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Men’s tennis takes two of three

By Darwin Minnis | March 16, 2014

The Huskies (12-5) return from their spring break trip to Florida with two wins and a loss.NIU started its trip with a 4-2 win against Troy (3-11) March 10 in Boca Raton, Fla. The Huskies lost the doubles point. No. 1 doubles team Matt Lynch and Axel...

Men’s tennis serving up home court defense

By Darwin Minnis | February 19, 2014

Men’s tennis team looks to continue its perfect 7-0 record at home this season against three opponents this weekend.The Huskies (7-3) will take on the Butler Bulldogs (1-5) 5 p.m. Thursday in Rockford before hosting Western Illinois (1-5) 1 p.m. and...

Senior Max Phillips scores a point in a March match against Western Michigan University.

Men’s tennis unable to come out on top in championships

By Jacob Onak | April 27, 2013

It was an up-and-down weekend for men’s tennis as it upset No. 1 seed Ball State in the first round of the MAC Championships only to fall in the finals to Western Michigan. On Friday, NIU managed to punch its ticket to the Finals with a 4-2 against...

Freshman tennis player inspires victory for team

By Thomas Hiley III | April 15, 2013

The men’s tennis team (14-8, 2-2 MAC) was able to get an important conference win last weekend against the Toledo Rockets (18-9, 0-3 MAC), 6-1. Those six wins all came from singles, and one of the players that helped in that victory was freshman Simon...

Men’s Tennis holds up against Michigan State, Notre Dame

By Sean Anderson | October 7, 2012

NIU men’s tennis saw ups and downs throughout the Tom Fallon Invitational over the weekend in South Bend, Ind. The Huskies concluded day one with an overall record of 4-3. The two teams that they beat were Notre Dame and Michigan State. Coach Patrick...