Huskies Triumph at IPFW, 4-3

GO HUSKIES Amir won at No. 1 singles and No. 2 doubles
GO HUSKIES
Amir won at No. 1 singles and No. 2 doubles
GO HUSKIES

April 7, 2013

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The Northern Illinois men’s tennis team bounced back from a Saturday defeat at Ball State Sunday as the Huskies (13-7) defeated the Mastadons (7-12), 4-3.

NIU claimed the first point of the match with doubles victories at Nos. 2 and 3 to gain a 1-0 lead. Frederic Cadieux and Jovan Zeljkovic muscled their way to an 8-3 victory at No. 3, while Dor Amir and Simon Formont battled their way to a 9-7 triumph to clinch the point.


 

 

In singles action, Cadieux and Formont won in straight sets to grab two more valuable points for the Huskies as Cadieux won 6-1, 6-1 at No. 2 and Formont triumphed, 6-2, 6-2, at No. 5. Northern Illinois’ final point came from Amir, who took a three-set, down-to-the-wire thriller from Daniel Kang, 7-5, 6-7, 7-6.

The Huskies will return to action next weekend for a showdown at Detroit April 12 and another Mid-American Conference match at Toledo April 14.

NORTHERN ILLINOIS 4, IPFW 3
Fort Wayne, Ind.

DOUBLES:
1. Daniel Kang/Joao Freitas (IPFW) def. Lagutin/Phillips (NIU) 8-1
2. Formont/Amir (NIU) def. Muadi/Andrews (IPFW) 9-7
3. Cadieux/Zeljkovic (NIU) def. Cobos/Raa (IPFW) 8-3

SINGLES:
1. Dor Amir (NIU) def. Daniel Kang (IPFW) 7-5, 6-7, 7-6
2. Frederic Cadieux (NIU) def. Connor Andrews (IPFW) 6-1, 6-1
3. Andres Cobos (IPFW) def. Jovan Zeljkovic (NIU) 6-2, 6-4
4. Joao Freitas (IPFW) def. Max Phillips (NIU) 3-6, 6-3, 6-1
5. Simon Formont (NIU) def. Martin Muadi (IPFW) 6-2, 6-2
6. Gerard Guell (IPFW) def. Maksym Lagutin (NIU) 6-2, 6-0

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 6, 2013

Men's Tennis Contact: Matt Scheerer

815.753.1708 | mscheerer@niu.edu