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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...
Dor Amir
Four NIU tennis players – Nelle Youel, Dor Amir, Simon Formont and Frederic Cadieux – have been named to the Mid-American Conference all-academic teams. The hat trick for the men came after a successful season which saw the squad crowned regular season champions. “I’m really happy for these guys,” head coach Patrick Fisher said. “It’s...
Frederic Cadieux
The Huskies took on Buffalo Bulls on Friday to start off the MAC Championship Tournament. NIU started strong, but Buffalo proved to be too much in the end, as the Huskies fell 4-2. “It was a very tough match,” said head coach Patrick Fisher. “We couldn’t finish when we had the chance. That’s how the...
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...
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...
Frederic Cadieux
NIU’s men’s tennis team has claimed another weekly award, the fifth time this season that members of the team will receive an award. Frederic Cadieux and Simon Formont were named MAC Men’s Tennis Doubles Team of the Week for their efforts over spring break in Florida. The Huskie tandem played in two of the three...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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