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Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The No. 4 Middle Tennessee men’s tennis team knew they had their hands full when they drew No. 5 Charlotte for the first round of the Conference USA Tournament. Even though the Blue Raiders beat Charlotte 6-1 earlier in the season, anything can happen come tournament time. Without …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor No. 12 Middle Tennessee women’s tennis closed out their season Thursday afternoon following a nail-bitter 4-3 loss to No. 5 North Texas at the Conference USA Women’s Tennis Championships. The women duo of Josefina Zehnder and Marta Peris Herrero took the first loss of the day as they …

Photo by Darwin Moore / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raider women’s tennis team fought today in a tough match against the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles, but Marta Peris Herrero fell in the decisive match on court No.5 as the Blue Raiders fell by a final score of 4-3 at the Adams Tennis Complex. The …

Photo by Darwin Moore / MTSU Sidelines Middle Tennessee women’s tennis started their weekend against UAB at the Adams Tennis Complex in Murfreesboro on Friday. The Blue Raiders started slow, but came back and won by a score of 4-1. With this victory, the Blue Raiders extend their winning record. MT now leads the series …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor MTSU’s Luis Morillo Diaz took home the honors of C-USA Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week Tuesday morning for his outstanding play this past weekend in the MT Shootout at the Adams Tennis Complex. The Santiago, Spain native won four sets in singles play and is currently boasting a three-match win streak. Coming …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee women’s tennis team fought back from an early deficit to defeat the Lady Techsters tennis team by a final score of 4-2. The Blue Raiders found themselves in an early hole, as LA Tech dominated the doubles portion of the match. Although each were really competitive, Tech …