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The 10th annual Thinking Outside The Tee Box girls mentoring event was held Saturday, Sept. 14, at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove. A Chicagoland female business professional was paired with a female junior golfer between the ages of  11 and 17 in a scramble and mentoring activity. Before beginning the nine-hole scramble, groups visited...
Sydney Brickey. Photo courtesy Shattuck-St. Mary’s School.
The Northern Illinois University women’s golf team finished 13th Monday at the Redbird Invitational, hosted by Illinois State at Weibring Golf Club. “Yesterday it was good to see them play 36 holes. They handled it pretty good, better than I expected,” NIU head coach Kim Kester said. “Today, you could tell it took a toll...
Casey LaBarbera
The Northern Illinois University women’s golf team is in 13th after two rounds of the Redbird Invitational at Weibring Golf Club Sunday. “It was good to get out there and compete,” said NIU head coach Kim Kester. “It was good to us handle 36 holes. This is the first time a lot of them have...
Top row, from left: Connie Ellett and Taylor Ellett. Bottom row, from left: Casey LaBarbera and Allie Parthie.
Four Northern Illinois University women’s golfers were named to the Women’s Golf Coaches Association Division I All-American Scholar Team. Senior Allie Parthie (Marinette, Wis./Marinette), sophomores Taylor Ellett (Hampshire, Ill./Hampshire) and Casey LaBarbera (Marinette, Wis./Marinette) and freshman Connie Ellett (Hampshire, Ill./Hampshire) joined 640 other women’s golfers on the team. “It’s outstanding that we have four student-athletes...
Casey LaBarbera
Northern Illinois University’s Casey LaBarbera was named to the 2013 Women’s Golf Academic All-Mid-American Conference Team, the league announced Friday. Taylor Ellett (Hampshire, Ill./Hampshire) and Allie Parthie (Marinette, Wis./Marinette) received Honorable Mention accolades. “It’s good for all three of them to be recognized for academics,” said NIU head coach Kim Kester. “You’re a student before...
Taylor Ellett
The Northern Illinois University women’s golf team climbed three spots in the final round to finish sixth at the Lady Bison Spring Classic at Paiute Golf Club Friday. NIU cut 16 strokes off its first round 320 to finish with a 624, two shots out of fifth place Boise State and 38 strokes behind winner...
Allie Parthie
TheNorthern Illinois women’s golf team sits in the top 10 after first round play at the Lady Bison Spring Classic at Paiute Golf Club Thursday. NIU scored a 320, two shots out of eighth place Bucknell and 24 strokes behind leader Nova Southeastern (296). The Huskies lead Western Illinois (323), Creighton (324), North Dakota (330)...
Allie Parthie
The Northern Illinois University women’s golf team finished 12th at the 2013 Rio Verde Invitational hosted by Western Michigan. NIU shot a two-day total of 618 (307-311), finishing ahead of fellow Mid-American Conference competitors Ohio (635) and Akron (637), which finished 16th and 17th respectively. Northern Arizona won the event with a 597 and UNA...
Taylor Ellett
The Northern Illinois women’s golf team opened the spring portion of its season with a second place finish at the Gary Freeman Bethune-Cookman University Spring Invitational. The Huskies finished the tournament with 651 (326-325) finishing 12 strokes behind tournament winner Bethune-Cookman which finished the event, held at the Halifax Plantation Golf Club in Ormond Beach,...
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NIU’s golf programs will host the third annual Harvest Invitational at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 8, at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Ill. The Harvest Invitational allows NIU alumni, friends and members of the Chicago community a rare opportunity to test their skills on the world-class course that played host to the 2009 Solheim...
Kim Kester
The Northern Illinois University women’s golf team moved up the leaderboard, finishing seventh, after the final round of play Sunday at the Cardinal Classic at The Players Club. The Huskies cut 17 strokes off their first score, posting a final round 316 to finish the tournament with a 649. Northern Illinois finished ahead of eighth...
Taylor Ellett
The Northern Illinois University women’s golf team is in ninth after the first round of play at the Cardinal Classic at The Players Club. The Huskies carded a 333 and trail the host Ball State Cardinals who lead the field with a 309. There were two other Mid-American Conference schools in the field in addition...
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