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RICHMOND, Va. – It was a close one Saturday afternoon at VCU (6-3), but MTSU (8-2) kept their winning streak alive, earning their fifth-straight win, 4-3. It would come down to the last singles match between the Blue Raiders’ Nayara Moraes and the Rams’ Alejandra de Lasa to decide the winner. Moraes would take the …

Middle Tennessee’s men’s and women’s tennis teams split their Friday matches. The men fell to No. 23-ranked South Carolina, 4-1, and the women picked up their fourth-straight win of the spring season after defeating Old Dominion, 5-2. The Blue Raider men were competitive in doubles play. The duo of Yannick Born and Gian Issa lost …

It was a clean sweep for the Middle Tennessee women’s tennis team on Saturday against UT-Martin, shutting out the Skyhawks, 7-0, for their third-straight victory. The Blue Raiders would not only blank the Skyhawks in points, but they also did not lose a single set in the entire match. Doubles play didn’t have much excitement …

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Middle Tennessee’s men’s tennis team showed a lot of fight Friday afternoon against 23rd-ranked Vanderbilt, but the Commodores proved to be too much as they won the match, 6-1. The Blue Raiders played well in their doubles matches, but they were unable to come up with the point. Yannick Born and Victor …

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Middle Tennessee’s men’s tennis team wrapped up its weekend at home, winning their match against the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles, 5-2, on Sunday at the Nashboro Village Athletic Club in Nashville. The match started, however, with the Golden Eagles taking the doubles point. TTU’s Alex Arovin and Alberto Esteban took the first …

ATLANTA, Ga. – Middle Tennessee’s women’s tennis team won back-to-back matches on Friday and Saturday in Atlanta, defeating number 67-ranked Georgia State and Florida Gulf Coast, respectively. The Blue Raiders started the weekend playing the nationally ranked Panthers on Friday. In doubles play, MTSU was able to easily secure the point. Tiffany William and Darya …