Lindsey Solberg
Lindsey Solberg

Hometown:
Verona, Wis.

High School:
Middleton

Experience:
4L


08/03/2012

Nagel and Witherby Team Up to Tie for Fifth at Women's Collegiate Team Championship

Meier and McPherson finish 13th.

07/30/2012

Four Spartans to Compete in Pure Silk Women's Team Collegiate Championship

Third annual event will run July 31-Aug. 2 at Wedgewood Golf & Country Club in Powell, Ohio.

06/04/2012

Caroline Powers, Lindsey Solberg Earn NGCA Honors

Powers named honorable mention All-American for the second straight year; Solberg garners all-region accolades.

05/31/2012

2012 Spring Academic All-Big Ten Selections Announced

102 Spartans student-athletes were recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.

05/25/2012

Spartans Finish 20th at NCAA Women's Golf Championships

MSU's team score of 1201 is a school record at the NCAA Championships.


Statistics:
2008-09 | 2009-10 | 2010-11 | 2011-12

At A Glance
Finished her career with the sixth-lowest scoring average in school history at 76.13 (10,734 strokes in 141 rounds) . . . Three-time All-Big Ten selection (second team in 2009; second team in 2011; second team in 2012) . . . Recorded 10 top-10 finishes and 14 top-20 finishes in her career . . . Compiled 270 career birdies.

2011-12 - Senior
Second on the team with a career-low 75.19 scoring average (2,782 strokes in 37 rounds), which ranks 10th-best in MSU single-season history . . . Shot a school-record 67 in the third round of the NCAA East Regional at State College, Pa., to help MSU qualify for the NCAA Championships . . . All-Big Ten Second Team selection . . . Named to the NGCA All-Region Team . . . Finished the season ranked among the top 100 players in the nation (No. 88) by Golfweek . . . Posted four top-10 finishes . . . Academic All-Big Ten selection for the second straight year . . . Tied for sixth at the Mary Fossum Invitational (Sept. 17-18) with a 225 (74-72-79) . . . Tied for fourth at the Landfall Tradition (Oct. 28-30) in Wilmington, N.C., after carding a 224 (76-77-71) . . . Tied for third at the Big Ten Championships with a 218 (73-70-75) in helping MSU win back-to-back conference titles; was named to the All-Championships Team for the second straight year for her performance . . . Propelled by a school-record round of 67 at the NCAA East Regional at State College, Pa., Solberg tied for third and led Michigan State to a berth in the NCAA Championships; she tied a career 54-hole low with a 216 (74-75-67) . . . Closed out her career with a team-high 21st-place finish at the NCAA Championships in Franklin, Tenn., with a 294 (72-76-74-72), which also marked the third-best 72-hole score by a Spartan at nationals.

Summer 2011
Won the Wisconsin State Women's Open at Sentry World Golf Course in Stevens Point, Wis.; shot a 1-over 145 (75-70) and then defeated Lindsay Danielson of Wisconsin in a playoff for the victory ... Paired up with teammate Caroline Powers and won the second annual Hooters Women's Team Collegiate Championships in Dahlonega, Ga.; the unique format, which had 54 two-person teams from around the country, featured alternate shot in round one, best ball in round two, and the aggregate score of the two players in round three ... Along with Powers, took first place in the event by one stroke with a score of 12-under 276 (68-65-143) ... Tied for 29th at the Michigan PGA Women's Open with an 11-over 231 (73-75-83).

2010-11 - Junior
Named to the All-Big Ten Second Team after ranking third on MSU with a career-best 75.88 scoring average (2,580 strokes in 34 rounds) ... Finished No. 121 in the final Golfweek/Sagarin rankings ... Posted three top-15 finishes ... Best tournament of the season came at the Big Ten Championships, as she placed a season-high fifth (78-75-71-70--294) to make the All-Championships Team; led MSU with six birdies in the final round, including three on the final four holes, to help lead the Spartans past Purdue for their ninth Big Ten title in school history ... Finished eighth at the Mary Fossum Invitational with a score of 225 (77-70-78) ... Tied for 11th at the Lady Buckeye Invitational with a 234 (77-78-79) ... Tied for 34th at the NCAA East Regional in Daytona Beach, Fla. (76-74-72-222).

Summer 2010
Spent a majority of her summer studying abroad in Australia ... Tied for 15th at the GAM Championship at Forest Akers West.

2009-10 - Sophomore
Finished fourth on the team with a 76.53 scoring average (2,602 strokes in 34 rounds) ... Placed in the top 20 at three tournaments, including two top-10 finishes ... Academic All-Big Ten selection ... Named to the NGCA All-Scholar Team ... Named MSU's recipient of the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award ... Started in 10 of MSU's 11 tournaments ... Playing as an individual, tied for third in the season-opening Mary Fossum Invitational with a season-best score of 216 (74-70-72) ... Tied for 11th at the Lady Northern Invitational by carding a 222 (72-71-79) ... Was a member of the starting lineup at the Tar Heel Invitational as MSU set a school record with a 4-under 860 to claim the team title; tied for 38th at the event by shooting a 223 (71-76-76) ... Took 54th at the NCAA Preview and 61st at the Regional Challenge ... Shot a 228 (72-82-84) to tie for 35th at the Central District Invitational ... Tied for 69th at the Liz Murphey Collegiate ... Carded a 230 (79-78-73) to help MSU win the team title at the Lady Gator Invitational ... Tied for sixth, her second top-10 finish of the season, at the Lady Buckeye Invitational with a 234 (80-81-73) ... Placed in a tie for 22nd with a 304 (74-77-73-80) at the Big Ten Championships ... Tied for 56th at the NCAA Central Regional.

Summer 2009
Advanced to the round of 32 in match play at the Western Women's Golf Association National Amateur Championship in Lima, Ohio.

2008-09 - Freshman
Ranked second on the team in scoring average as a true freshman with a 76.94 scoring average (2,770 strokes in 36 rounds) ... Competed in all 13 tournaments and shot 36 rounds ... Named second-team All-Big Ten ... Also garnered NGCA All-Central Region honors ... MSU's top finisher at the NCAA Central Regional (sixth) and NCAA Championships (tied for 39th) ... Named to NGCA All-American Scholar Team ... Recorded three top-20 finishes and two top-10 showings, including tying for second in her first-ever collegiate event, the Mary Fossum Invitational ... Tied with teammate Laura Kueny at the Fossum with a season-best round of 218 (73-75-70) ... Tied for 28th at the Tar Heel Invitational by carding a 227 (79-72-76)... Shot a 235 (72-79-84) at the Lady Northern Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind., to tie for 34th ... Went a perfect 3-0 at the Hooters Match Play Championships ... Defeated UCLA's Maria Jose Uribe, 2 up, in the first round ... Followed that effort with a 3 and 2 victory over Duke's Yu Young Lee ... Closed the tournament by beating Sarah Faller of Denver, 5 and 4 ... Tied for 27th at the Central District Invitational ... Shot a season-best round of 69 on the final day of the Bryan National Collegiate to tie for 25th ... Placed 26th at the Lady Buckeye Invitational ... Tied for 20th in her first appearance at the Big Ten Championships with a four-round score of 320 ... Carded a team-best 223 at the NCAA Central Regional to tie for sixth ... Recorded the team's top score at the NCAA Championships with a 304 (73-79-76-76), tying for 39th.


Summer 2008
Placed third at the Wisconsin State Women's Open and the GAM Women's Championship ... Qualified for the 2008 U.S. Women's Amateur.

Junior Golf
Two-time Wisconsin PGA Junior Player of the Year ... 2008 Future Collegians World Tour (FCWT) Central Region Player of the Year and 2008 First Team All-American ... Five career FCWT top-four finishes, including three wins and eighth at the 2007 National Championship ... Qualified for the 2006 USGA U.S. Girls' Championship ... Qualified for the PGA Westfield Championship twice, including a 15th place finish in 2007 ... Six career AJGA top-five finishes, highlighted by three runner-up finishes, fourth at the 2008 Mizuno Junior at Innisbrook and eighth at the 2008 Thunderbird International Invitational ... Played in the PGA/Callaway Series during the 2006-07 season, earning four top-five finishes, including two wins ... Placed fifth at the 2006 Western Women's Junior Open and seventh at the 2006 Optimist International Championship.

High School
Wisconsin Division I High School champion as a junior ... State runner-up during her senior season ... Also placed fourth as a sophomore and fifth as a freshman at the state championship ... Set the Middleton High School record for lowest scoring average (70.8) as a senior ... Earned first-team All-Big Eight Conference and first-team WIAA All-State honors three times, including WIAA co-Player of the Year as a junior.

Personal
Born Oct. 1, 1989 ... Daughter of Roger Solberg and Mary Sue Mayer ... Marketing major.

GETTING TO KNOW LINDSEY SOLBERG

When did you first start playing golf?
When I was 10 years old.

What course did you learn to play on?
Pleasant View Golf Course, Middleton, Wisconsin.

Favorite course?
Victoria National, Evansville, Ind., or The Bull at Pinehurst Farms, Sheboygan, Wis.

Favorite golf memory?
My mom's hole-in-one.

Best thing about playing golf at MSU is...
The camaraderie of being a student-athlete at a Big Ten university and having the opportunity to interact with such driven and talented people.

Favorite movie?
Life as a House

Favorite TV show?
Friends, Survivor, and Chelsea Lately

Favorite golfer?
Charles Barkely

Favorite club and why?
My 56 degree wedge because of its versatility.

Favorite thing to do besides golf?
Laugh

What's on your iPod?
Everything from the Wicked Soundtrack to Gucci Mane

Favorite article of clothing?
You're never fully dressed without a smile!

I first beat my dad in golf at the age of...
The day I first picked up a club (sorry Daddio)

What's your major and why?
Marketing, because I enjoy working with people and projects in ways that I can actively use my creativity and strategic mindset.

In 10 years, I will be...
Living lavishly as the Princess of Monaco

Dream Vacation?
Italy and Greece with five of my best friends.

If I could live anywhere in the world, it would be...
On a cul-de-sac.

If I could play any course in the world, it would be...
Blackwolf Run, Kohler, Wisconsin.