May 2, 2003

NORTHWOOD POSTS 5-0 WIN OVER NKU

Norse finish season with 22-6 record

MIDLAND, Mich. - For the second straight year, Northwood (Mich.) University’s men’s tennis team eliminated Northern Kentucky University from the NCAA Division II Tournament with a 5-0 decision against the Norse on Friday in the regional finals.

Northwood (20-2) earned a berth in the NCAA national finals with the victory. NKU finished its season with a 22-6 record.

A year ago, Northwood posted a 5-0 win against NKU in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

NORTHWOOD 5, NKU 0

Lotz defeated Robertson, 6-0, 6-2; Valenthon defeated Hopkins, 6-0, 6-0; Greif-Lotz defeated Benjelloun-Hopkins, 8-2; Blumberg-Valenthon defeated Robertson-Moler, 8-3; Menec-Labarta defeated Herzog-Walkup, 8-4.