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HOUSTON – Middle Tennessee’s women’s tennis team closed out the year on a sour note after posting its best regular season record since 2001. The Blue Raiders finished with a regular season record of 18-4 and won their first round matchup of the C-USA Women’s Tennis Championship over Western Kentucky. The Blue Raiders lost Friday in the …

MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee used four strong innings from Sam Alton and some timely offense to earn their first midweek win, a 7-5 victory over Tennessee Tuesday night. “This will be the first time we’re going into a conference weekend off of a win,” Coach Jim McGuire joked after the game. “It’s big because it’s …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO – After a shaky series opener on Friday, Middle Tennessee rebounded to take the final two games of its series with Louisiana Tech, including a 3-2 win Sunday. The win gave the Blue Raiders (19-16, 11-4 C-USA) their fourth Conference USA series win in five tries this year. MTSU remains …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee used a six-run eighth inning to storm back and defeat Louisiana Tech, 8-6, Saturday afternoon at Reese Smith Jr. Field. With the win, the Blue Raiders (18-16, 10-4 C-USA) remained tied for first place in Conference USA with Florida Atlantic, after FAU defeated Florida International, 8-3, …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee’s women’s tennnis team closed out its 2015 season with a 4-1 win over South Alabama Friday afternoon at Buck Bouldin Tennis Complex. Seniors Jesse Grace, Nayara Moraes and Tiffany William were honored before the start of the match as a part of Senior Day. South Alabama …

CLARKSVILLE – Middle Tennessee rallied late in Wednesday’s contest, but it was not enough as it fell 14-12 to Austin Peay. The Blue Raiders (17-15) found offense early, scoring the first three runs of Wednesday’s game, and led heading to the bottom of the third inning. The Governors (16-13), who struggled against Blue Raider starter …