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Photo by Brent Beerends / MT Athletic Communications The hot start for the Blue Raiders softball squad this past weekend was a total team effort, but the outstanding play of junior transfer Cori Jennings, and true freshman Lexi Cushing, played a massive part in the team’s success. “I was definitely excited. I think at my …

Photo by Brent Beerends / MT Athletics The MTSU softball team got off to a hot start this past weekend in Statesboro, Georgia where the team went 4-1 for the weekend. But no player got off to a hotter start for the Blue Raiders than senior leader Austyn Whaley, who received the C-USA Player of …

Photo by Brent Beerends / MT Athletics The MTSU Blue Raiders softball team is off to their best start since the 1999 season. At 4-1, the Blue Raiders  took care of business this opening weekend in Statesboro, Georgia. After winning two of their first three games, MTSU came out swinging on Sunday and handily defeated their …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Story by Nick Hardin and Cody Strickler / Staff Writers Middle Tennessee softball kicks off in 11 days, as the Blue Raiders will head to Statesboro, Georgia for the Georgia Southern Tournament. MTSU has been preparing hard for a breakout season with Head Coach Jeff Breeden at the helm. Breeden, …

Story by Cody Strickler / Staff Writer The Blue Raider softball team is coming off a 23-31 campaign in 2016. The group is coming into the new season after losing key seniors to graduation such as Randi Cookus, Kelci Cheney, Carlie Jenkins and Megan Griffith. However, MTSU will look improve on their previous record with key players …

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics Middle Tennessee Softball assistant coach Tony Foti has recently accepted the position as the head coach of the Greek National Softball Team. Foti has held a plethora of roles at the college and international ranks during in his 35-plus year coaching career, including a trip to the 1996 Olympics with Canada. …