After advancing to its first MAC Championship since 2013, the men’s tennis team dropped a hard-fought 4-3 match to the Western Michigan Broncos.
NIU opened up the tournament with a 4-0 victory of Binghamton, before upsetting No. 2 seeded Buffalo to advance to the finals.
The Huskies dropped the doubles point to the Broncos before mounting a comeback to tie the match at 3 with one final match to be finished.
Friday - Huskies 4, Binghamton 0
First-year Mikko Malinen won the first set against Bronco first-year Peter Kuszynski before falling 6,4 in the second.