HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Marshall University women’s tennis team (0-1) is set to face Saturday against Middle Tennessee. The Herd faces the Blue Raiders at 3 p.m. EST/ 2 p.m. CST in Murfreesboro, Tenn. This match was originally scheduled for Sunday, but has been moved up due to Murray State’s cancellation with both Marshall and MT.
Match Day: Saturday, Feb 6
Match Time: 3 p.m. ET / 2 p.m. CT
Location: Adams Tennis Complex – Murfreesboro, Tenn.
HAVE YOU HERD?
Both Madison Riley and Madison Ballow collected wins against Kentucky last week.
Ballow secured the first singles point versus Kentucky after her three-set win over Lesedi Jacobs, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3.
Madison Riley collected the second and final point for the Herd in her two-set win over Salsa Aher, 7-5, 6-3.
SCOUTING THE OPPONENT: Middle Tennessee
MTSU has started its season 0-3 with losses against Vanderbilt, Kentucky and ETSU. The Blue Raiders were swept by Kentucky, which Marshall was able to score two points against.
Middle returns a graduate student, two seniors, three sophomores and two freshmen. The Blue Raiders are coached by Tayo Bailey-Duvall who is on her 11th season as the head coach.
Marshall leads the series 12-1 against MT. The Herd defeated the Blue Raiders last year in a competitive 4-3 matchup.
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