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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 MURFREESBORO – After a shaky series opener on Friday, Middle Tennessee rebounded to take the final two games of its series with Louisiana Tech, including a 3-2 win Sunday. The win gave the Blue Raiders (19-16, 11-4 C-USA) their fourth Conference USA series win in five tries this year. MTSU remains …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee used a six-run eighth inning to storm back and defeat Louisiana Tech, 8-6, Saturday afternoon at Reese Smith Jr. Field. With the win, the Blue Raiders (18-16, 10-4 C-USA) remained tied for first place in Conference USA with Florida Atlantic, after FAU defeated Florida International, 8-3, …

By Nick Griesbach//Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee started off strong, but was not able to withstand the scoring onslaught from Tennessee Tech at Reese Smith Jr. Field on Tuesday as it suffered another midweek loss. The Blue Raiders (17-14) started the game off with a great effort on the mound from starting pitcher Tyler …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer HOUSTON – Middle Tennessee used a fast start offensively to pick up a huge win against No. 14 Rice, 7-4, Saturday afternoon at Reckling Park. Left fielder Jared Allen led the way on offense as he finshed 2-for-5 on the afternoon with two RBI. Shortstop Austin Bryant and first baseman …

By Steven Johnson//Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee completed the sweep of Old Dominion in dramatic fashion Sunday. With the score tied 4-4 in the bottom of the ninth, a wild pitch allowed Jared Allen to race home to secure the game-winning run. After controlling the game, with a solid outing from starter Garret Ring, …