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Axel Lagerlof
As a reward for their victory over the eighth-ranked doubles team in collegiate tennis, Dor Amir and Axel Lagerlof have been honored as the Mid-American Conference Doubles Team of the Week. The Doubles Team of the Week award is new to the MAC this year, and Lagerlof and Amir have claimed the first honor of...
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,...
Matt Lynch
The Northern Illinois men’s tennis team has announced the addition of Matt Lynch to its squad for the 2013-14 season. Lynch, a native of Cedarburg, Wis., joins a squad that won the 2012 Mid-American Conference regular season championship and advanced to the MAC Tournament Championship in 2013. The Huskies return five of their six regulars...
Northern Illinois tennis players Dor Amir and Frederic Cadieux doubled their honors this spring as the duo was named to the Mid-American Conference’s All-Academic squad, following their All-MAC honors at season’s end. It is the first such award for both players and Northern Illinois’ first honor since 2010, when three-time selection Javier Bernabe earned his...
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...
Axel Lagerlof
Northern Illinois (15-8) will host the four-team Mid-American Conference Men’s Tennis Championship Friday, April 26, and Saturday, April 27, welcoming Buffalo, regular season champion Ball State and defending tournament champion Western Michigan. NIU, the championship’s fourth seed, will take on Ball State in the first round at the Huskie Tennis Courts, or at Vaughan Athletic...
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...
Dor Amir
The Northern Illinois men’s tennis team bounced back from a Saturday defeat at Ball State Sunday as the Huskies (13-7) defeated the Mastadons (7-12), 4-3. NIU claimed the first point of the match with doubles victories at Nos. 2 and 3 to gain a 1-0 lead. Frederic Cadieux and Jovan Zeljkovic muscled their way to...
Axel Lagerlof
Northern Illinois continued its Mid-American Conference season Saturday at Ball State, in hopes of improving to 2-1 in the MAC. The Huskies (12-7, 1-2 MAC) would fall to the Cardinals however, 7-0. NIU will look to rebound tomorrow at IPFW in preparations for their next MAC match at Toledo. “Ball State was better than us...
Max Phillips
After dropping the doubles point, the Northern Illinois men’s tennis team (12-5) rallied back in singles play Sunday afternoon at Southern Illinois (8-3) to defeat the Salukis, 4-3. The win was the Huskies fourth-consecutive triumph and was NIU’s final non-conference match before a pair of Mid-American Conference showdowns with perennial championship contenders Ball State and...
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