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Blue Raiders fall 5-2 to San Diego State

McKenzie and Peers post wins

March 1, 2009 · MT Athletic Communications
FRESNO, Calif. - No. 66 Middle Tennessee fell to No. 50 San Diego State 5-2 in the second of three matches it will play this weekend.

SDSU swept the doubles point to begin the match and never looked back.

Senior Robert McKenzie and sophomore John Peers did their part to help the Blue Raiders but it was not enough. No. 111 McKenzie defeated Achim Ceban 6-3, 6-1 winning his 10th straight singles match.

Peers, who is ranked 72, won his match 7-6, 6-2 over Juan Gomez.

The Blue Raiders will be back in action at 12 p.m. when they play Fresno State.

Singles
1. #111 Robert McKenzie (MT) def. Achim Ceban (SDSU) 6-3, 6-1
2. Bartosz Golas (SDSU) def. Victor Melo (MT) 6-4, 6-1
3. #72 John Peers (MT) def. Juan Gomez (SDSU) 7-6, 6-2
4. Giovanni Vaglietti (SDSU) def. Morgan Richard (MT) 7-6, 3-6, 1-0 (11-9)
5. Tim Schulz van Ender (SDSU) def. Alex McCann (MT) 6-1, 6-2
6. Luis Rattenhuber (SDSU) def. Kyle Wishing (MT) 6-3, 6-2

Doubles
1. Achim Ceban/Giovanni Vaglietti (SDSU) def. Victor Melo/John Peers (MT) 8-5
2. Bartosz Golas/Juan Gomez (SDSU) def. Robert McKenzie/Morgan Richard (MT) 8-4
3. Andre Feliz/Tim Schulz van Ender (SDSU) def. Kyle Wishing/Alex McCann (MT) 8-3

Match Notes:
Middle Tennessee 5-4; National ranking #66
San Diego State 5-4; National ranking #50

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