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Blue Raiders Continue Play in Kentucky

Rocafort and Paoliello guide Middle Tennessee on Saturday

October 20, 2007 · MT Media Relations
LEXINGTON, Ky. - The men's tennis team continued play on Saturday at the ITA Southeast Indoor Region championships.

Sophomore Marc Rocafort, who is seeded 15th in the tournament, fell to Tennessee's J.P. Smith, who is seeded 23rd, 6-7 (5), 6-4, 7-5 in the round of 32.

Redshirt sophomore Joao Paoliello lost a tough match to Kentucky's Brad Cox 5-7, 6-4, 7-6 (15).

Peers and redshirt freshman Chris Nowak fell to Thibaudeau and Buikema of Alabama 8-6.

Also in doubles action, Cowden and Paoliello defeated Alabama's Merts and Bes at 9-8 (0). Then the pair fell to Briceno and Lacroix of Florida 8-3.

Richard and Rocafort fell to Struyf and Saketh Myneni of Alabama 9-8 (5).

Play will run continue through Monday, Oct. 22. Results will be posted on www.goblueraiders.com as soon as they are available.

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