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Caroline Martens
Height: 5'10"
Class: Sophomore
Experience: 1 Letter
City/State: Oslo, Norway
High School: Norges Toppidrettsgymnas
Caroline Martens Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 07/18/2009

2008 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2007 SEC Academic Honor Roll

SENIOR SEASON (2008-09)
Played in 10 events and improved her scoring average nearly two strokes down to 75.4, her best season total ... Had the fourth top 10 of her career and the first since her freshman year in her first appearance of the season, the Mercedes Benz Collegiate (an event LSU won), finishing in a tie for 10th with a one-over 217 (71-73-73) ... Tied for 13th in the Lady Tigers win at the Bryan Park National Collegiate with a 10-over 226 (74-78-74) ... Was solid in the final three rounds of the NCAA Division I Women’s Championship posting rounds of 74-74-74 to finish at 12-over 300 in a tie for 26th in a field of 126 ... Career average of 76.6 for 109 total rounds.

JUNIOR SEASON (2007-08)
Played a total of 31 rounds and had a scoring average of 77 ... Best finish was a tie for 17th at the SEC Championship at Tennessee National in Knoxville, Tenn. ... Posted rounds of 77-76-75 for a 12-over 228 ... Best round and best 54-hole total were earned at the UCF Challenge where she shot scores of 70-74-74 for a 218 total ... Had made two appearances in the NCAA Division I Women’s Golf Championship (2006, 2008).

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2006-07)
Played seven tournaments, 21 rounds, averaging 78.2 strokes per round ... Best round was middle round in the Central District Invitational ... That was also her best tournament finish of a tie for 36th ... Best 54-hole aggregate total was 11-over 227 (75-75-77) at the low-scoring NCAA East Regional in Baton Rouge.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2005-06)
Played in 28 rounds, averaging 76.10 strokes per round, second on the team in stroke average ... Moved into the lineup after just one appearance in the fall and stepped up with some impressive first-year performances ... Finished eighth with a 2-over 218 (75-71-72) performance in the LSU/Cleveland Golf Classic and one week later was ninth in Honolulu at the Dr. Thompson Invitational with a 10-over 223 (73-78-72) ... Was instrumental in LSU’s second place finish in the NCAA East Regional, finishing in solo fifth at 2-under 214 (73-68-73) ... Only five rounds in the 80s and only two in the last 22 rounds of the season ... 22-of-28 rounds counted for team score.

PRIOR TO LSU
Golfer of the Year in Norway, 2003 ... Won Norway’s Junior Championship at the age of 12 ... At school, also was involved in ballet, snowboarding and swimming.

PERSONAL
Born on Dec. 27, 1986 ... Right-handed ... Parents are Vidar and Ingrid Martens Larsen ... One younger brother: Casper ... Chose LSU “because of the great facilities, teams and coaches ... Favorite professional golfers are Ernie Ells and Tiger Woods.

Collegiate Finishes
2008-09
Mercedes Benz Collegiate 71-73-73 217 t10
Auburn Derby Invitational 80-75-75 230 t32
Central District Invitational 74-76-75 225 t15
UCF Challenge 79-81-77 237 t84
LSU Golf Classic 74-74-71 219 t25
Liz Murphey Collegiate 76 t19
Bryan Park National Collegiate 74-78-74 226 t13
SEC Women’s Golf Championships 79-72-76 227 35
NCAA West Regional 75-75-79 229 t71
NCAA DI Women’s Championship 78-74-74-74 300 t26
TOTAL ROUNDS 20 -- AVERAGE 75.4

2007-08
Cougar Classic 72-78-71 -- 221 t22
Mason Rudolph Championship 77-75-79 -- 231 t70
UA-Ann Rhodes Intercollegiate 73-84-77 -- 234 t54
Lady Puerto Rico Classic 75-76-77 -- 228 t44
UCF Challenge 70-74-74 -- 218 t24
LSU/Cleveland Golf Classic 77-79-76 -- 232 t52
Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic 75-81-82 -- 238 t56
SEC Women’s Championship 77-76-75 -- 228 t17
NCAA Central Regional 77-78-78 -- 233 t64
NCAA Div. I Women’s Championship 81-85-78-80 -- 324 t118
TOTAL ROUNDS 31 -- AVERAGE 77.00

2006-07
Central District Invitational 81-73-77 231 t36
UCF Challenge 80-81-75 236 t46
LSU/Cleveland Classic 75-76-85 236 t66
Liz Murphey Intercollegiate 84-79-76 239 t70
Bryan National Intercollegiate 76-84-77 237 t62
SEC Women’s Championship 82-78-77 237 46
NCAA East Regional 75-75-77 227 t74
TOTAL ROUNDS 21 -- AVERAGE 78.20

2005-06
Lady Tar Heel 82-76-81 239 t74
Central District Invitational 77-76-80 233 t33
LSU/Cleveland Golf Classic 75-71-72 218 8
Dr. Donnie Thompson Invitational 73-78-72 223 9
Bryan National Collegiate 78-83-76 237 t65
SEC Women’s Championships 73-77-79 228 t30
Lady Buckeye Spring Invite 75-77-73 225 t29
NCAA East Regional 73-68-73 214 5
NCAA Division I Championships 75-78-84-78 315 t98
TOTAL ROUNDS 28 -- AVERAGE 76.10

Career Statistics:

Season

Rounds

Strokes

Avg.

Par or Under

Low 18

Low 54

Top 10

Best

2005-06

28

2,132

76.1

2

71

214

3

5th

2006-07

21

1,643

78.2

0

73

227

0

36th

2007-08

31

2,387

77.0

3

70

218

0

17th

2008-09

20

2,186

75.4

2

71

217

1

10th

Totals

109

8,348

76.6

7

70

214

4

5th

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