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Sister golfers motivate each other and team

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 a family tradition. “We started golfing beca...

Ellett steps up, boosts women’s golf

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 behind senior leader Allie Parthie. Ellett had her...

Women’s golf looks forward to spring season

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 Invitational where two huskies finished in t...

Women’s golf finishes out season at MAC preview

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 played better yesterday,” Parthie said. “I just...

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

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 and Western Michigan, as well as other non-conferen...

Sisters return to women’s golf

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 at Hampshire High School in Hampshire, Ill. This is so...

Women’s golf takes seventh place at Cardinal Classic

Women's golf takes seventh place at Cardinal Classic

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. At the end of day one, the Huskies sat in ...