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Women’s golf finishes 11th

Rhema Rhea

September 16, 2014

Women’s golf could not stay away from larger numbers during the Louisville Cardinal Cup, where the team placed 11th out of 17 Tuesday.Louisville Black took the crown, totaling an 888 (303, 290, 295), which was six strokes better than second-place Memphis 894 (301, 293, 300).“Overall, [it was] an OK ...

Women’s golf settles for 2nd place

Rhema Rhea

September 8, 2014

Women’s golf opened the season in a big way by claiming a tie for second out of 16 at the Redbird Invitational.Host Illinois State took the tournament crown, finishing with a third-round score of 910 (307-304-299). Redbird senior Brianna Cooper earned her second career Redbird Invitational crown when she carde...

Women’s golf heads to MAC Championship

Rhema Rhea

April 23, 2014

Women’s golf is headed into the postseason as it travels to The Hawthorns Golf Club in Fishers, Ind., for the MAC Championships, hosted by Ball State.The Huskies’ regular season came to an end at the Dolores Black Falcon Invitational April 12 and 13, where they finished tied for sixth out of 15 ...

Women’s golf lands first top 3 finish of season

Rhema Rhea

April 6, 2014

Women’s golf got back on track, finishing the Bradley Spring Invitational with its first top three finish of the 2013-2014 campaign.The tournament turned into a circus-like affair with a few changes due to weather conditions in Peoria. The Bradley Spring Invitational was scheduled to be played at W...

Women’s golf struggles in last match

Rhema Rhea

March 25, 2014

Even though women’s golf gained a few spots after the three-day tournament, the Huskies had their worst outing of the spring as they finished 12th out of 16 with a 939 (314-310-315) at the MSU Ocala Spring Invitational in Dunnellon, Fla.NIU could not overcome the tough 16 team field during its fourth outing...

Women’s golf ‘moving in right direction’

Rhema Rhea

March 16, 2014

Women’s golf had some solid individual showings and a 10th-place finish (304-323-300) out of 18 teams at the Rio Verde Invitational March 7 to 9 in Rio Verde, Ariz..NIU’s 927 10th-place finish was the fourth-lowest 54-hole score in program history“It was a three-day event; we had two out of thr...

Women’s golf hopes to build on success

Rhema Rhea

March 5, 2014

Women’s golf is headed to Rio Verde, Ariz., for the 18-team Rio Verde Invitational.Practice rounds for the tournament begin today, and competition begins with a round-a-day format across three days beginning Friday.NIU participated in this invitational last season, but did not have a strong showing, fin...

Ellett finds game in spring

Rhema Rhea

March 4, 2014

Sophomore women’s golfer Connie Ellett has stepped up her game over last semester’s play, garnering conference attention and notching a MAC Golfer of the Week recognition Friday.The last NIU MAC golfer of the week was Allie Parthie on Sept. 19, 2012.Compared to her fall season, Ellett has been a d...

Women’s golf impresses at Islander Classic

Rhema Rhea

February 25, 2014

Women’s golf continued its solid spring semester play when it moved up one spot Tuesday to finish sixth out of 16 during the Islander Classic.The tournament was held in Corpus Christi, Texas, and marked the second time NIU took to the course during the second half of the season.NIU started off the ...

Women’s golf enjoyed match play

Rhema Rhea

February 12, 2014

Women’s golf is back to its regular style of play after it had a different experience when it traveled to Lakewood Ranch, Fla., for the eight-team MAC Match Play tournament last weekend.The Huskies participated in their first match play-based event under second-year head coach Kim Kester. All other events ...

Women’s golf starts on right note

Frank Gogola

February 5, 2014

Women’s golf opened the spring portion of its schedule with a plus-.500 record.The Huskies won two of three matches in the 2014 Match Play on Monday and Tuesday at Lakewood Ranch Country Club in Lakewood Ranch, Fla. The two-day event was the Huskies’ first time teeing off in live action since the ...

Women’s golf set for Redbird Invite

Rhema Rhea

September 4, 2013

Women’s golf is set to tee off a new season this weekend at the Redbird Invitational at Weibring Golf Club in Normal.The tournament is a 14-team meet that should become a competitive weekend for the Huskies. Coach Kim Kester, entering her second season at the helm of the team, feels the girls are ready ...