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Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee women’s tennis team traveled to Columbia, South Carolina this weekend to compete in their first match of the new season. It was an action-packed few days for the Lady Raiders, as they performed well in both singles and doubles action. The first matches of …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Middle Tennessee State athletes of all realms came together Thursday night at the Tucker Theater in celebration of the Raiders’ Choice Awards. The sixth annual ESPY-like event honored athletes for their accomplishments both on and off the field. From Player of the Year to Play of the …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The fourth-seeded Middle Tennessee Blue Raider men’s tennis team was back in action on Saturday against the top-seeded Rice Owls in the Conference USA Tournament. After a long day with battles in every set, the Owls walked away with a 4-2 victory. The Owls took the doubles point …

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 …