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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 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 …

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 …

TAMPA, Fla. – Middle Tennessee ended its 2015 regular season with back-to-back losses against Central Florida and No. 19 South Florida. With the two losses, the Blue Raiders (13-12) finished just above .500 on the season. MTSU started the weekend in Orlando on Friday with a match against UCF. UCF Match The match ended up …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee closed out the home portion of its 2015 schedule with a crushing 7-0 sweep over Austin Peay Tuesday afternoon at Buck Boldin Tennis Complex on Senior Day. Seniors Yannick Born, Ben Davis, Victor Hoang and Ettore Zito were honored before the start of the match. Austin …

MURFREESBORO – After both MTSU’s men’s and women’s tennis teams suffered defeats Friday, they were both able to bounce back and pick up big wins on Saturday. The men’s netters (12-10) defeated VCU (14-9), 4-1, in Memphis. The women’s team (17-4) earned a 4-0 shutout victory over Conference USA foe Louisiana Tech (6-9) in New …