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Helena Blomberg
Helena Blomberg

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Uppsala, Sweden

High School:
Bildningcentrum

Height:
5-8

Experience:
3L



OUTLOOK: Helena Blomberg has 28 career starts in her three years at the Capstone ... is coming off of surgeries on both feet in May of 2009 that kept her out of the Tide's postseason ... has the most experience of any UA player with 81 career starts ... has a 75.96 career-scoring average with five top-10 finishes ... a tough-minded competitor with great course management ... career-low round was a 69 in the first round of the 2007 SEC Championships ... top individual finish was a sixth-place showing at the 2008 UA-Ann Rhoads Intercollegiate ... a two-time selection to both the NGCA All-American Scholar Team and the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... should compete for All-SEC honors in 2009-10.

2008-09 (JUNIOR): Blomberg played in eight tournaments last season ... competed in 20 rounds and posted an average score of 75.75 ... tallied two rounds of par or better ... named to the NGCA All-American Scholar Team and the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... top fall finish came at the Derby Invitational where she fired a 225 (+9) to finish tied for 14th overall ... her best 54-hole score came at the Cougar Fall Classic where she carded a 223 (+7) ... shot a 71 (-1) in the final round of the Duramed Fall Preview ... her first tournament of the spring was the First Market Bank Intercollegiate where she finished tied for ninth with a 9-over-par 153 in the 36-hole event ... shot an 81 (+9) in the rain-shortened Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic at the University of Georgia Golf Course ... missed the postseason after undergoing surgery on both feet in May.

2007-08 (SOPHOMORE): She was named to the NGCA All-American Scholar Team ... was named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... played in nine tournaments and recorded three top-10 finishes ... tallied 75.14 scoring average which ranked fourth on the team ... best finish was sixth at the Ann Rhoads Intercollegiate ... finished that tournament with her best 54 hole score of 219 ... recorded a total of six rounds at even par or below ... finished seventh overall at the Crimson Tide Classic with a 223 to help Alabama tally a school-record score of 861 ... in her second tournament of the season at the Wildcat Fall Invitational tallied a 10th place finish with a score of 224 ... helped Alabama to its first team title of the season with that finish in Lexington.

2006-07 (FRESHMAN): Blomberg played in each of the team's 11 events as a true freshman ...posted a 76.79 stroke average, second-best on the squad behind All-American Jenny Suh ... averaged 76.09 strokes per round in the spring season after averaging 78.18 per round in the fall ... had two top-10 finishes, including a tie for sixth, her best finish, at the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic ... shot three rounds under par, the third-highest total on the team ... fired a 3-under 69 in the first round of the SEC Championship, establishing a career low ... carded a 218 at the SEC Championship to earn a tie for seventh place, the best finish for any freshmen in the league ... posted a 217 at the East Regional, her best 54-hole tally of her career.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: She became the second Swedish player in last four years to join the Tide ... played for head coach Per Westerholm at Bildningcentrum High School ... starred for head coach Jonnie Eriksson on the Swedish club scene, winning titles in the Junior and Senior National competition ... won the Ben Hogan Cup in 2004 and 2005 ... represented the Regional Golf team in Sweden four consecutive years ... daughter of Johan and Monika Blomberg ... has one sister, Sara ... father competed professionally as a powerboat racer in Europe ... general business major.

BLOMBERG'S ROUND-BY-ROUND:

2008-2009 (JUNIOR)
t30th Duramed NCAA Fall Preview 77-78-71/226 (+10)
t37th Cougar Fall Classic 76-74-73/223 (+7)
t64th Mason Rudolph Championship 78-79-74/231 (+15)
t14th Derby Invitational 73-74-78/225 (+9)
t16th NGCA Match Play Qualifier 73-72/145 (+1)
t9th First Market Bank Intercollegiate 79-74/153 (+9)
t67th Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic 81/81 (+8)
t19th Sun Trust Lady Gator Invitational 77-78-76/231 (+21)
2007-2008 (SOPHOMORE)
t22nd Cougar Classic 72-76-73/221 (+5)
10th Wildcat Fall Invitational 76-76-72/224 (+8)
t42nd Mercedes-Benz Women's Championship 72-79-74/225 (+12)
6th UA-Ann Rhoads Intercollegiate 77-71-71/219 (+6)
65th Lady Puerto Rico Classic 74-77-81/232 (+16)
t18th Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic 75-78-77/230 (+14)
7th Crimson Tide Classic 80-73-70/223 (+7)
t35th NCAA Central Regional 79-70-77/226 (+10)
t54th NCAA Women's Championship 74-75-79-76/304 (+16)
2006-2007 (FRESHMAN)
t63rd Cougar Classic 72-76-82/235 (+19)
t55th Mason Rudolph Championship 76-78-76/230 (+14)
t59th Mercedes-Benz Collegiate 82-77-80/239 (+26)
t39th Derby Invitational 83-73/156 (+12)
51st Lady Puerto Rico Classic 77-75-82/234 (+18)
t64th UCF Invitational 84-75-87/246 (+30)
t31st LSU/Cleveland Golf Classic 77-74-75/226 (+10)
t6th Liz Murphey Collegiate 74-71-74/219 (+6)
t7th SEC Championships 69-75-74/218 (+2)
t26th NCAA East Regional 73-71-73/217 (+1)
t87th NCAA Championships 81-78-76-79/314 (+26)

BLOMBERG'S BESTS:

18 Holes: 69 • 2007 SEC Championship (1st Rd.)
54 Holes: 217 • 2007 NCAA East Regional
Tournament Finish: 6th (219) • 2008 UA Ann Rhoads Intercollegiate
Career Top 20 Finishes: 8
Career Top 10 Finishes: 6

BLOMBERG'S CAREER STATS:

Year Events Rounds Strokes Avg. 18 54 72 Under Par 60s Top 10
2006-07 11 33 2,534 76.79 69 217 314 3 1 2
2007-08 9 28 2,104 75.14 70 219 304 4 0 3
2008-09 8 20 1,515 75.75 71 223 -- 1 0 1
Totals 28 81 6,153 75.96 69 217 304 8 1 6