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Caroline Nistrup
Height: 5'2"
Class: Junior
Experience: 2 Letters
City/State: Dragoer, Denmark
High School: Taarnby Gymnasium
Born: 08/03/1994
Caroline Nistrup Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 07/13/2015

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

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

 

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
1
Totals
63
4,595
72.94
29
65
205
4
2
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