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By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer NASHVILLE – Middle Tennessee (24-20, 15-6 C-USA) could not muster any offense in the late inning against Lipscomb Tuesday night, as the Blue Raiders lost 11-3 at Dugan Field. Austin Bryant led the way on offense with a 3-for-4 performance on the night. Ronnie Jebavy also tallied a multi-hit game, …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer BEKLEY, W. Va. – Middle Tennessee split its doubleheader against Marshall Sunday afternoon at Epling Stadium, with the Blue Raiders winning the first game 2-1 before dropping the second game 2-0. Both games were shortened to seven innings. With the split, the Blue Raiders (24-19, 15-6 C-USA) dropped their second …

By Jim Bratton//Contributing Writer CHARLESTON, W. Va.- The Conference-USA leading Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders took their 14-4 conference record to West Virginia on Friday to begin a three-game series against the Marshall Thundering Herd. However, the end result was not what MTSU had hoped for as the Blue Raiders dropped Friday’s contest, 3-1, at Appalachian …

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 Steven Johnson//Contributing Writer Shane Tucker kept churning and churning his legs before he barreled into the end zone to finally give the White Team its first lead in the fourth quarter. Tucker’s touchdown served as the game-winning score as the White team took the annual Blue-White game Saturday, 31-28. Though the offense got the victory, it was …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Middle Tennessee used a two-run ninth inning to come from behind and defeat UNC-Charlotte, 7-5, win in 11 innings at Robert & Mariam Hayes Stadium Friday evening. With the win, the Blue Raiders (21-16, 12-4 C-USA) improved to 4-0 in extra-inning games this season. Not only that, Head Coach …