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Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Story by Nick Hardin and Cody Strickler / Staff Writers Middle Tennessee softball kicks off in 11 days, as the Blue Raiders will head to Statesboro, Georgia for the Georgia Southern Tournament. MTSU has been preparing hard for a breakout season with Head Coach Jeff Breeden at the helm. Breeden, …

Story by Cody Strickler / Staff Writer The Blue Raider softball team is coming off a 23-31 campaign in 2016. The group is coming into the new season after losing key seniors to graduation such as Randi Cookus, Kelci Cheney, Carlie Jenkins and Megan Griffith. However, MTSU will look improve on their previous record with key players …

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics Middle Tennessee Softball assistant coach Tony Foti has recently accepted the position as the head coach of the Greek National Softball Team. Foti has held a plethora of roles at the college and international ranks during in his 35-plus year coaching career, including a trip to the 1996 Olympics with Canada. …

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 …