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Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Sophomore Gonzalo Morell Raschiatore of Middle Tennessee State was named Conference USA men’s tennis player of the week for his outstanding performances this past weekend. This is the first player of the week award Morell has received in his career. Morell was placed in the top spot for …

Story by Keenan Taylor / Staff Writer Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Men’s tennis team was in double-header action this weekend, with match-ups against George Washington University and Alabama A&M. Both matches played out very differently but ended with the same outcome: the Blue Raiders won. Middle got off to …

The Middle Tennessee Women’s tennis team was in Knoxville this past weekend to take on the University of Tennessee Volunteers and the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. Though they fought hard, the Blue Raiders fell in both matches after winning their first two of the season. In their match-up with the Vols on Saturday, UT opened …

HOUSTON – Middle Tennessee’s women’s tennis team closed out the year on a sour note after posting its best regular season record since 2001. The Blue Raiders finished with a regular season record of 18-4 and won their first round matchup of the C-USA Women’s Tennis Championship over Western Kentucky. The Blue Raiders lost Friday in the …

NORFOLK, Va. – Middle Tennessee’s hopes of a long run in the Conference USA Men’s Tennis Championship were ended Friday, as the Blue Raiders lost in the first round to Charlotte. Fourth-seeded Charlotte (18-3) won the doubles point, but fifth-seeded MTSU (13-13) battled hard in two highly-contested matches. Yannick Born and Miguel Fernandez battled at …

HOUSTON – Middle Tennessee’s women’s tennis team began play in the Conference USA Women’s Tennis Championship Friday, picking up a 4-2 win over rival Western Kentucky. The fourth-seeded Blue Raiders (19-4) started the match with back-to-back wins in doubles play over the 13th-seeded Lady Toppers (6-10) to take the early advantage. Brittany Huxley and Nayara …