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Photo by Austin Lewis / Sidelines Archives Story by Timothy Carroll / Contributing Writer The Middle Tennessee Blue Raider volleyball team struggled at times last season, posting a record of 5-24 and a 2-12 mark in Conference USA play. Despite the down season, they will be looking to turn things around this upcoming season and  have …

Photo by Ambre Rogue / Staff Photographer With the season winding down, most teams are gearing up for either a postseason run or a celebration of their team’s seniors. For Middle Tennessee Volleyball, they aren’t preparing for either and that’s okay. The team is incredibly young, as they have no seniors and only two juniors. …

Photo by Ambre Rogue / Contributing Photographer  Middle Tennessee (4-16, 1-5 C-USA) was looking to end a couple streaks Sunday when they took on the Florida Atlantic Owls (8-10, 2-2 C-USA). Unfortunately, MTSU saw both streaks continue in their 3-0 loss. Not only did MTSU lose their sixth consecutive game, but the FAU win streak over MTSU …

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 Photo by Connor Ulrey/MTSU Sidelines Middle Tennessee State University’s head volleyball coach Dan Ahiers has been suspended indefinitely from his coaching duties, according to the Daily News Journal. Ahiers has missed the past four matches, but no detail had been given as to why. In statement by Chris Massaro, MTSU athletic director, Ahiers was placed …

Photo by Craig Bisacre/UT Athletics With the Tennessee Invitationals now behind them, Middle Tennessee opened the season 1-2 and remain confident going into Saint Mary’s Tournament next weekend. The Blue Raiders opened the Invitational on Friday with a three-set win over a hopeful Louisiana-Monroe program looking to improve upon growth last season. Coach Ahiers’ Blue Raider women led in every category of …

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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 …