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Axel Lagerlof returns a serve during a match against Buffalo Sunday at Boylan Tennis Center in Rockford.

Men’s tennis falls to Buffalo, loses hope of first regular season MAC title

By Mike Romor | April 15, 2012

NIU men’s tennis entered the weekend in unfamiliar territory, with a share of the MAC regular season title on the line. The Huskies (19-7, 3-1 MAC) opened with a win over Toledo 5-2. Up next was Buffalo, who was also undefeated in MAC play. Buffalo...

Men’s tennis defeats Ball State at home, falls to Marquette on the road

By Mike Romor | April 8, 2012

NIU men’s tennis had mixed results over the weekend, beating Ball State at home before falling on the road to Marquette. NIU (18-6, 2-0 MAC) opened up slow against Ball State (15-8, 1-1 MAC), dropping the doubles point, but came back and won all six...

Men’s tennis takes down Broncos

By 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...

Roman Turtygin

Men’s tennis matches season-high four-match winning streak

By Mike Romor | March 18, 2012

NIU men’s tennis swept two doubleheaders to match a season-high four-match winning streak over the spring break period. Men’s tennis snapped a two-match skid by beating North Carolina Central (4-6, 0-2 MEAC) and Quinnipiac (3-5, 1-0 NEC) 6-1 each....

Men’s tennis hopes to serve up some competition this season

By Jasmine Willett | September 7, 2011

NIU men's tennis is getting into the swing of things for its 2011-2012 season. "Right now we are doing preseason chains by just getting up at six in the morning for conditioning workouts," said Patrick Fisher, Huskies men's tennis coach. This fall, the...

NIU men’s tennis recruits players from around the world

By Andrew Singer | February 16, 2011

NCAA officials don't usually have to worry about men's tennis coaches having excessive contact with potential recruits. NIU head coach Patrick Fisher first meets the bulk of his recruits after a scholarship has already been offered. The second-year coach...