(MURFREESBORO) The 50th Annual Groundhog Day luncheon filled the Student Union ballroom with Blue Raider Baseball supporters on Friday morning (2/3/2023). The crowd celebrated the traditional start of the season meal of ham hocks, white beans, tomato salad, green onions, cornbread, chocolate cake and ice cream.
Railbird Jacket Winner
The 2023 Railbird jacket recipient is Bill Marbet from Columbia.
Chip Walters said, "He and his companies have been a benefactor to the baseball program for many years. He actually played football at Middle, his son played baseball and his grandson is currently on the roster. Definitely TRUE BLUE!"
Open: Baseball on the Beach
MTSU's season opens with "Baseball on the Beach" in Conway, South Carolina with temps near 70. In fact, the first three games will be there at Spring Brooks Stadium on the campus of Coastal Carolina University--the Chanticleers of the Sun Belt Conference.
- Friday, Feb. 17, 2023 against VCU with first pitch at 10:00AM Central Time.
- Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023 against Costal Carolina with the first pitch is at 2:00PM Central Time.
- Sunday, Feb. 19, 2023 against Fairfield with the first pitch at 9:00AM Central Time.
For Blue Raider baseball's season information CLICK HERE.
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