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Melissa Olson
Melissa Olson
Height: 5-3
Year: Senior
Hometown: Marana, Ariz
High School: Mountain View
Position: Right

Academic Notes: Major is elementary education…Named to the 2012 National Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholar Team for Division I…2012 Big Sky All-Academic and Golden Eagle Scholar Athlete selection…Graduated high school with a 3.6 grade point average.

2013-14: Competed in six tournaments while scoring an average of 81.25... finished tied for 59th at the Mountain View Collegiate thanks to shooting her best three rounds of the season 76, 78 and 77... Finished sixth at the White Wing JV tournament after posting rounds of 83 and  77...

2012-13: Competed in seven tournaments scoring an average of 80.94… Finished tied for 20th at the Lumberjack at Ocotillo helping NAU to a second place finish… Finished tied for sixth at the Quail Run Invitational… Scored a season best 75 in the second round of the Wyoming Cowgirl Classic.

2011-12: Saw action in 11 tournaments, posting an 83.6 stroke average…Finished 33rd at Big Sky Championships with rounds of 78-79-82…Posted a season-best 77 at the Wyoming Cowgirl Classic…Opened the Circling Raven Collegiate and Big Sky Championships with rounds of 78.
High School:  A 2011 graduate of Tucson Mountain View High School…Played for Lynne Cote…Three-year letter winner and starter…Named All-Southern Arizona second team and Division I first-team by the Arizona Daily Sun…Team finished runner up in the 2008 State Championships her sophomore season…Played on the Arizona team at the 2010 Girls Junior America’s Cup Team in San Diego, Calif….Received the 2009 JGAA Player of the Year Award.

Personal: Born Melissa Marie Olson Dec. 11, 1992 in Fridley, Minn.…Has one brother, Matthew…Enjoys reading, writing, and exercising…Also considered Savannah College of Art and Design and the University of Northern Colorado.