career touchbacks, including school record 42 as a senior...selected to particpate in the Diamonds in the Rough All-America Game as a senior...ranked as the No. 3 combo kicker/punter by as a junior." - Racers

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