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Sister golfers motivate each other and team

By Sam Bauman | April 16, 2013

Golf often runs in the family, but few siblings get the opportunity to golf with each other in college. Sophomore Taylor Ellett and freshman Connie Ellett are doing just that for the women’s golf team. For the Ellett sisters, golf at NIU has also been...

Ellett steps up, boosts women’s golf

By Sean Anderson | November 7, 2012

NIU women’s golf received a big boost this season from freshman Connie Ellett, who stepped up and became its second best golfer in the fall. Ellett currently holds the second lowest average on the team with 80.25 strokes per round, which is only two...

Women’s golf looks forward to spring season

By Sean Anderson | October 30, 2012

NIU women’s golf’s fall part of the season had its share of ups and downs, but it is looking for more positive outcomes in the upcoming spring season. One of the highs of the first half was the Huskies’ second-place finish at the UW-Green Bay Phoenix...

Women’s golf finishes out season at MAC preview

By Sean Anderson | October 16, 2012

NIU women’s golf concluded its fall season with a 10th place finish at the 2012 MAC Preview on Tuesday. The highlight of the tournament was the play of senior Allie Parthie, who shot a 77 which was good enough to finish tied for fifth. “I actually...

Women’s golf has strong showing on first day of MAC preview

By Sean Anderson | October 15, 2012

At the end of day one, NIU women’s golf sits tied for 10th place at the 2012 Mid-American Conference preview in Nashport, Ohio. Besides the Huskies, the 14-team field includes conference foes Akron, Ball State, Bowling Green, Eastern Michigan, Toledo...

Sisters return to women’s golf

By Sean Anderson | September 24, 2012

For the first time last year sisters Taylor Ellett and Connie Ellett did not golf together. This season, they are back to their old ways, playing golf together for NIU women’s golf. Taylor and Connie spent their lives thus far golfing and competing...

Womens golf takes seventh place at Cardinal Classic

Women’s golf takes seventh place at Cardinal Classic

By Sean Anderson | September 23, 2012

NIU women’s golf finished in seventh place at the Cardinal Classic at The Players Club in Yorktown, Ind. The Huskies finished in fifth place last week at the Harborside International Golf Center in Chicago and hoped their play would continued in Yorktown....