Northern Illinois To Host 2008 MAC Men's Tennis Tournament
April 22, 2008
Northern Illinois, however, has a distinct advantage over the rest of the teams in the conference, as this year's championship will be held at Huskie Tennis Courts in
Huskie Tennis Courts are located on the campus of
"It's great that we are hosting the tournament," Hiort said. "It's a nice sendoff and experience for our three senior student-athletes."
The tournament begins on Thursday at 10 a.m. (CST), as No. 3 Toledo squares off with No. 6 Buffalo, with the winner facing No. 2 Ball State at 2 p.m. on Friday.
NIU enters the tournament as the No. 4 seed and will square off with No. 5 seed
Despite dropping a 7-0 decision at the hands of
"It should be an advantage to us," Hiort said. "We need to come into the tournament with the mindset that we are going to compete for the MAC title. When the tournament starts all six teams that participate have an equal chance to win. It's just a matter of who plays the best tennis in those three days.
"There is no reason why we shouldn't be the team that pulls it out."
2008 MID-AMERICAN CONFERENCE MEN'S TENNIS TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE
Huskie Tennis Courts *
April 24-26, 2008
Thursday, April 24
10 a.m. - No. 3
2 p.m. - No. 4 Northern Illinois vs. No. 5
Friday, April 25
10 a.m. - Winner of Northern Illinois/Chicago State vs. No. 1
2 p.m. - Winner of Toledo/Buffalo vs. No. 2
Saturday, April 26
1 p.m. - CHAMPIONSHIP
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