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Photo / Sidelines Archives The Middle Tennessee Blue Raider Women’s tennis team lost two of their three matches this weekend, falling to Illinois on Friday and Tulsa today. In the match-up against the Fighting Illini, Middle Tennessee fell behind right out of the gate by losing the No.1 and No.3 doubles matches. MT’s Luisa Zirilli …

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 …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee’s women’s tennnis team closed out its 2015 season with a 4-1 win over South Alabama Friday afternoon at Buck Bouldin Tennis Complex. Seniors Jesse Grace, Nayara Moraes and Tiffany William were honored before the start of the match as a part of Senior Day. South Alabama …

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 …