ROCKFORD, Ill. - Western Illinois men's tennis dropped a 7-0 decision to Northern Illinois at the Boylan Tennis Center on Saturday (Feb. 23).
The Huskies improve to 7-3 on the season, while the Leathernecks fall to 7-9 overall with the loss.
Western battled during each doubles match, led by the duo of Ben Yue and Chris Bunch falling 8-6 at second doubles.
Holt was also the lone Leatherneck to win a set, falling at No. 1 singles by a mark of 6-2, 6-7, 10-6.
Cederkall (6-3, 6-1 loss at fourth singles) and Bunch (6-3, 6-4 loss at fifth singles) also won multiple games, despite the losing efforts.
Western is back in action tomorrow, traveling to Southern Illinois for a 3 p.m. contest.
Northern Illinois 7, Western Illinois 0
1. Dor Amir (NIU) def. Bradley Holt (WIU) 6-2, 6-7, 10-6
2. Axel Lagerlof (NIU) def. Ben Yue (WIU) 6-2, 2-1, retired
3. Frederic Cadieux (NIU) def. Mitch Granger (WIU) 6-0, 6-1
4. Simon Formont (NIU) def. Max Cederkall (WIU) 6-3, 6-1
5. Maksym Lagutin (NIU) def. Chris Bunch (WIU) 6-3, 6-4
6. Jovan Zeljkovic (NIU) def. Brandon Meeker (WIU) 6-0, 6-0
1. Dor Amir/Frederic Cadieux (NIU) def. Bradley Holt/Mitch Granger (WIU) 8-4
2. Axel Lagerlof/Simon Formont (NIU) def. Ben Yue/Chris Bunch (WIU) 8-6
3. Jovan Zeljkovic/Maksym Lagutin (NIU) def. Max Cederkall/Brandon Meeker (WIU) 8-4