MT defeated by No. 25 USF, 6-1

Zito picks up singles win for Raiders

April 11, 2014 · @MTAthletics

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - The Middle Tennessee men's tennis team fell to No. 25 USF 6-1 on Friday afternoon at Buck Bouldin Tennis Center. In the defeat, the Blue Raiders drop to 9-13 on the spring.

Junior Ettore Zito picked up the lone victory for the Blue Raiders, who were left shorthanded on the afternoon due to injuries. The 123rd-ranked Zito defeated the Bulls' Roberto Cid in a third-set super-tiebreaker (5-7, 7-6 (7-5), 10-8). Zito is now 12-6 in singles play this spring.

The Blue Raiders close out the regular season on Sunday when they host No. 60 UCF at 10 a.m. at Buck Bouldin Tennis Center. Sunday will feature USTA Campus Kids Day, which will feature pizza and a post-match tennis clinic for children 13 and under.

Tennis Match Results
USF vs Middle Tennessee
4/11/2014 at Murfreesboro, Tenn.

#25 USF 6, Middle Tennessee 1

Singles competition 1. Ettore Zito (MT) def. Roberto Cid (USF) 5-7, 7-6 (7-5), 10-8
2. Oliver Pramming (USF) def. Victor Hoang (MT) 6-4, 6-4
3. Sasha Gozun (USF) def. Aaron Jumonville (MT) 6-2, 2-6, 7-5
4. Vadym Kalyuzhnyy (USF) def. Sam Matheson (MT) 6-4, 7-5
5. Ignacio Gonzalez (USF) def. Yannick Born (MT) 6-0, 6-2
6. Federico Sabogal (USF) def. No player (MT), by default

Doubles competition 1. Yannick Born/Aaron Jumonville (MT) vs. Roberto Cid/Sasha Gozun (USF) 5-7, unfinished
2. Oliver Pramming/Ignacio Gonzalez (USF) def. Victor Hoang/Ettore Zito (MT) 8-4
3. No player/No player (USF) def. No player/No player (MT), by default

Match Notes:USF 15-5; National ranking #25
Middle Tennessee 9-13
Order of finish: Doubles (3,2); Singles (6,5,2,4,3,1)

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