Blue Raiders Depart for Conference USA Clash with UTSA and North Texas – GoBlueRaiders.com

DENTON, Texas – Middle Tennessee women’s tennis (5-5, 0-1) is set to head to the Lone Star State to take on two Conference USA opponents in UTSA on Saturday, Feb. 12 at noon and North Texas on Sunday, Feb. 13 at noon. Both matches will be played at the Waranch Tennis Complex, where North Texas plays their home matches.

 

This weekend’s matches will be the first glimpse at Middle Tennessee versus conference opponents since the season opener against Florida Atlantic. C-USA does not sponsor regular season competition; however, teams are free to schedule each other during regular season competition.

 

The Blue Raiders are riding a four-match win streak into this weekend. Also, MT is coming off a performance over UT Martin and Alabama A&M that brought the team back to 5-5 (.500) on the season.

 

Senior Lee Barnard anchored the Blue Raiders last week in competition, the Midstream, South Africa native went 4-0 on singles court No. 1. Junior’s Love-Star Alexis and Noelle Mauro also went 4-0 on the singles courts in the wins.

 

Middle Tennessee will host the 2022 Conference USA Women’s Tennis Championship April 21-24 at the Adams Tennis Complex. MT is still set to compete against Marshall, Western Kentucky, and UAB before post-season play begins.

 

Match 11: Middle Tennessee (5-5, 0-1 C-USA) vs. UTSA (1-3, 0-0 C-USA)

– Saturday, Feb. 12 – noon CT

– Waranch Tennis Complex

– Denton, Texas

Match 12: Middle Tennessee (5-5, 0-1 C-USA) at North Texas (4-1, 0-0 C-USA)

– Sunday, Feb. 13 – noon CT

– Waranch Tennis Complex

– Denton, Texas

 

All-time vs. UTSA

– Saturday’s matchup will be the 6th meeting all-time between UTSA and MT, MT leads the series 4-1 including 2-0 in neutral site matches.

All-time vs. North Texas 

– North Texas leads the all-time series 9-5 and 3-2 in Denton. Middle Tennessee won the last meeting at the Waranch Tennis Complex on March 7, 2018, 4-3.

 

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Players Mentioned

Lee Barnard

Lee Barnard

5′ 9″
Junior

Noelle Mauro

Noelle Mauro

5′ 5″
Freshman

Love-Star Alexis

Love-Star Alexis

5′ 5″
Freshman

Players Mentioned

Lee Barnard

Lee Barnard

5′ 9″
Junior

Noelle Mauro

Noelle Mauro

5′ 5″
Freshman

Love-Star Alexis

Love-Star Alexis

5′ 5″
Freshman