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NIU men’s golf: Huskies head to FAU Slomin Autism Invitational

By Steve Shonder | March 27, 2015

Men’s golf is taking its talent to Florida where it will try to nail down another top-five finish.The Huskies will take part in the FAU Slomin Autism Invitational beginning Friday and ending Sunday at Fountains Country Club in Lake Worth, Fla. They’ll...

NIU men’s golf: Huskies take fifth in Talis Park Challenge

By Northern Star staff | March 17, 2015

Men’s golf finished in fifth place out of 15 teams at the Talis Park Challenge on Monday in Naples, Fla.The Huskies’ score of 869 (282, 290, 297) for 17-over par made them the highest MAC finisher. They finished ahead of Miami (Ohio), Eastern Michigan,...

NIU men’s golf: Huskies settle for last place

By Northern Star staff | February 23, 2015

Men’s golf settled for last place this weekend in its first action since Oct. 14.The Huskies finished 15th out of 15 teams Sunday at the Bayou City Collegiate Championship in Humble, Texas.NIU carded a 919 (311, 307, 301) for a 55-over par. South Carolina...

Junior men’s golfer Jordan Wetsch lines up a putt during the Northern Intercollegiate in September. Wetsch notched his best finish of the season Tuesday at the Sagamore Fall Preview, securing a tied-for-fifth-place finish out of 74 golfers.

Men’s golf closes out strong

By Steve Shonder | October 14, 2014

Men’s golf saved its best for last, wrapping up fall play with its first top-three finish since it picked up second place Feb. 23, 2013, at the Forest Hills Intercollegiate.The Huskies (289, 301, 590) finished third out of 14 teams Tuesday at the Sagamore...

Wetsch transfers experience

By Steve Shonder | October 13, 2014

Junior Jordan Wetsch is giving men’s golf a boost despite being in only his first semester with the Huskies.Wetsch transferred to NIU after a one-year stint at Colorado State. Since then, he’s been one of the Huskies’ best golfers. In his last outing...

Men’s golf preps for final fall tourney

By Steve Shonder | October 12, 2014

Men’s golf is looking to wrap up the fall season by picking up more momentum.The Huskies will travel to the Sagamore Fall Preview Monday and Tuesday in Noblesville, Ind. MAC rival Ball State hosts the tournament at the Sagamore Golf Club, which will...

Men’s golf posts 9th-place finish

By Steve Shonder | October 7, 2014

Men’s golf got the best ninth-place finish it could hope for thanks to strong second-round performances Monday.The Huskies (314, 291, 299, 904) finished the Erin Hills Intercollegiate in Erin, Wis., in ninth place Tuesday. They were just one stroke...

Men’s golf finishes in last place

By Steve Shonder | September 29, 2014

Men’s golf couldn’t dig its way out of last place, but it did manage to post its best total score in over a year.The Huskies (305, 300, 303, 908) finished 12th out of 12 teams Monday at the Jack Nicklaus Invitational in Columbus, Ohio. Host Ohio State...

Men’s golf out to prove it’s ‘a good team at the core’

By Steve Shonder | September 24, 2014

Men’s golf is going to try to stay out of last place in its next tournament.The Huskies will travel to Columbus, Ohio, for the Jack Nicklaus Invitational Sunday and Monday at the Scarlet Course at the Ohio State Golf Club. The invitational is hosted...

Men’s golf finishes in last

By Steve Shonder | September 21, 2014

Men’s golf failed to stay out of last place for the second tournament in a row.Over the weekend, the Huskies (314, 320, 315, 949) finished 15th out of 15 teams at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate in Zionsville, Ind. No. 6 Illinois (285, 287, 287, 859) won...

More experienced roster to carry men’s golf

By Steve Shonder | September 3, 2014

Men’s golf is ready to kick off its season with a challenging tournament on its home course.The Huskies will host the Northern Intercollegiate at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove starting with a practice round today before continuing with tournament...