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Photo by Devin Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Archive Blue Raider outfielder Precious Birdsong knew her name was going to be called on the afternoon of June 6 in the inaugural American Softball Association draft. The only thing Birdsong didn’t know was when she would hear her name called. Jeff Breeden, the head coach of the …

Photo by Delaney Dickey / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (30-18, 8-9) battled the Florida Atlantic Owls (23-23, 10-7) on Saturday for an intense doubleheader. Middle Tennessee has entered the final stretch of the season and each matchup becomes more vital heading into the conference tournament. When all was said and done, the …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / MT Athletics Communications The Middle Tennessee Blue Raider softball team concluded their season on the road to finish the series against the Charlotte 49ers, falling in a close game by a score of 3-2. Though they were eliminated from the Conference USA tournament in a loss against UAB, the Blue …

Photo by Brent Beerends / MT Athletics Communications The Middle Tennessee Blue Raider softball team started their season finale with a double-header on the road against the Charlotte 49ers, falling in both games by scores of 7-6 in game one and 8-6 in game two. Charlotte came into the game on a losing streak after …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders softball team (18-25) hosted No. 25 Marshall Thundering Herd (37-7) in a double-header on Saturday afternoon in Murfreesboro and struggled to put together any offense in either game, ultimately losing by final scores of 8-0 and 3-1. Game One Jennings struggles in performance …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Middle Tennessee State athletes of all realms came together Thursday night at the Tucker Theater in celebration of the Raiders’ Choice Awards. The sixth annual ESPY-like event honored athletes for their accomplishments both on and off the field. From Player of the Year to Play of the …