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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 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...

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...

Brickey up to par for golf

By Rhema Rhea | March 18, 2014

Women’s golf freshman Sydney Brickey has had a tough hill to climb since switching to a left-handed club during the summer before her senior year of high school.Now, in her second semester as a collegiate golfer, the change has started to make a positive...

Women’s golf ‘moving in right direction’

By Rhema Rhea | March 16, 2014

Women’s golf had some solid individual showings and a 10th-place finish (304-323-300) out of 18 teams at the Rio Verde Invitational March 7 to 9 in Rio Verde, Ariz..NIU’s 927 10th-place finish was the fourth-lowest 54-hole score in program history“It...

Women’s golf hopes to build on success

By Rhema Rhea | March 5, 2014

Women’s golf is headed to Rio Verde, Ariz., for the 18-team Rio Verde Invitational.Practice rounds for the tournament begin today, and competition begins with a round-a-day format across three days beginning Friday.NIU participated in this invitational...

Women’s golf impresses at Islander Classic

By Rhema Rhea | February 25, 2014

Women’s golf continued its solid spring semester play when it moved up one spot Tuesday to finish sixth out of 16 during the Islander Classic.The tournament was held in Corpus Christi, Texas, and marked the second time NIU took to the course during...

Women’s golf finishes in eighth

By Rhema Rhea | October 8, 2013

Women’s golf finished the fall season on a strong note, beating out half the field and finishing eighth of 16 (330-315= 645).Head coach Kim Kester liked how NIU came out Tuesday and played better in the final round of the MAC preview at the Hawthorns...

Women’s golf has tough 2013 start

By Rhema Rhea | September 9, 2013

A 13th place finish for the women’s golf team is not what it envisioned in its opening weekend.The Redbird Invitational was split into two 18-hole segments Sunday, and ended with one 18-hole day Monday. NIU was led by freshman Sydney Brickey, who finished...