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Photo courtesy of MT Athletics The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders traveled to the ITA Regionals in Chattanooga over the weekend, and Lidia Burrows’ run to the Round of 16 was the headline of a strong team performance against the region’s best. The junior from England upset the region’s No. 4 and 17 seeds before …

Photo by MT Athletics The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders traveled to the ITA Regionals in Knoxville over the weekend where they finished runner-up in the singles tournament, and Gonzalo Morell had a big weekend. The finish qualifies Morell for the ITA Fall National Championship in Arizona in November. Morell dispatched his first opponent from …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Archive MTSU women’s tennis closed a stellar 2017-18 season with tons of optimism over the future of the program. That changed with the sudden resignation of head coach Charlie Ramsey. The Blue Raiders’ performance in Bloomington, Indiana, calmed some nerves in Murfreesboro as a veteran core had …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines Archive Most teams across the country would see a significant drop-off after losing three of their top players. However, the MTSU men’s tennis team is not one of those teams. The Blue Raiders have found key players to replace the veterans they lost for the 2018-19 season. Head …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines Story by Nathan Vaughan / Sports Reporter The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders hit a pothole in the Conference USA Tournament semifinals, as they fell to the Florida Atlantic Owls by a final score of 4-1. Middle Tennessee won the first meeting between the two teams on Mar. 18 by the …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Story by Nathan Vaughan / Sports Reporter The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders opened the Conference USA Tournament on Friday with a matchup against the defending champions Rice Owls. As the second seed in the tournament, the Blue Raiders came in as favorites on a nine-match winning streak and held …