Head Coach: Eric Sieger
Seasons at school: Starting 11th
Alma Mater/Year: Luther College (Iowa)/1997
2010 Conference Record/finish: Fourth at 2010 MIAC Championships
Captains: Kate Johnson & Traci Johnson
Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 2/4
Traci Johnson (Sr./Lakeville, Minn./Lakeville North), Played in every tournament last three seasons; Team MVP in 2010-11 and most improved player in 2009-10 after knocking eight shots off freshman year average and again in 2010-11 after posting 85.00 average in spring season. Recorded 10 top-20 finishes in last 18 starts, spanning two seasons. Lake Conference Honorable Mention 2006, 2007, and 2008. Lake Conference Team Champions 2008. Section 1AAA Team Champions 2008. Fifth place team in Minnesota State AAA Golf Tournament 2008.
Gina Kabasakalis (Alameda, Calif./College Prep), Ranked in top 150 (class of 2011) by Polo® Junior Golf rankings at end of summer 2010; Averaged 77.9 strokes per round in AJGA competition in 2010
Kelsey Moede (Lake Oswego, Ore.), finished 12th at 2011 Class 6A State Championship and 16th at 2010 Class 6A State Championship, played in state tournament four straight years; Four-year varsity letterwinner and two-time all-league selection. Helped team finish fourth at state tournament freshmen year and second sophomore season.
Taylor Wells (Rochester, Minn./Century), Two-time all-state selection; Five-time Big 9 all-conference pick, twice Big 9 Champion; Four-time Minnesota Class AAA state tournament qualifier; Two-time pick to Team Minnesota for Minnesota-Wisconsin Junior PGA Cup. Finished T4th in 2010 Minnesota Jr. PGA Players Tour Player of the Year race and 9th in 2009.
Hope Keaney (Transferred/San Anselmo, Calif./Marin Catholic), 2009-10 MIAC Freshman of the Year.
Laura Knutson (Graduated/Edina, Minn./Edina HS), Four-year starter, All-MIAC in 2008 and 2009. 23 top-20 finishes in 36 starts, including 11 top-10 finishes. Career average of 85.60.
Meghan Gajare (Graduated/Kalamazoo, Mich./Portage Central) Four-year starter, Ten top-20 finishes in 33 career stars; Career scoring average of 91.47.
Louise Buckler (Graduated/Blaine, Minn./St. Paul Academy), Four-year starter, 8 top-20 finishes in 36 career starts. Career average of 90.53.
Entering 14th year as varsity sport, 13th with full competition schedule... Laura Knutson '11 is first Carleton women's golfer to earn all-conference honors in consecutive seasons, as she was 2008 and 2009 All-MIAC… Katrina Wood '09 named all-region and earned spot at NCAA Championships as individual qualifier in 2008… Kassie Wells '07 became first Carleton female golfer to compete at NCAA Championships, finishing 34th at the 2007 national championships… Team has produced three National Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholars in 2003-04, 2004-05 and 2005-06 and 14 overall in the last six seasons… Carole Pushing Burch '61 was Carleton's first-ever female national champion, winning the National Women's Collegiate Golf Championship as a first-year season in 1958. She was a two-time winner of the Minnesota State Amateur Golf Tournament. She passed away in April 2003.