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Parthie named women’s MAC golfer of the week

September 19, 2012
Allie Parthie

Allie Parthie

Northern Illinois University senior Allie Parthie (Marinette, Wis./Marinette) was named the Mid-American Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week, the league announced Wednesday.

Parthie posted her second consecutive top-five finish of the season when she finished fourth at the Cougar Classic, hosted by Chicago State at Harborside International Golf Center. She finished the tournament with a 154, carding an opening round 75 and finishing with a 79 in the final round.

The Marinette native helped lead NIU to its second top five finish in as many weeks, as the Huskies took fifth (638) out of 15 teams. She led the field of 88 golfers in pars with 25 and was seventh in Par 4 scoring. Parthie leads all Huskie golfers with a 76.25 average through four rounds this season.

Parthie and the Huskies return to the course Saturday, Sept. 22, when NIU travels to Muncie, Ind. to compete in the Cardinal Classic at The Players Club.

For more information on NIU women’s golf and Huskie athletics, visit www.niuhuskies.com.