Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Story by Nathan Vaughan / Sports Reporter The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders opened the Conference USA Tournament on Friday with a matchup against the defending champions Rice Owls. As the second seed in the tournament, the Blue Raiders came in as favorites on a nine-match winning streak and held …

Photo and Story by Darius Horton / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (18-7) traveled to Norfolk, Virginia, to start the Conference USA tournament. They came into the tournament following a 4-1 win against Xavier and opened tournament play against the 12-seeded University of Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners. In short and quick fashion, the Blue …

Photo and Story by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (29-17) defeated the Belmont Bruins (22-15) by a score of 9-8 on Wednesday evening in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. The Blue Raiders found themselves down 1-0 early in the first inning after a solo home run from Belmont’s Jess Andree. The team …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / MT Athletics Communications The Middle Tennessee women’s golf team finished in the fifth spot at the Conference USA Championship in Fort Myers, Florida this week. The Raiders played in their own division that included UTSA, UTEP, Old Dominion, North Texas, Southern Mississippi, WKU, FIU, Charlotte, Marshall, Florida Atlantic and UAB. …

Photo by Delaney Dickey / MTSU Sidelines Coming off an unusual series that saw the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (20-17-1) win, lose and tie a game each to the Rice Owls, the Blue Raiders looked to get back on track against Lipscomb (15-20). In a one-sided affair, the Raiders walked away with a 12-6 victory. They saw …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines  Story by Teylor Hines / Sports Reporter The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (28-17, 7-8) came from behind in a vengeance to beat Florida International on Sunday afternoon. After falling behind 3-0 early, MTSU used a five-run sixth inning to take home a 5-3 victory. Panthers come out swinging …