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NIU women’s golf: Ellett sisters finish time as teammates

By Patrick Smith | April 23, 2015

Senior Taylor Ellett and junior Connie Ellett won’t be playing alongside each other in women’s golf’s MAC Championship this weekend. This will officially mark the end of the two sisters playing together in competitive golf as Taylor Ellett has used...

NIU women’s golf: Huskies settle for 10th with MAC Championships on horizon

By Patrick Smith | April 8, 2015

Women’s golf placed 10th out of 13 teams Tuesdayat their last regular season tournament.The Huskies finished the Gary Crossley Ford Kansas City Shootout in Kansas City, Mo., with a score of 938, which tied them with Arkansas State for 10th place. They...

NIU women’s golf: Huskies close regular season in Missouri

By Patrick Smith | April 6, 2015

Women’s golf will play its last regular season golf tournament this week as it prepares for the MAC Championships.The Huskies will partake in the Gary Crossley Ford Kansas City Shootout in Kansas City, Mo. They tee off at 8 a.m. Monday and Tuesday.The...

NIU women’s golf: Lena Gautier levels up

By Patrick Smith | April 6, 2015

Sophomore Lena Gautier was a star in golf even before she came to NIU.Gautier is from La Celle Saint Cloud, France, and attended Creteil High School. In high school she was the three-time champion of the France Individual (2008, 2010 and 2012), the Doral...

NIU women’s golf: Huskies finish 14th at Bearcat Spring Classic

By Patrick Smith | March 24, 2015

Women’s golf placed 14th out of 17 teams at the Bearcat Spring Classic over the weekend.The Huskies carded a 961 on the Los Colinas Course in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla. They finished 69 strokes behind Memphis, the winner of the tournament.Sophomore Lena...

NIU women’s golf: Huskies settle for 14th place at Rio Verde Invitational

By Patrick Smith | March 16, 2015

Women’s golf was unable to find a surge throughout the Rio Verde Invitational in Rio Verde, Ariz., placing 14th out of 18 teams.The Huskies finished the weekend tournament with a final score of 931. They finished 35 strokes behind Seton Hall, the winner...

NIU women’s golf: Huskies take 6th out of 16 at Islander Classic

By Northern Star staff | February 25, 2015

Women’s golf took sixth place out of 16 teams Tuesday at the 2015 Islander Classic.The Huskies carded a 634 (323, 311) for a 58-over par in the two-day tournament, Monday and Tuesday, at Corpus Christi Country Club in Corpus Christi, Texas. Lamar and...

Women’s golf closes fall with whimper

By Northern Star Staff | October 19, 2014

Women’s golf struggled to get anything going over the weekend at the Hoosier Fall Invitational in Noblesville, Ind., its last fall tournament.Friday, the Huskies (319) finished eighth out of eight teams in the stroke-play portion of the tournament....

Women’s golf looks to finish fall ‘strong’

By Rhema Rhea | October 15, 2014

Women’s golf will close its fall schedule with its first match play tournament of the season.The Huskies will partake in the Hoosier Fall Invitational 7 a.m. Friday to Sunday in Noblesville, Ind.When NIU last saw action, Oct. 4-5 at the Diane Thomason...

Women’s golfer Gautier finishes tied for 1st place

By Northern Star Staff | October 5, 2014

Sophomore women’s golfer Lena Gautier had a weekend to remember, finishing in a tie for first place.Gautier carded a 226 (79, 72, 75) at 10 over par Saturday and Sunday at the Diane Thomason Invitational in Iowa City, Iowa. She finished in a tie with...

Ask an Athlete: Women’s golf

By Rhema Rhea | September 29, 2014

What is you major?Senior Casey LaBarbera: BiologySenior Taylor Ellett: Elementary educationJunior Connie Ellett: MarketingSophomore Sydney Brickey: Corporate communicationsWhat was your favorite childhood cartoon or movie?Casey: “The Land Before Time”Taylor:...

Women’s golf grabs 5th place

By Rhema Rhea | September 23, 2014

Women’s golf got better results but still isn’t where it wants to be after taking fifth out of 17 teams at the Cardinal Classic Tuesday in Yorktown, Ind.The Huskies displayed back-to-back 310s to post a score of 620 for the tournament. NIU placed...