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Junior Ahra Ko launches a ball during practice on Aug. 28. Ko finished tied for 16th at the Johnie Imes Invitational.

Women’s golf finish fall with sixth-place finish

Skyler Kisellus, Assistant Sports Editor October 25, 2021

DeKALB — NIU’s women’s golf team took sixth place with a score of 41-over par at the White Sands Invitational on Paradise Island in the Bahamas and was led by a fourth-straight top 10 finish from sophomore Jasmine Ly. The White Sands Invitational...

Freshman Jóhanna Lúðvíksdóttir practices at Rich Harvest Farms.  Lúðvíksdóttir took her  talents from Reykjavik to DeKalb to be a part of the NIU womens golf team.

Women’s golf takes ninth in Florida

Skyler Kisellus, Assistant Sports Editor October 18, 2021

DeKALB — The NIU women’s golf team was guided by another top-10 performance from sophomore Jasmine Ly as they finished in ninth place with a score of 41-over par at the Pat Bradley Invitational in Lakewood Ranch, Florida. For the third time this...

Junior Ahra Ko launches a ball during practice on Aug. 28. Ko finished tied for 16th at the Johnie Imes Invitational.

Women’s golf take 7th at Johnie Imes Invitational

Skyler Kisellus, Assistant Sports Editor September 30, 2021

DeKALB —  The women’s golf team saw improvement from sophomore Jasmine Ly as they earned seventh place honors at the Johnie Imes Invitational in Columbia, Missouri. Ly finished the tournament in a three-way tie for fourth place. The feat came...

Freshman Jóhanna Lúðvíksdóttir practices at Rich Harvest Farms.  Lúðvíksdóttir took her  talents from Reykjavik to DeKalb to be a part of the NIU womens golf team.

Icelandic golfer makes way to NIU

Skyler Kisellus, Assistant Sports Editor September 21, 2021

DeKALB — Freshman women’s golfer Jóhanna Lea Lúðvíksdóttir, pronounced “loo-th-veeks-tottir,” is already accustomed to colder climates, but not the type from the United States. Raised in Reykjavik, the capital city of Iceland, Lúðvíksdóttir’s...

Freshman Jóhanna Lúðvíksdóttir hits a tee shot during a qualifying round Aug. 28 at Rich Harvest Farms

Women’s golf opens season with third-place finish

Skyler Kisellus, Assistant Sports Editor September 6, 2021

DeKALB — NIU women's golf took third place at the Redbird Invitational with a 54-hole team score of 23-over par as they kicked off their 2021-2022 campaign in Normal. NIU began the tournament on a strong note, hitting rounds of 296 and 294. The Huskies...

True freshman Caroline Kent hits driver Aug. 28, on the 6th hole at Rich Harvest Farms during a qualifying round for the 2021 fall season. 
Kent is one of three freshman on the womens team who looks to make an early impact for Coach Kesters squad.

Women’s golf ready for strong 2021-2022 season

Wes Sanderson, Editor-in-Chief August 30, 2021

DeKALB— A solo second finish at the 2021 MAC Championship in April concluded the women’s golf program’s shortened season, but it was only the beginning of what was an impactful offseason for the program. During the offseason, the women’s golf...

NIU senior Lauren Ingle tees off Oct. 9. during an intra-squad round at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Illinois.

Women’s golf finishes second at MAC Championship

Wes Sanderson, Editor-in-Chief April 25, 2021

DeKALB — Women’s golf finished its 2020-2021 campaign at the MAC Championship at Silver Lake Country Club in Stow, Ohio, Friday and Saturday. The Huskies came in second place behind 13th ranked Kent State University who captured its 10th consecutive...

NIU sophmore Ahra Ko pipes driver Oct. 9. during an intra-squad round at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Illinois.

Women’s golf takes second at EKU Colonel Classic

Wes Sanderson, Editor-in-Chief March 31, 2021

DeKALB — Women’s golf entered the final round of the EKU Colonel Classic sitting in fifth place on the leaderboard, outside of a trophy finish. After the Huskies shot a team 299 Tuesday, the team vaulted into solo-second at the conclusion of the EKU...

NIU senior Lauren Ingle tees off Oct. 9. during an intra-squad round at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Illinois.

Women’s golf takes eighth in BYU Spring Classic

Wes Sanderson, Editor-in-Chief March 17, 2021

DeKALB — Women’s golf took eighth place in the BYU Spring Classic at Sand Hollow Resort in Hurricane, Utah. The 54-hole event was cut down to 36 holes after Tuesday’s final round was canceled due to snow. The team fired rounds of 304 and 309...

NIU senior Lauren Ingle tees off Oct. 9. during an intra-squad round at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Illinois.

Huskies finishes fourth at Kiawah Classic

Wes Sanderson, Editor-in-Chief March 3, 2021

DeKALB — The women’s golf team took home fourth-place team finish in the Kiawah Island Classic in South Carolina. This was the Huskies’ second tournament of the spring season with promising results as the team finished ahead of 37 other teams...

Hole on golf course at Rich Harvest Farms, 2330 Granart Road in Sugar Grove with yellow flag.

Women’s golf takes home first win of season in Florida

Wes Sanderson, Editor-in-Chief February 10, 2021

DeKALB — The women’s golf team secured its first team victory of the season with a 54-hole team score of four-under par, 860, to claim the Mid-American Challenge by three strokes over Florida Gulf Coast University Tuesday in Lakewood Ranch, Florida. The...

Hole on golf course at Rich Harvest Farms, 2330 Granart Road in Sugar Grove with yellow flag.

Women’s golf spring schedule released

Wes Sanderson, Editor-in-Chief January 24, 2021

DeKALB — Women’s golf released its 2021 spring competition schedule, which consists of seven multi-day invitationals starting on Feb. 8. The Huskies will begin their season on Feb. 8 at Lakewood Ranch Golf & Country Club in Lakewood Ranch,...

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