Deckard Has Strong Performance in Blue Raider LossesSeptember 4, 2004 · MT Media Relations
In the opening match of the day against Western Illinois, Deckard, an outside hitter, registered a season-high 25 kills and fellow senior Dara McLean had 14 in the loss. The Blue Raiders fell 3-0 (30-26, 30-28, 30-27) in yet another close trio of close games. Middle Tennessee suffered through 10 service errors in the match and had 23 hitting errors.
Later in the day, Middle Tennessee fell 3-1 (30-19, 31-29, 30-22, 30-27) in the Blue Raiders first four-game match of the year. The 31-29 win in the second game was the first time the Blue Raiders have won a game in 11 total games.
The Blue Raiders return home on Friday September 10 to host the Middle Tennessee Invitational. Middle Tennessee opens the tournament by hosting in-state foe Chattanooga at 7 p.m. Other participants include Austin Peay and Toledo.
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