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Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines Archive Most teams across the country would see a significant drop-off after losing three of their top players. However, the MTSU men’s tennis team is not one of those teams. The Blue Raiders have found key players to replace the veterans they lost for the 2018-19 season. Head …

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 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 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 Middle Tennessee women’s tennis team hosted nationally acclaimed VCU in a match that went down to the wire Sunday afternoon at the Adams Tennis Complex in Murfreesboro. VCU was ultimately victorious as they slipped past MTSU 4-3, capping off the afternoon with a 7-6 thriller in the final singles match …