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Youel, Alvarez enjoy singles success at UIC Invite

Nelle Youel
Nelle Youel and Cristina Alvarez won the top two singles flights at the UIC Invitational last weekend, leading the Northern Illinois University women’s tennis team at another successful fall tournament. Youel (Crystal Lake, Ill./Crystal Lake Central) won her second tournament of the fall in dominant fashion, winning every set in the three matches she competed in…

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…

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