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Women’s golf places seventh at invitational

By Marcel Carrasco | September 24, 2019

DeKALB — A third round team-best score of 307 pushed the women’s golf team up two spots to finish seventh place Monday in the Mary Fossum Invitational at Michigan State University. The Huskies finished one point behind South Dakota State University,...

Newcomers shine, as Huskies finish 6th at the Redbird Invitational

By Quentin Wilson | September 10, 2019

DeKALB —  Junior golfer Caroline Klemp made a huge splash in her Huskie debut. She finished first, winning the individual title on Monday with a score of three under par 69. Klemp’s efforts helped NIU finished sixth at the Redbird Invitational in...

Women’s golf wins Redbird Classic

By Northern Star Staff | September 12, 2018

The Huskies women’s golf team took home the victory Tuesday at the Redbird Invitational in Normal by 17 strokes.Senior Brielle Ward finished first among all competitors for the second time in her career, finishing at four under par over 54 rounds.“The...

Four Huskie womens golfers honored

Women’s golf ends season in top three

By Tom Burton | April 23, 2018

DeKALB — The women’s golf team concluded its season Sunday with a top-three finish in a 10-team competition at the Mid-American Conference Championships at Naperville Country Club.The Huskies had a strong first two days in the event, including shooting...

Women’s golf set for MAC Championships

By Tom Burton | April 19, 2018

DeKALB — The women’s golf team completed its regular season and is set to host the 2018 Mid-American Conference Championships Friday at Naperville Country Club.The Huskies finished the spring portion of the season with five top-five finishes in six...

Women’s golf finishes fourth at Boilermaker Invite

By Tom Burton | April 16, 2018

DeKalb — The women’s golf team wrapped up its regular season Sunday at the Lady Boilermaker Invitational with a fourth place overall finish.The Huskies finished behind Augusta, Texas Tech and No. 21 ranked Perdue in the tournament and defeated Butler...

Huskies take seventh in Rio Verde

By Tom Burton | February 26, 2018

DeKALB — The women’s golf team tallied a seventh place finish Sunday at the Rio Verde Collegiate Invitational after falling to 12th place after the first round of play Friday.The Huskies shot a disappointing 316 in round one, as they were forced to...

Huskies battle for second place finish

By Tom Burton | February 14, 2018

Playing in the No. 1 slot for the Huskies, junior Kelly Anderson paced the women’s golf team with a third place overall finish Tuesday in the Battle at Boulder Creek.The Huskies finished second overall in the tournament behind four top-20 finishes,...

Women’s golf takes third in spring opener

By Tom Burton | February 7, 2018

DeKalb — An undefeated showing from freshmen Lauren Ingle and Sofia Gomez Enriquez Riart led the women’s golf team to a third place finish Monday and Tuesday.The Huskies opened their season in a 12-team field at the Mid-American Conference Match Play...

Junior Brielle Ward hits the ball during the Redbird Invitational Sept. 10. The Huskies finished first place in the event. 

Women’s golf finishes sixth at Ball State

By Tom Burton | September 21, 2017

DeKalb — The women’s golf team improved their overall team score over the course of three rounds and earned a sixth place finish in a 19-team field at the Ball State Cardinal Classic at the Players Club in Yorktown, Indiana.The Huskies (300-298-297...

NIU Athletics awarded Jacoby Trophy

By Eddie Garcia | July 25, 2017

DeKalb — NIU has been recognized with the school’s first-ever Jacoby Trophy, an award given to the top women’s athletic program in the Mid-American Conference.The Huskies received the award May 31 after narrowly defeating Kent State by half a point...

The women’s golf team celebrates a win April 10 at the Kansas City Shootout. The team begins MAC Championships April 21 in Cleveland.

Women’s golf takes 1st place

By Tom Burton | April 12, 2017

DeKALB — The women’s golf team shot a 303 in the final round, which was the low round of the day, to secure the victory April 10 at the Kansas City shootout.The Huskies (308-308-303 — 919) had the lead going into the final round and were able to...