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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 …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Video by Cody Strickler / Staff Writer Middle Tennessee men’s tennis hosted the University of Alabama-Birmingham Blazers in the final day of the fifth annual MT Shootout at the Adams Tennis Complex. The Blue Raiders fought and prevailed in the Conference USA match, winning by a score of 4-1. …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Middle Tennessee men’s tennis was back at it today for round number two of the MT Shootout, this time against the highly-touted Valparaiso Crusaders. Coming into the day, MTSU knew they had their hands full. Valpo had lost just one match all year, coming from a Wisconsin team who …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Blue Raider men’s tennis team hosted the forty-seventh ranked sqaud in the International Tennis Association (ITA), the South Alabama Jaguars, in the first day of the MT Shootout at the Adam’s Tennis Complex. The Raiders fought, but Friday afternoon just wasn’t there day as the lost by a …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Blue Raider men’s tennis team was in action this weekend in the Conference USA Pod and after a tough loss on Friday, the team managed to rally for two big wins on Saturday and Sunday to complete a successful 2-1 weekend. Game one – MT vs. No. …