Caroline

Buelt

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Midfielder/Defender
Height: 5'8"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Polk City, Iowa
High School: Ankeny
Club: Iowa Rush
Major: Business Administration

Bio

Honors & Awards

  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2017)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2016)
  • Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week (Oct. 20, 2015)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2015*, 2016; Spring 2016, 2017*)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2016, 2017)

*-denotes perfect 4.0 grade-point average

2016 (Sophomore)
Caroline Buelt (pronounced “built”) played in 21 of 22 games to help Nebraska qualify for the NCAA Tournament. Buelt made 20 starts, and compiled 1,680 minutes altogether, only sitting out the Dayton game on Sept. 9. Her lone assist of the season was the game winner against Illinois on Oct. 13. Buelt took 13 shots, three of which were on goal, during the season. On 10 occasions, she played 90 or more minutes in a game. NU's defense recorded 11 shutouts en route to an 11-6-5 record.

2015 (Freshman)
Buelt started 14 games and made 17 total appearances during her first year with the Husker program. She scored one goal and added one assist, while taking eight shots (five on goal). Buelt's lone goal was the game-winner at Northwestern on Oct. 15, which helped her earn Big Ten Co-Freshman-of-the-Week honors. In addition, Buelt assisted a Caroline Flynn goal at Iowa on Oct. 23. The Huskers posted an 8-7-2 mark, earning six shutouts.

High School
Buelt attended Ankeny High School and was an honor roll student all four years. She earned the presidential academic award on four occasions. Buelt helped lead Ankeny to the state spring tournament title in 2015, where she was named captain of the all-tournament team. She also played guard for the basketball team, and earned two letters.

Other Information
During the club season, Buelt played for the Iowa Rush under Coach Daryl Brazeau. She helped her team to an undefeated MRL season and three State Cup titles. The team also finished third at regionals. Buelt was twice selected to the Region II ODP regional pool and participated in id2 Training Camp.

Personal Information
Caroline is the daughter of Jamie and Gary Buelt. She has a sister, Lisabeth, and a brother, Alexander. Caroline is majoring in business administration at Nebraska. She has been named to the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll on four occasions, and earned a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award in 2017.

Buelt on Nebraska
“I compared every other school I visited to this university. When I step on campus, I feel at home.”

Buelt's Career Statistics

Year

GP-GS

Shots

SOG

Goals

Assists

Points

2015

17-14

8

5

1

1

3

2016

21-20

13

3

0

1

1

Totals

38-34

21

8

1

2

4

Buelt's Career Highs
Points - 2 at Northwestern (10/15/15)
Goals - 1 at Northwestern (10/15/15)
Assists - 1 (2 times) last vs. Illinois (10/13/16)

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