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Women’s tennis holds its own at Gopher Invite

Nelle Youel
Facing some of the best tennis programs in the Midwest, the Northern Illinois University women’s tennis team didn’t win any singles or doubles titles at the Gopher Invite over the weekend, but several Huskies did advance deep into their brackets. “I am really happy with the way the team competed this weekend,” NIU head coach Tanya…

Formont earns individual title at Roger Knapp Invitational

Simon Formont
Junior Simon Formont (Orleans, France/Lycee Camille Claudel) won the flight two singles title as the NIU men’s tennis team completed action at the Roger Knapp Invitational at Drake University. Sophomore Matt Lynch (Cedarburg, Wis./Marquette High School) and freshman Tom Hjertonsson (Gothenburg, Sweden/Akademi Bastad Gymnasium) also reached the championship match in flight three singles. “It was a pretty…

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…

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