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Southern Miss (24-8, 10-1 C-USA) showed Saturday afternoon why they lead Conference-USA in eleven of the 21 batting statistics. Given Southern Miss’ red-hot offense, Middle Tennessee (14-17, 2-9 C-USA) knew an offensive outburst was required to upend the Golden Eagles. In the end, the Blue Raiders weren’t able to match Southern Miss’ offense, falling 9-5 …

Photo by Brent Beerends | MT Athletics Game 1: MTSU 3, Indiana 2 Middle Tennessee (1-1) walked off against Indiana (1-1) in the bottom of the 11th inning, thanks to a questionable call by the umpire on Austin Dennis’ slide into third base. The freshman finished 2-for-5, scoring two of the Blue Raiders’ three runs …

Photo by Brent Beerends | MT Athletics Middle Tennessee (0-1) opened the 2016 season Friday against Big Ten power Indiana (1-0). The Blue Raiders couldn’t find any sort of rhythm early, falling behind quickly in the first and ultimately lost 14-4. “Everybody has a plan until you get punched in the mouth,” Head Coach Jim …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer MEMPHIS – Middle Tennessee’s offense has fallen on hard times as of late, and it got no better Wednesday, as they were shutout 11-0 by in-state rival Memphis at FedEx Park. Senior Shortstop Dustin Delgado, sophomore right fielder Brad Jarreau and junior center fielder Ronnie Jebavy were the only Blue …

MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee (7-4) lost both games in a doubleheader with Iowa (9-1) Saturday at Reese Smith Jr. Field. The Hawkeyes took the first game in a 2-1 decision, and they finished the sweep off in the nightcap 6-1. The two losses Saturday mean that the Blue Raiders will drop their first series of …

NEW ORLEANS – Middle Tennessee’s offense came to life Saturday, leading the Blue Raiders to a 13-2 victory over New Orleans, tallying their fifth-straight win. The win gives MTSU (7-1) their third-consecutive series win on the season. Their 7-1 start is tied for the best eight-game start in program history. The Blue Raiders also started …