Haley Dekkinga, Cristina Alvarez claim flights at regional matches
Two members of the Northern Illinois womenâ€™s tennis team claimed flights Sunday at the the Second Chance Regional, held at the Boylan Tennis Center in Rockford.
Dekkinga had a finals match against Ali Dawson (MU) in the Singles A bracket, but she fell 6-1, 6-3 in the match. Still, she had the best finish of all Huskies, getting second place in the flight.
Alvarez had a third place match against Claudia Negron (WGB) in the Singles B bracket, winning it 6-4, 6-1.
In doubles play, Alvarez and Pacheco took on Bolado/Huckabee (CSU) in a match for fifth place, but they ended up dropping the match, 8-2.
The Huskies have less than two weeks to prepare for the final event of the fall, the NIU Invitational, scheduled Friday, Oct. 25, at the Boylan Tennis Center.
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