Big Ten Conference

Michigan Atop League Standings After Knocking Off No. 7 Northwestern

» U-M won the doubles point and got singles wins from Chiara Lommer , Jaedan Brown , Kari Miller and Gala Mesochoritou .

Site: Ann Arbor, Mich. (Varsity Tennis Center) Result: Michigan 5, #7 Northwestern 2 Records: U-M (8-1, 8-0 B1G), NU (10-2, 7-1 B1G) Next U-M Event: Saturday, March 13 -- at Rutgers (Piscatway, N.J.), 12:30 p.m.

With the win, Michigan is atop the Big Ten Conference standings at 8-0 at the midway point of the season.

1 pair of freshman Jaedan Brown and graduate student Chiara Lommer held three break points with the match tied at 4-4.

Lommer broke up the breaks in the next game, serving out the match at love for a 6-4 victory to put the first point on the board for the Maize and Blue.

Back on Mesochoritou's court, she played a 10-point tiebreaker in lieu of a full third set with the team match decided.

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