MT Shootout Tournament Central

March 30-31, 2013 · Murfreesboro, Tenn.

March 29, 2013 · @MTAthletics

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Middle Tennessee will host seven teams at the MT Shootout, held March 30-31, at the Buck Bouldin and Old Fort Tennis Centers. The Blue Raiders are the No. 1 seed in the tournament, and live stats will be available for MT matches.

MT (12-6) is the No. 1 seed in the tournament, and will battle DePaul in the first round of the tournament.  From there, they will face South Alabama or Troy, both Sun Belt Conference foes, in either the consolation or winner's bracket semifinals.

The Blue Raiders, ranked 43rd by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA), are one of two nationally ranked teams in the tournament. Elon (No. 72) is the No. 2 seed in the bracket.

Ben Davis leads the Blue Raiders in singles play, and pairs with Victor Cornea in doubles.  The pair is ranked No. 54 by ITA.

Stay tuned to @MT_MensTennis on Twitter for the most up-to-date information.  For Blue Raider live stats, click here.

MT Shootout Tournament Schedule

Saturday, March 30, 2013

10:30 AM - #1 MT def. #8 DePaul, 4-0 (Box Score)
10:30 AM - #4 South Alabama def. #5 Troy, 4-0 (Box Score)
12:30 PM - #3 Georgia State def. #6 Illinois State, 4-1 (Box Score)
12:30 PM - #2 Elon def. #7 Florida Atlantic, 4-2 (Box Score)

2:30 PM - Semifinal, #1 MT def. #4 South Alabama, 4-0 (Box Score)
2:30 PM - Consolation Semifinal, #5 Troy def. #8 DePaul (Box Score)
4:30 PM - Semifinal, #3 Georgia State def. #2 Elon, 4-2 (Box Score)
4:30 PM - Consolation Semifinal, #6 Illinois State vs. #7 Florida Atlantic (Box Score)

Sunday, March 31, 2013

8:30 AM - Seventh-place match, #7 Florida Atlantic def. #8 DePaul, 4-1 (Box Score)
8:30 AM - Third-place match, #2 Elon def #3 South Alabama, 4-3 (Box Score)
11 a.m. - Consolation Finals, #6 Illinois State def. #5 Troy, 4-0 (Box Score)
11 a.m. - Finals, #1 MT vs. #3 Georgia State (Buck Bouldin Tennis Center)

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