Seminoles playing in NCAA West Regional Championship for first time.
Senior Malin Jansson talks about her time as a Seminole.
Seminoles play for conference championship April 19-21, 2013.
Jansson's 8 iron is her favorite club.
Florida State travels to Ponte Vedra Beach for final regular season event.
On Jansson: Florida State's team captain as a senior who helped the Seminoles earn their school-record eighth consecutive NCAA Championship birth...was slowed in her final season because of an injury that limited her to three matches...transferred to Florida State for the final two years of her career (2012 and 2013) after playing the first two years of her career at Western Carolina...played in 10 events as a Seminole and 21 at Western Carolina for 31 total during her collegiate career...averaged 76.33 strokes in 30 rounds at Florida State, 76.37 strokes in 54 rounds at Western Carolina and 76.35 strokes in 84 rounds during her collegiate career...a member of the 2011 All-Southern Conference and 2010 Southern Conference All-Freshman teams...finished her career at Western Carolina ranked third in school history with a 76.41 career scoring average...holds the ninth (76.22 in 2009-10) and 11th (75.52 in 2010-11) lowest single season stroke averages in school history...is one of only four players in Western Carolina women's golf history to hold multiple scoring averages in the Catamounts all-time top 15 list for lowest single season scoring averages...lowest career single round score of 69 came in the first round of the Great Smokies Intercollegiate in the fall of 2009...her score of 69 is the 12th lowest single round score in Western Carolina history...her career scoring average of 76.37 in two years at Western Carolina is the third lowest in Western Carolina history...is one of only nine players in Western Carolina history to have ever won individual medalist honors in a tournament...helped Western Carolina win five tournament championships during her two years at the school...her best 36 hole score of 145 came in the first two rounds of the AllState Sugar Bowl Classic as a Seminole during the spring of 2012 and in the first two rounds of the Lady Gator Invitational in the spring of 2013...her best three round tournament of 215 also came in finishing in a tie for fourth in the individual standings at the Sugar Bowl Classic...named to the 2012 ACC Academic Honor Roll...averaged 76.35 strokes in 84 rounds during 31 career tournaments...
Fall 2009: Finished in first place at the Great Smokies Intercollegiate in the second tournament of her career...earned two top 10 and four top 20 individual finishes in her first season as a collegiate golfer...began her career with a tied for eighth place finish in her first career event - the Draper Valley Intercollegiate - and won her first career event in her second event - the Great Smokies Intercollegiate...the best round of her career came in the first round of the Great Smokies Intercollegiate as she carded a three under par score of 69...the second round of the event was postponed because of rain giving her a tie for first place finish...also finished in the top 20 at the Sea Trail Intercollegiate and in a tie for 19th place at the Pinehurst Fall Challenge...her career debut came with an eighth place finish in the Draper Valley Intercollegiate to lead Western Carolina to the team championship at the season opening event...five of her 11 rounds were counted at 75 or lower...averaged 75.27 strokes in 11 rounds during five tournaments...
Spring 2010: Named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman team...led the Catamounts in her first conference tournament with a tie for 14th place finish in the individual standings...earned her third career top 10 finish as she finished in a tie for seventh place at the Mimosa Hills Intercollegiate...her best score of the spring season - 72 - came twice...carded a 72 in the first round of the Kiawah Island Classic and in the first round of the Lady Jaguar Intercollegiate...finished in 15th place at the Lady Jaguar for one of three top 15 finishes during the fall season...a one over par score of 73 came in the second round of the Mimosa Hill Intercollegiate to help her finish in a tie for seventh place in the individual standings...closed the season with five consecutive top 25 finishes and finished out of the top 25 only once during the spring season...averaged 75.75 strokes in 16 rounds during six tournaments...
Fall 2010: Totaled three top 20 individual finishes with the second best finish of her career of second place coming at the Tribe Invitational...led the Catamounts at the Tribe Invitational with a two round score of 146 to earn a second place finish...her score of 146 is tied as the best 36 hole score of her career and earned her a second career top five finish...finished in a tie for 16th place in the season opening Great Smokies Intercollegiate as she scored a personal best 36 hole total of 146...best single round score of the season - 70 -- came in the first round of the Tribe Invitational and helped her finish in second place in the individual standings in the event...followed her 70 with a 76 in the second round to tie her career best score for 36 holes at 146...scores of 74 and 72 to average 73.00 strokes in two rounds during the Great Smokies Intercollegiate...finished in a tie for 16th place at the Great Smokies to open the season and followed that finish with a tie for 14th place finish at the UNCG Starmount Fall Classic...three consecutive top finishes for the second time in her career at the Great Smokies Intercollegiate (tie for 16th), the UNCG Starmount Classic (tie for 14th) and at the Tribe Invitational (second)...nine round all scored at 78 or better with six coming at 75 or lower...averaged a career low 74.56 strokes in nine rounds during four tournaments...
Spring 2011: Named to the All-Southern Conference Team as she closed the season with three consecutive top 25 finishes including a season best tie for fifth place finish at the Southern Conference Tournament championship...her fifth place finish at the conference championship was her second consecutive top 15 conference finish after a tie for 14th place finish as a freshman in 2010...carded her season low score of 73 in the final round of the championship...led the Catamounts to an eighh place finish at the Kinderlou Forest Invitational to mark the only time during her career that she competed against Florida State before transferring to Tallahassee for the fall semester of 2011...the Seminoles finished in fourth place in the team standings...teamed with Jack Walsh of the Western Carolina men's team to win their match and help Western Carolina defeat its arch-rival Appalachian State in the University Cup...the University Cup is a mixed team tournament with both the men's and women's team from the respective Universities competing against the other in best-ball competition...Appalachian State competed against Gardner-Webb and Western Carolina...competed in each of the team's 10 events during the fall and spring seasons...averaged 77.61 strokes in 18 rounds during six tournaments...
Fall 2011: Earned her way into the Seminoles' line-up upon her arrival and played in two of the Seminoles' three events during the fall season...helped lead Florida State to a fifth place finish in the team standings at the season-opening Mo Morial Tournament at Texas A&M University and a tied for third place team finish at the Susie Maxwell Berning Classic at the University of Oklahoma...two top-25 individual finishes with a tied for 21st place finish at the Mo Morial and a tied for 22nd place finished at the Susie Maxwell...best single round score of the season came as a 73 in the second round of the Susie Maxwell which brought about her best tournament score (225) of the fall...was the Seminoles' leading finisher in her first career event - the Mo Morial - as she led the Seminoles in two different tournaments during her first full year as a Seminole...led the Seminoles as she averaged 75.83 strokes in six rounds during three tournaments...
Spring 2012: Among the Seminoles top golfers who helped the Seminoles advance to play in the NCAA Regional Championships for the school-record seventh consecutive season...cemented herself in the Seminoles' line-up as she played the Seminoles' first four events of the season and Florida State's appearance in the 2012 NCAA Central Regional Championship...finished in a tie for 40th place in the individual standings as Florida State finished in a tie for 10th place in the team standings at the regional championships...played the best event of her career as she finished in a tie for fourth place in the individual standings at the AllState Sugar Bowl Classic...carded scores of 73-72-70 to earn her career best tournament score of 215...led the Seminoles in the individual standings for the second time in her career at Florida State that she has led the team in scoring in a single event...carded her Florida State best score for a single round (70) in the third round of the event and totaled career best scores for 36 holes (145) and tournament score (215) and tournament score vs. par (-1)...finished in a tie for 28th place in the individual standings at the Lady Gator Invitational in helping the Seminoles to a third place finish in the team standings...missed two events (the Bryan National Collegiate and the ACC Championship) because of an injury...averaged 75.73 strokes in 15 rounds during five tournaments...
Fall 2012: Did not play in any of the Seminoles' three events because of an injury.
Spring 2013: Played in three events in her final season as a Seminole and helped the Seminoles to three top-10 team finishes including a fourth place finish at the inaugural Florida State Match at Southwood Golf Club in Tallahassee...finished in a tie for 28th place in the individual standings with a three round total of 227...also helped Florida State to a seventh place finish at the Lady Gator Invitational and a ninth place finish in the team standings at the LSU Tiger Classic...best single round score of 71 came in the first round of the Lady Gator Invitational...she was in a tie for 10th place in the individual standings after the first round and in a tie for ninth in the individual standings with a two round score of 145 after carding a 74 in the second round...her score of 145 in the first two rounds of the Lady Gator tied her personal best score for 36 holes...four of her nine rounds during the season were counted at 75 or lower (nearly 45 percent)...averaged 77.67 strokes in nine rounds during three tournaments...
Before Florida State: Graduated from Igelstavikens Gymnasium in 2009 and began her collegiate career at Western Carolina before transferring to Florida State...closed her high school career with four top 10 finishes including a pair of fourth place finishes as a senior...averaged 76.50 strokes with a low round score of 70 during her senior season...ranked eighth in the her home country of Sweden as a senior among junior girls 21-years of age and younger and holds a national ranking of 53rd among both professional and amateur golfers...
Personal: Born Jan. 25, 1990...Malin is the daughter of Evan and Leif Jansson...has an older brother, Niclas...enjoys all sports and grew up playing soccer and swimming...Named to the All-American Scholar Athlete team by the NGCA in both 2010 and 2011....earned her undergraduate degree in psychology with a minor in child development in May of 2013...
Jansson at Western Carolina (2010 and 2011), at Florida State (2012)
Malin Jansson By The Numbers
Malin Jansson as Florida State's Leader