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Northwood Men's Tennis Capture GLIAC Title

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The Northwood University men's tennis team clinched the outright GLIAC Championship Tuesday afternoon (April 16) with a 6-3 win over Wayne State.
Northwood has now won 19 consecutive GLIAC Championships.  The Timberwolves finish the regular season 13-4 overall, 11-0 in the GLIAC.  Wayne State falls to12-6 overall, 9-1 in the GLIAC.
Wayne State had a chance to earn a share of the GLIAC title with a win today and came out strong in doubles.  The Warriors won the first two matches of theday, winning 8-2 at No. 2 and 8-4 at No. 3 doubles.  Northwood made the score 2-1 heading into singles with an 8-5 win by FlorianBoggia and Jean Menard at No.1 doubles.
Northwood was the better team in singles, winning five of the six matches.  NU took straight-set wins at the No. 3, 4 and 6 positions by Florian Boggia, LorenzoMontegiorgi and KonstantinZhukov.  Northwood also claimed straight-set wins at the No. 1 (Menard) and No. 2 (MarcusOliveira).
The Timberwolves finished conference play 55-11 in singles (.833) and 28-5 in doubles (.848).
Northwood will take part in the GLIAC Tournament Friday-Sunday (April 19-21) at the Midland Community Tennis Center.
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