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Illini men's tennis earn fifth straight sweep

Illini men's tennis earn fifth straight sweep

By Alex Wallner

April 3, 2016

Sunday afternoon, No. 15 Illinois men’s tennis played not one, but two matches inside the Atkins Tennis Center.ej In the first game of the doubleheader, the Illini took on No. 30 Wisconsin.ej The Badgers came into the match with only two losses, but left with three after falling to the Illini.The Il...

Illinois men's tennis ready for rematch against Baylor

Illinois men's tennis ready for rematch against Baylor

By Mike Gasick

March 16, 2016

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association acknowledges how much competition Illinois men’s tennis has gone up against this season, and it has reflected in the team’s ranking.After being defeated by their fifth top-10 opponent of the season, the Illini have fallen three spots in the national rankings a...

Illinois men's tennis goes 1-2 at ITA National Indoor Championships

By Mike Gasick

February 15, 2016

The Illinois men’s tennis team entered the ITA National Team Indoor Championships with some of the nation’s top competition awaiting them. The tournament consisted of the top 16 team in the ITA rankings.No. 12 Illinois drew No. 2 TCU in its first round matchup. The Horned Frogs ente...

Illinois men's tennis returns to ITA Team Indoor Championships

Illinois men's tennis returns to ITA Team Indoor Championships

By Mike Gasick

February 12, 2016

The Illinois men’s tennis team will have to make sure it is on its game this weekend. The Illini drew the No. 12 seed in the ITA Men’s Team Indoor Championships and will have to face the No. 5 seed TCU Horned Frogs. TCU is currently ranked No. 2 in the ITA rankings, and Illinois is No. 12. The t...

Vukic's victory highlights success night for Illinois men's tennis

By Mike Gasick

February 7, 2016

Friday night against Notre Dame was just one of those matches for Illinois men's tennis sophomore Aleks Vukic.The Australian native took on No. 37 Quentin Monaghan of Notre Dame and swept him in a 6-0, 6-0 victory. This was the first time Vukic completed a match in which he did not giv...

Illinois men's tennis goes 1-1 against two top-25 opponents

Illinois men's tennis goes 1-1 against two top-25 opponents

By Mike Gasick

January 31, 2016

The Illinois men’s tennis team went up against some stiff competition over the weekend.The Illini first traveled to Durham, North Carolina, to take on the No. 24 Duke Blue Devils.ss Duke entered the match with many talented underclassmen, including sophomore Nicolas Alvarez, who is ranked No. 12 in t...

Illinois men's tennis cruises to three victories in opening matches

Illinois men's tennis cruises to three victories in opening matches

By Mike Gasick

January 25, 2016

The No. 7 Illinois men’s tennis team showed few signs of rust in its opening weekend matches.EJThe Illini first hosted the Valparaiso Crusaders in their dual season opener. The team initially got on the board with a doubles point, taking two out of the three matches. The doubles partners of sophomores ...

Illini men's tennis kick off season at home

Illini men's tennis kick off season at home

By Mike Gasick

January 21, 2016

Tweet: @IlliniMTennis opens season against Valpo and Notre Dame this weekendHoping to build off a 27-5 campaign from last Spring, the Illinois men’s tennis team will return to action on Friday against Notre Dame and Valparaiso. The Illini enter the season at No. 7 in the ITA rankings. The team was ran...

Illini men’s tennis develops during fall season

By Lucas Wright

December 9, 2015

Tweet: [email protected] looking forward to spring after developing youth during fallBy Lucas WrightStaff writerThe fall season was a learning experience for the Illinois men’s tennis team.The team established early on in the fall season that it would be without seniors Jared Hiltzik and Brian Page a...

Jared Hiltzik is lone Illini to compete at nationals

By Lucas Wright

November 11, 2015

Tweet: [email protected] will send lone Illini to compete at nationalsBy Lucas WrightStaff writerA lone Illini will carry the torch for the men’s tennis team into the National Intercollegiate Indoor Championship for the third straight year. Senior Jared Hiltzik is that player for Illinois, as he will...

Illinois men’s tennis to close out fall season at Iowa City

By Lucas Wright

November 4, 2015

Time has almost run out on the fall season, and the Illinois men’s tennis team has one last shot to make a statement before winter break.The Illini will take to the courts for the final time as a team in 2015 at the Big Ten Singles tournament this weekend in Iowa City, Iowa.Illinois has performed we...

Illini have momentum heading into men’s tennis regionals

Illini have momentum heading into men’s tennis regionals

By Lucas Wright

October 20, 2015

Some members of the Illinois men’s tennis team will begin the road to nationals this weekend at the Midwest Regionals at Notre Dame.Leading the Illini into South Bend, Indiana, are redshirt junior Julian Childers and sophomore Aron Hiltzik, who are each coming off of strong performances.He won the Crusader Inv...

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