The Northern Illinois women’s tennis team (0-3) will play three dual meets against in-state competition this weekend.
The Huskies will head east to face Illinois-Chicago at noon Friday, Feb. 11, at Match Point Tennis Club in Griffith, Ind., before hosting Bradley at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, and Southern Illinois at 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13. The Saturday and Sunday matches are being held at the Boylan Tennis Center in Rockford, Ill.
UIC (2-2) is coming off a 6-1 loss to No. 74 Wisconsin. Linda Hricistova and Mariya Kovaleva lead the Flames with three wins apiece, and also own a 3-0 record together in doubles play.
Bradley (1-2) opened its season last weekend with three dual meets, dropping matches to St. Louis and SIU-Edwardsville, and edging out Southeast Missouri State for a 4-3 victory. Adele Henke and Meredith McDonagh each recorded a pair of wins on the weekend for the Braves.
Last time out, Southern Illinois (0-2) was blanked 4-0 on the road at Morehead State. The Salukis opened their season with a 6-0 loss on the road at Louisville.
For more information about NIU women’s tennis and Huskie athletics, visit www.niuhuskies.com.