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Men’s golf posts best performance of season, Less leads Huskies again

Senior golfer Michael Mattas aims at his target. 

Quentin Wilson

September 30, 2019

DeKALB — The men's golf team took a step in the right direction Tuesday, finishing fourth in the Prairie Club Invitational hosted by South Dakota State University.“It feels good getting wins over good programs such as [Central Florida University] and [University of Nebraska],” Head Coach John Carlson sa...

Men’s golf struggles at Inverness tournament, places 14th

Quentin Wilson

September 25, 2019

DeKALB —  Men’s golf continues to struggle this season, finishing 14th place Tuesday at the Inverness Intercollegiate Tournament hosted by the University of Toledo. Senior Jordan Less was the team’s top performer, tying for 40th place over the weekend. Less posted a score of 10-over par 223,...

This week in NIU Athletics (9/23 – 9/29)

This week in NIU Athletics (9/23 - 9/29)

Kyle Mathas

September 23, 2019

DeKALB — On Tuesday, the men’s soccer team will play at home against the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. The men’s football team will travel Saturday to the University of Vanderbilt. This week in Huskie sports: Men’s GolfThe Huskies will be starting the week off in Toledo, Ohio for t...

This week in NIU Athletics (9/16 – 9/22)

This week in NIU Athletics (9/16 - 9/22)

Kyle Mathas

September 16, 2019

DeKALB — On Tuesday, the volleyball team will travel to Milwaukee to face the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. The women’s tennis team will travel Friday to  West Lafayette for the Purdue Invitational. This week in Huskie sports (Sept. 16 - Sept. 22):Men’s golfThe Huskies will travel to W...

Last week in NIU Athletics (9/9 – 9/15)

Last week in NIU Athletics (9/9 - 9/15)

Matt Boecker

September 16, 2019

DeKALB — Men’s soccer notched their first win of the season and football took one on the chin.Men’s soccerMen’s soccer goes 1-1 on the weekend, losing to Marquette University and beating Bradley University.Sophomore forward Nick Markanich opened the scoring early for the Huskies before Marquet...

Men’s golf to tee off for second meet of the season

Quentin Wilson

September 15, 2019

DeKALB  —  After finishing out of the top-ten in it’s last contest, the men’s golf team will be on the green again Monday when it attends the Windon Memorial Classic in Lake Forest.Head Coach John Carlson said he was satisfied with the effort of the Huskies, and saw areas where they can improv...

Dunsire posts best Huskie men’s golf performance, team places 12

Quentin Wilson

September 11, 2019

DeKALB — The men’s golf team closed its first invitational of the Head Coach John Carlson era Tuesday at the Badger Invitational. The Huskies finished in 12th place and were led by sophomore Tommy Dunsire’s 10th place individual performance.Dunsire was able to shoot four under par in 54 holes f...

This week in NIU Athletics (9/9 – 9/15)

This week in NIU Athletics (9/9 - 9/15)

Kyle Mathas

September 9, 2019

DeKALB — This week in NIU athletics, the football team will face the University of Nebraska. The volleyball team will travel to San Antonio and women’s soccer faces Loyola University - Chicago.This week in Huskie sports (Sept. 9 - Sept. 15):FootballThe Huskies will travel to Lincoln, NE to face the University of Nebras...

This week in NIU Athletics (Week 9/3 – 9/8)

This week in NIU Athletics (Week 9/3 - 9/8)

Quintin Wilson

September 3, 2019

DeKALB — After a great opening week of Huskie athletics, here is what you have to look forward to this week:FootballAfter an impressive victory in their home opener against Illinois State, the Huskies look to keep their momentum Saturday at the University of UtahThe Utes are currently ranked 14 in the college ra...

New athletics ticket system set to take place this fall

New athletics ticket system set to take place this fall

Maddie Barrett

August 23, 2019

DeKALB— NIU Athletics is launching a new and convenient way to gain access into athletic events. The days of forgetting your OneCards are over, as students can now present their tickets at the gate electronically through their smartphones.All full-time graduate and undergraduate students receive fr...

Golf team takes fifth at MAC tournament

James Krause

April 30, 2018

DeKALB — The men’s golf team gained two spots in the final round of action Sunday to finish fifth in the Mid-American Conference Men’s Golf Championship.The team finished 87-over-par, beating out the Toledo Rockets by two shots thanks to a final round score of 306, the Huskies’ best round of t...

Men’s golf struggles in final regular season tournament

James Krause

April 23, 2018

DeKALB — The men’s golf team struggled at the Robert Kepler Invitational Saturday and Sunday in Columbus, Ohio, as a rough first round led to a 10th-place finish at 39-over-par.Head Coach Tom Porten said the team struggled out of the gate with putting. The Huskies finished the tournament with the fe...