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Strong effort proved to be crucial in a successful weekend for women’s tennis

By James Krause | February 4, 2020

DeKALB — The women’s tennis team dropped a meeting Friday with the University of Wisconsin before taming two sets of Panthers on Saturday.After sophomore Paula Veyhle picked up the sole win against the Badgers on Friday, the Huskies beat the University...

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...

Head Coach Burns ready for big coaching opportunity at NIU

Head Coach Burns ready for big coaching opportunity at NIU

By James Krause | September 25, 2019

DeKALB — Coaching wasn’t the obvious choice for women’s tennis coach Eric Burns after graduating from Franklin College as a four-year letterman in the sport.It took some time away from the game and persuading from those in a top-level program for...

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...

This week in NIU Athletics (9/16 - 9/22)

This week in NIU Athletics (9/16 – 9/22)

By Kyle Mathas | September 16, 2019

DeKALB — On Tuesday, the volleyball team will travel to Milwaukee to face the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. The women’s tennis team will travel Friday to  West Lafayette for the Purdue Invitational. This week in Huskie sports (Sept. 16...