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Men’s Tennis: A new day dawning at Northwestern for assistant coach Drake

Sarah Kuta

May 2, 2010

Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

In college, Northwestern men's tennis assistant coach Chris Drake's alter ego was San Antonio Spurs power forward Tim Duncan. For good reason.As a captain at Brown during his junior season, Drake led his team to its first Ivy...

Men’s Tennis: Chris Jackman’s second career win propels Northwestern to Big Ten’s second round

Jonah L. Rosenblum

April 28, 2010

Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

Chris Jackman was playing for his first collegiate win against Penn State's Taylor Cohen five days ago. He got it.The stakes were higher on Thursday: Jackman played with Northwestern's season on the line. He moved the Wildcats ...

Q&A: Catching up with freshman phenom Sidarth Balaji

Sarah Kuta

April 27, 2010

Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

In his first year in Evanston, freshman Sidarth Balaji has solidifed his spot at No. 2 singles. Balaji went 2-0 last weekend against his opponents from Penn State and Ohio State. The 6-foot-1, 170-pounder from Fairfax, Va., w...

Men’s Tennis: Northwestern champing at bit for second shot at Penn State

Sarah Kuta and Sarah Kuta

April 27, 2010

Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

The Wildcats are on the prowl-for revenge.After Northwestern's devastatingly close 4-3 loss to Penn State last weekend, the Cats (9-14, 1-9 Big Ten) will have a second chance at the Nittany Lions (15-10, 3-7) today, as the tw...

Men’s Tennis: Third-Set Magic Falls Short Against Penn State, Cats End Season on Seven-Game Losing S

Jonah L. Rosenblum

April 24, 2010

Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

In between the doubles and singles points at Combe Tennis Center on Sunday, coach Arvid Swan took the microphone to briefly thank all those who supported his team this season. His speech progressed smoothly, until he began sp...

Men’s Tennis: Swan praises Sanborn on Senior Day, Northwestern loses pair

Jonah L. Rosenblum

April 24, 2010

Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

Between the doubles and singles points at Combe Tennis Center on Sunday, coach Arvid Swan took the microphone and briefly thanked those who supported his squad this season. His speech progressed smoothly-until he started speaking ab...

Men’s Tennis: Wolf, Cats learning to unleash beast mode

Sarah Kuta and Sarah Kuta

April 21, 2010

Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

Spencer Wolf is no football player.At 6-foot-2 and 185 pounds, he doesn't have the build of Buffalo Bills running back Marshawn Lynch. Instead of a pigskin, Wolf holds a racket. He does most of his running between the net and t...

Men’s Tennis: Northwestern loses pair to Minnesota, Iowa; still looking for second Big Ten victory

Sarah Kuta

April 18, 2010

Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

Northwestern will have to wait another week in its quest for a second conference victory.During their final two road matches of the season, the 53rd-ranked Wildcats (9-12, 1-7 Big Ten) suffered losses to No. 37 Minnesota (11-9, 4-...

Men’s Tennis: The Sanborn Identity

Sarah Kuta

April 12, 2010

Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

Ask anyone who frequents Northwestern tennis matches where to find Alex Sanborn and they will undoubtedly point you in the direction of the boisterous "¡Vamos, Alex!" cheers.As he finishes his senior season, Sanborn's days hear...

Men’s Tennis: Cats buckle down for Big Ten battles with Badgers, Boilermakers

Jonah Rosenblum

April 7, 2010

Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

Watching Tobias Reitz's match against Will Davis of Michigan State, one would never know the sophomore went a full month without playing a singles match. Reitz showed no signs of rust in his return to singles, beating Will Da...

Men’s Tennis: Mixed weekend in Michigan; Cats top Spartans, fall to Wolverines

Sarah Kuta

April 4, 2010

Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

At a time when most Big Ten teams are finding their place in the conference rankings, Northwestern is still searching. While the 48th-ranked Wildcats grabbed a dominating 6-1 victory at Michigan State, they were unable to carry th...

Men’s Tennis: McCarthy, Cats travel to Wolverine State looking for first conference win

Sarah Kuta

March 31, 2010

Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

Andrew McCarthy had no qualms about being the last man standing Sunday. Northwestern had already lost five singles matches and the doubles point to Indiana-the Hoosiers had seemingly swept the match.For McCarthy, it wasn't ov...