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Men’s tennis drops close match to Nicholls State

Men's tennis drops close match to Nicholls State

Mattieu Koetters, Reporter

March 12, 2020

DeKALB — Men’s tennis suffered another difficult day Wednesday as it was defeated by the Nicholls State University Colonels, 4-3. Tuesday’s loss marks the second consecutive defeat on the road for the Huskies, who began a long stretch of away matches at the start of March. “I believe in our guy...

Men’s tennis opens MAC play with a win over Binghamton

Mattieu Koetters, Reporter

March 2, 2020

DeKALB — NIU men’s tennis was victorious on Sunday in its first match of Mid-American Conference play against the Binghamton University Bearcats. Overcoming two early losses to Binghamton, the Huskies rallied to record five straight singles victories, overcoming their initial struggles to finish t...

Men’s tennis records three shutouts over the weekend

Mattieu Koetters

February 18, 2020

DeKALB —  NIU Men’s Tennis was victorious in both of its matches in Saturday’s doubleheader against Cardinal Stritch University, shutting out the Wolves in both games, 7-0 and 4-0, respectively. The Huskies would then shutout Eastern Illinois University on Sunday, 7-0.These victories come off...

This week in NIU Athletics (9/9 – 9/15)

This week in NIU Athletics (9/9 - 9/15)

Kyle Mathas

September 9, 2019

DeKALB — This week in NIU athletics, the football team will face the University of Nebraska. The volleyball team will travel to San Antonio and women’s soccer faces Loyola University - Chicago.This week in Huskie sports (Sept. 9 - Sept. 15):FootballThe Huskies will travel to Lincoln, NE to face the University of Nebras...

New athletics ticket system set to take place this fall

New athletics ticket system set to take place this fall

Maddie Barrett

August 23, 2019

DeKALB— NIU Athletics is launching a new and convenient way to gain access into athletic events. The days of forgetting your OneCards are over, as students can now present their tickets at the gate electronically through their smartphones.All full-time graduate and undergraduate students receive fr...

Men’s tennis falls short in MAC Championship

April 27, 2018: during the 2018 Mid-American Men's Tennis Championship between the Buffalo Bulls and Northern Illinois Huskies at the Miller Tennis Center in Amherst, N.Y. (Nicholas T. LoVerde)

Jarrett Huff

April 22, 2019

After advancing to its first MAC Championship since 2013, the men’s tennis team dropped a hard-fought 4-3 match to the Western Michigan Broncos.NIU opened up the tournament with a 4-0 victory of Binghamton, before upsetting No. 2 seeded Buffalo to advance to the finals.The Huskies dropped the doubl...

Men’s Tennis moves on to MAC Semi-Finals

Men's Tennis moves on to MAC Semi-Finals

Jarrett Huff

April 19, 2019

Men’s tennis won its Mid-American Conference Quarter-finals match Friday against Binghamton University with a 4-0 sweep, allowing the Huskies to move onto the semi-final round.In to kick off the afternoon, the Huskies claimed the doubles point, winning two out of the three matches.First-year Mikko...

Men’s tennis prepares to MAC Championship against familiar foe

Men's tennis prepares to MAC Championship against familiar foe

Jarrett Huff

April 18, 2019

DeKALB — After closing out the regular season with an 11-11 overall and 3-4 conference records, the men’s tennis team will face Binghamton University in the Mid-American Conference Championship Quarterfinals 9 a.m. Friday. in Kalamazoo, MI.  NIU had a season full of ups and downs that included a six...

Men’s tennis grabs 6-1 victory to close out regular season

Jarrett Huff

April 16, 2019

DeKALB — Men’s tennis defeated the University of Toledo Rockets Sunday in Toledo, Ohio. NIU won the MId-American Conference matchup by a score of 6-1 in its final regular season meet.First-year David Pata and junior Bor Schweiger Muzar defeated junior Danilo Vukotic and senior Vince Anzalone by s...

Men’s tennis falls 2-5 to Buffalo

Jarrett Huff

April 9, 2019

DeKALB — Men’s tennis was defeated 2-5 Sunday by the University of Buffalo in Buffalo, New York.First-year David Pata and junior Bor Schweiger Muzar defeated sophomore Nickolas Frisk and junior Vilhelm Fridell in a 6-4 win to open doubles play. That would be the only doubles match win for NIU.First-year...

Huskies pick up conference win over Ball State

Huskies pick up conference win over Ball State

Jarrett Huff

April 3, 2019

DeKALB -- Men’s tennis picked up its second Mid-American Conference win of the season Sunday with a 5-2 win over Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. The first time these teams matched up this season NIU fell 2-5 to the Cardinals.First-year Mikko Malinen and sophomore Victor Spolidorio fell t...

Men’s tennis falls 1-6 to Western Michigan

Marcel Carrasco

April 3, 2019

DeKALB — The men’s tennis team dropped their third Mid-American Conference match of the season when they lost to Western Michigan University Friday.With Friday’s loss, the Huskies have been swept in a two-match conference series this season and are winless against Western Michigan since the 2014-1...