Middle Tenessee State Blue Raiders Tickets
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Middle Tenessee State Blue Raiders tickets bring to you a thrilling match. Over the years, MTSU has brought number of successes in various sports categories. The Blue Raiders is a name referred for all the men's and women's athletic teams that represent Middle Tennessee State University. The Blue Raiders play for NCAA Division I in the Sun Belt Conference. It was till 2000 that it competed in the Ohio Valley Conference. The nickname Blue Raiders to the team was given in 1934 by MTSY football player, Charles Sarver. The colors of the team are royal blue and white, while the official mascot is Lightening.
The Lady Blue Raiders has won various Sun Belt Conference championship for the years 2005 to 2007, 2009 to 2010 and then in 2012 making them one of the most significant mid-major women's basketball programs during the 2000s.On the other hand the Blue Raiders scored some of the NCAA's biggest upsets making them a team to reckon with. In various games the team has left its mark.
The Middle Tenessee State Blue Raiders baseball team has the credit of having won 16 conference titles. They participated in NCAA Tournament thirteen times with the best year for them being 1982 under the leadership of John Stanford, the manager of the team. Later, Steve Peterson assumed the managerial responsibilities in 1988 and went on with the team to win various championships and other titles. Rawley Bishop, Nathan Hines, and Bryce Brentz are the prominent names of the Blue Raiders baseball who led the team to the 2009 Sun Belt Conference regular season and tournament titles.
The men's basketball history can be traced back to 1975, when Middle Tennessee played its first NCAA Tournament. The team at the time was coached Jimmy Earle. The 1980s proved to be a good period for the team and the best post-season run was in the 1988 NIT. The Blue Raiders 50-44 incredible upset that stunned the powerful Kentucky team, Wildcats in 1982 is regarded as a big achievement that gained the team national attention.
The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders football team is also the proud winner of 12 conference titles. The history of the team marks some important names. Johnny Red Floyd is one such name. He was the famous coach who has to his credit the highest winning percentages. Hence, the stadium Johnny "Red" Floyd Stadium that is home to the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders football team was named to honor him. Another popular coach of the team was Charles Murphy.
Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders also has a golf team, women's volleyball team that has won them several titles. The matches by Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders generate a lot of excitement. Fans of Blue Raiders wait eagerly for the electrifying matches. Get Middle Tenessee State Blue Raiders tickets if you want to enjoy the thrilling match, as the team steps downs to meet the challenge and to give entertaining sports for the fans.