UND Roster

2010-11 Women's Golf Roster

Nicole Zhang

Class Freshman
Hometown Calgary, ALB
High School Bishop Carroll

AS A FRESHMAN: First Irish golfer to compete in the U.S Women[apos]s Open (summer of 2010) … earned all-BIG EAST honors and a spot on the NGCA All-Central Region team … led the Irish in 2010-11 with a 74.3 stroke average … competed in the starting five at every fall tournament dur- ing her first season with the Irish, finishing with the top team score at four of those competitions … recorded the best stroke average on the team with a 72.1 and earned four top-10 finishes dur- ing the fall … carded a nine-under par 207 after shooting rounds of 69-67-71 in her collegiate debut at the Mary Fossum Invitational in leading the Irish to the team championship … was the only player to finish under par over the three rounds, while her 207 was a tournament record and a program best for 54-holes … her second- round score of 67 was the second-lowest ever by an Irish golfer … fired a 218 (73-75-70) and tied for second overall as Notre Dame finished first at the William K. Warren Irish Invite … recorded a 216 (73-71-72) for a ninth-place finish, while the team finished fifth at the Mercedes-Benz Championships … carded a 224 (75-73-76) to finish 17th individually at the Landfall Tradition as Notre Dame finished sixth overall as a team … recorded her second-best 54 hole total of season with a 215 (72-73-70) at the Alamo Invitational good for a third-place finish individually as the Irish took third place as a team … finished the fall season ranked 20th by Golfstat.com, making her the No. 1 ranked freshman golfer in the country … opened the spring season with another top- 10, carding a 76-74-69 (219) at the Central District Invitational … finished tied for 14th at the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational with a 228 (72-75-81) … missed her only round of the season when she withdrew from the John Kirk/Panther Intercollegiate due to injury … rebounded in the final regular-season match, the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic, by card- ing a 224 (78-75-71), good for a tie for 15th … posted a 77-74-83 for a total of 234 (+18) at the BIG EAST Championship … fin- ished in the top-10 (tied for eighth) at the NCAA Central Regional at Notre Dame[apos]s Warren Golf Course with a 223 (71-78- 75) … carded rounds of 77, 79, 74 and 85 at the NCAA Championship to conclude her season … National Golf Association All-Scholar Team … earned a monogram.

PREP & PERSONAL: Attended Bishop Carroll (ALB) … ranked 13th according to the Junior Golf Scoreboard Ranking … ranked 10th according to Golfweek … first Notre Dame women[apos]s golfer to compete in the U.S. Women[apos]s Open … advanced to the round-of-32 at the Women[apos]s Amateur Public Links Championship ,,, advanced to the round-of-64 at the U.S. Women[apos]s Amateur Championship … finished sixth with a 219 (71-73-75) at the American Junior Golf Association[apos]s Emerson Junior Golf Classic in 2009 … finished 31st at the United States Golf Association[apos]s Girls Junior Amateur Championship in 2009 … Medalist at the 2009 Polo Golf Junior Classic, carding a 70 and 66 … recorded a seventh-place finish (69-70-75-75) at the Rolex Tournament of Champions … Tied for fifth (72, 73, 70) in a field of 76 at the 2010 Rolex Girls Junior Championship … 2010 Rolex Junior All-American Honorable Mention team … born June 7, 1992 … daughter of Charles and Jen Zhang … currently enrolled in the First Year of Studies.

Zhang[apos]s Career Statistics

Year Tournaments Rds/Tm Rds Count Strokes Avg. Top Rd Top 36 Top 54 Top Finish (Field)- Event (Score)
2010-11 12 36/36 32 2,676 74.33 67 (-5) 136 (-8) 207 (-9) 1st (63) – Mary Fossum Invitational (207)
Totals 12 36/36 32 2,676 74.33 67 (-5) 136 (-8) 207 (-9) 1st (63) – Mary Fossum Invitational (207)