Posts in category

Softball


By Steven Johnson/Contributing Writer HATTIESBURG, Miss. – While the Blue Raiders’ bats struggled to generate offense in game one of their doubleheader against Southern Miss Sunday, they certainly came to life in game two. The win in game two gave MTSU (16-24, 3-17 C-USA) a 5-2 victory over its conference foe, and most importantly, it …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer NASHVILLE – Middle Tennessee used an efficient offensive performance to escape past Belmont 6-5 Wednesday night at Rose Park. Samantha Nieves led the way on offense as she went a perfect 3-for-3 on the night with two RBI. Lauren Riddell also went perfect on the night, going 2-for-2. Cor’Nisha Birdsong, …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO – Looking to rebound from this past weekend’s woes at FAU, Middle Tennessee’s softball team (12-14) earned a split of its home doubleheader with UT Martin Wednesday. The Blue Raiders dropped the first game, 7-2. They rebounded with a 6-2 victory in the nightcap. Game 1 The Blue Raiders …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer BOCA RATON, Fla. – Middle Tennessee (11-12, 1-7 C-USA) suffered a doubleheader sweep in their Conference USA matchup with Florida Atlantic on Saturday evening at FAU Softball Stadium. The Blue Raiders were mercy-ruled in the first game 9-0 in five innings and lost the second game 3-1. Game 1 The …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer LAS CRUCES, N.M. – Middle Tennessee (10-8, 0-3 C-USA) used a five-run seventh inning to cap off a dramatic 6-5 win over New Mexico State Tuesday at New Mexico State Softball Complex to end the Aggies 10-game winning streak. Junior right fielder Kiarra Freeman led the way with three hits …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer EL PASO, Texas – Middle Tennessee (9-8, 0-3 C-USA) suffered a three-game sweep in their C-USA opener to Texas-El Paso (6-19, 3-0 C-USA) this weekend at Helen of Troy Softball Field. The Blue Raiders fell in the first game 7-0, lost the second game 7-4 and were mercy ruled in …