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Junior Lara Slisko prepares for an opponents swing at the NIU Tennis Courts.

Fall season ends for women’s tennis, Huskies stumble at Redbird Invitational

By James Krause | October 29, 2019

DeKALB — The women’s tennis team finished its fall season Sunday with the Redbird Invitational at Illinois State University where NIU failed to pick up a bracket finish better than fourth place.“This was a tough tournament for us,” Head Coach...

Junior Maria Potsi prepares to for a serve during a match at the NIU Tennis Courts.

Women’s tennis competes at ITA regional, team can compete with anyone says Coach Burns

By James Krause | October 22, 2019

DeKALB — NIU didn’t leave the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Midwest Regionals in East Lansing, Michigan with any titles Monday, but it did pull off a major upset in doubles competition.Juniors Lara Slisko and Maria Potsi upset the Notre Dame...

Sophomore Fernanda Naves follows though on her swing during a 2018 match.

Women’s tennis competes at Purdue, Naves falls in bracket final

By James Krause | September 23, 2019

DeKALB — The women’s tennis team comes out of this weekend’s Purdue University Invitational with one bracket finals appearance and one consolation bracket championship.Sophomore Fernanda Naves made the finals of the Basham Courts Draw while fellow...

Women’s Tennis splits weekend meets in Milwaukee

By Marcel Carrasco | January 27, 2019

The women’s tennis team traveled to Milwaukee to kick off their 2019 season with two matches,; beating the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee before losing to Marquette University over the weekend. The Huskies have started the season with a win for...