Tennis preparing to host Murray State

Match set for 1 p.m. Thursday afternoon

March 16, 2011 · MT Athletic Communications
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - The Blue Raider tennis team will play host to Murray State in its second match of a three-match home stand.

Middle Tennessee opened the home stretch with a 4-3 win over Ball State and will be looking to use that match as guidance against the Racers. The Blue Raiders are 5-8 on the season with Murray State coming in at 1-8. Middle Tennessee has also posted a 4-0 record in its home matches this season.

Freshman Ben Davis continues to be one of the most consistent performers for the Blue Raiders and is currently 10-3 in dual match action. Davis is 9-1 when playing at the No. 3 position.

Freshman Elliot Barnwell has also been a strong competitor for the Blue Raiders posting a 6-3 record at No. 4 singles this season.

Admission to home matches at the Buck Bouldin Tennis Center is free. The match is set to begin at 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 17. Live scoring will also be available on goblueraiders.com.

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