Nebraska's Steffi Neisen has her young career off to an outstanding start. Neisen closed the fall season of her sophomore campaign with the best finish of her career by tying for second at the Alamo Invitational, Oct. 30-Nov. 1. For her efforts, she claimed the first Big Ten Golfer-of-the-Week award of her career.
The New Prague, Minn., native has started every round in the Nebraska lineup since joining the Huskers in the fall of 2010. Her consistency and team-first attitude make her a leader in the Husker program.
Steffi took a few minutes out of her busy schedule to answer a few questions to provide a little bit more insight about her life off the course.
Favorite TV show as a kid: Arthur
Favorite pro team: Minnesota Vikings
Favorite sports movie: Rudy
Favorite meal: Mom's steak, cheesy potatoes, and apple pie
Favorite workout song: Black Betty-Ram Jam
Favorite class you've taken: Ethnic studies
Celebrity crush: James Franco
Best athlete you've competed against: Amanda Blumenherst (Duke, LPGA Tour)
Why you chose Nebraska: I chose Nebraska to be a part of such a great academic and athletic tradition. I also chose NU because of my coaches and teammates who give me so much support.
What you want to do after college: Become a secondary education social studies teacher