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Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines Story by Devin P. Grimes / Staff Writer A historic season for the Middle Tennessee Blue Raider softball team continued as they left Charlotte, North Carolina, hitting their way to become 2018 Conference USA Softball Champions after defeating the number one seeded Florida Atlantic Owls 7-6 on Saturday. …

Photo and Story by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (29-17) defeated the Belmont Bruins (22-15) by a score of 9-8 on Wednesday evening in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. The Blue Raiders found themselves down 1-0 early in the first inning after a solo home run from Belmont’s Jess Andree. The team …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders continued their recent hot streak with an 8-2 win over the Austin Peay Governors on Wednesday in Clarksville, Tennessee. The MTSU offense was firing on all cylinders, as they saw six players record multiple hits. The star of the game was senior Morgan …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines Story by Teylor Hines / Sports Reporter The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (23-12, 5-6) fell short to the University of Alabama-Birmingham Blazers (13-21-1, 5-2-1) in both sides of its doubleheader in Birmingham, Alabama on Friday. Both outings were decided by one run each. as the Blazers picked up …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Story by Darius Horton / Sports Reporter The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (19-8, 2-2) began a three-game set against bitter rival Western Kentucky this weekend in Bowling Green, Kentucky, with a doubleheader on Saturday. When the last out of game two was made, Middle found themselves with a …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / MT Athletics Communications The Middle Tennessee Blue Raider softball team had three players honored this afternoon, as juniors Precious Birdsong and Morgan Harris were each named to the Conference USA all-conference First Team and freshman Summer Burgess was named to the all-freshman team. Although the team didn’t finish the season …