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Men’s golf staff happy with Huskies’ season

By Tom Burton | May 5, 2016

Men’s golf wrapped up another successful season last week at the MAC Championship, finishing in the top five for the second consecutive year.The team’s coaching staff said they were impressed with the team’s accomplishments this year.“Overall,...

Athletes may be protected by Campus Demonstration Policy Act

By Scott Nicol | February 15, 2016

Senior golfer Nick Huggins said he thinks student athletes should be able to protest without fear of their scholarships being revoked, as a bill to give student athletes that freedom goes to a higher education hearing Tuesday.The Campus Demonstrations...

Men’s golf: Huskies head to MAC Championships in Ohio

By Steve Shonder | May 1, 2015

Men's golf has had a lot of practice beating MAC teams in the spring season; now that success gets put to the test.The Huskies are headed to the MAC Championships Friday at the Mayfield Sand Ridge Club in Chardon, Ohio. They'll play 36 holes Friday and...

NIU men’s golf: Huskies face Big Ten, MAC opponents at Boilermaker Invitational

By Steve Shonder | April 17, 2015

Men's golf will try to get momentum in its last tournament before the MAC Championships.The Huskies will get their shot in the Boilermaker Invitational on Saturday and Sunday on the Kampen Course at the Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex in West Lafayette,...

NIU men’s golf: Huskies struggle at Liberty Spring Invitational

By Steve Shonder | April 13, 2015

Men’s golf once again ran into trouble in the third round, shooting 25 strokes higher than their tournament-best this weekend.The Huskies (287, 290, 312, 889) finished in eighth place Saturday at the Liberty Spring Invitational in Amherst, Va. The No....

NIU men’s golf: Huskies head to Liberty Spring Invitational

By Steve Shonder | April 10, 2015

Men’s golf will take a shot at a third-straight top-five finish this weekend, going up against big-name schools.The Huskies will be competing in the Liberty Spring Invitational on Friday and Saturday in Amherst, Va. They’ll face off with the Liberty...

NIU men’s golf: Huskies finish tied for 5th at FAU Slomin Autism Invitational

By Steve Shonder | March 30, 2015

After being tied for second place through two rounds, men’s golf came up short in the final round Sunday at the FAU Slomin Autism Invitational in Lake Worth, Fla.The Huskies (291, 292, 299, 882) finished tied for fifth with the Hartford Hawks and the...

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...

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...