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Photo by Brent Beerends / MT Athletic Communications Junior transfer Solomon Afful is enjoying success in his first few competitions for Middle Tennessee. The Ghana native faced eligibility issues coming from Cloud County Community College in Concordia, Kansas. He had to run unattached from the Blue Raiders for the early part of the season. Afful’s debut as …

Photo by Brent Beerends / MT Athletics Middle Tennessee hosted their annual invitational on Saturday at the Murphy Center. The Blue Raiders continued their excellent season taking multiple first place finishes in the field events, long distance races and the sprints. The Blue Raiders enjoyed a successful day in the field, as reigning conference indoor …

Photo by Brent Beerends / MT Athletics Middle Tennessee Track and Field has been nothing short of spectacular this season. The team has routinely set personal and school records across the board throughout the season. Earlier this week, two athletes were recognized as Conference USA Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week. Multiple athletes …

Photo by Austin Lewis / Sidelines Archives Middle Tennessee dominated the KMS Invite, taking eight of the first place finishes. Two Blue Raiders were recognized as Conference USA Indoor Track and Field male and female Athletes of the Week, as junior Solomon Afful and sophomore Qetuwrah Abdullah-Muhammed were both honored for the first time in …

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics The Blue Raiders traveled to Birmingham, Alabama for the KMS Invite, and returned with eight first place finishes. For the men, Solomon Afful took first place in the 200 meter dash with a blazing time of 21.03. The junior sprinter also finished second in the 60 meter dash with a …

Photo courtesy of Colin Abbey Story by Jacob Young / Staff Writer Freshman runner Jacob Choge has been named the 2016 Conference USA Cross Country Male Athlete of the Year, adding to his impressive list of accolades this year. Choge becomes the first Blue Raider ever to win the award after his spectacular freshman campaign. He was also …