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Blue Raiders preparing for pair of road matches

Newcomers continue to guide success

February 10, 2011 · MT Athletic Communications
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Middle Tennessee tennis will hit the road again this weekend as it travels north for matches with Brown and Yale.

The Blue Raiders are 4-1 on the season with their only loss coming to No. 60 Northwestern on the road. Middle Tennessee has posted a 24-6 overall singles record in dual matches and is 11-4 in doubles.

Freshman Ben Davis, the reigning Sun Belt Player of the Week, is 5-0 on the season in singles and has played all of his matches at the No. 3 position. Davis is also 4-1 at No. 1 singles with sophomore Shaun Waters.

Freshmen Elliot Barnwell and Joseph Cohen are also performing well in singles in dual match action. Barnwell is 4-1 at the No. 4 position while Cohen is 3-0 at No. 5. Barnwell and Cohen are also doubles partners posting a 2-1 record at No. 2 doubles.

The match with Brown is set for 4 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 11 while the Blue Raiders will face Yale at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 12. Results from the matches will be posted as soon as they become available.

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