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 By: Caleb Luketic // Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO- The Blue Raider volleyball team opened up the season losing three out of four at home in the Blue Raider Bash. Overall, the team played well but, as coach Peck mentioned, the competition was high quality. On pace to break the record for kills, Senior Chelsea Ross had another stellar …

By: Caleb Luketic and David Chamberlain // Contributing Writers MURFREESBORO- The Blue Raider volleyball team began their season Friday morning facing Cleveland State in game one of the Blue Raider Bash. Middle Tennessee started strong, winning two of the first three points in the first set, but the Vikings capitalized taking an 8-3 lead. Cleveland State stayed consistent throughout …

The Blue Raider volleyball team (9-21, 5-11 C-USA)  traveled to Bowling Green for their season finale against Western Kentucky (27-5, 15-1 C-USA), falling in three straight sets Saturday night. Junior Chelsea Ross finished with a team-high 13 kills and 12 digs for her 15th double-double of the year. Freshman Haley Morton and senior Ailime de Freitas …

(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 …