Maria Kjelldorff
Maria Kjelldorff

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Saltsjobaden, Sweden

High School:
Viktor Rydberg Gymnasium


Career Note: After two seasons, ranked 14th on WCU's career scoring charts with a stroke average of 78.45 through 53 career rounds ...

2012-13 (Sophomore): Competed in all 11 seasonal events, finishing the year ranked second on the squad in scoring average at 78.40 ... Led WCU in individual scoring and finish at five tournaments on the season ... Posted a then career-best showing at the Great Smokies Intercollegiate (Sept., 2012) placing amidst a tie for 13th ... Recorded a pair of top 10 finishes including her first collegiate victory, finishing in a tie for first place at the rain-shortened Low Country Invitational (March, 2013) with a day two score of 78 - guiding WCU to the team championship ... Followed it up with a seventh-place showing at the Mimosa Hills Intercollegiate (April, 2013) ... Placed 37th at the 2013 Southern Conference Women's Golf Championship (April, 2013) ... Named to the 2013 Southern Conference Spring Academic All-Conference team and to the 2012-13 Southern Conference Honor Roll ... Left the team following her sophomore season for personal reasons.

2011-12 (Freshman): Appeared in all 10 seasonal events and 28 rounds during her rookie season, starting among the scoring five in all 10 ... Recorded a season stroke average of 78.50 to rank 13th in WCU's single-season record books, and debuted in 39th on the career scoring chart ... Ranked 32nd in the Southern Conference in scoring average ... Made her collegiate debut in the Great Smokies Intercollegiate (Fall, 2011) ... Carded a career-low round of 74 in the second round of the Lady Pirate Intercollegiate (Fall, 2011) ... Paced the squad with a career-best 15th-place finish at the JMU Eagle Landing Invitational (Spring, 2012), recording three-consecutive rounds of 74, matching her career-low 18-hole score ... Named a NGCA All-American Scholar.

Prior to Western Carolina: Competes regularly on the Swedish Skandia junior golf circuit, doing so since 2006 ... In 2010, recorded four top 10 finishes in 10 overall starts ... Is a five-time winner of the Junior Girls Championship at the Saltsjobaden Golf Club.

Personal: Her hometown - Saltsjobaden, Sweden - is situated in Nacka Municipality in Stockholm County, east of the capital of Stockholm along the Baltic Sea on the coast of Sweden ... Saltsjobaden literally means "the Salt Sea baths".

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