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The Blue Raiders (9-19, 5-9 C-USA) hosted University of Alabama-Birmingham (6-23, 3-11 C-USA) at Alumni Memorial Gym Sunday afternoon, taking a three-set sweep in the Senior night contest. Led by junior Chelsea Ross, the Blue Raiders moved one win away from clinching a spot in the C-USA tournament. The MTSU offense flowed through Ross, who finished …

Thursday night the Blue Raiders played its first exhibition game of the season, dominating Martin Methodist 93-44 with a varied attack that saw five MTSU players score in double digits. A big part of Middle Tennessee’s success can be attributed to their shooting and defensive effort. The Lady Raiders shot 40.2 percent from the field …

Following the Blue Raiders’ inter squad matchup during its Murphy Madness event, MTSU President Sidney McPhee and Middle Tennessee announced a new five-year contract with Nike. With this new deal, Middle Tennessee is now officially a Nike-sponsored school, and all athletic teams will be outfitted with Nike gear. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, …

Middle Tennessee fell to Florida Atlantic three sets to none in Boca Raton, Florida, clocking the team’s seventh loss since the Seton Hall Classic last month. Florida Atlantic stole the momentum away from the Blue Raiders early in set one. Senior Chelsea Ross entered the game with three encouraging kills. The Owls soon took the …

The reeling MTSU volleyball team (7-15, 3-5 C-USA) came back from two sets down to defeat FIU (6-14, 3-4 C-USA) in an amazing 3-2 victory Friday night. The victory marks the fifth time the Lady Raiders have won in five sets this season. It also ends the four game losing streak the team was previously …

The Middle Tennessee softball team lost by a final score of 2-1 against Trevecca Nazarene University Wednesday evening in Murfreesboro. Sophomore Megan Chocallo got the start for MT, pitching four innings while allowing an earned run on three hits. Junior Kelci Cheney and senior Caitlin McClure entered the game to pitch the final three innings, …