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Men’s golf staff happy with Huskies’ season

By Tom Burton | May 5, 2016

Men’s golf wrapped up another successful season last week at the MAC Championship, finishing in the top five for the second consecutive year.The team’s coaching staff said they were impressed with the team’s accomplishments this year.“Overall,...

Men’s golf finishes 4th at MAC tourney

By Tom Burton | May 2, 2016

Men’s golf put together a solid performance in its final team competition of the season, finishing fourth overall for the second straight year in the MAC Championship.The Huskies (302-291-287-297) remained in the top five for the entirety of the tournament,...

Transfer Lee emerging in third season

By Tom Burton | April 21, 2016

Men’s golf junior Joo-Young Lee has put together a successful third season, adding on to his impressive legacy at NIU.In 11 tournament starts this year, Lee has put together seven top-25 finishes and three top-10 finishes, including earning co-medalist...

Golf tees off in hopes of fifth top-10 finish

By Tom Burton | April 14, 2016

Men’s golf will look to continue its recent play as it tees off in the Boilermaker Invitational all day Saturday and Sunday in West Lafayette, Ind., after finishing fifth in the Otter Creek Invitational in Columbus, Ind., last week.After a fifth place...

Men’s golf finishes 11th overall at invitational

By Tom Burton | April 7, 2016

Men’s golf participated in the Seattle University Redhawk Invitational on Monday and Tuesday, finishing ninth on the first day and rallying from near the bottom of the leaderboard to finish 11th place overall on the second day.The Huskies improved their...

Men’s golf looks to build late run

By Tom Burton | April 4, 2016

Men’s golf is preparing to tee off at the Seattle University Redhawk Invitational today and Tuesday.The Huskies are looking to build on a record-breaking performance from last week at the Desert Shootout at Palm Valley Golf Club in Goodyear, Ariz. They...

NIU men’s golf: Huskies rally for 4th at MAC Championship

By Steve Shonder | May 4, 2015

After falling behind through the first two rounds, men’s golf put together a furious comeback in the final two rounds to end its season on the right note.The Huskies (304, 300, 290, 285, 1179) finished in fourth place Sunday at the MAC Championship...

Men’s golf: Huskies head to MAC Championships in Ohio

By Steve Shonder | May 1, 2015

Men's golf has had a lot of practice beating MAC teams in the spring season; now that success gets put to the test.The Huskies are headed to the MAC Championships Friday at the Mayfield Sand Ridge Club in Chardon, Ohio. They'll play 36 holes Friday and...

NIU men’s golf: Huskies take sixth at Boilermaker Invitational

By Steve Shonder | April 20, 2015

A strong second round helped men’s golf weather a literal storm and maintain its edge over the rest of the MAC.The Huskies (293, 286, 301, 880) finished in sixth place at the Boilermaker Invitational on Sunday in West Lafayette, Ind. The No. 3 Illinois...

NIU men’s golf: Huskies face Big Ten, MAC opponents at Boilermaker Invitational

By Steve Shonder | April 17, 2015

Men's golf will try to get momentum in its last tournament before the MAC Championships.The Huskies will get their shot in the Boilermaker Invitational on Saturday and Sunday on the Kampen Course at the Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex in West Lafayette,...

NIU men’s golf: Huskies head to Liberty Spring Invitational

By Steve Shonder | April 10, 2015

Men’s golf will take a shot at a third-straight top-five finish this weekend, going up against big-name schools.The Huskies will be competing in the Liberty Spring Invitational on Friday and Saturday in Amherst, Va. They’ll face off with the Liberty...

NIU men’s golf: Joo-Young Lee finds footing with new team

By Steve Shonder | April 9, 2015

Sophomore Joo-Young Lee is primed to build on a performance that earned him MAC Golfer of the Week honors April 2 heading into the Liberty Spring Invitational on Friday.Lee finished tied for fifth at the FAU Slomin Autism Invitational on March 29, his...