|Nicoline Engstroem Skaug|
Skaug Cards Opening Round 72 And Is Tied For 10th
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Petersson And Spang Record Top 5 Finishes
Skaug Tied For Ninth After Opening Round 72
Kirk (4) and Skaug (2) Are Repeat Selections For The Pirates
As a Junior (2014-15)
Stands second on ECU's all-time career stroke average charts at 74.78 (minimum 50 rounds) ... Participated in all 10 events (30 rounds) ... Recorded a team third-best 75.83 scoring average ... Posted three top 15 finishes (Minnesota Invitational, Lady Pirate Intercollegiate and River Landing Classic) ... Finished tied for 11th at the Minnesota Invitational and River Landing Classic with scores of 225 (nine-over) ... Tied for 15th at the Lady Pirate Intercollegiate with a season-best 224 (eight-over), which consisted of rounds of 75, 72 and 77 ... Added a share of 23rd place at the American Athletic Conference Championships with a three-day score of 226 (10-over par) ... Carded six rounds of 72 or lower with a season-low 71 coming at the Lady Paladin Invitational (second round) and UCF Challenge (first round) ... Had 11 rounds of 75 or better ... Posted a tournament score of 226 or better in six of 10 events ... Finished season ranked 364th nationally by Golfweek with a record of 450-314-26.
Summer of 2014
Represented Norway in the 2014 Spirit International Amateur Championships in Japan, which featured the world's best amateur golfers from 20 countries.
As a Sophomore (2013-14)
Earned First-Team All-Conference USA Honors ... Posted a 73.85 seasonal stroke average ranking second on the team (also ranks second all-time on single-season charts) ... Appeared in all 11 events ... Claimed a pair of Top-5 finishes at the Old Waverly Bulldog Invitational (third) and Lady Pirate Intercollegiate (t5th) ... Recorded Top-15 placements in four of final five events heading into NCAA East Regional ... Finished tied for eighth at the Web.com Intercollegiate with an even par 216 ... Claimed a share of seventh at the Conference USA Championships with a 1-over 217 ... Carded career-low tournament score of 210 (6-under) at Old Waverly besting her previous mark of 213 as a freshman ... Fired second-lowest career round of 68 at Old Waverly in final round action ... Eleven of her 33 rounds were 72 or lower ... Finished ranked in the Top-125 nationally by Golfstat and Top-150 by GolfWeek ... Represented Norway in the 2013 Spirit International Amateur Championships, which featured the world's best amateur golfers from 20 countries ... Appeared in second-straight NCAA Regional posting a 14-over 230 taking a share of 99th place ...
As a Freshman (2012-13)
Earned Second-Team All-Conference USA accolades after posting a 74.74 stroke average (second-best on team, sixth-lowest single-season average) ... Became second player in school history to win the C-USA Individual Championship carding a 54-hole score of 220 (70-75-75) ... She led wire-to-wire holding at least a share of first place in all three rounds ... Tied for first after regulation and won the event on the third playoff hole ... Posted a career-low round of 67 at The Alamo Invitational during second round action, which tied for the third lowest score in school history ... Appeared in 11 of 12 events - missed UNCG Starmount to play in the 2012 Women's World Amateur Team Championships for the Norwegian National Team in Antalya, Turkey ... In all posted a pair of Top-5, three Top-10 and five Top-20 finishes ... Recorded a share of 18th in first collegiate tournament at the Dale McNamara Invitational with a 5-over par 221 (74-71-76) ... First Top-5 finish came at The Alamo Invitational carding a 3-under 213 (t-5th) ... Finished tied for seventh at Briar's Creek with an 11-over 227 ... Narrowly missed advancing to the NCAA Finals after carding an even-par 216 (71-76-69) at the NCAA East Regionals finishing tied for 18th ... Recorded nine rounds of par of better (including rounds of 67 and 69) ... Closed out the season ranked 156th nationally by GolfStat and 188th by Golfweek with an overall record of 647-308-48.
High School (Prep Career)
Member of the Norwegian National Team ... 2011 Norwegian Girls Champion ... Two-time Norwegian Girls Team Champion (2009-10) ... Won the 2010 Titleist Tour Skjeberg Title ... Finished 10th at the 2010 World Junior Golf Series TPC Sawgrass event ... Posted a Top-25 finish at the European Individual Amateur Championships.
Majoring in finance ... Daughter of Ole Andreas and Hilde Nancy Skaug ... Has one sibling (Pernille) ... Two-time Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) Division I Scholar All-American (2014-15) ... Five-time ECU Director of Athletics Honor Roll (Spring 2013 - present) ... 2014 Conference USA Honor Roll selection ... Named to 2015 American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team.
What's In Your Bag
Driver: Taylor Made R1
Woods: Taylor Made RBZ
Irons: Taylor Made Rocket Bladez
Walking The Links
Favorite Club: Driver
Favorite Course: Oslo Golfklubb (Norway)
Favorite Golf Moment: Winning Conference USA Championship as an individual my freshman year (2013)
Favorite Golfer: Suzann Pettersen
Major You'd Most Like To Win: LPGA Championship
I'm Not Superstitious But Before Every Round I: Mark my golf balls with my signature marking
Career Ambition: Make it to NCAA Nationals
Most Influential Person: My grandmother
Favorite Movie Quote: "Even though some of you are pretty thin, you all have fat hearts, and that's what matters." - Fat Amy from Pitch Perfect
Biggest DVR Obsession: Prison Break
Star I'd Most Like To Dance With: Channing Tatum
My Favorite Place On Campus: Starbucks in Dowdy
The First Thing I Owned That Said ECU: A hoodie
I Chose ECU Because Of: Coach Williams, the good golf program and cool mascot