Seminoles named team, Castren named individual player of the week.
Seminoles and Castren win title in record breaking fashion.
Four-time All-American plays well in her first career major tournament.
Seminole All-American plays through weekend in first career major.
Westrup near cut as play is suspended in second round.
On Westrup: The greatest golfer in school history who helped lead Florida State to the NCAA Tournament in each of her four seasons as a Seminole...the first four-time All-American and the first four-time All-ACC selection in school history...a four-time All-American - First-Team in 2006 and 2007, Second-Team in 2008 and Honorable Mention in 2009 - giving her the honor of being the first and only four-time All-American in school history...one of only four players in school history to earn All-American Scholar Athlete honors as named by the National Golf Coaches' Association of American three times...All-America First-Team in 2006 and 2007 by the National Golf Coaches' Association and GolfWeek Magazine, All-America Second-Team in 2008 by the NGCA and GolfWeek and All-American Honorable Mention by GolfWeek in 2009....the first and only Seminole golfer to earn All-ACC honors four time during her career...she was an All-ACC selection in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009...competed in the NCAA Championship finals three times in her career as a Seminole - 2006 with her teammates and 2007 and 2008 as an individual...won the individual world championship as she helped Sweden to the a second place finish at the 2006 World Amateur Championships...led Sweden to a second-place finish at the European Ladies Team Championship at the Castelconturbia Golf Club in Italy in 2007...finished in third place at the 2007 British Amateur Open...earned five individual championships during her career - at the spring 2006 Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic, the fall 2007 Lady Tar Heel Invitational the spring 2007 Chrysler Challenge the spring 2008 LSU/Cleveland Golf Classic, and the fall 2008 Cougar Classic...earned five top-five individual finishes as a sophomore - first at the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic, second at the Lady Gamecock Invitational, tied for second at the Ryder/Florida Championship, tied for third at the NCAA East Regional Championship and fourth in the ACC Championship as a freshman and seven top five finishes as a junior - first at the Florida State hosted Chrysler Challenge, tied for first at the Lady Tar Heel Invitational, second at the Cougar Classic, second at the ACC Championship, third at the Lady Gator Invitational, tied for third at the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic and tied for fifth at the NCAA East Regional Championship...finished in a career-best tied for 11th place at the 2007 NCAA Division I Women's Golf Championship at LPGA International in Daytona Beach, Fla...Westrups' finish in the 2007 national championship ranks as the highest finish for a Seminole individual in the NCAA Championship...finished in a tie for 13th place at the 2008 Division I Women's Golf Championship at the University of New Mexico Course...finished in 29th place at the 2006 NCAA Championship at the Scarlet Course at The Ohio State University...the 29th place finish is the lowest she has finished in an event during the first two years of her career...earned National Player of the Week honors by GolfWeek Magazine on March 29, 2006 after earning medalist honors in the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic...also named the GolfWeek player of the Week on March 5, 2007 after her individual victory at the Florida State hosted Chrysler Challenge...Florida State's top individual finisher 27 events during her career (seven as a freshman, nine as a sophomore, nine as a junior and in six during her senior season...career-best single-round score of 66 came five times during her career - in the third round of the fall 2006 Cougar Classic, in the third round of the Northrup Gruman Regional Challenge in the spring of 2007, the first round of the ACC Championship during the spring of 2007, in the third round of the UCF Challenge during the spring of 2008 and in the third round of the fall 2008 Cougar Classic...her low 36 hole score of 138 came at the 2007 NCAA East Regional Championship with scores of 69-69-70 as she finished tied for fifth with an eight under par score of 208...her 208 score at the 2007 NCAA East Regional Championship and the spring 2008 LSU/Cleveland Golf Classic is the best tournament score of her career...counted 21.5 of her 22 single-round scores (.977 percent) toward the team score in her first season...counted had all 28 of her rounds (100 percent) toward the team score during her sophomore season...counted 30 of 30 rounds (100 percent) toward the team score during her junior season...counted 21 of 22 rounds (.955 percent) toward the team score as a senior...counted .985 percent of her career rounds (100.5 of 102) toward the team score during her career...was celebrated by the Florida State University Department of Athletics as the torch on the Unconquered Statue in front of Doak Campbell Stadium was lit in her honor after she own the individual world championship...it marked one of only three times the torch has been lit for a personal accomplishment since the tradition of lighting the torch for academic and athletic achievements began in 2005...Seminole track and field All-America Garrett Johnson was the first Seminole student-athlete to earn a torch lighting after earning a prestigious Rhodes Scholarship during the fall of 2005 and men's golfer Jonas Blixt earned the honor on the occasion of his individual ACC championship in 2008...averaged 73.21 strokes in 110 rounds during 37 career events...will earn her degree in sport management in December of 2009...
Spring 2006: Earned All-America and All-ACC honors as she led the Seminoles in stroke average (73.64), rounds scored at par or better (nine), rounds scored at 75 or better (15) and tied for the team lead with her low round score of 70...earned five top-five individual finishes - first at the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic, second at the Lady Gamecock Invitational, tied for second at the Ryder/Florida Championship, tied for third at the NCAA East Regional Championship and fourth in the ACC Championship...finished the season with the fifth lowest scoring average in the ACC - behind three Duke players (Amanda Blumenherst, Liz Janangelo and Anna Grzebien) and one player from Virginia (Leah Wigger)...all five players finished in the top 30 of the individual standings at the NCAA Championship...finished in 29th place at the 2006 NCAA Championship at the Scarlet Course at The Ohio State University...the 29th place finish was her lowest of the season as she finished in the top-30 in each of the seven tournaments she entered during the spring...after finishing in 24th place in her first collegiate tournament (LSU/Cleveland Golf Classic) in March, Westrup finished in the top four of her next five events leading up to the NCAA Championship...included in those top placings was a first place finish at the prestigious Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic at the University of Georgia, a third place finish at the Lady Gamecock Classic at the University of South Carolina and a third place finish at the NCAA East Regional...earned All-ACC honors as voted on by the league's nine head coaches...marked the first time a Seminole freshman had earned All-ACC honors...earned National Player of the Week honors by GolfWeek Magazine on March 29, 2006 after earning medalist honors in the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic....was Florida State's top individual finisher in all seven events during the season...only four of her 22 rounds of golf were played with scores at 75 or above...was a cumulative total of 36 strokes over par for the ENTIRE season...was double figures over par only twice - in her first event (LSU) and her final event (four round of the NCAA Championship...her low 36 round score of 143 came at the NCAA East Regional Championship with scores of 71-72-70 as she finished tied for three with a three-under par score of 213...her 213 score at the NCAA East Regional Championship was the best of her first season as a Seminole...counted 21.5 of her 22 single-round scores (.977 percent) toward the team score in her first season...averaged 73.64 strokes in 54 rounds during 18 career tournaments.
Fall 2006: Finished with an eight-under par score of 280 to claim the individual world title at the Women's Golf World Amateur Team Championship in South Africa...made up four strokes and added two additional strokes during the final round to win the individual championship by two strokes over Rikako Morita of Japan...Westrup shot a 69 as compared to Morita's 75 over the final 18 holes to win the individual championship 280-282...Westrup's play in the final round helped Sweden pull into a tie for first in the individual standings with South Africa though the four rounds of regulation play...Sweden defeated South Africa by four strokes in the fourth round to move up from second and into a tie for first place in the team standings...played in four collegiate events (two before the World Championship and two after the World Championships)...finished in second in the individual standings in leading the Seminoles to the team championship at the season opening Cougar Classic and tied for first in the individual standings at the Lady Tar Heel Invitational...began play in the Auburn Tiger Derby before withdrawing because of sickness after the first round...the Derby began the same week she won the World Championship and returned from South Africa...recorded a 1-1-1 record as Florida State finished in seventh place in the National Golf Coaches' Association Match Play Championship event in Orlando...finished with a four-under par score of 212 to finish in second place in Cougar Classic...she finished second to Lauren Hunt of North Carolina who shot a six-under par 210 to claim medalist honors in the event...Westrup was under par for 51 of the 54 holes played in the tournament...carded 14 birdies to Hunt's 13 birdies to lead the tournament in that statistical category...was a total of six under for the final 27 holes of the event including turning in her career-best score of 66 in the final round of the event...also under par with a 214 (two-under par) in finishing tied for fist in the individual standings at the Lady Tar Heel Invitational...finished tied for medalist honors with Ashley Knoll of Texas A&M University with identical scores of two-under par 214...was under par for 27 of the 54 holes played in the event...was tied throughout the event with Knoll as both players record identical single round scores of 73-72-69=214...earned a 1-1-1 record in three individual matches at the National Golf Coaches' Association Match Play Championship in Orlando...began the Match Play Championship with a victory over Ornella Jouven of Florida, 4 and 3...the Seminoles defeated the Gators, 5-0...in a tight match against Duke Westrup halved her match against Jennifer Pandolfi...Duke won the team match against the Seminoles by a 2-1-2 margin...she was then defeated in her third round match by Nicole Hage of Auburn, 2-up...the Tigers defeated the Seminoles 3-1-1...was a cumulative total of six strokes under-par in the two collegiate events she completed and two strokes under par in seven collegiate rounds for the season...was under par in was under par in 78 of 108 rounds (.722 percent) in the season-opening Cougar Classics and Lady Tar Heel Invitationals...her best round were her third rounds as she averaged 67.5 strokes in two final rounds - nearly five strokes under par...all seven of her scores counted towards the team score...carded her career-best round of six-under par 66 in the third round of the Cougar Classic...named the mid-season women's collegiate Golfer of the Year by Golf Week Magazine...averaged a career-low 71.71 strokes in seven rounds during three events...
Spring 2007: Finished in a tie for 11th place in the standings of the NCAA Division I Women's Championship while playing as an individual in the event...her finish marks the best individual finish in school history for the NCAA Championship...finished with scores of 74-74-75-74=229 to finish as the second highest ranking individual in the national championship...a remarkable string of top five finishes with five in eight events during the season...earned medalist honors at the Florida State hosted Chrysler Challenge, third at the Lady Gator Invitational and tied for third a the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic in three consecutive weeks...finished in second place at the ACC Championship and in a tie for fifth in the NCAA East Regional Championship...carded a single-season career-high six rounds with scores in the 60's with her career-low for a single round of 66 coming in the third round of the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge on Feb. 14, 2007...of the eight rounds in the 60's by the Seminoles in the last two seasons, Westrup has carded six of those rounds...tied for the ACC lead with Duke's Amanda Blumenherst for scores in the 60's with eight...five of those scores came in third round play and a her single-tournament high of two came during the 2007 NCAA East Regional Championship...finished as Florida State's top golfer in all nine events she has completed this season and in 17 of the Seminoles' last 18 events since her arrival for the beginning of the spring 2006 season... shot a two-under par 70 in the final round, finished with a career-best eight-under par 208 and in the NCAA East Regional Championship and advanced as an individual to the NCAA Division I Women's Golf Championship...become the third Seminole player to advance to the national championships as an individual...finished in a tie for fifth place but was the best scoring individual not on an advancing team as play in the NCAA East Regional Championship at the University Club came to a conclusion...carded her third round of sub-par golf as she finished with a two-under par 70 in the final round in finishing in a tie for fifth place...she established school records for lowest score in an NCAA Regional (208), lowest score as compared to par in an NCAA Regional (-8) and lowest single-round score in an NCAA Regional (69 in the first and second rounds)...her individual finish of tied for fifth is the second-best regional finish in school history - second only to her own tied for third finish at the 2006 NCAA East Regional at Brown's Summitt, N.C...her third career individual championship came at the Florida State hosted Chrysler Challenge as she finished with a two-over par total of 215...led the event after the second and third rounds after trailing teammate Lacey Agnew after the first round of the event...carded a one-under par 141 in the final two rounds of the Chrysler Challenge to gain the victory...led the field on the final day with a three-under par 67 and finished in third place in the individual standings at the Lady Gator Invitational...began the final round in a tie for 21st in the individual standings and moved up 18 positions to earn her second top three finish of the season...Westrup earned the third place finish as she carded a 216 total to finish six strokes off the winning pace of 216 set by Florida's Sandra Gal...shot an even par 71 in the final round of the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic but was unable to repeat as tournament champion as she finished tied for third in the individual standings...completed the event one stroke behind Maria Hernandez of Purdue and Leah Wigger of Virginia who finished tied for medalist honors with scores of 215 - one stroke ahead of Westrup's 216 total for the 54-hole event...made a strong run at individual medalist honors during the final round...played her final 12 holes of the tournament at three under par but fell one stroke shy of catching Hernandez and Wigger...closed the round with four birdies, seven holes at par and only one bogie to finish with a tournament best 71...finished in second place in the individual standings and led the Seminoles to a third place finish in the team standings at the 19th Annual Atlantic Coast Conference Championship at the Carmel Country Club...tied the school record for the highest individual finish by a Florida State player in the ACC Championship in leading the Seminoles to their highest finish in the event since they also finished third in the team standings in 2001...finished under par in a tournament for the third time this year and for the fourth time during her stellar career...her second place finish in the conference championship tied her with Tiffany Faucette (1995) and Mary Lee Cobick (1992) for highest individual finish by a Seminole in the event...a total of 30 over par for the ENTIRE season...averaged 72.60 strokes in 25 rounds during eight events...
Fall 2007: Played in three events and was the Seminoles' top finisher in all three...led the Seminoles with a tied for 12th place finish at the Cougar Classic, a tied for 19th place standing at the Alabama / Ann Rhoads Invitational and a tied for 28th placing at the Lady Tar Heel Invitational...finished in a tie for 12th place with a 218 score for the three round event at the Cougar Classic...carded her best round of the season (70) in the second round of the event...her score of 70 was the second lowest of the fall season for the Seminoles as a team...her 144 total for the first 36 holes of the event had her in a tie for 12th place after two rounds...her two over par score was her best score vs. par for the spring season...carded a 72 in the third round of the Lady Tar Heel Invitational and finished with a 223 total for the 54-hole event...averaged 74.00 strokes in nine round during three tournaments...
Spring 2008: All-America Second-Team by the National Golf Coaches' Association and GolfWeek Magazine...Ranked No. 9 in the final GolfStat Cup Individual standings for the 2007-08 year...ranked No. 12 in the final GolfWeek / Sagarin Performance Index of the 2007-08 fall and spring seasons...finished in a tie for 13th place in the NCAA Division I Women's golf championship marking her second consecutive top-15 finish in the event...finished in second place in the ACC Championship marking the second time she had finished as the runner-up in the conference championship tournament...helped lead Florida State to a third place finish in the ACC Championship and to a tied for eighth place finish in the NCAA Central Regional Championship...under her leadership the Seminoles won the championship of the LSU/Cleveland Golf Classic...Florida State finished the season ranked 30th in the final Golf State rankings of the season...was a cumulative total of 51 strokes over par during her ENTIRE junior season and counted 30 of 30 rounds (100 percent) toward the team score during her junior season...finished second in the ACC with three round score in the 60's...tied her career-best for a single round score with a 66 in the third round of the UCF challenge...marked the fourth time in her career that she has carded a score of 66...back to back strong finishes at the UCF Challenge (tied for seventh, minus three under par) and the LSU/Cleveland Golf Classic (first place, minus eight under par) for a two week total of minus 11 under par...tied her carded low with a six-under par score of 66 with four birdies on her first nine and two on her second nine in the final round of the UCF Challenge...began her round on the 10th hole and pared her first three holes to close her first nine with birdies on four of her last six to make the turn at four-under par...then closed with two birdies on her final nine holes to finish at six-under par...finished only five strokes behind Duke's Allison Whitaker in the individual standings...tied her best tournament score in earning medalist honors at the LSU/Cleveland Golf Classic...won the individual champions at the LSU/Cleveland Golf Classic to earn the fourth victory of her collegiate career...carded a five-under par 67 in the third round and finished with n eight-under par 208 total in winning the event...was in a tie for fifth in the individual standings after carding a two-over par 73 in the first round and closed the event with scores of 68 in the second round and 67 in the third to finish the final two rounds at eight-under par...won the event by four strokes over 2008 NCAA qualifier Lauren Doughtie... was once against spectacular in back to back events in the post season in the ACC Championship (second place, minus three under par) and in the NCAA Central Regional Championship (tied for fifth place, minus one under par)...tied the school record for highest finish in the ACC Championship with a runner-up placing for the second consecutive season...finished second in the championship by one stroke to ACC Player of the Year Amanda Blumenherst of Duke...the event came down to the last stroke of the last hole of the tournament...it was pure golf drama for Westrup and Blumenherst, who were playing in the same threesome for the first time during the tournament, and battled throughout the round...Westrup carded a two-under par 70 while Blumenherst scored a one-under par 71 in the final round...the individual championship came down to the final shot for both players...earned her third consecutive NCAA Championship appearance and her second consecutive as an individual as she finished in a tie for fifth place in the individual standings at the 2008 NCAA Central Regional Championship...she finished tied with Lauren Doughtie of NC State as the two highest finishing individuals not on a qualifying team and both advanced to the national championship finals as individuals...led the Seminoles over the final day of the regional with an even par score of 72 and a three-day total of 215...Her tournament score was the third best regional total of her career and her score of 72 marked the eighth time in nine regional rounds that she had finished with a score of even par or better...Westrup was consistently strong with 17 holes at par or better (one birdie) and only one bogey during the third round...led the Seminoles with nine birdies during the three round regional championship...advanced to the NCAA Championship finals as the Seminoles were defeated in a play-off by LSU... averaged a team-leading 72.80 strokes in 25 rounds during eight events...
Fall 2008: Led the Seminoles in three tournaments as she topped the team with a 73.00 stroke average, four rounds a par or better, five scores of 75 or less and an individual victory in the Cougar Classic - the sixth of her career...her victory in the Cougar Classic helped Florida State win the team championship...her victory at the Cougar Classic included a career-low tying score of 66 in the third round to mark the fifth time in her career that she had carded a 66...her third round score of 66 and her first two scores of 69-71 added up to her shooting a career-best 206 in winning the event...she set her career-best with a 10-under par score vs. par in the event...she was under par in ever round of the three round tournament to mark the second time in her career (also in finishing in a tie for fifth place at the spring 2007 NCAA Regional) that she had carded below par scores in all three rounds of a single tournament during her collegiate career...finished in a tie for 13th place at the Tar Heel Invitational with a seven over par scores of 223...was one of 24 top 15 individual finishes during her career ...averaged 73.00 strokes in seven rounds during three tournaments...
Spring 2009: Earned All-ACC honors and led the Seminoles to the NCAA Tournament for the fourth consecutive year...became the first Seminole (and only the second non-Duke player in ACC history) to earn All-ACC honors four times during her career...the All-ACC team is voted on by the leagues coaches...missed two complete events and six week of practice because of an illness during the season...best finish of the season came in the spring season opening Lady Puerto Rico Classic as she earned a tied for 12th place finish...with scores of 73-74 and a 36-hole total of 147 she was in a tie for fifth place in the individual standings after the first two rounds...best three round score of her career came at the UCFG Challenge - one of the top events of the collegiate season - as she carded a one-over par score of 217...carded best scores of the season of gross sore (217) and score vs. par (+1) in leading the Seminoles with a tied for 21st place individual finish...played in her fourth career ACC Championship and finished in a tie for 18th place to earn her four consecutive top 20 finish in the event...earned three top-25 individual finishes with a tie for 12th place finish at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic, a tied for 21st placing at the UCF challenge and a tied for 18th place finish at the ACC Championship...finished in a tie for 30th place at the NCAA East Regional championship at the University of Florida Golf Course to earn the fourth top 30 regional finish of her career...averaged 74.60 strokes in 15 rounds during five tournaments.
Before Florida State: Played on the Swedish National Team for five years...won the Swedish Under 21 championship in 2005...won one gold and two silvers in the European Championship...was the runner up Nordic Championship in 2005...also the Runner up in the Finnish Ladies Open in the European Tour in 2005...2005 Best amateur on the TPC hosted by Annika Sorenstam...a member of the European Team that won the Junior Solheim Cup in 2003...won the Nick Faldo Jr. series in 2002.
Personal: Born February 11, 1986...Caroline is the daughter of Carl Henrik and Helene Westrup...graduated from the Swedish National Golf Gymnasium in 2005...other than golf, Caroline also participates in gymnastics, swimming and tennis...named to the National Golf Coaches' Association All-America Scholar Team in 2007 and 2008...Academic All-District Second-Team selection as a sophomore and junior...member of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee, Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society and the Order of the Burning Speer...selected Florida State over Arizona State...her goals are to graduate from Florida State and play in the LPGA...majoring in sport management.