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After a trip to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2012 and a Conference USA title, MTSU men’s tennis coach Jimmy Borendame received Coach of the Year honors on Tuesday. It is Borendame’s first time winning the award in his ninth season as head coach of the Blue Raiders. The Blue Raiders finished …

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics Story by Truman Greub / Staff Writer The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders (16-15, 9-9) ended a four-game losing skid in a win over the Austin Peay Governors (21-18, 13-8) on Tuesday night. Each ball club registered zeros across the board in the first inning and it wasn’t until the …

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics Three match points loomed large for true freshman Stijn Slump. If all three weren’t saved, the season would be over in disappointment for the MTSU men’s tennis team. Digging deep, Slump fought every point off, with a point-perfect forehand down the left line at deuce to force a deciding tiebreak. …

Photo by Devin Grimes / MT Athletics Story by Trevor Aldridge / Contributing Writer The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders (13-19) lost at home to the number seven ranked Vanderbilt Commodores (25-8) in a route on Tuesday night by a final score of 15-3. The Commodores built a three-run lead off of MT left-hander David …

Photo by Jordyn Lee / MTSU Sidelines Story by Austin Laymon / Staff Writer The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders (13-18, 7-5) hosted long-time rival Western Kentucky Hilltoppers over the weekend in a three-game series at Reese Smith Jr. Field. It was MTSU’s high-powered offense that put them over top of the Hilltoppers in a …

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics Story by Truman Greub / Staff Writer The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders (23-17, 7-4) hosted the University of Alabama Birmingham Blazers (15-22, 5-9) on Saturday where the teams split a doubleheader. Sunday’s contest was cancelled the morning of due to a series of storms passing through Murfreesboro. Blue Raiders …