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FORT MYERS, Fla. – MTSU’s women’s golf team delivered an impressive performance at the Conference USA Championship, leading from beginning to end as the Blue Raiders captured their first-ever conference title at the Verandah Club Wednesday. The title also provided MTSU with its first-ever NCAA Regional bid. The second-seeded Blue Raiders finished the tournament at …

By Steven Johnson/Contributing Writer HATTIESBURG, Miss. – While the Blue Raiders’ bats struggled to generate offense in game one of their doubleheader against Southern Miss Sunday, they certainly came to life in game two. The win in game two gave MTSU (16-24, 3-17 C-USA) a 5-2 victory over its conference foe, and most importantly, it …

By Steven Johnson//Contributing Writer Shane Tucker kept churning and churning his legs before he barreled into the end zone to finally give the White Team its first lead in the fourth quarter. Tucker’s touchdown served as the game-winning score as the White team took the annual Blue-White game Saturday, 31-28. Though the offense got the victory, it was …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Middle Tennessee used a two-run ninth inning to come from behind and defeat UNC-Charlotte, 7-5, win in 11 innings at Robert & Mariam Hayes Stadium Friday evening. With the win, the Blue Raiders (21-16, 12-4 C-USA) improved to 4-0 in extra-inning games this season. Not only that, Head Coach …

HOUSTON – Middle Tennessee’s women’s tennis team closed out the year on a sour note after posting its best regular season record since 2001. The Blue Raiders finished with a regular season record of 18-4 and won their first round matchup of the C-USA Women’s Tennis Championship over Western Kentucky. The Blue Raiders lost Friday in the …

NORFOLK, Va. – Middle Tennessee’s hopes of a long run in the Conference USA Men’s Tennis Championship were ended Friday, as the Blue Raiders lost in the first round to Charlotte. Fourth-seeded Charlotte (18-3) won the doubles point, but fifth-seeded MTSU (13-13) battled hard in two highly-contested matches. Yannick Born and Miguel Fernandez battled at …