Nicoline Engstroem Skaug
Nicoline Engstroem Skaug

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Olso, Norway

High School:
Fagersborg Videregaende Skole

Experience:
2L


09/16/2014

ECU Claims Team And Individual Titles At Minnesota Invitational

Frida Gustafsson Spang Wins Third Career Title With Score Of 207

07/02/2014

Golfing Trio Earns WGCA Scholar All-America Honors

Kirk (3) and Wolte (4) Are Repeat Selections For Pirates

05/11/2014

Spang Leads Pirates In Final Round Of NCAA's

Sophomore Earns 14th Career Top-20 Individual Finish

05/09/2014

ECU Moves Into Tie For 13th At NCAA Regional

Spang Jumps One Spot To Tie For 28th After Round Two

05/08/2014

Pirates Tied For 18th At NCAA East Regional

Spang Cards Opening Round 72 And Is Tied For 28th

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)
Stands second on ECU's all-time career stroke average charts at 74.28 (minimum 50 rounds) ... 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.

Personal
Intended major is undecided ... Daughter of Ole Andreas and Hilde Nancy Skaug ... Has one sibling (Pernille) ... Named Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) Division I Scholar All-American (2014) ... Three-time ECU Director of Athletics Honor Roll (Spring 2013 - present) ... 2014 Conference USA Honor Roll selection.

What's In Your Bag
Driver: Taylor Made R1
Woods: Taylor Made RocketBallz
Irons: Taylor Made Rocketbladez

Walking The Links
Favorite Club: Driver and 8 Iron
Favorite Course: Oslo Golfklubb (Norway)
Favorite Golf Moment: Winning Conference USA Championship as a freshman in 2013
Favorite Golfer: Suzann Pettersen
Major You'd Most Like To Win: U.S. Women's Open
Career Ambition: Being able to play golf for a living
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: Solsidan (Swedish) and 24
Star I'd Most Like To Dance With: Zac Efron
If I Were A Pirates, My Name Would Be: Captain Lady Viking
My Favorite Place On Campus: Outside of Dowdy
The First Thing I Owned That Said ECU: A key chain
I Chose ECU Because Of: Coach Williams, the good golf program and cool mascot