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HOUSTON – Middle Tennessee’s women’s tennis team closed out the year on a sour note after posting its best regular season record since 2001. The Blue Raiders finished with a regular season record of 18-4 and won their first round matchup of the C-USA Women’s Tennis Championship over Western Kentucky. The Blue Raiders lost Friday in the …

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 …

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 Nick Griesbach//Contributing Writer HOUSTON –In a matchup of the top two teams in Conference USA, Middle Tennessee failed to get timely hits in a 7-2 loss Friday to No. 14 Rice. This was the opening game of a three-game series at Reckling Park in Houston. With the loss, the Blue Raiders (16-12, 8-2 C-USA) …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee (16-6, 10-2 C-USA) cruised to a win Thursday night at the Murphy Center after defeating Rice 79-61. It was a historic night for the Blue Raiders. Senior forward Cheyenne Parker recorded her 79th block of the season with 15:07 left in the second half to break the school …

HOUSTON, TX. – Middle Tennessee (13-12, 6-6 CUSA) put forth a valiant effort, but ultimately fell in double overtime 71-68 at Rice (8-15, 5-6 CUSA). The Blue Raiders struggled offensively in the first half, trailing 9-0 before tallying their first point on a free throw by Marcus Tarrance. Middle Tennessee would trail by as many …