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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, Sports Reporter 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 women's team who looks to make an early impact for Coach Kester's 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,...

Former Huskies Jordan Less, has advanced to the first stage of Korn Ferry Tour Q-School after finishing his college golf career in May.

Jordan Less wins ‘ACP CreativIT Shootout’

Wes Sanderson, Editor-in-Chief 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 golf teams competed in the “ACP CreativIT Shootout”...

This week in NIU Athletics (10/22 -  10/27)

This week in NIU Athletics (10/22 – 10/27)

Kyle Mathas October 21, 2019

DeKALB —  Women’s Tennis will finish its play in the ITA Regional and the football team will play Saturday against the University of Akron for the 113th homecoming game. This week in NIU athletics (Oct. 21-Oct. 27) Women’s TennisThe Huskies will...

Huskies post season best fifth-place at invitational

Huskies post season best fifth-place at invitational

Kyle Mathas October 3, 2019

DeKALB — The women’s golf team took a step in the right direction with a top-five finish at the Johnie Imes Invitational in Columbia, Missouri hosted by the University of Missouri.The Huskies were led by junior golfer Lauren Ingle for the second week...

Women’s golf places seventh at invitational

Marcel Carrasco September 24, 2019

DeKALB — A third round team-best score of 307 pushed the women’s golf team up two spots to finish seventh place Monday in the Mary Fossum Invitational at Michigan State University. The Huskies finished one point behind South Dakota State University,...

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