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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...

Illini Jared Hiltzik falls in quarterfinals at National Indoors

By Lucas Wright

November 15, 2015

Survive and advance was the name of the game for Illinois men’s tennis senior Jared Hiltzik at the USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships in Flushing, New YorkRB.Hiltzik opened his 2015 Nationals with a matchup against unseeded Uros Petronijevic of San DiegoRB. Hiltzik got out to a slow st...

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: He will compete in the ...

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 head to All-Americans with confidence

Illinois Aron Hiltzik attempts to return the ball during the Big Ten Men's Tennis Tournament final against Ohio State at the Khan Outdoor Tennis Complex, on Sunday, April 26, 2015. The Illini won 4-0.

By Lucas Wright

September 30, 2015

The Illinois men’s tennis team had a short turn-around this week as it prepared for the ITA All-American Championships Oct. 3-11 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.The team returned on Sept. 27 from its first event of the year at College Station, Texas, where it managed 11 wins in 37 total matches. Heading into th...

Illinois men’s tennis gets big play from underclassmen

Illinois' Aron Hiltzik makes a return during the second round of NCAA Men's Tennis Regionals v. Drake at Khan Outdoor Tennis Complex on Saturday, May 9, 2015. Illinois won 4-2.

By Lucas Wright

September 27, 2015

The long-awaited season opener for the Illinois men’s tennis team closed with a hopeful finish for a few young players.The Illini, who are playing without three of their top players — Jared Hiltzik, Aleks Vukic and Brian Page — traveled to Texas A&M for the Conference Challenge and head c...

Illinois men’s tennis opens fall season at Texas A&M

Illinois' Aron Hiltzik runs for the ball during the tennis game v. Ohio State at Atkins Tennis Center on Sunday, Mar. 29, 2015. Illinois won 4-0.

By Lucas Wright

September 24, 2015

The Illinois men’s tennis team is set to open its fall season this weekend at Texas A&M, but a few big names are absent from the lineup.Seniors Jared Hiltzik and Brian Page, along with sophomore Aleks Vukic, will not be competing in College Station, Texas, and will most likely not be around until the ...

Illinois men’s tennis rookies bring energy, diversity

By Lucas Wright

August 25, 2015

Two new faces have sprung onto the scene for the Illinois men’s tennis team this season.Freshmen Asher Hirsch of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Pengxuan Jiang of Tian Jin, China, are two new candidates to play key roles for the Illini.The freshmen will have large shoes to fill considering the team lost fou...

Illini men’s tennis freshman Vukic on the way back to Waco

Illinois' Aleks Vukic attempts to return the ball during the match against Ohio State at Atkins Tennis Center, on Sunday, March 29. The Illini won 4-0.

By Christopher Kennedy

May 5, 2015

Aleks Vukic stood surrounded by sound on Court 5 at Baylor’s Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center for the Illinois men’s tennis team’s first dual match of the season.  Fans were yelling, the Bears were heckling, and his teammates were cheering. As the freshman played the next point he looked over and ...

Illinois men’s tennis’ Hiltzik brothers push each other to new heights

Illinois men’s tennis’ Hiltzik brothers push each other to new heights

April 29, 2015

It wasn’t just match point, it was championship point. Aron Hiltzik tried not to look over at Court 1, where his brother Jared was locked in battle. He tried not to think about the sea of orange and blue holding its breath behind him with the Illini men’s tennis team up 3-0 over Ohio State in the Big...

Illinois men’s tennis rotates sixth man

The Fighting Illini men's tennis team take a picture together as champions after the Big Ten Men's Tennis Tournament final against Ohio State at the Khan Outdoor Tennis Complex, on Sunday. The Illini won 4-0.

April 28, 2015

This weekend brought the Illinois men’s tennis team a Big Ten championship. It also brought the return of senior Ross Guignon and freshman Toshiki Matsuya to the singles court. Matsuya hasn’t seen action since March 29. While Guignon has been contributing on the doubles court with freshman partner Ar...

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