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(PHOTO: BEN ROBSON/NinerTimes) The Blue Raiders’ hopes for a spot in the C-USA Tournament took a major hit Thursday night, after Middle Tennessee suffered a 3-1 setback against the Charlotte 49ers. With the loss, Charlotte (16-16, 5-10 C-USA) leaped over the Blue Raiders for the eighth and final spot in the C-USA standings, with both …

The Blue Raiders (9-19, 5-9 C-USA) hosted University of Alabama-Birmingham (6-23, 3-11 C-USA) at Alumni Memorial Gym Sunday afternoon, taking a three-set sweep in the Senior night contest. Led by junior Chelsea Ross, the Blue Raiders moved one win away from clinching a spot in the C-USA tournament. The MTSU offense flowed through Ross, who finished …

RUSTON, La. – The Middle Tennessee volleyball team (8-19, 4-9 C-USA) dominated Louisiana Tech (9-18, 1-12 C-USA), earning a straight-set victory Friday evening at the Thomas Assembly Center. It was a big night for the Blue Raiders, one that was much needed. Middle Tennessee ended a four-game losing streak, picking up a win for the …

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The Blue Raider volleyball team continued its losing streak Sunday afternoon, dropping their matchup against Marshall three sets to one. Middle Tennessee (7-19, 3-9 C-USA) has now lost four-straight contests, and have lost eight out of the last nine meetings. Junior Chelsea Ross continued her string of recent success, posting her 13th double-double …

The Middle Tennessee volleyball team (7-18, 3-8 C-USA) fell to North Texas (16-9, 7-5 C-USA) in five sets Friday night in Alumni Memorial Gym. Chelsea Ross led the way for the Blue Raiders, picking up her 12th double-double with 17 kills and a career-high 20 digs. Senior Monet Marshall tallied 11 kills and a team-high …

Rice University won Friday’s matchup in three sets to one against Middle Tennessee after the Blue Raiders let their lead slip in set four. Rice freshman Leah Mikesky pushed ahead and stole the lead from MT. Junior Chelsea Ross made a strong kill near the first set’s conclusion (19-16), but had little effect once Rice …