Western Michigan Completes Undefeated MAC Season

Updated 4/20/2008

The Western Michigan men's tennis team defeated Northern Illinois, 7-0, on Saturday afternoon at Sorensen Courts to wrap up a second-straight undefeated Mid-American Conference regular season championship. The Broncos (18-7, 5-0 MAC) set a new MAC record with their 20th conference title, breaking a 19-19 tie with Ball State.

 

The Broncos will defend their title this weekend at the MAC championship hosted by Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Ill. WMU, along with No. 2 seed Ball State, earned first round byes. For complete tournament information, click here.

 

 

The tournament schedule is as follows:

Thursday, April 24

10 am ? No. 3 Toledo vs. No. 6 Buffalo

2 pm ? No. 4 Northern Illinois vs. No. 5 Chicago State

 

Friday, April 25

10 am ? Western Michigan vs. NIU/CSU winner

2 pm ? No. 2 Ball State vs. UT/UB winner

 

Saturday, April 26

1 pm ? Championship match

 

 

Final Men’s Standings

1. Western Michigan                   5-0

2. Ball State                               4-1

3. Toledo                                   3-2

4. Northern Illinois                      2-3

5. Chicago State                         1-4

6. Buffalo                                   0-6