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SAN DIEGO – Middle Tennessee (9-8) battled Saturday in the last day of the Hilton San Diego Mission Classic, but fell to No. 39 Indiana 4-3. Doubles play to start the match showed that both teams were striving to come away with a win. Giana Issa and Yannick Born played at the No. 1 doubles …

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 …

SAN DIEGO – Middle Tennessee (9-7) dropped its first two matches in the Hilton San Diego Mission Spring Classic Thursday and Friday. The Blue Raiders opened up play in the Classic squaring off against Harvard, ranked No. 22 in the nation, Thursday afternoon. The Crimson opened up play scoring the doubles point over the Blue …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer BOCA RATON, Fla. – Middle Tennessee (11-8, 3-1 C-USA) could not get any offense going down the stretch, as it managed just one hit in the last five innings en route to a 4-2 loss to 19th-ranked Florida Atlantic. Junior outfielder Ronnie Jebavy and senior infielder Jake Ingold both led …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Wrtier MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee (22-9) used an early run in the second half to breeze past Ball State, 69-58, Thursday night Murphy Center, advancing to the second round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament. The win marked MTSU Head Coach Rick Insell’s 250th with the program. The game was tied …

NASHVILLE – Middle Tennessee’s women’s tennis team opened up conference play Friday,  improving to 14-3 on the year after a 4-1 win over Charlotte (4-5, 0-1 C-USA) at the Nashboro Village Athletic Club. It was the No. 65 Blue Raiders’ sixth-straight win. MTSU (14-3, 1-0 C-USA) remained undefeated at home this season, improving to 7-0. …