Sept. 29, 2007
MUNCIE, Ind. - The Northern Illinois University women's tennis team posted two victories in consolation matches at the Ball State Invitational in Muncie, Ind. Saturday.
Brooke Forsberg (Moline, Ill/Moline) defeated Miami (OH) University's C. Wald in straight sets, 6-3, 6-4, in Flight B Singles. Stephanie Okuma (Sao Paulo SP, Brazil) posted a victory for the Huskies in Flight D Singles, defeating Tracy Litscher of UW-Milwaukee in a tie-breaker, 6-2, 3-6, 10-8.
"What we didn't have in ability, we made up for in toughness," said NIU head coach Ryun Ferrell. "We looked tough. Once the ability catches up with the toughness, we'll be a tough team to beat. It's really exciting the direction we're going. I'm pumped up about it."
The Huskies will be back in action Thursday, Oct. 18 when NIU heads to Ann Arbor, Mich. to compete in the ITA's.