Axel Lagerlof
Axel Lagerlof

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Malmo, Sweden

High School:
Malmo Borgar School

Height:
5-10

Birthdate:
01/30/1991


08/08/2013

NIU Named to ITA's All-Academic Team; Three Huskies on All-Scholar Team

Huskies finished the year with 3.23 cumulative GPA

06/06/2013

Men's Tennis Closes 2013 in ITA's Midwest Regional Poll

NIU joins the regions' elite programs in the poll

04/30/2013

Three Huskies Garner All-MAC Honors

Amir and Lagerlof named first team, Cadieux second team

04/21/2013

Huskies Close Regular Season With 4-3 Win at Buffalo

NIU closed the season with a 15-8 record, including a 3-2 mark in conference

04/19/2013

Men's Tennis Closes Regular Season With Big Stakes in Buffalo

Huskies will look to clinch a MAC Tournament berth

Overall singles (2010-11): 17-8 (.680)
Overall singles (2011-12):
32-10 (.762)
Overall singles (2012-13):
20-10 (.667)
Total singles:
69-28 (.711)

Overall doubles (2010-11):
9-14 (.391)
Overall doubles (2011-12):
22-14 (.611)
Overall doubles (2012-13):
18-12 (.600)
Total doubles:
49-40 (.550)

2013 SPRING:
First team All-Mid American Conference ... All-MAC Tournament team member ... Finished the spring with a 14-7 record, playing predominately at No. 1 ... Held a team-best 10-5 mark at the top spot and a 4-2 record at No. 2 ... Posted an 11-8 mark in spring doubles action ... 2-2 record in regular season MAC contests, missing the Western Michigan match (March 29) ... Missed most of late March with injury ... Closed season with a 3-1 record at the Mid-American Conference Championship, including two wins at No. 1 singles ... Defeated conference regular season unbeaten Nadin Indre in the MAC Tournament final, 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 (April 27) ... Won in straight-sets against Ball State's Ray Leonard in the semifinals round, 6-3, 6-2 (April 26) ... Was the only Huskie to go undefeated in singles play (3-0) during spring break in Florida, defeating opponents from Stetson, Appalachian State and Army (March 11-14) ... Was 5-2 at No. 1 doubles with partner Dor Amir.

2012 FALL:
Alongside newcomer Simon Formont, carried a 7-3 record in doubles ... Also boasted a 7-3 record in singles action ... Claimed singles and doubles flight championships at the Drake Invitational (Sept. 21-22) ... Finished 2-1 in the Tom Fallon Invitational, defeating pairs from Notre Dame (9-8) and Michigan State (8-6) (Oct. 6-7) ... Also claimed a victory in singles play at the invitational as Fighting Irishman Alex Lawson fell to the Huskie, 5-7, 6-1, 10-8 (Oct. 7).

2011-12:
Second team All-Mid American Conference selection ... Completed the year with a team best 32-10 singles record ... Finished with an 11-3 record in fall and a 21-7 record in the spring ... Recorded 12 wins at No. 3 ... Was 4-1 at No. 1 ... Finished 4-1 in singles and 2-3 in doubles during MAC play ... Teamed with Dor Amir in doubles, finishing 18-11 with 16 wins at No. 1 ... Won three matches in the qualifying draw of the ITA Midwest Regional to enter the main draw ... Won 11 straight matches from March 9-April 14 ... Defeated No. 68 Brown's Michael Riechman at No. 3, 6-2, 6-3 (March 9).

2010-11:

Named Mid-American Conference Newcomer of the Year ... Posted a 17-8 singles record, tying Maksym Bartiuk for most wins ... Also recorded nine doubles victories with partners Roman Turtygin and Bryant Poggensee-Wei ... Won nine-straight matches Feb 25-April 1 ... Was 6-0 in March ... Won 12 of his 14 matches from Feb. 11-April 1 ... 15-of-17 total wins came in straight sets ... In collegiate debut against Dayton's Alex Crum, won 6-1, 6-1 at the No. 4 position ... Played at No. 3 the following day versus Butler's Chris Herron and won, 6-1, 6-1 ... Had a five-match win streak in doubles with Lagutin (Feb. 27-March 15) ... Most dominating victory of the season came against Youngstown State, 8-1 (March 15).

Prior to NIU:
Top 100 player in Sweden...ranked 10th in his age group ... Helped lead Malmo Borgar School to Sweden's National Outdoor Championship in 2009 and took third in 2010.