|High School:||Moorhead HS|
HONORS & AWARDS
2010 Big Sky Conference All-Academic: July 7, 2010
2009 Big Sky Conference Women's Golf Championship Individual Champion: April 22, 2009
2010-11: Competed in all nine of Northern Colorado's events during the 2010-11 season ... Struggled a bit early on before turning it on late at the Big Sky Championships ... Carded a 73 on the final 18 holes of the Big Sky Championship to finish in eighth individually and help the Bears to a third-place team finish ... Best finish in the fall came in a 12th-place showing at the Wichita State Shocker Invitational ... Had 15 rounds under 80 during the year.
2009-10: Competed in eight events as as sophomore, with her highlight coming in a fifth-place showing at the Big Sky Conference Women's Golf Championships ... Shot a 224 at the Big Sky Championships, with a low round of 73 ... Finished tied for 21st at the Shocker Invitational in Newton, Kan., where she shot a 170 over 36 holes with a low round of 85.
2008-09: Competed in all nine events in her first year as a Bear ... Wrote one of the best stories of the Northern Colorado athletic season when she took individual-medalist honors at the Big Sky Conference Women's Golf Championship ... Shot a career-low 222 at the Big Sky meet, with a career-low round of 71 ... Also had a strong showing at the Wyoming Cowgirl Classic, where she shot a 234 and finished tied for 19th ... Tied for 25th at the San Diego State Aztec Fall Classic, where she posted a score of 163 over 36 holes.
High School: Was a two-time all-state selection in Minnesota and won the Minnesota 3A (big class) girls golf title as a senior in 2008 ... Finished her career with a a 76.9 strokes-per-round average ... Was a team captain and twice finished in the top 10 at the Minnesota State tournament.
Personal: Is the youngest daughter of Russ and Barb Nelson ... Older sister Matti golfed for the Bears for three years ... Was born Sept. 19, 1989, in Fargo, N.D.