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Story by Calvin White / Contributing Writer Danielle Taitt’s first career complete game helped the Blue Raiders rally from a 2-0 deficit and defeat the Charlotte 49ers. When you don’t score runs at a high rate, wins can be hard to come by. Danielle Taitt gave up just two runs on seven hits while only …

Story by Quenterious Mabone / Contributing Writer After dropping the first game of the series, the Blue Raiders defeated Florida Atlantic 4-3 after freshman short stop Laura Mealer’s walk off in the seventh inning on Saturday. Middle Tennessee (16-20, 3-5 C-USA) scored in two of the seven innings. Head coach Jeff Breeden wasn’t looking ahead …

Story by Britton Barnette / Contributing Writer In a game that was largely impacted by high wind speeds, freshman Ava Tepe led the Blue Raiders to 14 runs against an SEC opponent that hasn’t allowed more than nine runs since early February. “[Ava] Tepe definitely played awesome tonight,” said Blue Raiders head coach Jeff Breeden. …

Story by Quenterious Mabone / Contributing Writer Battling through windy conditions, the Blue Raiders defeated Tennessee State 6-2, capping off their nine-game homestand with a win. Middle Tennessee (15-15, 2-1 C-USA) scored in four out of six innings. Their 1-through-4 hitters combined for 9-of-15 while scoring four runs and earning five RBIs. Head coach Jeff …

Story by Quenterious Mabone / Contributing Writer The Blue Raiders lost 6-2 in their matchup with Southern Mississippi on Saturday, receiving their first loss in conference play this season. Middle Tennessee (13-15, 1-1 CUSA) struggled to get on the scoreboard, as they left nine runners on base during their offensive possessions. Head coach Jeff Breeden …

Story by Elisha Nelson / Contributing Writer The Blue Raiders picked up a win at home on Friday after shutting out Southern Miss 4-0 to get their first conference win of the season. Middle Tennessee (13-14, 1-0 C-USA) showed out on the night thanks to a shutout performance by pitcher Gretchen Mead, who struck out …