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Senior golfer earns recognition in MAC division

By Sam Bauman | April 15, 2013

After a rough fall, no one anticipated senior Bryce Emory would become a two-time MAC golfer of the week or win a tournament, but that’s exactly what he did. Head coach Tom Porten is happy to see Emory ending his career on a high note. “It’s really...

Men’s golf hopes to bounce back from rough start

By Sean Anderson | October 22, 2012

NIU men’s golf is in 10th place after day one at the Pinetree Intercollegiate in Kennesaw, Ga. The highlight of the first day was the continued strong play of sophomore Nick Huggins, who is tied for 30th place with a two-round total of 152. Senior Bryce...

Men’s Golf looks to seniors for leadership

By Sean Anderson | October 8, 2012

With six seniors, NIU men’s golf has more than enough leadership. “It is always good to have senior leaders on your team,” said coach Tom Porten. “Over the last few years Bryce Emory, Griffin Bauman and Kurtis Luedtke, each in their own way have...

Emory taking men’s golf underclassmen under his wing

By Sean Anderson | April 8, 2012

Bryce Emory, a junior on the NIU men’s golf team, has taken several underclassmen under his wing this season. Emory has shown the young Huskies shows how to have fun and when to be serious. Tom Porten, NIU golf coach, said Emory is a leader to the underclassmen...

Emory leads men’s golf to 4th place finish

By James Cantagallo | March 20, 2012

Led by junior Bryce Emory, NIU men’s golf wrapped up the 54-hole UCF Rio Pinar Invitational with a fourth place team score of 870. “We held on to fourth place in a good field, and we beat all the schools from our conference,” said NIU coach Tom...


Men’s golf ready to keep swinging

By Sean Anderson | March 19, 2012

NIU men’s golf team hit the links Monday competting in the UCF Rio Pinar Invitational in Orlando, Fla. Coming off a third-place finish at the MAC Match Play last month, the Huskies turned in a 36-hole total of 582, which earned them fourth place at...