Seminoles playing in NCAA West Regional Championship for first time.
Senior is recognized on all-conference team in nestion's best conference.
On Larsson: The first Florida State women's golfer to appear in three NCAA Championships during her career...led the Seminoles to the championship round of the NCAA Women's Golf Tournament in 2003, 2004 and 2006...earned All-ACC honors as a sophomore in 2004 and is one of only 13 All-ACC selections in school history...helped Florida State to national rankings of 16th in 2006 and tied for 19th in both 2003 and 2004...led the Seminoles to three NCAA Regional Championship events and three NCAA Championship events during her career...played in 42 matches during her career and never missed playing in an event during her four-year varsity letter winning career as a Seminole...served as the Seminoles' team captain as both a junior and senior...earned one top five finish (career-best tied for fourth placing at the spring 2003 Ryder/Florida Championship), five top-10 finishes, eight top-15 finishes, 13 top-20 finishes and 16 top-25 finishes during her four-year career in Tallahassee...five top 10 career finishes - tied for fourth at the spring 2003 Ryder/Florida Championship, seventh at the spring 2004 and spring 2005 Ryder/Florida Championship, tied for sixth at the spring 2006 Lady Gamecock Invitational and tied for seventh at the spring 2006 Ryder/Florida Championship...career-low scores at the 2003 NCAA East Regional for low-round (68), 36-hole total (148), tournament score (216) and tournament score vs. par (+3)...tied her career-low score for 36 holes with a 148 total in the 2004 ACC Tournament on her way to a 222 total...helped Florida State to three tournament victories (spring 2003 Ryder/Florida Championship, fall 2003 Ann Rhoads/University of Alabama Intercollegiate, spring 2006 Ryder/Florida Championship) during her career...named to the National Golf Coaches' Association Academic All-America team during each of her four seasons at Florida State...named to the Florida State Dean's List (3.5 grade point average or better) and President's List (3.0 grade point average or better) in each of the four academic years during her career...named to the Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Honor Roll during all four years of her career...also named the ACC Top 6 for Community Service during each of her four academic and athletic years at Florida State...earned the Golden Nole for Women's Golf presented by the Department of Athletics at Florida State in both 2005 and 2006...inducted into the Seminole Torchbearers Leadership Organization in 2006...a psychology major with a communication minor who holds a 3.944 grade point average...she has never received an academic grade below an A- (and she has earned only two in eight semesters at Florida State)...averages 76.92 strokes in 124 rounds in 42 tournaments during her four-year Seminole career.
Fall 2002: Immediately won a spot in Florida State's starting five and competed in all four tournaments during her first season as a member of the team ... among the team leaders with three rounds of scores of 75 or less ... lowest score of the season, 74, came during the second round of the ACC/SEC Challenge, the first round of the Lady Paladin Invitational and the first round of the Landfall Tradition ... top finish of the season, tied for 28th place, came at the Landfall Tradition in helping the Seminoles to a second place finish ... competed in her first career tournament, the Florida State hosted ACC/SEC Challenge, and finished tied for 37th place in the individual standings ... helped the Seminoles earn a fourth place team finish in the event ... carded her best tournament score (231) of the fall at the ACC/SEC Challenge ... tied for fourth on the team with a 77.92 stroke average during 12 rounds in four tournaments.
Spring 2003: One of the Seminoles' top golfers who ranked second on the team with a 76.47 stroke average ... participated in seven tournaments including the NCAA Championship, NCAA East Regional and ACC Championship ... second on the team in stroke average (76.47) and rounds at or below 75 (nine) ... career-best single-round score of 68 came in the final round of the NCAA East Regional and was largely responsible for the Seminoles qualifying for the NCAA Championship ... Larsson began round three of the event in a tie for 22nd place with a 36-hole total of 148 ... she made up 11 individual places and six strokes as Florida State held onto the eighth and final qualifying spot by four strokes over Furman ... Larsson's career-low score allowed the Seminoles to make up for a 79 counting towards their team score ... finished the event with a career-low 216 score for the three-round tournament ... career-best finish of tied for fourth in helping Florida State to its second consecutive title at the Ryder/Florida Championship ... opened the tournament with back-to-back rounds of 74 and was in a tie for second after two rounds of play ... her two-round score of 148 tied her best 36-hole total ... also carded a 36-hole total of 148 during the first two rounds of the NCAA East Regional ... went 72-76-68 to establish career-bests for single round (68), 36-hole total (148), three-round tournament score (216) and tournament score vs. par (+3) ... finished in a tie for 11th place at the regional for the second best tournament finish of her career ... played well in her first ACC Championship as she finished in a tie for 21st place ... closed well in the tournament with a 75 in round two and a 72 in round three after opening the event with an 89 ... improved by 17 strokes in the final round after her opening round score ... carded two rounds of 79 during the NCAA Championship in finishing in a tie for 88th place ... ranked second on the team with a 76.47 stroke average.
Fall 2003: A member of the Seminoles' starting lineup who played consistently at the No. 3 spot in the rotation ... played in all four events for the Seminoles and helped the team to four top 10 finishes during the season ... finished in a season's-best 12th place in the individual standings in helping the Seminoles to the team title at the Ann Rhoads/University of Alabama Intercollegiate ... boosted her individual standing with a solid round of 76 in the second round of the rain-shortened event ... her 12th place finish at the Alabama tournament marks one of five top 15 individual finishes during her career ... finished among the top three Seminoles in the individual standings of all four tournaments during the season ... low round of the season, a two-over par 74, came during the second round of the Landfall Tradition hosted by UNC-Wilmington ... was a total of six-over par over the final 36 holes of the tournament ... averaged 77.10 strokes in 10 rounds during four tournaments.
Spring 2004: Earned All-ACC honors for the first time during her career as she ranked second on the team with a career-low 76.09 stroke average ... ranked second on the team with three scores at par or better and nine scores at 75 or below ... among the team leaders with better than 90 percent of her rounds counted (20 of 22) for the season ... helped lead the Seminoles to the NCAA Championship for the second consecutive year ... earned her career-best NCAA Championship individual finish of tied for 59th place as she helped Florida State earn a second consecutive top 20 national standing ... performed well in the postseason as she achieved the best ACC Tournament score of her career (222) and the best NCAA Championship score of her career (300) ... her score in the 2004 ACC Championship was 14 strokes and five individual positions better than her placement in the 2003 ACC Championship ... her score in the 2004 NCAA Championship was 21 strokes and 29 individual placements better than her performance in the 2003 NCAA Championship ... saved her best round for the best time as she carded a season's-best one-under par 71 in the third round of the NCAA Championship at the Grand National Lake Course at Auburn University ... her 71 helped the Seminoles shoot a 295 team total and move into a tie for 10th place in the team standings after three rounds ... finished a total of 12-over par for the four rounds of the NCAA Championship after finishing 33-over par at the 2003 NCAA Championship ... earned her second career top 10 finish with a seventh place finish at the Ryder/Florida Championship ...led the Seminoles in the individual standings at the Lady Gamecock Classic with a tied for 17th placing ... marked the second time during her career she had finished as the Seminoles' leader - she also led Florida State at the 2003 NCAA East Regional ... averaged 76.09 strokes in a career-high tying 22 rounds during a career-high tying seven tournaments.
Fall 2004: Played in all four tournaments and helped the Seminoles to three top 10 team finishes...ranked third on the team in stroke average and rounds played with scores at 75 or below (two) during the season...among the team leaders with nearly 90 percent of her rounds counted toward the team total (10.5 of 12) in four events...best outing of the fall came at the Florida State hosted ACC/SEC Challenge as she helped the Seminoles to an eighth place finish in the team standings...carded season best numbers for single-round score (72 in the first round), 36-hole score (149), 54-hole score (223), score vs. par (+10) and individual finish (tied for 23rd)...finished second among her Seminole teammates in the final individual standings...averaged 77.17 strokes in 12 rounds during four tournaments.
Spring 2005: A member of the Seminoles' starting line-up in all five events including her third ACC Championship...finished in a tie for first on the team with scores at 75 or better and third in the stroke average category...once again among the team leaders with nearly 100 percent of her individual scores counted toward the team total (14.5 of 15, .967 percent)...two single-round scores of 73 in the second round of the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic and the Ryder Florida Championship ranked as the second best scores of the season for the Seminoles...best outing of the season came at the Ryder/Florida Championship as she earned a seventh place finish in the individual standings with a season-best 228 score and a season-low tying single-round score of 73 in the second round...was her third consecutive top-10 finish at the state collegiate championship...finished well in her third career ACC Championship and earned a top 30 finish...averaged 79.80 strokes in 15 rounds during five tournaments.
Fall 2005: Played in all four events for the Seminoles and helped lead the team to a pair of top-10 team finishes...ranked third on the team with three rounds scored at 75 or less including a season-low 73 in the second round of the Tar Heel Invitational...earned two top-25 finishes during the season...best tournament of the season came at the Tar Heel when she carded a 225 total for the three round event and earned a tied for 20th individual finish...finished tied for 24th in the individual standings at the Florida State hosted Chrysler Challenge in Destin, Fla...counted all 12 of her individual scores (12-12, 1.000 percent) to the team total in four events...averaged 76.50 strokes in 12 rounds during four tournaments.
Spring 2006: Played in a career-high tying seven tournaments including the NCAA Championship, the NCAA East Regional and the fourth ACC Championship of her career...marked the third time she had led the Seminoles to the NCAA Championship and third time she had led Florida State to the NCAA Regional Championship...was at her NCAA Championship best in the national event held at the Scarlet Course at The Ohio State University...finished tied for 33rd in the individual standings with scores of 72-79-74-75 and a total of 300 in the four-round event...she was tied for seventh after shooting an even-par 72 in the first round of the event...her score of 300 matched her career-best for the NCAA Championship as she also shot a 300 total during the Seminoles' 2004 appearance in the NCAA Championship...her individual finish of tied for 33rd was the best of her career after finishing tied for 88th as a freshman and tied for 59th as a sophomore...the Seminoles finished in 16th place in the national championship event to earn the highest national placing for Florida State during her career...also played well in helping the Seminoles finish fourth in the NCAA East Regional Championship to advance to the NCAA Championship...finished tied for 35th in the individual standings and helped the Seminoles finish fourth in the event after entering the championship as the 10th seed...her 223 total score at +7 score vs. par were her second best scores of the fall 2005 and spring 2006 seasons for the senior...carded a season-low tying 72 in the second round of the event which placed her tied for seventh in the individual standings heading into the final round...led by Larsson's 72 in the second round, the Seminoles moved from 10th place into fourth place in the team standings and nearly assured themselves of a spot in the national championship field of 24...best outing of the season came at the Lady Gamecock Classic as she finished tied for sixth place in the individual standings with a 220 total for the three-round event...tied her season low with a 72 in the second round of the event...her scores of 220 and plus four vs. par were her best of the fall 2005 and spring 2006 seasons...helped the Seminoles finish in third place in the team standings...her single-round score of 72 also tied her NCAA Championship personal best for her career...earned a tied for seventh individual placing in leading the Seminoles to the team championship of the Ryder/Florida Collegiate Championship...was one of four Seminoles to finish in the top-10 of the individual standings in helping the Seminoles to the team victory...was tied for fifth after the first round and tied for second after the second round in earning her second top-10 finish in three events...counted 20.5 of 22 rounds (.932) to the team score during the season...finished second on the team with a career-low 75.55 scoring average in 22 rounds during seven events.
Before Florida State: Has been a member of the Swedish National Team since 2001 ... played in the 2003 European Women's Championship as a member of the Swedish National Team ... has played in the Italian, French and Finnish opens during her career ... began playing in international tournaments at the age of 14 ... her first international event was the Junior Open Championship of England ... winner of the Order of Merit at the National Teen Tour Tournaments in Sweden last year ... has teamed with her father to win the National Championship in the mixed foursome competition this summer.
Personal: Born Jan. 23, 1984 ... Caroline is the daughter of Kristin and Kent Larsson ... an honor student majoring in psychology ... wants to be a professional golfer ... competed in gymnastics before deciding to concentrate on golf ... a member of the Swedish National Team that finished in second place at the European Championship in 2003 ... is from Danderyd, Sweden, which is a suburb of Stockholm.
Larsson at Florida State Years Events Rounds Strokes Avg. Low Top 10 2002-03 11 31 2,388 77.03 68 1 2003-04 11 32 2,445 76.41 71 1 2004-05 9 27 2,123 78.63 72 1 2005-06 11 34 2,583 75.97 72 2 Totals 42 124 9,539 76.92 68 5
Fall 2002 Tournament 1-2-3 Par Total Finish ACC/SEC 80-74-77 +18 231 T17 Tar Heel 77-82-80 +23 239 66 Lady Paladin 75-74-79 +16 232 T42 Landfall 74-78-81 +17 233 T28