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Women’s tennis maintain winning streak over weekend games

By Thomas Hiley III | March 3, 2013

The women’s tennis team finished the weekend with a 12-1 record after defeating Nebraska-Omaha 7-0, Drake University 4-3 and Central Arkansas 6-1 in Des Moines, Iowa. The Huskies are currently on a nine-game winning streak and have their best record...

Men’s tennis headed to Indianapolis for double header

By Thomas Hiley III | February 27, 2013

After coming up 1-1 last weekend against University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and Western Illinois, the men’s tennis team will be heading to Indianapolis to face off against the Butler University Bulldogs (5-7) and Indiana University-Purdue University...

Men’s tennis defeats Western, falls to Wisconsin in matchup

By Thomas Hiley III | February 24, 2013

Men’s tennis split its Saturday matchups against Western Illinois University, winning 7-0, and University of Wisconsin–Green Bay, losing 4-1. The Huskies’ first matchup was against WIU and they won by a clean sweep, improving their overall record...

Men’s tennis prep for Wisconsin match

By Thomas Hiley III | February 20, 2013

After coming off a 4-3 loss to Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, the Huskies are eager to get back to their winning ways after having the past weekend off. Men’s tennis will be at home this week in a double header against University of Wisconsin-Green...

Women’s tennis to face Chicago State Cougars

By Thomas Hiley III | February 20, 2013

After being away for five straight matches, the women’s tennis teams will be returning home this weekend with the Chicago State Cougars (3-8) coming into town. The Huskies are coming off a fantastic 3-0 weekend with victories coming against Indiana...

Head held high: womens tennis attends MAC invitational

‘Head held high’: women’s tennis attends MAC invitational

By Abbe Barton | October 2, 2011

The NIU women's tennis team finished Western Michigan's Fall MAC invitational with its head held high. Although Friday wasn't as successful as they had hoped it would be, the Huskies still had another day to make up for their mistakes. The tournament...

New tennis players lead the way to a rising tennis program

By Mike Romor | April 26, 2011

DeKALB | NIU’s men’s tennis program has been on the rise over the past few years. Leading the way for NIU over the last two seasons is sophomore Maksym Bartiuk. After the Ukraine native finished his freshman year with a 13-6 record at first singles,...

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

By 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...

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...

Huskies Briefs: Hockey clinch playoffs, men’s golf adds former champ to staff

By Craig Pinson | January 24, 2011

Catch these short updates from different NIU sports teams: Huskie Hockey loses two, but clinches playoff birth Who says a loss can’t be a bad thing? A Friday night, 5-4 overtime loss to Loyola University was just enough to clinch the Huskies’ first...

An NIU Police officer stands with Kazan, one of the oldest members of the NIU Police K-9 Unit.

K-9 Unit provides a ‘peace of mind’ to NIU

By Amy Kreeger | November 9, 2010

A big German Shepherd is chasing a tennis ball thrown by his owner. This dog walks along side the police everyday, sniffing out law violations and danger. Watching him play fetch, one wouldn't think he's one of the top NIU Police dogs. "Good boy," NIU...

Huskie Briefs: Men’s golf, women’s tennis, cross country

By Andrew Singer | September 14, 2010

Men's golf Earlier this week, the NIU men's golf team broke the seal on its 2010 season as it grabbed a 12th place finish at the Marshall Invitational. The Huskies were led by Bryce Emory, who enjoyed a career best performance in the final round with...