| February 23, 2018

men’s golf

Men’s Golf: Strides forward
February 21, 2018

After the first round, junior Enrique Marin sat comfortably tied for third out of 130 golfers. The junior had fired a 4-under 68 in the first, but a slump-round in the third culminated in a 1-under, 25th-place overall tie for Marin over the weekend at the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate in Palm Desert, California. In a……

Men’s Golf: Sunshine slog
February 21, 2018

Junior Enrique Marin carded a team-best 3-over 219 to tie for 12th overall but Idaho struggled to beat the heat in its spring opener at The Farms Invitational Monday and Tuesday in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. The Vandals placed 10th as a team out of 11 groups with an overall 61-over 925. Marin led his……

Men’s Golf: The Vandal Way
November 6, 2017

There wasn’t much doubt in freshman golfer Cole Chrisman’s mind when he decided to choose the University of Idaho. He followed three family members who also attended the school. “Both of my grandparents went here (University of Idaho) and my uncle,” Chrisman said. Chrisman said although his family ties to Idaho played a factor in……

Golf: Fall Season Wrap
November 3, 2017

Men’s Golf The Idaho men’s golf team wrapped up the fall portion of its season over Halloween weekend at the Warrior Princeville Makai Invitational in Princeville, Hawaii in a spooky fashion. The Vandals finished 20th, shooting a combined 906, two strokes behind the host-team Hawaii Rainbow Warriors. Although Idaho shot high as a team, junior……

Strong Collegiate Start
September 15, 2017

The Idaho men’s golf team got back to business on the course for the Itani Quality Homes Collegiate Tournament at Palouse Ridge Golf Club in Pullman on Monday and Tuesday. Idaho head coach David Nuhn said despite a slow start to the season he thinks the team is moving in the right direction. “Judging from……

M. Golf: Season of Learning
May 1, 2017

After a rough first round of the Big Sky Conference championship, the Idaho men’s golf team flipped a switch and recorded several commendable scores in rounds two and three, including a tournament best 5-under 67 from sophomore Enrique Marin in round three. The Vandals finished with a team-total 923 to place seventh over the weekend……

M. Golf: Vandals struggle in Santa Fe
February 20, 2017

The Idaho men’s golf team kicked off its spring season at the PRO Compression Invitational in Rancho Santa Fe, California. Sophomore Enrique Marin led the Vandals with a 231 after three rounds. Idaho finished 12th overall as a team with a 951. The par-72, 6,947-yard course was a force to be reckoned with for the……

Golf: Top Three Finish
October 27, 2016

The Idaho men’s and women’s golf teams took another step toward the end of the fall season this week. The women competed in the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown in Las Vegas, Nevada, while the men traveled to Pebble Beach, California, to compete in the Saint Mary’s Invitational. On the first day of play, the women’s……

M. Golf: Double Trouble
October 13, 2016

As a golf coach in his first year, David Nuhn said he didn’t have a lot of experience in recruiting. He had to quickly assess his team for the 2016-2017 season, and without many athletes initially interested in Idaho, he had to start from the beginning. “I started reaching out to fellow PGA professionals in……

Sports Briefs 10/4/16
October 3, 2016

A learning experience The Idaho women’s golf team traveled to Spokane over the weekend to play in the Gonzaga Match Play tournament, competing against Gonzaga, Brigham Young and Seattle U. The Vandals finished the day 1-1 defeating Gonzaga before falling to BYU. In a press release, Idaho head coach Lisa Johnson said she had high……

Golf: Success on the Course
September 22, 2016

Both Idaho golf teams went separate ways Monday and Tuesday — the men traveled to Fort Collins, Colorado while the women crossed the highway to Pullman. In Fort Collins, the men finished 10th in 54 holes in the 18-team Ram Masters Invitational. Ryan Porch led the Vandals. After the first two rounds, Porch tied for……

M. Golf: New Talent, Same Confidence
September 12, 2016

College athletic teams typically start the season with newcomers and returning athletes. This isn’t the case for the Idaho men’s golf team. In the Itani Quality Homes Collegiate Monday and Tuesday at Washington State,  the only returning golfers are senior Ryan Porch and sophomore Enrique Marin. “It is going to be different,” Idaho head coach……

Sports Briefs 5/6/16
May 5, 2016

Women’s tennis learns tournament seeding The Idaho women’s tennis team will face Pepperdine in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament May 13 in Malibu, California. The Vandals (19-8) enter the tournament for the third consecutive year, after claiming the Big Sky title with a 4-0 sweep of Northern Arizona. Idaho will face No. 8……

M. Golf: Comeback Kings
May 2, 2016

For the second straight season, the Idaho men’s golf team earned the Big Sky title while setting new conference records in the process. The Vandals trailed Sacramento State by four strokes entering the final day of competition, and relied on a strong showing on the front nine to erase the Hornet advantage and claim the……

M. Golf: Quartet of Talent
April 28, 2016

The Idaho men’s golf team announced the first recruiting class under head coach David Nuhn Monday. The Vandal recruits include two freshman and two transfer athletes. “It’s exciting for me to put together a group of guys who I think will define the future of Vandal golf,” Nuhn said. “They’re extremely hard-working individuals who are……

Sports Briefs 4/22/16
April 21, 2016

Sutton named Golfer of the Week Sophomore Daniel Sutton was named the Big Sky Golfer of the Week by the conference Wednesday. Sutton competed in the Hawkeye-Great River Entertainment Tournament over the weekend, earning a 10th place finish with a 4-under-par performance in the tournament’s concluding two rounds. The sophomore finished with a 1-under-par 215……

M. Golf: Idaho Earns Top-10 Finish
April 18, 2016

The Idaho men’s golf team entered the final day of the Hawkeye Invitational in a three-way tie for sixth place after two rounds. After the final 18 holes were completed, the Vandals earned a seventh place finish in the final regular season competition in Iowa City with a final score of 874. Kansas collected a……

M. Golf: Sutton Leads Vandals
April 7, 2016

The Idaho men’s golf team produced a solid performance during the program’s trip to Chandler, Arizona, for the Wyoming Cowboy Classic. The Vandals finished with an 11-over-par 875 to finish in a tie for 12th place at the annual tournament. “We had it going early, but then some late miscues cost us some much-needed strokes……

Tweets of the Week 3/25/16
March 24, 2016

“Matt (Linehan) right now will not practice this spring, he is in a boot right now. This spring it will be Jake (Luton).” – Paul Petrino — Vandal Nation (@VandalNation) March 22, 2016 Petrino doesn’t have a preference on whether Idaho goes FBS Independent or Big Sky in 2018. “Whatever happens you make the best……

M. Golf: Strong Finish In Desert
March 21, 2016

The Idaho men’s golf team earned a top-ten finish in the Desert Shootout over the weekend in Goodyear, Arizona. The 11-under-par 583 for the Vandals earned the team a tenth place finish in a field of opponents from the Big 12, Mountain West and Big Sky. Iowa State took home the team title with a 41-under-par……

Sports Briefs 2/23/16
February 22, 2016

Idaho women’s cross country team sees success in the classroom The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association recognized Idaho senior Kinsey Gomez and the Idaho women’s cross country team for the program’s outstanding performance in the classroom. Gomez was one of three Big Sky Conference athletes to earn All-Academic Honors. To qualify, an……

M. Golf: Idaho Hires Former Alum
January 14, 2016

The University of Idaho announced the hiring of David Nuhn as the new head coach for the Vandal men’s golf program. Nuhn, a 2010 Vandal graduate, will join the program as a coach after spending the previous five years earning a PGA of America certification and playing professionally as a member of the Pacific Northwest……

Highlights of the Semester
December 11, 2015

Football —Oct. 17:  Idaho defeats Troy 19-16 The Idaho football team was 1-4 when it took on Sun Belt Conference opponent Troy Oct. 17 on the road. The Vandals were coming off a bye so they may have been rested. But plane troubles ruined Idaho players and coaches’ chances of getting a good night’s sleep……