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Photo by Connor Ulrey/MTSU Sidelines Middle Tennessee women’s volleyball opens the 2016 season in-state this weekend, taking part in the Tennessee Invitational in Knoxville. The Blue Raiders, along with Louisiana-Monroe, Cincinnati and the Volunteers play in the two-day tournament Friday and Saturday. Middle Tennessee and Louisiana-Monroe square off Friday afternoon, with the Blue Raiders playing …

Volleyball head coach Dan Ahiers

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics  Middle Tennessee has hired Dan Ahiers as the 10th volleyball coach in school history, replacing Matt Peck. Ahiers was brought in from Carson-Newman University, where he led the Eagles to a 56-15 mark over his two seasons at the helm. He was the fastest to 50 wins in Eagles’ history. “I am very excited for …

The Middle Tennessee (8-22, 6-10) volleyball team finished regular season play at home against rival Marshall (16-13, 7-9), as the Blue Raiders were looking to finish their season on a high note on Senior Day. The Blue Raiders were down early in the first set until senior Chelsea Ross got a kill that swung the …

Middle Tennessee 2-3 Charlotte The Blue Raiders took the floor on Friday evening to square off against the Charlotte 49ers. They also took the floor for the first time without, now former, head coach Matt Peck, who was relieved of his duties on Monday. Associate Athletic Director Diane Turnham will fill in and complete the …

In a statement Monday morning it was announced that Middle Tennessee head volleyball coach Matt Peck would no longer be with the team. Peck, in his 12th season with the team, posted a 208-241 record as the head coach, and this season the team sits at 8-19 with three regular season games left on the …

The Blue Raiders came into the weekend looking to top two conference opponents in rematches from earlier in the season. The Blue Raiders had to travel away to LA Tech and University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) for a tough challenge against teams searching for revenge. The weekend would be a bright spot for an otherwise …