Raiders blank Illinois State, 4-0

MT back in action Saturday vs. UAB

March 28, 2014 · @MTAthletics

NASHVILLE - The Middle Tennessee men's tennis team shut out Illinois State 4-0 in the first day of the Middle Tennessee Shootout at Nashboro Village. With the win, the Blue Raiders improve to 6-11 on the spring.

The Blue Raiders would take the doubles point by winning the two completed matches. Junior Yannick Born and freshman Aaron Jumonville would take No. 2 doubles, 6-4, while juniors Victor Hoang and Ettore Zito captured a 6-3 victory at No. 3 doubles.

Hoang was the first to win his singles match, a 6-2, 6-1 decision at No. 4. Sophomore David Fox took a 6-2, 6-3 win at No. 2, while sophomore Victor Cornea won at No. 3, 6-4, 6-4, to close out the victory. The other three singles matches went unfinished.

The Blue Raiders return to action tomorrow with a match against UAB. The match is slated to begin at 2:00 at Buck Bouldin Tennis Center.

Tennis Match Results
Illinois State vs Middle Tennessee
3/28/2014 at Nashville, Tenn.

Middle Tennessee 4, Illinois State 0

Singles competition
1. Ettore Zito (MT) vs. Jacob Wilson (ILS) 6-3, 5-5, unfinished
2. David Fox (MT) def. Jakub Eisner (ILS) 6-2, 6-3
3. Victor Cornea (MT) def. Muddappa Appanervand (ILS) 6-4, 6-4
4. Victor Hoang (MT) def. Urh Kranjnc Domiter (ILS) 6-2, 6-1
5. Aaron Jumonville (MT) vs. Rolando Torrellas (ILS) 1-3, unfinished
6. Yannick Born (MT) vs. Rodrigo Oliveira (ILS) 1-2, unfinished

Doubles competition
1. #57 Victor Cornea/David Fox (MT) vs. Jakub Eisner/Rolando Torrellas (ILS) 5-5, unfinished
2. Yannick Born/Aaron Jumonville (MT) def. Dylan Steffens/Urh Kranjnc Domiter (ILS) 6-4
3. Victor Hoang/Ettore Zito (MT) def. Muddappa Appanervand/Rodrigo Oliveira (ILS) 6-3

Match Notes:
Illinois State 5-8
Middle Tennessee 6-11
Order of finish: Doubles (3,2); Singles (4,2,3)

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