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Photo by Brent Beerends | MT Athletics Middle Tennessee (0-1) opened the 2016 season Friday against Big Ten power Indiana (1-0). The Blue Raiders couldn’t find any sort of rhythm early, falling behind quickly in the first and ultimately lost 14-4. “Everybody has a plan until you get punched in the mouth,” Head Coach Jim …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee rallied in the eighth inning, scoring three runs, to edge rival Western Kentucky, 5-4, Friday night at Reese Smith Jr. Field. The win gives MTSU (26-20, 16-6 C-USA) its seventh win in its final at-bat. With a loss by Florida Atlantic Friday night, the Blue Raiders …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer NASHVILLE – Middle Tennessee (24-20, 15-6 C-USA) could not muster any offense in the late inning against Lipscomb Tuesday night, as the Blue Raiders lost 11-3 at Dugan Field. Austin Bryant led the way on offense with a 3-for-4 performance on the night. Ronnie Jebavy also tallied a multi-hit game, …

By Jim Bratton//Contributing Writer CHARLESTON, W. Va.- The Conference-USA leading Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders took their 14-4 conference record to West Virginia on Friday to begin a three-game series against the Marshall Thundering Herd. However, the end result was not what MTSU had hoped for as the Blue Raiders dropped Friday’s contest, 3-1, at Appalachian …

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. – MTSU heads into another weekend of Conference USA play in first place. The Blue Raiders (23-17, 14-4 C-USA) have dominated the weekend in conference play. They have won five of their six weekend series in conference play, including sweeps of Alabama-Birmingham, Old Dominion and Charlotte. Next up in conference play for …

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – MTSU traveled to Charlotte in first place, and left in first place. The Blue Raiders trailed in both games of Saturday’s doubleheader against the 49ers in Charlotte, but found a way in the late stages to earn the sweep and remain atop the standings in Conference USA. The Blue Raiders (23-16, 14-4 …