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Photo by Brent Beerends / MT Athletics The 2016 soccer season is coming to a close as the team will soon turn their attention to postseason play, and later to the offseason. The Blue Raiders look to return many players to next year’s club and will be a definite threat for the conference. However, there will …

Photo by Brent Beerends / MT Athletics The Blue Raiders (4-8-1, 2-4 C-USA) traveled Sunday night to West Virginia to take on the Marshall Thundering Herd (4-6-3, 2-3-1 C-USA). It was a breath of fresh air when the final buzzer sounded as Middle Tennessee ended their four-game losing streak with a 2-0 win. The shutout …

Story by Jacob Young / Staff Writer | Photo by Brent Beerends / MT Athletics Middle Tennessee (3-8-1, 1-4 C-USA) soccer dropped its fourth straight game Friday night in a 1-0 loss to Western Kentucky (9-4, 4-1 C-USA) in Bowling Green. Sophomore Celeste Barnard made her first career start as goalkeeper for the Blue Raiders, saving six-of-seven shots …

Photo by Brent Beerends/MT Athletics Middle Tennessee Soccer (3-7-1, 1-3 C-USA) was looking to end the weekend on a high note after a loss to Florida Atlantic on Friday night. The fans inside of Dean A. Hayes stadium Sunday afternoon were shown a thrilling double-overtime battle and an excellent performance from Haley Nishimoto. Unfortunately for those …

Photo by Brent Beerends/MT Athletics Middle Tennessee (3-6-1, 1-2 C-USA) fell at home 1-0 on Friday night against Florida Atlantic (6-5-1, 2-0), the first win in the last six meetings for the Owls. A win for either team was crucial as both entered the contest at 1-1 in conference play. In what was a tightly fought …

Photo by Brent Beerends/MT Athletics Middle Tennessee (3-5-1, 1-1 C-USA) opened conference play strong last Sunday with a win against UAB. The Blue Raiders could not carry over the momentum, however, when they traveled to San Antonio to take on UTSA (5-5, 1-0 C-USA). Middle Tennessee fought hard but came up short, losing 3-2. The …