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Senior golfer Michael Mattas aims at his target. 

Men’s golf posts best performance of season, Less leads Huskies again

By Quentin Wilson | September 30, 2019

DeKALB — The men's golf team took a step in the right direction Tuesday, finishing fourth in the Prairie Club Invitational hosted by South Dakota State University.“It feels good getting wins over good programs such as [Central Florida University]...

Men’s golf struggles at Inverness tournament, places 14th

By Quentin Wilson | September 25, 2019

DeKALB —  Men’s golf continues to struggle this season, finishing 14th place Tuesday at the Inverness Intercollegiate Tournament hosted by the University of Toledo. Senior Jordan Less was the team’s top performer, tying for 40th place over the...

LEaD Huskie class of 2017-18 announced

By Northern Star Staff | February 22, 2018

DeKALB — Eight sophomore students have been selected for the LEaD Huskies 2017-18 class.“This is an impressive group of student-athletes,” said Matthew Streb, Chief of Staff Director, according to NIU Media Services. “They have a combined GPA...

Men’s golf closes fall season

By Tom Burton | October 26, 2017

DeKALB — The men’s golf team closed out its fall season with a top-five finish Monday and Tuesday at the Pinetree Intercollegiate.The Huskies moved up from the first day of play where they were sixth after the first day with a 298.Head Coach Tom Porten...

Men’s golf opens season with top-10 finish

By Tom Burton | September 21, 2017

The men’s golf team notched their first top-10 finish of the season in their first event of the season at the Inverness Intercollegiate Monday and Tuesday.The Huskies (283-290 - 573) finished round one with a 283 and were in fourth place after the initial...

Junior men’s golfer Salvador Rocha hits a shot during the Mid-American Conference Championships April 28. The Huskies begin the season Monday.

Men’s golf ready for exciting season

By Tom Burton | September 18, 2017

The men’s golf team is ready to maximize the talent on their roster and become a top-100 program. This is the roster that has the ability to win the MAC Championship and even contend for a spot in the NCAA tournament, which was hosted at NIU’s home...

Huskie to represent NIU golf at U.S Amateur

By Northern Star Staff | July 17, 2017

Sophomore men’s golfer Jordan Less qualified for the 2017 U.S. Amateur in a playoff hole after finishing the tournament three-under par (68-71-139) in the qualifying event at Weibring Golf Club in Normal, Illinois.Less carded six birdies in round one...

Men’s golf has big Sunday

By Tom Burton | March 26, 2017

Senior has highest finish in his careerDeKALB — The Huskies shot a final round of 285 to earn a fifth-place finish, out of 13 teams, at the Florida Atlantic University Autism Invitational.NIU (298-306-285 — 889) had the second lowest score in the...