Grand slam: women’s tennis wins four titles at Chicago State Invite

Stephanie McDonald
The Northern Illinois University women’s tennis team enjoyed a hugely successful opening weekend of its fall season, winning four titles – two in doubles and two in singles – at the Chicago State Invite. Competing against Chicago State, Chicago, Bradley, Green Bay and Lewis, the Huskies emerged victorious in four of the six brackets. Nelle Youel…

Tanya Gombera to lead NIU women’s tennis program

Tanya Gombera
Tanya Gombera has been named head coach of the Northern Illinois University women’s tennis team. Gombera is well-equipped to become the ninth head coach in the history of the Huskie women’s tennis program, said Sean T. Frazier, NIU associate vice president and director of Athletics. “Tanya Gombera quickly rose to the top in an outstanding pool of…

Huskie tennis players net academic All-MAC nods

Dor Amir
Four NIU tennis players – Nelle Youel, Dor Amir, Simon Formont and Frederic Cadieux – have been named to the Mid-American Conference all-academic teams. The hat trick for the men came after a successful season which saw the squad crowned regular season champions. “I’m really happy for these guys,” head coach Patrick Fisher said. “It’s great for…

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