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Short skid continues for women’s tennis vs. CSU

Danielle Brown

February 8, 2016

Women’s tennis (2-3) played Cleveland State University on Saturday, falling below .500 after losing 4-3 for its second straight loss.The Huskies won three singles matches but it wasn’t enough as Cleveland State controlled the doubles matches. The three singles points came from junior Adey Osabuohien,...

Good practices helping women’s tennis

Danielle Brown

February 4, 2016

Women’s tennis is off to a 2-2 start this season and, if the team’s practices are any indication, it is set to be a much more improved team than it was last season.The Huskies went 11-9 last year, but ended the season with a five-game losing streak, dropping six of their last seven games. It can ...

Alvarez approaching 100 wins

Danielle Brown

February 1, 2016

Cristina Alvarez is the lone senior on the 2016 women’s tennis squad, remaining as one of the Huskies’ most productive players in her fourth year.Alvarez is approaching 100 combined wins for her career at NIU. She had 57 singles wins and 36 doubles wins coming into the season. She’s raised her s...

Wrestling triumphs over dual meet weekend

Ed Rietveld

February 24, 2013

Wrestling finished its regular season Sunday with two road duel meets at Cleveland State University against Gardner-Webb University (4-13) and the Cleveland State Vikings (4-10). The Huskies (10-8) were able to finish as the regular season winners of their last three dual meets, the last two coming o...

Men’s tennis takes down Broncos

Mike Romor

March 25, 2012

NIU men’s tennis achieved what hadn’t been done in over 15 years when it beat Western Michigan Friday. The 5-2 victory extended a season-high five match winning streak for the Huskies (15-5, 1-0 MAC). “It was a big win for us,” said NIU coach Patrick Fisher. “Western is predicted to be one o...

Men’s women’s tennis set for weekend matches

Northern Star File Photo - NIU's Sarah Mclaughlin backhands a tennis ball.

Sean Anderson

February 22, 2012

NIU men’s and women’s tennis will both hit the hard top this weekend.The women’s team will travel south to Carbondale for matches against Arkansas State and Southern Illinois.The Huskies (5-2) opened the season with a loss, but have turned their season around since then. They won three-straight ...

Men’s, women’s tennis teams see similar outcomes

Mike Romor

April 18, 2011

NIU men's and women's tennis teams had similar outcomes over the weekend, as both squads lost their two matches. Men's tennis was downed on the road by MAC frontrunners Toledo (23-8 overall, 4-0 MAC) on Saturday before losing a 4-3 battle against a tough Cleveland State (14-7, 7-0 Horizon) squad on Sun...