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By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee closed out the home portion of its 2015 schedule with a crushing 7-0 sweep over Austin Peay Tuesday afternoon at Buck Boldin Tennis Complex on Senior Day. Seniors Yannick Born, Ben Davis, Victor Hoang and Ettore Zito were honored before the start of the match. Austin …

MURFREESBORO – After both MTSU’s men’s and women’s tennis teams suffered defeats Friday, they were both able to bounce back and pick up big wins on Saturday. The men’s netters (12-10) defeated VCU (14-9), 4-1, in Memphis. The women’s team (17-4) earned a 4-0 shutout victory over Conference USA foe Louisiana Tech (6-9) in New …

MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee’s men’s and women’s tennis teams faced a pair of tough opponents Friday. Men’s Match The men’s team (11-10) went up against No. 47 Memphis. The men’s team started its match with the Tigers (12-6) on the right foot, taking the doubles point. The Blue Raiders fell behind after the first doubles …

MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee’s men’s tennis team (10-9) was shutout, 4-0, by No. 61-ranked Old Dominion (12-1) Saturday, ending its chances of defending its MT Shootout title from last year. All three matches of doubles play were needed to decide the doubles point. At No. 3, MTSU’s pair of Dima Zyhmantovich and Ettore Zito turned …

MURFREESBORO – After losing all three of its matches in the Hilton San Diego Mission Classic last week, Middle Tennessee’s men’s tennis team (10-8) came into Friday looking to rebound, as it began play in the MT Shootout. The fourth-seeded Blue Raiders opened play in the MT Shootout with a 4-0 shutout win against fifth-seeded …

SAN ANTONIO – Middle Tennessee’s women’s tennis team (16-3) picked up its eighth-straight victory Sunday, turning back Texas-San Antonio 5-2. The No. 65 Blue Raiders kept things rolling at UTSA. Doubles play has been strong for MTSU all season, and that continued on Sunday. MTSU picked up two quick wins in doubles play to secure …