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Photo by Jonathan Clark / MTSU Sidelines Middle Tennessee traveled to Knoxville to compete in the Tennessee Relays. Coach Dean Hayes had this weekend marked as one the Blue Raiders needed to perform well. The competition was tough. The track meet featured some of the top teams in the nation. The Blue Raiders were well …

Photo by Brent Beerends / MT Athletic Communications Middle Tennessee track and field was spectacular as usual in the Joey Haines Invitational hosted by Southeast Missouri this weekend. They tabbed seven first place finishes even though this was considered more of a tune-up meet for next week’s meet at University of Tennessee. Coach Dean A. Hayes spoke …

Photo by Brent Beerends / MT Athletic Communications The Blue Raiders traveled to Knoxville for the Rust Buster last Saturday. The success Middle Tennessee enjoyed during the indoor season has translated over into the outdoor competitions. Overall, the team finished with eight first place finishes, including breaking a school record. Record breaking day for the …

Photo by Brent Beerends / MT Athletics Middle Tennessee Track and Field has been nothing short of spectacular this season. The team has routinely set personal and school records across the board throughout the season. Earlier this week, two athletes were recognized as Conference USA Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week. Multiple athletes …

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics The Blue Raiders traveled to Birmingham, Alabama for the KMS Invite, and returned with eight first place finishes. For the men, Solomon Afful took first place in the 200 meter dash with a blazing time of 21.03. The junior sprinter also finished second in the 60 meter dash with a …

Photo by Brent Beerends/MT Athletics For the first time since 2004, MTSU has an Olympic athlete. Both John Ampomah and Janet Amponsah qualified for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro. The Blue Raider track and field stars qualified at the International Association of Athletics Federations at Soga-Nana Memorial meet in their native Ghana. …