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Patrick Fisher
After a strong 2013-14 season, four members of NIU’s men’s tennis team have been recognized by the MAC as among the conference’s best. Dor Amir and Axel Lagerlof were given First Team All-MAC honors. Frederic Cadieux was named as a Second Team All-MAC player. To cap it off, Patrick Fisher was named MAC Coach of...
Dor Amir
The Huskies are the MAC regular season champions after finishing the season with a 5-2 win over Buffalo (11-6, 1-2 MAC) on Friday. This is the first time the Huskies have claimed the MAC regular season championship in the program’s history. The team finished the season undefeated in conference play at 4-0, boasting an 18-5...
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...
Nelle Youel
For the second consecutive week, Nelle Youel has been named MAC Women’s Tennis Player of the Week. This marks the fifth time Youel has earned the honor in her career at NIU. Youel picked up two wins in No. 1 matches last week as the Huskies began conference play. At Ball State on March 21,...
Dor Amir
The Northern Illinois men’s tennis team took on St. Louis (7-6) on Saturday as a final tune-up for the upcoming conference matches. At the Boylan Tennis Center, the Huskies emerged victorious over the opposing Billikens, 7-0. The win improves NIU’s record to 13-5 this season. It was a strong match throughout for the Huskies. In...
Axel Lagerlof
The Huskies took on the IUPUI Jaguars (2-9) Sunday morning at the Boylan Tennis Center. NIU fell behind early, but came back to win the match 6-1 to stay unbeaten at home, as the team is now 7-3 with a 7-0 home record. “This was a test for us to see if we could bounce...
Dor Amir
NIU’s tennis teams found themselves on different sides of the wins/losses column over the weekend. The men’s tennis team capped its successful weekend by sweeping Saturday’s doubleheader against Detroit and UW-Whitewater. The Huskies took both matches 7-0, and they won all but one individual match on the day. With Saturday’s performance, the team improves to...
Axel Lagerlof
Although the NIU men’s tennis team had some tight matches Saturday, no players advanced to the final eight of the Midwest Regional in Columbus, Ohio. Axel Lagerlof almost took his first set against top-seeded Peter Kobelt (Ohio State) but fell just short. He eventually dropped the match in straight sets, 7-6, 6-3. Later in the day,...
Axel Lagerlof
Following the team’s run to the Mid-American Conference Championship Final, Huskies Dor Amir and Axel Lagerlof earned All-MAC First Team honors while Frederic Cadieux was named Second Team All-MAC. Amir was a first team All-MAC selection last year while Lagerlof was a second team pick a year ago. The award is the first of Cadieux’s...
Dor Amir
The Northern Illinois men’s tennis team went the distance with Western Michigan Saturday in the Mid-American Conference men’s tennis championship match, but came up short in a tough 4-3 loss to the Broncos. With the win, WMU improves to 19-9 and captures their second consecutive MAC tournament title. Meanwhile, the Huskies finished their season at...
The Northern Illinois men’s tennis team pulled off a huge upset Friday, as they upset number one-seeded Ball State, 4-2, in the Mid-American Conference tournament semi-finals. With the win, the Huskies improve to 16-8 and will face No. 2 Western Michigan, who topped third-seeded Buffalo, 4-2. NIU also earned their first MAC finals appearance since...
Dor Amir
After dropping the doubles point and four singles players losing their first set, the NIU men’s tennis team (14-8, 2-2 MAC) rallied back to sweep singles and defeat Toledo (18-9, 0-3 MAC), 6-1. The win keeps the Huskies alive in a berth to the Mid-American Conference Tournament, hosted by NIU. “Well, I am not sure...
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