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NIU women’s golf: Huskies claim MAC Match Play title

By Frank Gogola | February 11, 2015

What happenedWomen’s golf captured the 2015 MAC Match Play title as it went 3-0 over the two-day tournament Monday and Tuesday at Lakewood Ranch Country Club in Lakewood Ranch, Fla.How it happenedThe No. 4 seed Huskies beat the No. 5 seed Ohio Bobcats,...

Women’s golf looks to finish fall ‘strong’

By Rhema Rhea | October 15, 2014

Women’s golf will close its fall schedule with its first match play tournament of the season.The Huskies will partake in the Hoosier Fall Invitational 7 a.m. Friday to Sunday in Noblesville, Ind.When NIU last saw action, Oct. 4-5 at the Diane Thomason...

5 minutes with… Lena Gautier

By Rhema Rhea | October 14, 2014

Sophomore women’s golfer Lena Gautier notched her highest finish of her Huskie career when she tied for first place out of 75 golfers Oct. 4-5 at the Diane Thomason Invitational in Iowa City, Iowa.Gautier, of La Celle-Saint-Cloud, France, was the first...

Women’s golfer Gautier finishes tied for 1st place

By Northern Star Staff | October 5, 2014

Sophomore women’s golfer Lena Gautier had a weekend to remember, finishing in a tie for first place.Gautier carded a 226 (79, 72, 75) at 10 over par Saturday and Sunday at the Diane Thomason Invitational in Iowa City, Iowa. She finished in a tie with...

Women’s golf grabs 5th place

By Rhema Rhea | September 23, 2014

Women’s golf got better results but still isn’t where it wants to be after taking fifth out of 17 teams at the Cardinal Classic Tuesday in Yorktown, Ind.The Huskies displayed back-to-back 310s to post a score of 620 for the tournament. NIU placed...

Women’s golf finishes 11th

By Rhema Rhea | September 16, 2014

Women’s golf could not stay away from larger numbers during the Louisville Cardinal Cup, where the team placed 11th out of 17 Tuesday.Louisville Black took the crown, totaling an 888 (303, 290, 295), which was six strokes better than second-place Memphis...

Women’s golf settles for 2nd place

By Rhema Rhea | September 8, 2014

Women’s golf opened the season in a big way by claiming a tie for second out of 16 at the Redbird Invitational.Host Illinois State took the tournament crown, finishing with a third-round score of 910 (307-304-299). Redbird senior Brianna Cooper earned...

Women’s golf lands 4th-place finish

By Steve Shonder | April 27, 2014

Despite setting a pair of NIU records, women’s golf wasn’t able to finish strong Sunday.The Huskies finished in fourth at the MAC Championships Sunday in Fishers, Ind. Kent State won the match, earning its 16th-straight MAC Championship.NIU put up...

Women’s golf heads to MAC Championship

By Rhema Rhea | April 23, 2014

Women’s golf is headed into the postseason as it travels to The Hawthorns Golf Club in Fishers, Ind., for the MAC Championships, hosted by Ball State.The Huskies’ regular season came to an end at the Dolores Black Falcon Invitational April 12 and...

Gautier finds her way

By Rhema Rhea | April 15, 2014

Freshman Lena Gautier joined women’s golf during the second half of the season, and despite the late start, she hasn’t skipped a beat.A native of La Celle Saint-Cloud, France, the transition from high school to college and to a new country may be...

Women’s golf lands first top 3 finish of season

By Rhema Rhea | April 6, 2014

Women’s golf got back on track, finishing the Bradley Spring Invitational with its first top three finish of the 2013-2014 campaign.The tournament turned into a circus-like affair with a few changes due to weather conditions in Peoria. The Bradley Spring...

Women’s golf struggles in last match

By Rhema Rhea | March 25, 2014

Even though women’s golf gained a few spots after the three-day tournament, the Huskies had their worst outing of the spring as they finished 12th out of 16 with a 939 (314-310-315) at the MSU Ocala Spring Invitational in Dunnellon, Fla.NIU could not...