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By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer BEKLEY, W. Va. – Middle Tennessee split its doubleheader against Marshall Sunday afternoon at Epling Stadium, with the Blue Raiders winning the first game 2-1 before dropping the second game 2-0. Both games were shortened to seven innings. With the split, the Blue Raiders (24-19, 15-6 C-USA) dropped their second …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Middle Tennessee used a two-run ninth inning to come from behind and defeat UNC-Charlotte, 7-5, win in 11 innings at Robert & Mariam Hayes Stadium Friday evening. With the win, the Blue Raiders (21-16, 12-4 C-USA) improved to 4-0 in extra-inning games this season. Not only that, Head Coach …

MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee used four strong innings from Sam Alton and some timely offense to earn their first midweek win, a 7-5 victory over Tennessee Tuesday night. “This will be the first time we’re going into a conference weekend off of a win,” Coach Jim McGuire joked after the game. “It’s big because it’s …

HOUSTON – It was a hit parade in Houston Sunday afternoon, but Middle Tennessee was not invited. MTSU (17-13, 9-3 C-USA) notched just three hits in the series finale against No. 14 Rice at Reckling Park, while the Owls (22-12, 11-4) knocked 13 hits and scored 10 runs, leading to a 10-0 blowout. The loss …

MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee (14-10, 6-1 C-USA) used solid pitching and effective hitting in a 7-2 win over Conference USA foe Old Dominion (13-9, 3-4 C-USA) Friday night at Reese Smith Jr. Field. The Blue Raiders’ 6-1 start in league play is the best under Head Coach Jim McGuire and the best start against conference …

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Middle Tennessee (13-8, 5-1 C-USA) finished its weekend series Sunday in first place in the Conference USA standings, as it rallied back from an early four-run deficit against No. 19 Florida Atlantic, winning the series finale, 7-6. The road series win marked the first series win against a ranked opponent this …