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NIU women’s golf: Ellett sisters finish time as teammates

By Patrick Smith | April 23, 2015

Senior Taylor Ellett and junior Connie Ellett won’t be playing alongside each other in women’s golf’s MAC Championship this weekend. This will officially mark the end of the two sisters playing together in competitive golf as Taylor Ellett has used...

NIU women’s golf: Huskies take 6th out of 16 at Islander Classic

By Northern Star staff | February 25, 2015

Women’s golf took sixth place out of 16 teams Tuesday at the 2015 Islander Classic.The Huskies carded a 634 (323, 311) for a 58-over par in the two-day tournament, Monday and Tuesday, at Corpus Christi Country Club in Corpus Christi, Texas. Lamar and...

Ask an Athlete: Women’s golf

By Rhema Rhea | September 29, 2014

What is you major?Senior Casey LaBarbera: BiologySenior Taylor Ellett: Elementary educationJunior Connie Ellett: MarketingSophomore Sydney Brickey: Corporate communicationsWhat was your favorite childhood cartoon or movie?Casey: “The Land Before Time”Taylor:...

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 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...

Ellett finds game in spring

By Rhema Rhea | March 4, 2014

Sophomore women’s golfer Connie Ellett has stepped up her game over last semester’s play, garnering conference attention and notching a MAC Golfer of the Week recognition Friday.The last NIU MAC golfer of the week was Allie Parthie on Sept. 19, 2012.Compared...

Women’s golf to tee off fina fall tournament in Indy

By Rhema Rhea | October 6, 2013

DeKalb | After posting some of the best rounds of the season, the women’s golf team will travel to Indiana for its fall finale.The trip to the Hawthorns Golf Club in Fishers, Ind., will wrap up the Huskies’ fall portion of the season. The event is...

Women’s golf in third on day one

By Northern Star Staff | September 16, 2013

After its first day in the Cougar Golf Classic, women’s golf sits in third place out of 12 schools.NIU is led by Sam Coyne, who is tied for fifth out of 76 golfers and shot a 75 in her first round.Taylor Ellett, who is competing as an individual, is...

Sister golfers motivate each other and team

By Sam Bauman | April 16, 2013

Golf often runs in the family, but few siblings get the opportunity to golf with each other in college. Sophomore Taylor Ellett and freshman Connie Ellett are doing just that for the women’s golf team. For the Ellett sisters, golf at NIU has also been...

Women’s golf finishes out season at MAC preview

By Sean Anderson | October 16, 2012

NIU women’s golf concluded its fall season with a 10th place finish at the 2012 MAC Preview on Tuesday. The highlight of the tournament was the play of senior Allie Parthie, who shot a 77 which was good enough to finish tied for fifth. “I actually...