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Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor After losing four straight games, the Blue Raiders are struggling to find consistency early in the Conference USA schedule. Three series into the conference schedule, the pitching has done everything they can to keep MT in games but the offense hasn’t been there as often. The Raiders will need leaders and role players alike, as they prepare to take …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor MTSU softball took the loss three times this weekend against Florida International. While the pitching was there, the bats were not. The lack of offense and leaving runners on base hurt them greatly as they lost both of their contests on Saturday, the first by a score of …

Photo by Tyler Lamb/ Sports Editor Middle Tennessee (10-14, 1-5 C-USA) opened their weekend series against the Florida International Panthers (28-6, 4-0 C-USA) with a 3-0 loss on Friday night in Murfreesboro. FIU has received votes in two of the national polls, so MTSU knew they had to bring it in order to win. Cori Jennings started …

Photo by Brent Beerends / MT Athletics Although they lost a hard-fought series to UTEP, the Middle Tennessee showed a lot of progress and gave a solid offensive showing, accumulating 18 runs and 33 hits over the three-game set. In comparison to their first conference series against Western Kentucky, they only recorded four runs and 19 in …

Middle Tennessee (9-11, 0-3 C-USA) finished their opening home series against the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (16-9, 3-0 C-USA) in a doubleheader on Sunday, falling in both contests. Game 1 Pitching Gretchen Greer was in the circle for game one, and she did not get any momentum, allowing four runs, off one hit and three walks in 0.1 innings. …

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (8-5) ended the weekend in the South Alabama Invitational with a rematch against the Texas A&M Corpus Christi Islanders (2-10) that ended in the Blue Raiders favor by a final of 2-1. Cori Jennings (4-3) was in the circle for Middle Tennessee, and she got off to …