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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...
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...
Haley Dekkinga and Nelle Youel
Northern Illinois women’s tennis players Haley Dekkinga (Allegan, Mich./Allegan HS) and Nelle Youel (Crystal Lake, Ill./Crystal Lake Central HS) have been named to the 2013 Academic All-MAC Women’s Tennis team as selected by the league’s faculty athletics representatives, the Mid-American Conference Office announced Thursday. In addition, Youel earned one of 10 spots on the Capital...
Nelle Youel
Northern Illinois women’s tennis player Nelle Youel (Crystal Lake, Ill./Crystal Lake Central) was named the Mid-American Conference’s Female Scholar-Athlete of the Week, the league announced Friday. The award is voted on by a select group of faculty athletic representatives from the conference’s member institutions. Youel completed the most successful season by an individual in NIU...
Nelle Youel
Northern Illinois women’s tennis player Nelle Youel became the first Huskie in 11 years named to the first team All Mid-American Conference squad Thursday, capping a historic season which saw her break the NIU school record for single season singles victories. Youel is the first Huskie player since 2002 (Branka Savic) to be selected to...
Nelle Youel
Nelle Youel of the Northern Illinois women’s tennis team has been honored as the Mid-American Conference Women’s Tennis Player of the Week for the third time this season, the league office announced Wednesday. Youel, a sophomore from Crystal Lake, Ill. (Crystal Lake Central HS) who plays No. 1 singles and doubles for the Huskies, completed...
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’ No. 1 player Nelle Youel (Crystal Lake, Ill./Crystal Lake Central HS) improved her singles record to 18-2 on the season to record the Huskies’ lone victory in a 6-1 loss to Western Michigan Saturday at the Huskie Tennis Courts in DeKalb. Youel and the Broncos’ Nina Sujashvili split the first two sets, with...
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...
Haley Dekkinga
Mid-American Conference women’s tennis preseason favorite Akron handed Northern Illinois its first road loss of the season Friday with a 7-0 victory over the Huskies at the LaTuchie Tennis Center in Stow, Ohio. Northern Illinois, which had won its previous 12 matches played away from its indoor home in Rockford, Ill., falls to 14-3 with...
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