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)
Overall singles (2013-14):
20-11 (.645)
Total singles:
89-39 (.695)

Overall doubles (2010-11):
9-14 (.391)
Overall doubles (2011-12):
22-14 (.611)
Overall doubles (2012-13):
18-12 (.600)
Overall doubles (2013-14):
22-6 (.785)
Total doubles:
71-46 (.606)

2013-14 SEASON:
First team All-Mid American Conference ... Finished Huskie career tied for seventh in career singles victories (89), eighth in career doubles victories (71), and sixth in career combined victories (160) ... Went 20-11 on the year in singles, playing at No. 1, 2, and 3 ... Combined with Dor Amir to be one of the best doubles teams in the nation, going 22-6 overall and receiving a national ranking by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association twice (No. 37 & No. 83 in isolated instances) ... Honored as MAC Doubles Team of the Week five times throughout the spring.

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.