Abbey Carlson

Class Senior
Hometown Lake Mary, Fla.
High School Circle Christian
Bio

Student-Athlete Features

VUCommodores.com — Golfer, Engineer, Pilot

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Off West End

  • Selected to play on United States squad at Arnold Palmer Cup (2019)
  • Two-time AJGA Rolex All-American (2013, 2014)
  • Invited to play in 2020 Augusta National Women’s Amateur

As a Senior (2019-20)

  • 2020 SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Scoring average (18 rounds): 72.94
  • Low round: 68 (2nd round, Cougar Classic; 1st round, Mason Rudolph Championships)
  • Low total: 212 (Cougar Classic, Mason Rudolph Championships)
  • Second-place individual result at Mason Rudolph tournament
  • Posted rounds of 68 and 70 in 4-under 212 total at Mason Rudolph
  • Tied for 10th individually at Cougar Classic
  • Fired two sub-par scores (70 in first round, 68 in second round) at Cougar Classic
  • Shot final round 3-under-par 69 at Battle at the Beach in Cabo, Mexico
  • Tied for 21st with 219 54-hole total at Battle at the Beach
  • Tied for 42nd with 222 total at Windy City Collegiate Classic
  • Tied for 58th at Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge in southern California
  • Tied for 46th at Darius Rucker Intercollegiate at Long Cove Club in Hilton Head, South Carolina

As a Junior (2018-19)

  • ANNIKA Award watch list
  • First Team All-SEC
  • SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Scoring average (31 rounds): 72.68
  • Low round: 66 (1st and 2nd rounds, Mason Rudolph Championships, -6)
  • Low 36-hole total: 132 (Mason Rudolph Championships)
  • Low 54-hole total: 215 (Ruth’s Chris Tar Heel, Battle at the Beach)
  • Best finish: 1st (Mason Rudolph Championships)
  • Ranked 64th nationally (Golfstat)
  • Tied for ninth at Cougar Classic (71-68, 139, -5)
  • First at Mason Rudolph Championships (66-66, 132, -12)
  • Tied for 12th at Ruth’s Chris Tar Heel Invitational (70-73-72, 215, -1)
  • Ninth at Battle as the Beach Invitational (78-67-70, 215, +2)
  • 33rd at UCF Challenge (71-75-71, 217, +1)
  • Fifth at Reynolds Lake Oconee Invitational (77-71-71, 219, +3)
  • 36th at Darius Rucker Invitational (76-74-73, 223, +10)
  • Tied for fifth at Clemson Invitational (70-68, 138, -6
  • 13th at SEC Championships (74-72-73, 219, +3)
  • Earned win over Georgia opponent in quarterfinals of SEC match play
  • 23rd at NCAA Auburn Regionals (73-75-72, 220, +4)
  • Tied for 90th at NCAA Championships (81-81-76, 238, +19)

As a Sophomore (2017-18)

  • SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Spring Semester Dean’s List
  • Scoring average (30 rounds): 73.47
  • Low round: 66 (Mason Rudolph Championships, first round)
  • Low total: 206 (Mason Rudolph Championships, -10)
  • Best finish: Fourth (Mason Rudolph Championships and Brickyard Collegiate)
  • Tied for 29th at Ocean Course Invitational (76-75-77, 228, +9)
  • Tied for fourth at Mason Rudolph Championships (66-69-71, 206, -10)
  • Tied for 47th at Ruth’s Chris Tar Heel Invitational (77-70-73, 220, +4)
  • Tied for 33rd at Battle as the Beach Invitational (76-70-73, 219, +6)
  • Tied for 12th at UCF Challenge (75-71-73, 219, +3)
  • Tied for 51st at Darius Rucker Invitational (76-75-77, 228, +15)
  • 18th at Clemson Invitational (74-72-68, 214, -2)
  • Tied for fourth at Brickyard Collegiate (76-73-79, 219, +3)
  • Tied for 24th at SEC Championships (78-75-72, 225, +9)
  • Tied for 63rd at NCAA Tallahassee Regionals (73-75-78, 226, +10)

As a Freshman (2016-17)

  • SEC All-Freshman Team
  • SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
  • Scoring average (28 rounds): 74.46
  • Low round: 68 (Los Vegas Collegiate, second round, -4)
  • Low total: 213 (Mason Rudolph Championships)
  • Best finish: Seventh (Mason Rudolph Championships, 213)
  • Tied for 12th at Cardinal Fall Kickoff (77-73, 150, +6)
  • Seventh at Mason Rudolph Championships (71-72-70, 213, +6)
  • Tied for 56th at Windy City Collegiate (76-77-74, 227, +11)
  • Tied for 31st at Ruth’s Chris Tar Heel Invitational (73-75-74, 222, +6)
  • Tied for 28th at Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown (74-68, 142, -2)
  • Tied for 56th at Lady Puerto Rico Classic (81-73-77, 231, +15)
  • 73rd at Darius Rucker Invitational (77-76-82, 235, +22)
  • Tied for 26th at the Clover Cup (74-75-72, 221, +5)
  • Tied for 48th at Clemson Invitational (75-75-75, 225, +9)
  • Tied for 28th at SEC Championships (75-74-70, 219, +3)

The Carlson File

  • Prepped at Circle Christian (Fla.)
  • Ranked No. 22 player in Class of 2016 (Junior Golf Scoreboard)
  • Born and raised in central Florida
  • Daughter of Mark and Nancy Carlson
  • Led school to 2013 state title and pair of state runner-up finishes
  • Licensed pilot
  • Member of Vanderbilt University Rocket Club
  • Chose Vanderbilt over Florida, Georgia and Alabama among others

Carlson’s Statistics
Year | Rounds | Strokes | Average
2019-20 |  18   |  1,319   |  73.28
2018-19  |  31   |  2,253  |  72.68
2017-18  |  30  |  2,204  |  73.47
2016-17  |  28  |  2,085  |  74.46 
Career   |107 |  7,861 | 73.46