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Men’s golf’s spring schedule is set, season tees-off March 8

Hole on golf course at Rich Harvest Farms, 2330 Granart Road in Sugar Grove with yellow flag.
Wes Sanderson, Reporter January 8, 2021

DeKALB — While snow covers the fairways at Rich Harvest Farms, home of NIU Men’s Golf, in Sugar Grove, things seem to be heating up leading into the Huskies spring golf season.  Men’s golf released...

Ben Sluzas commits to NIU’s golf team

High school senior Ben Sluzas putting Sept. 14, during senior night at Big Run Golf Club.
Wes Sanderson, Reporter November 12, 2020

DeKALB — Calling oneself a college athlete is a dream come true. Having the opportunity to play on the biggest amatuer stages, creates for moments that will last a lifetime. While those journeys take...

Jordan Less earns second win at Titleist Footjoy Invitational

Hole on golf course at Rich Harvest Farms, 2330 Granart Road in Sugar Grove with yellow flag.
Wes Sanderson, Reporter October 20, 2020

DeKALB — The men's golf team competed in the Titleist Footjoy Invitational presented by Glass Solutions Inc. from Oct. 16 to Oct. 18. The three-round stroke play tournament was the penultimate event...

Jordan Less wins ‘ACP CreativIT Shootout’

In this file photo, then first-year Jordan Less was awarded the Mid-American Conference Golfer of the Week April 14, 2017.
Wes Sanderson, Reporter October 10, 2020

DeKALB — Graduate student Jordan Less secured the “ACP CreativIT Shootout '' title Friday, posting a total score of 4-under par, two shots clear of junior Tommy Dunsire. NIU men’s and women’s...

Tommy Dunsire takes home Sherman Plastics championship in Michigan

Hole on golf course at Rich Harvest Farms, 2330 Granart Road in Sugar Grove with yellow flag.
Wes Sanderson, Reporter October 5, 2020

DeKALB — Junior Tommy Dunsire played fellow teammates in match-play Saturday and Sunday to earn the Sherman Plastics championship. Huskies men’s golf competed in the Sherman Plastics Kingsley Open...

Men’s golf’s Russell Matos wins in playoff

Men's golf's Russell Matos wins in playoff
COVID-19 Cuts Bettinardi Classic Short
Wes Sanderson, Reporter September 14, 2020

DeKALB — Friday kicked off men’s golf’s fall season. The Huskies started the inaugural Heide Wealth Management Series at Kishwaukee Country Club in DeKalb, for the first leg of the Bettinardi Classic,...

NIU men’s golf to hold fall intrasquad season

Hole on golf course at Rich Harvest Farms, 2330 Granart Road in Sugar Grove with yellow flag.
Wes Sanderson, Reporter September 7, 2020

DeKALB — With fall competitions sidelined, NIU’s athletic department has started searching for ways of providing a similar competitive atmosphere. One of those programs is the NIU Men’s Golf team,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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