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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 …

Middle Tennessee fell to Florida Atlantic three sets to none in Boca Raton, Florida, clocking the team’s seventh loss since the Seton Hall Classic last month. Florida Atlantic stole the momentum away from the Blue Raiders early in set one. Senior Chelsea Ross entered the game with three encouraging kills. The Owls soon took the …

The reeling MTSU volleyball team (7-15, 3-5 C-USA) came back from two sets down to defeat FIU (6-14, 3-4 C-USA) in an amazing 3-2 victory Friday night. The victory marks the fifth time the Lady Raiders have won in five sets this season. It also ends the four game losing streak the team was previously …

The Blue Raider women’s volleyball team (6-14, 2-4 C-USA) had two contests over the weekend, taking on Rice University (15-5, 5-1 C-USA) Friday and the UTEP Miners (4-14, 2-5 C-USA) Sunday afternoon, both in losing efforts for Middle Tennessee. MT was taken down quickly in a three-set sweep against Rice at Alumni Memorial Gym Friday, …

Middle Tennessee volleyball won against Louisiana Tech at home Sunday, October 5th. With three sets to two, the home team edged a conference victory away from the Bulldogs. An exciting first set began with well placed kills and LA Tech led until the first tie at 8-8. MT picked up the pace, outscoring the Bulldogs …

The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (5-11, 1-2 C-USA) were defeated Friday night by the University of Texas at San Antonio in a 3 set match. Both┬áteams played rigorously in the first set, with a score of 8-8. UTSA fought their way to a 13-12┬álead and entered the first timeout at 13-13. Much like the previous …