TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (seminoles.com) – Florida State senior golfer Matilda Castren, who is ranked as the No. 10 women’s collegiate golfer in the nation entering the 2017 NCAA Columbus Regional Championship, is the subject of a sensational profile piece that appeared on this week’s edition of Seminole Sports Magazine.
The piece chronicles Castren’s career as she has led the Seminoles to four consecutive appearances in the NCAA Tournament and has developed into one of the top golfers in school history.
Castren is enjoying the best season of her career in 2017 as she has led the Seminoles to their current No. 5 national ranking by both GolfStat and GolfWeek. The Seminoles have been ranked in the nation’s top 10 since winning the Schooner Fall Classic in September and spent two weeks as the nation’s No. 1 ranked team in the Sagarin Performance Rankings.
Castren is the third ranked golfer in the ACC as she averages a career-low 70.79 strokes as a senior. She is averaging a program-record 72.23 strokes for her career entering the NCAA Regionals. Castren was an All-American Second Team selection by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association and GolfWeek in 2014 and is a two-time All-ACC selection (2014 and 2016). She is the school records for individual wins (seven), top-five finishes (16) and top 10 finishes (24).
Castren’s profile piece can be viewed here: Matilda Castren: Driven