Caroline

Nistrup

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Golfer
Height: 5'2"
Class: Senior
City/State: Dragoer, Denmark
High School: Taarnby Gymnasium
Major: Sports Administration
Experience: 4 Letters

Bio

2017 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2016 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2015 First-Team All-America
2015 All-SEC First Team
2015 First-Team All Louisiana
2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2014 All-SEC First Team
2014 All-SEC Freshman Team
2014 Louisiana Freshman of the Year

SENIOR SEASON (2016-17)
Finished her career by returning after missing most of her junior season with wrist surgery by leading the team in stroke average at 73.17 (seventh lowest all time) … Finished her career with 98 rounds played and a four-year average of 73.03, third lowest in the history of LSU women's golf … Advanced to the NCAA Regionals posting rounds of 72-76-76 to finish +8 in her final college event … Finished T10 in her first event back, the Schooner Fall Classic, posting -2 on rounds of 69-70-72 – 211 (par 71) … Had a stretch of 11 straight rounds late in the year from the second round of the LSU Tiger Golf Classic to the first round of the NCAA Regionals posting no round higher than 75 in that period and eight rounds of par or lower … Shot 216 (even – 71-70-75) in the PING/ASU Invitational and had her 11th top 10 finish when she was second in the CCLA Spring Break at -2 142 (72-70) … Shot -3 213 (73-72-68) to finish T13 in the SEC Championships … Had 43 career rounds of par or under … 7 career top 5s.

JUNIOR SEASON (2015-16)
Junior season cut short after two events with a wrist injury that needed surgery … In her first two tournaments, the Mason Rudolph and ANNIKA Intercollegiate, averaged 73.33 for the six rounds before withdrawing in the first round of the Ruth's Chris Tar Heel … Posted even par 216 in the Mason Rudolph, T17 … For career of 69 rounds, 31 rounds of par or under, 6 top 5 and 9 top 10 finishes, with a career average of 72.97, now second all-time behind the 72.95 of Madelene Sagstrom, who turned pro in 2016.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014-15)
Second on the team in stroke average at 72.41 and has the best career average after two years (63 rounds of 72.94) … Improved her stroke average by over one stroke from her freshman season … Five top 10 finishes, nine for her career … Advanced through to the final round of the individual competition in the NCAA Championships, finishing T12 at 8-over par 296 form a field of 132 … Won her first collegiate tournament when she tied with teammate Madelene Sagstrom at the Allstate Sugar Bowl in New Orleans … Shot 4-under 212 (71-70-71) … Finished second in The Alamo Invitational at 11-under 205 (66-70-69) and T2 at the NCAA Raleigh Regional at 2-under 214 (71-73-70) … Only two rounds of 34 over 76 and posted 17 rounds of par or under (29 in two seasons) … Home country finished seventh in the 2015 European Ladies Amateur Team Championship.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2013-14)
Second on the team in stroke average at 73.55, earning All-SEC First Team and All-SEC Freshman team honors, while being named Freshman of the Year on the state's women's golf team … Played in all 29 rounds … Had best aggregate round of the year of 65 in middle round of Schooner Fall Classic, finishing fourth at even par 210 … Shot -4 212 (73-67-72) to finished T3 at Tar Heel Invitational and finished three tourney run by going -3 213 (71-71-71) at The Alamo Invitational to finish T7 … Home country finished in 11th in 2014 European Women's Amateur Team Event in Slovenia.

PRIOR TO LSU
Caroline has been a member of the Danish National Team since 2007 and is currently ranked No. 3 in Denmark as she comes to LSU … Captured one international tournament title in 2012 with three second places and 10 top 10 placements … Won the Harder German Junior events in 2012 with rounds of 69-66-70 for an 11-under score, while this year was first in the DGU Elite Tournament posting rounds of 64-74-67 for a 12-under score … Third in the 2013 Danish International Ladies Amateur Championship … Has played five times on Denmark's team in the European Team Championships with 2013 team placing fifth … Also in 2012, played at the World Amateur Team Championship.

PERSONAL
Born on August 3, 1994 … Nicknames are “Caro” and “Nitten” … Right handed … Born in Copenhagen … Decided to come to LSU “because of the great team, the fantastic atmosphere and the warm weather” … Parents are Marianne and Peter Nistrup … One brother, Gustav … Grandfather, Finn, played cricket on the Danish National Team … Major international business trade and finance … Favorite food is “steak frites with béarnaise sauce … Favorite TV show is the classic “Friends” and favorite professional golfer Suzann Pettersen.

COLLEGIATE FINISHES

2013-14
Cougar Classic 73-72-72 – 217 t13
Schooner Fall Classic 73-65-72 – 210 4
Ruth Chris Tar Heel Invitational 73-67-72 – 212 t3
The Alamo Invitational 71-71-71 – 213 t7
Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate 73-77-69 – 291 t32
Darius Rucker Intercollegiate 71-69-71 – 211 2
LSU Tiger Golf Classic 78-77-77 – 232 t41
SMU/DAC Invitational 76-79 – 155 t36
SEC Women's Golf Championship 76-73-78 24
NCAA Central Regional 80-80-77 t87

2014-15
Mason Rudolph Championships 71-69-77 – 217 T6
Schooner Fall Classic 68-70-75 – 213 T30
Ruth's Chris Tar Heel 77-72-69 – 218 T15
The Alamo Invitational 66-70-69 – 205 2
Lady Puerto Rico 75-69-78 – 222 T20
Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate 71-70-71 – 212 T1
Darius Rucker Intercollegiate 71-75-71 – 217 T7
LSU Tiger Golf Classic 75-71-76 – 222 13
SEC Championships 70-74-74 – 218 T12
NCAA Raleigh Regional 71-73-70 – 214 T2
NCAA Championships 72-74-76-74 – 296 T12

2015-16
Mason Rudolph Championships 69-72-75 – 216 T17
ANNIKA Intercollegiate 78-73-73 – 224 T47

2016-17
Schooner Fall Classic 69-70-72 – 211 T10
Maryb S Kauth Invitational 75-74-73 – 222 T37
Lady Puerto Rico Classic 72-77-76 – 225 T30
Allstate Sugar Bowl 74-70-74 – 218 T16
Darius Rucker Intercollegiate 73-76-73 – 222 T27
LSU Tiger Golf Classic 83-71-75 – 229 T43
PING/ASU Invitational 71-70-75 – 216 T14
CCLA Spring Break 72-70 – 142 2
SEC Championships 73-72-68 – 213 T13
NCAA Regionals 72-76-76 – 224 T41

 

Career Statistics:

Season
Rounds
Strokes
Avg.
Par or Under
Low 18
Low 54
Top 10
Best
2013-14
29
2,133
73.55
12
65
210
4
2
2014-15
34
2,462
72.41
17
66
205
5
t1
2015-16
6
440
73.33
2
69
216
0
t17
2016-17
29
2,122
73.17
12
68
211
2
2
Totals
98
7,157
73.03
43
65
205
11
t1
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