Emma Talley shoots 2-under 70 and is tied for third headed into Friday's second round
OUTLOOK: Mia Landegren arrived at the Capstone after a heralded junior career ... will battle for a spot in the staring lineup while being relied on for consistant counting scores ... a talented player who was able to step in as a true freshman and contribute ... played in six events, making four starts for Alabama, including the NCAA Central Regional and NCAA Championships ... has a 77.5 career scoring average.
2014-15 (SOPHOMORE): Started for Alabama in all four fall tournaments with a stroke average of 75.25 ... 10 of her 12 fall rounds counted toward team scoring ... shot three straight rounds of 74 to finish at 222, her best 54-hole performance and tied for 41st at The Landfall Tradition ... finished tied for 56th at the Tar Heel Invitational at 13-over 229 ... tied for 42nd at the ANNIKA Intercollegiate ... placed 45th at the Mason Rudolph Championship.
2013-14 (FRESHMAN): Appeared to be headed for a redshirted season in the fall ... opened the spring by competing in the Lady Bulldog Individual Championship and Lady Puerto Rico Classic ... finished with a 77.50 scoring average ... counted toward the team score in 8-of-11 rounds (.727) ... averaged 6.19 strokes over par per round ... shot 13-over 157 in the 36-hole Lady Bulldog Individual to finish tied for 21st ... tied for 59th as an individual at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic after shooting 17-over 233 (78-78-77) ... made her first start in the Alabama lineup at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate at the Long Cove Club where she shot 23-over 236 (79-78-79) ... shot 3-over 75 in the qualifying round at the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic and then went 1-1-1 in match play, defeating Denver's Isabel Southard 4 and 2, halving her match with Mississippi State's Mary Langdon Gallagher and falling 4 and 2 to Auburn's Victoria Trapani ... returned to the lineup for the NCAA Central Regional where she won the team's qualifier to earn a spot on the team ... finished tied for 79th at Karsten Creek (Stillwater, Okla.) with a 19-over 235 (78-75-82) ... counted in all four rounds of the NCAA Championships, helping the Crimson Tide finish ninth ... tied for 105th place at (+24, 304) ... opened NCAAs with back-to-back 77's at the Tulsa (Okla.) Country Club ... shot a tournament-best and season-low 74 in the third round and closed out her freshman season with a final-round 76.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Hails from Bridgewater, Conn., where she won the 2012 Connecticut State Women's Amateur in August of 2012 with a tournament-record 2-over-par 146 ... holds dual citizenship in the United States and Sweden (her father's country of origin) and helped the Swedish National Team win the 2012 European Girls Championship, after a fourth-place finish in 2011 ... attended Shepaug Valley High School, which does not have a girls golf team, so she played the No. 1 position for the boys team and served as the captain ... earned All-State honors at the CIAC Boys Division IV Golf Championship, after finishing fourth in the state in 2012 ... helped lead Shepaug Valley win the New England High School Championship as a freshman ... captured the 2012 AJGA Killington Junior Golf Championship that included a 6-under 64 en route to the victory ... the 64 was tied for the lowest score in a 2012 AJGA event ... placed second at the 2012 FCWT Red Tails, carding a 2-under 142 after rounds of 72 and 70 ... posted a third-place finish at the 2011 Connecticut State Women's Amateur and 11th at the Connecticut Women's Open where she was third among amateurs ... qualified to play in the 2011 U.S. Women's Public Links Championships at Bandon Dunes in Oregon ... helped the Swedish National Team win the 2009 and 2010 Tinius Cup ... represented the state of Connecticut in the 2011 United States Team Championship and finished 11th individually in the 2011 German Girls Open Amateur ... daughter of Erik and Patti Landegren and is a triplet, along with sisters Emma and Hanna.