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NIU men’s golf: Five minutes with Liam White

By Steve Shonder | March 30, 2015

Senior Liam White has hit a rough patch after being one of men’s golf’s most consistent golfers during the 2013-14 campaign.After making three tournament appearances in the fall season, White has only played in one weekend this spring season. He participated...

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,...

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 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 looks to bounce back in 2nd outing

By Steve Shonder | September 17, 2014

Men’s golf has nowhere to go but up when it hits the links in Indiana this weekend after it finished in last place in its opening tournamentThe Huskies will participate in the Wolf Run Intercollegiate Saturday to Sunday at Wolf Run Golf Club in Zionsville,...

Head coach Tom Porten (left) and freshman golfer Patrick Murphy (right) survey a hole at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove over the weekend. The Huskies finished in last place at the Northern Intercollegiate, and Murphy carded an (80, 75, 85, 240) in the three-day tournament.

Men’s golf finishes last in opener

By Steve Shonder | September 7, 2014

Men’s golf’s season got off to a rough start as the team landed in last place at the Northern Intercollegiate.The Huskies’ (315, 314, 317, 946) poor first round left them in too deep a hole to climb out of at the tournament, which was held Friday-Sunday...

Men’s golf lands in 9th at MAC Championships

By Steve Shonder | May 4, 2014

Men’s golf ended a tough season with a last place finish out of nine at the MAC Championships.The Huskies scored a card of 1213 (308, 301, 305, 299) at the MAC Championships at Prairie View Golf Club in Carmel, Ind. Kent State, which finished with a...

Men’s golf prepared for MAC Championships

By Steve Shonder | April 30, 2014

Men’s golf will look to end its season on a high note with a strong finish at the MAC Championships.The Huskies will begin the MAC Championships Friday at Prairie View Golf Club in Carmel, Ind. The tournament, hosted by Toledo, will conclude Sunday.The...

Men’s golf ties for 12th place

By Steve Shonder | April 20, 2014

Men’s golf didn’t capitalize on a strong second round this weekend as it finished tied for 12th at the Boilermaker Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind.The Huskies put up a card of 904 (305, 296, 303), having their best round come Saturday. In the...

Men’s golf places last at Hawkeye Invitational

By Steve Shonder | April 13, 2014

Men’s golf wasn’t able to get anything going over the weekend as it placed 12th of 12 at the Hawkeye-Great River Entertainment Invitational in Iowa City, Iowa.The Huskies put up a card of 918 (311, 302, 305) over the weekend, with their best round...

White helping lead men’s golf

By Zack Thompson | March 25, 2014

Junior transfer Liam White has been the most consistent player for the Huskies as he tries to lead one of the country’s youngest teams in the right direction.White, who transferred from Indian Hills Community College, has experience playing golf at...

Men’s golf finishes 12th out of 14 teams

By Zack Thompson | March 17, 2014

Men’s golf finished its spring break with a 12th-place finish at the Talis Park Challenge Monday in Naples, Fla.The Huskies were tied for 10th after day one of the tournament, but high winds and tough greens got the better of them on day two.Junior...