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Raiders drop Murray State, fall to Memphis

MT back in action Saturday at TCU

March 9, 2014 · @MTAthletics

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - The Middle Tennessee men's tennis team split a pair of matches on Sunday at Buck Bouldin Tennis Center, falling 6-1 to No. 25 Memphis before downing Murray State, 6-0. Following the matches, the Blue Raiders are 4-9 in dual matches this year.

Freshman Aaron Jumonville won both his singles matches on the day, winning at No. 5 singles vs. Memphis and at No. 4 against Murray State. Jumonville won in straight sets in both matches.

The Raiders shut out the Racers in the second match of the day, with Middle Tennessee not dropping a set in any of the six singles matches. Being the second match of the day, singles matches were played first and there were no doubles matches played.

Junior Ettore Zito, sophomore David Fox, junior Victor Hoang, Jumonville, freshman Sam Matheson and junior Yannick Born swept singles in order against Murray State, with Zito winning (6-1, 6-1) at No. 1, and Jumonville taking a convincing win at No. 4 (6-1, 6-0.)

The Blue Raiders will return to action Saturday, March 15 in Fort Worth, Texas against TCU.

Tennis Match Results
Memphis vs Middle Tennessee
3/9/2014 at Murfreesboro, Tenn.

#25 Memphis 6, Middle Tennessee 1

Singles competition
1. #46 Connor Glennon (MEM) def. Ettore Zito (MT) 6-3, 6-2
2. #79 Joe Salisbury (MEM) def. David Fox (MT) 6-1, 7-5
3. David O'Leary (MEM) def. Victor Cornea (MT) 4-6, 6-1, 6-2
4. Johnny Grimal (MEM) def. Victor Hoang (MT) 6-3, 7-6 (8-6)
5. Aaron Jumonville (MT) def. Ian Chadwell (MEM) 6-4, 6-4
6. David O'Hare (MEM) def. Sam Matheson (MT) 6-4, 6-3

Doubles competition
1. #10 David O'Hare/Joe Salisbury (MEM) def. Victor Cornea/David Fox (MT) 8-5
2. Connor Glennon/Cedric De Zutter (MEM) def. Yannick Born/Aaron Jumonville (MT) 8-7 (7-5)
3. Johnny Grimal/Ian Chadwell (MEM) vs. Victor Hoang/Ettore Zito (MT) no result

Match Notes:
Memphis 6-2; National ranking #25
Middle Tennessee 3-9
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2); Singles (2,1,5,6,4,3)
Official: Ted Mason

Tennis Match Results
Murray State vs Middle Tennessee
3/9/2014 at Murfreesboro, Tenn.

Middle Tennessee 6, Murray State 0

Singles competition
1. Ettore Zito (MT) def. TAYLOR, Adam (MUR) 6-1, 6-1
2. David Fox (MT) def. MCLEAN, Max (MUR) 7-5, 6-0
3. Victor Hoang (MT) def. MITRIC, Nicholas (MUR) 6-2, 6-2
4. Aaron Jumonville (MT) def. MITRIC, Aleks (MUR) 6-1, 6-0
5. Sam Matheson (MT) def. HESS, David (MUR) 6-1, 6-2
6. Yannick Born (MT) def. KASHYAB, Anjan (MUR) 6-1, 6-2

Match Notes:
Murray State 1-4
Middle Tennessee 4-9
Order of finish: Singles (6,4,1,3,5,2)
Official: Ted Mason

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