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Sophomore Mikael Vollbach hits a tennis ball with a back-hand swing during a match against Binghamton University April 1 in DeKalb.

Men’s tennis falls in MAC tournament semifinals

By Noah Silver, Sports Reporter | April 24, 2022

The fourth-seeded NIU men’s tennis team fell to the top-seeded Western Michigan University 4-1 on Saturday in the semifinals of the Mid-American Conference Tournament. With the loss, the Huskies’ season ends after an 11-11 season which saw the...

Redshirt senior tennis player Kristopher Ortega runs during a match against Binghamton University April 1 in DeKalb.

Men’s tennis earns third MAC victory at Ball State

By Skyler Kisellus, Sports Editor | April 11, 2022

DeKALB — Men’s tennis secured its third victory against Mid-American Conference opponents Sunday after earning a 4-3 victory on the road against Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. Doubles: 1-0 Ball State Ball State gained an upper hand over...

Junior tennis player Oliver Valentinsson celebrates during a match against Binghamton University April 1 in DeKalb.

Swedish tennis player has high competitive spirit as a Huskie

By DeOndre Saunders, Sports Reporter | April 10, 2022

Junior Oliver Valentinsson loves to be competitive, and he gets to exhibit that trait through his hard work and success on the tennis court as a Huskie. Valentinsson grew up in the south of Sweden in Malmo. “Malmo is the third-largest city in...

Freshman Christopher Knutson plays during a tennis match March 23.

Men’s tennis loses matchup at Toledo

By Waleed Alamleh, Sports Reporter | April 8, 2022

DeKALB — Men’s tennis had its two-game winning streak snapped against Mid-American Conference opponent University of Toledo on Friday in Toledo, Ohio. The Huskies lost the match 6-1 and were swept in the season series against the Rockets.   Singles  The...

Sophomore Mikael Vollbach hits a tennis ball with a back-hand swing during a match against Binghamton University April 1 in DeKalb.

Coach Fisher becomes NIU men’s tennis all-time wins leader

By Skyler Kisellus, Sports Editor | April 5, 2022

DeKALB — Men’s tennis head coach Patrick Fisher made history Sunday after earning the 187th win of his NIU coaching career. The Huskies rode out a Mid-American Conference matchup against the University at Buffalo, winning 4-3 in the Nelson Center...

Junior Mikko Malinen runs during a tennis match against Binghamton University Friday April 1 in DeKalb.

Huskies best Bearcats in men’s tennis weekend opener

By Skyler Kisellus, Sports Editor | April 2, 2022

DeKALB — Men’s tennis proved to be a dominant force against the Binghamton University Bearcats Friday. The Huskies won 6-1 to complete a season sweep of the Bearcats at the Nelson Tennis Center in Chick Evans Field House in DeKalb. NIU’s last...

Freshman Christopher Knutson plays during a tennis match March 23.

Men’s tennis drops matchup at Western Michigan University

By Noah Silver, Sports Reporter | March 27, 2022

DeKALB — The NIU men's tennis teams fell to the Western Michigan University Broncos 7-0 on Saturday. What Happened? The Huskies were unable to get anything going against the Broncos in both doubles and singles matches. Doubles: 1-0 WMU Western...

Redshirt senior Kristopher Ortega swings during a tennis match against the University of Omaha March 23 in DeKalb.

Men’s tennis loses home matchup against Omaha

By Waleed Alamleh, Sports Reporter | March 24, 2022

DeKALB — The men's tennis team's two game winning streak was snapped on Wednesday afternoon in DeKalb, after losing to the University of Omaha Mavericks 5-2.   Of the six singles matches played, the Huskies were only able to win two of them. Junior...

Mens tennis wins close matchup at Buffalo

Men’s tennis wins close matchup at Buffalo

By Noah Silver, Sports Reporter | March 21, 2022

The NIU men's tennis team defeated the University of Buffalo Bison 4-3 in a nail-biter on Sunday afternoon in Buffalo, New York. How It Happened Doubles: 1-0 Buffalo NIU fell in the first two doubles matches of the day as UB Freshmen Yu-Shiang Huang...

Mens tennis loses four of six matches against Ball State

Men’s tennis loses four of six matches against Ball State

By Waleed Alamleh, Sports Reporter | March 14, 2022

DeKALB — The men's tennis team dropped its fifth straight game in a row Sunday in Rockford, Illinois after losing to Ball State University 5-2.  There were six singles matches that took place between the Huskies and Cardinals. Ball State was able...

Mens tennis team loses two matches in Ohio

Men’s tennis team loses two matches in Ohio

By Noah Silver, Sports Reporter | February 21, 2022

DeKALB — The NIU men’s tennis team suffered their first losses of the season during an Ohio road trip against Youngstown State University and James Madison University over the weekend. The Huskies fell to the Youngstown State Penguins 5-2 Friday...

Mens Tennis moves on to MAC Semi-Finals

Men’s tennis drags win streak to six

By Skyler Kisellus, Sports Editor | February 7, 2022

DeKALB — Men’s tennis remains unbeaten after completing a sweep against the visiting Cardinal Stritch University Wolves in back-to-back matches on Sunday in DeKalb. NIU opened play with a 6-1 victory over Cardinal Stritch before finishing the day...

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