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Rich Harvest Farms with NCAA logo
Northern Illinois University and Rich Harvest Farms, the home of the NIU men’s and women’s golf programs in Sugar Grove, Ill., have been selected to host the 2017 NCAA Men’s and Women’s Golf Championships, the NCAA Golf Committees announced Thursday. NIU will host its first NCAA Championship final in any sport for the first time...
Samantha Coyne
The eighth seed Northern Illinois University women’s golf team lost its final match at the Hoosier Fall Invitational 3-2 to conference rival Eastern Michigan at the Purgatory Golf Club in Noblesville Ind. Sunday. Samantha Coyne (Bartlett, Ill./Bartlett) and Lena Gautier (La Celle Saint Cloud, France/Cretiel) were the only two Huskies to win their matches. Coyne’s...
Connie Ellett
The eight seed Northern Illinois University women’s golf team lost a pair of matches Saturday at the Hoosier Fall Invitational at the Purgatory Golf Club in Noblesville Ind. “The morning round went okay for us,” said NIU head coach Kim Kester. A couple groups were getting beat by birdies. The only way to beat those...
Kathi Bennett
After a successful first season trial at Lincoln Inn, the NIU Athletics Department will team with local restaurant The Lincoln Inn for a second season of Breakfast With Bennett. The monthly breakfast series will return Thursday, Oct. 23, and is scheduled through March. Breakfast with Bennett is a first-come, first-serve event at the Lincoln Inn,...
NIU’s Lena Gautier (right) and Illinois’ Dana Gattone
Northern Illinois University women’s golfer Lena Gautier finished in first place and was named co-champion of the Diane Thomason Invitational as the Huskies finished in sixth after the final round of play Sunday. The sophomore from La Celle Saint Cloud, France finished with a 226 after following up here first day total of 151 with...
Sydney Brickey
The Northern Illinois University women’s golf team finished fifth after the final round of play Tuesday at the Cardinal Classic at The Players Club. The Huskies shot a 620, edging out the host Cardinals of Ball State by one stroke and well ahead of Mid-American Conference foe Central Michigan, which finished in 15th with a...
Sydney Brickey
The Northern Illinois University women’s golf team finished 11th place after the final round of play Tuesday at the Cardinal Cup at U of L Golf Club. NIU carded a final round 315 to finish the tournament with a 936 and tied with in-state foe Illinois St. and ahead of fellow Mid-American Conference rival Akron....
Connie Ellett
The Northern Illinois University women’s golf team took second place after the final round of play Monday at the Redbird Invitational at Weibring Golf Club. NIU, which led the tournament after the first two rounds, shot a final round 318 to finish in second with a 922, tied with Butler. The 922 was the Huskies’...
Sally Stevens (left) presents a check to Kim Kester.
The board of the University Women’s Club of Northern Illinois University, as part of its philanthropy program, awarded $500 to Kim Kester, head coach of the NIU Women’s Golf Team. These funds will be used to purchase team travel jackets for the young women of the golf team. The University Women’s Club has given similar...
Lena Gautier
The Northern Illinois University women’s golf team gained ground in the final round of play Tuesday at Morehead State’s 2014 Ocala Spring Invitational at the Juliette Falls Golf Course. NIU gained one spot to take 12th and surpassed fellow Mid-American Conference foe Akron after shooting a final round 315 to finish with a three-round total...
Taylor Ellett
The Northern Illinois University women’s golf team finished fourth Tuesday in the UMKC Kangaroo Fall Invitational at Shoal Creek Golf Club. NIU shot a final round 313 to finish the tournament with a 932, the fifth lowest score in school history for a 54-hole event and well below their 959 shot at the Redbird Invitational...
The Northern Illinois University women’s golf team is in third place after two rounds of play in the UMKC Kangaroo Fall Invitational at Shoal Creek Golf Club hosted by UMKC Monday. The Huskies turned in their two lowest scores of the fall, posting a first round 308 and 311 in the second round for a...
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