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Therese Nilsson
Therese Nilsson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Vellinge, Sweden

Last College:
University of New Orleans

Height:
5-4

Experience:
3L

NOTES: Member of the Swedish National Team and qualified for the British Women's Open.

2005-06: Southland Conference Freshman of the Year ... First-Team All-SLC ... Played at the University of New Orleans in the fall ... Played in three fall tournaments as the season was cut short due to Hurricane Katrina ... Placed second at the JSU Chris Banister Gamecock Classic in her first collegiate tournament with a 54-hole score of 220, which included a fall low-round of even-par 72 ... Won medalist honors at the Sam Houston/Ellingson Waterwood Classic with a 54-hole score of 226 ... Tied for second at the Troy Invitational with a 36-hole score of 151 ... Posted a 74.63 fall scoring average over eight rounds ... Transfered to Lamar at the semester break after UNO decided to suspend its women's program beginning in the fall of 2006 as the university recovers from Hurricane Katrina ... Played in four spring tournaments ... Won medalist honors at the UTSA Rowdy Round-Up in her first tournament at Lamar with a 54-hole score of 221 ... Placed third at the UNT/UALR Golf Classic with a 54-hole score of 230 ... Tied for third at the CenturyTel Bobcat Classic hosted by Texas State with a 54-hole score of 226, which included a season low-round of 1-under par 71 ... Won medalist honors at the Southland Conference Championships with a 54-hole score of 78-75-74-227 ... Led the team with a 75.33 spring scoring average over 12 rounds, posting Top 5 finishes in all four events ... For the season, led the team with a 75.05 scoring average.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for coach Per Johansson at Sundsgymnasiet HS.

PERSONAL: Therese Anna Nilsson was born 2/15/86 in Trelleborg, Sweden ... Parents are Siw and Per-Olof Nilsson ... Major is Exercise Science.

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