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Volleyball head coach Dan Ahiers

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics  Middle Tennessee has hired Dan Ahiers as the 10th volleyball coach in school history, replacing Matt Peck. Ahiers was brought in from Carson-Newman University, where he led the Eagles to a 56-15 mark over his two seasons at the helm. He was the fastest to 50 wins in Eagles’ history. “I am very excited for …

Middle Tennessee 2-3 Charlotte The Blue Raiders took the floor on Friday evening to square off against the Charlotte 49ers. They also took the floor for the first time without, now former, head coach Matt Peck, who was relieved of his duties on Monday. Associate Athletic Director Diane Turnham will fill in and complete the …

The Blue Raiders came into the weekend looking to top two conference opponents in rematches from earlier in the season. The Blue Raiders had to travel away to LA Tech and University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) for a tough challenge against teams searching for revenge. The weekend would be a bright spot for an otherwise …

David Chamberlain// Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee welcomed Rice and Florida International to Alumni Memorial Gym this weekend for two pivotal C-USA match-ups as the regular season nears its end. The Raiders hoped to recover from last week’s winless weekend. MTSU 0-3 Rice Rice looked for revenge from an earlier matchup in the season and that’s …

By: Caleb Luketic and David Chamberlain // Contributing Writers MURFREESBORO- The Blue Raider volleyball team began their season Friday morning facing Cleveland State in game one of the Blue Raider Bash. Middle Tennessee started strong, winning two of the first three points in the first set, but the Vikings capitalized taking an 8-3 lead. Cleveland State stayed consistent throughout …

(PHOTO: BEN ROBSON/NinerTimes) The Blue Raiders’ hopes for a spot in the C-USA Tournament took a major hit Thursday night, after Middle Tennessee suffered a 3-1 setback against the Charlotte 49ers. With the loss, Charlotte (16-16, 5-10 C-USA) leaped over the Blue Raiders for the eighth and final spot in the C-USA standings, with both …