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Dora Peonia


Photo by Andrew Brown / MTSU Sidelines For a student athlete, it’s a big deal to be in the top 25 of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. For Middle Tennessee, one athlete had that dream come true. Volleyball player Dora Peonia ranks 20th in aces per set and 16th in total service aces in the country, …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee volleyball team (7-18) recorded a non-conference win on Wednesday night, defeating the Tennessee State Tigers in straight sets. The Blue Raiders got the win without the help of starters Regan Coughlin, Taylor Hammill and Vonnie Covington, as they were all sidelined by injuries. In the …

Photo by Andrew Brown / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raider volleyball team (6-18, 2-8) lost their second straight conference game on Sunday to the University of Alabama-Birmingham Blazers in Birmingham in four sets. The loss is also their second to UAB on the season as they were previously defeated by the Blazers at home …

Photo by Andrew Brown / MTSU Sidelines Story by David Janes / Sports Reporter It wasn’t an ideal start to the weekend for the volleyball team, as the Middle Tennessee  Blue Raiders (6-17, 2-7) loss in the straight sets to Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles (15-8, 5-2). It didn’t look good at all for the Blue …

Photo by Andrew Brown / MTSU Sidelines Story by David Janes / Sports Reporter The Middle Tennessee Blue Raider volleyball team (5-14, 1-4) achieved their first conference win of the season against the Louisiana Tech Techsters by a score of three sets to two. It didn’t look good for Middle Tennessee in the first set …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raider volleyball team (4-12, 0-2) dropped their second straight conference game to start the C-USA schedule on Sunday afternoon against the Marshall Thundering Herd. The Blue Raiders kept it close in the first set of the match, losing only by a score of …