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Sophomore Jasmine Ly takes a swing during the NCAA Ann Arbor Regional on May 9-11. Ly finished 12-over-par at the University of Michigan Golf Course in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Corey Rush/EKU)

Women’s golf captures medal finish at Johnie Imes Invite

By Joseph Segreti, Senior Sports Reporter | September 30, 2022

DeKALB – The Huskies impressed on the second day of the Johnie Imes Invitational, as they finished third along with one Huskie finishing in the top ten individually. NIU earned a team score of 27 over par, 891, in the invitational. The Huskies were...

Sophomore Jasmine Ly hits an approach shot into a green during a qualifying round at Rich Harvest Farms Aug. 28

Jasmine Ly wins first individual MAC championship in NIU women’s golf history

By Skyler Kisellus, Sports Editor | April 24, 2022

DeKALB — Sophomore Jasmine Ly became the first Huskie to win the Mid-American Conference Championship in women’s golf history Sunday. NIU finished their 2022-23 campaign as the conference runners-up of the three-day-long championship tournament....

Junior Ahra Ko launches a ball during practice on Aug. 28. Ko finished tied for 16th at the Johnie Imes Invitational.

Women’s golf places third at Redbird Invitational to end regular season

By Skyler Kisellus, Sports Editor | April 11, 2022

DeKALB — Women’s golf ended regular season play with a third place finish at 22-over-par in the Redbird Spring Invitational Saturday at Weibring Country Club in Normal, Illinois. The event was shortened to two rounds after Friday’s opening round...

Freshman Jóhanna Lúðvíksdóttir practices at Rich Harvest Farms.  Lúðvíksdóttir took her  talents from Reykjavik to DeKalb to be a part of the NIU womens golf team.

Women’s golf claims third at Colonel Classic

By Skyler Kisellus, Sports Editor | April 5, 2022

DeKALB — A pair of impressive outings from sophomore Jasmine Ly and senior Sofia Gomez Enriquez helped NIU to a third place finish at the Colonel Classic Tuesday. The tournament began Monday and wrapped up Tuesday at the University Club at Arlington...

Sophomore Jasmine Ly hits an approach shot into a green during a qualifying round at Rich Harvest Farms Aug. 28

Closing round woes hurt women’s golf in Georgia

By Skyler Kisellus, Sports Editor | March 23, 2022

DeKALB — A faltering performance by the NIU women’s golf team at the Pinetree Collegiate saw them fall to tenth place after Tuesday’s final round in Kennesaw, Georgia. Sophomore Jasmine Ly capped off the two-day tournament with a sixth place...

True freshman Caroline Kent hits driver Aug. 28, on the 6th hole at Rich Harvest Farms during a qualifying round for the 2021 fall season. 
Kent is one of three freshman on the womens team who looks to make an early impact for Coach Kesters squad.

Women’s golf ready for strong 2021-2022 season

By Wes Sanderson | August 30, 2021

DeKALB— A solo second finish at the 2021 MAC Championship in April concluded the women’s golf program’s shortened season, but it was only the beginning of what was an impactful offseason for the program. During the offseason, the women’s golf...

Inbee Park takes 3-stroke lead at Women’s Australian Open

February 15, 2020

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Seven-time major champion Inbee Park hasn't won an LPGA tournament in nearly two years, but her 19 tour victories include trophies at Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Malaysia.She might well be adding Australia soon to that...

Seven-time major winner Inbee Park tied for lead Down Under

February 14, 2020

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Seven-time major winner Inbee Park moved into contention for her 20th LPGA Tour win by taking a share of the second-round lead at the Women's Australian Open on Friday.Park's 4-under 69 left her with a two-round total of 10-under...

Ewart Shadoff gets 1st round lead at Women’s Australian Open

February 13, 2020

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Jodi Ewart Shadoff shot a 7-under 66 to take a three-stroke lead over defending champion Nelly Korda in the first round of the Women's Australian Open on Thursday.Ewart Shadoff had seven birdies at Royal Adelaide and held...

Sagstrom has 1-stroke lead after 2 rounds at LPGA’s Vic Open

February 7, 2020

BARWON HEADS, Australia (AP) — First-round leader Madelene Sagstrom held a one-stroke lead over American rival Ally McDonald after two rounds of the LPGA's Vic Open.The tournament features male and female professionals playing in alternate groups over...

Sagstrom shoots 67 to open 2-stroke lead in Gainbridge LPGA

January 25, 2020

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Madelene Sagstrom shot a 5-under 67 on Saturday in the Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio to take a two-stroke lead into the final round.Seeking her first LPGA Tour victory, Sagstrom birdied four of the first eight holes and also birdied...

This week in NIU Athletics (10/22 -  10/27)

This week in NIU Athletics (10/22 – 10/27)

By Kyle Mathas | October 21, 2019

DeKALB —  Women’s Tennis will finish its play in the ITA Regional and the football team will play Saturday against the University of Akron for the 113th homecoming game. This week in NIU athletics (Oct. 21-Oct. 27) Women’s TennisThe Huskies will...