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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...
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...
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...
Cristina Alvarez
The Huskies hosted the Cardinal Stritch Wolves (17-4) on Friday, playing their last non-conference match of the 2014 spring season. NIU was able to get the better of this one, winning 6-0 and improving the team’s record to 7-10 this spring. “My team did not disappoint,” said head coach Ryun Ferrell. “They took care of...
Haley Dekkinga
The NIU men’s tennis team picked up its conference victory Friday at Western Michigan (10-9, 0-1 MAC). The Huskies were able to overcome the Broncos, a team which beat them twice in 2013, in a 5-2 final. The win improves NIU’s record to 14-5 with a 1-0 record in the MAC. “We played pretty well...
Eight Northern Illinois University sophomore student-athletes have been named to the newest class of “LEaD Huskies,” announced this week by NIU Faculty Athletics Representative Matt Streb and Sean T. Frazier, associate vice president and director of Athletics. The Leadership Enhancement and Development – or LEaD – Huskie program was introduced for the first time last year. The...
Haley Dekkinga
Two members of the Northern Illinois women’s tennis team claimed flights Sunday at the the Second Chance Regional, held at the Boylan Tennis Center in Rockford. Haley Dekkinga (Allegan, Mich./Allegan) and Cristina Alvarez (Zaragoza, Spain/Cristorey and Sagrado Corazon De Jesus) finished in the top three of the flights. Dekkinga had a finals match against Ali...
Nelle Youel
Northern Illinois sophomore Nelle Youel completed the most successful season in NIU women’s tennis history with a 6-4, 6-0 win over Miami’s Nimisha Mohan at No. 1 singles Saturday at the Boylan Tennis Courts in Rockford, as the Huskies closed out 2013 with a 5-2 loss to the league-leading Redhawks. Youel’s win was her 27th...
Nelle Youel
Northern Illinois sophomore Nelle Youel tied NIU’s 24-year-old school record for singles wins with her 26th victory of the season as the Huskies fell to Ball State, 5-2, in women’s tennis action Friday at the Boylan Tennis Courts in Rockford. Youel, who plays No. 1 singles for the Huskies, defeated Courtney Wild of Ball State,...
Nelle Youel
Northern Illinois won a pair of singles and one doubles match Friday, marking the first time NIU has won multiple matches in Mid-American Conference play this season, but the Huskies dropped a 5-2 decision to Bowling Green at the Huskie Tennis Courts in DeKalb. Northern Illinois fell to 14-5 overall and 0-3 versus the MAC...
Mary Malkin
Northern Illinois was unable to get untracked against an undefeated Buffalo team and dropped a 6-1 decision to the Bulls in Mid-American Conference women’s tennis action Saturday in Buffalo. After its second loss of the weekend, NIU’s record stands at 14-4, 0-2 in the MAC while Buffalo improves to 10-0, 1-0. Mary Malkin claimed the...
Stephanie McDonald
NIU’s Cristina Alvarez and Haley Dekkinga earned three-set victories at No. 5 and No. 2 singles, respectively, leading the Northern Illinois women’s tennis team to a 6-1 victory over Missouri-Kansas City Tuesday afternoon in Kansas City. Northern Illinois won its 13th match of the 2013 spring season, tying the most wins in a season by...
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