Men's Tennis Defeats Illinois Springfield 4-2

David Reinauer
David Reinauer

OVERVIEW – ILLINOIS SPRINGFIELD

SCORE: 
Northwood 4, Illinois Springfield Prairie Stars 2
RECORDS: Northwood 0-1, Illinois Springfield 2-1
LOCATION: Five Star Tennis Center – Plainfield, Ill.
RECAP: Northwood picked up their first win of 2019 with a 4-2 victory over Illinois Springfield Saturday afternoon (February 9).

INSIDE THE MATCH

  • All three doubles matches finished with a final score of 6-3. Illinois Springfield won at the top flight, but it was Northwood who won at both the No. 2 and No. 3 positions to give NU a 1-0 lead.
  • Singles saw Northwood take three of the five matches finished, thanks to wins at the No. 2, 4 and 6 positions.
  • Two of the five singles matches went the full three sets.
  • Once Northwood got the needed fourth point, the match at No. 5 singles was ended prior to its conclusion.

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UP NEXT

  • The Timberwolves will host their home opener against Walsh March 18. Match time is set for 11 a.m. at the Greater Midland Tennis Center.