Dawn

Noerrlinger

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Player
Year: Senior
City/State: Beatrice, Neb.
High School: Beatrice

Bio

Honors & Awards

  • Two-Time Big Eight Championships Competitor
    (17th, 1988; 20th, 1987)
  • 13 Career Top-25 Tournament Finishes
  • Three Career Top-10 Tournament Finishes

Senior (1989-90)
A four-year letterwinner and senior captain in her fifth season with the Huskers in 1989-90, Dawn Noerrlinger earned a pair of top-25 individual finishes in her final year on the course.
She tied for 19th (167) while playing as an individual at the Mizzou Invitational, and tied for 24th with a season-best tournament score of 254 at the North/South Women's Collegiate Invitational.

The Beatrice, Neb., native finished 39th (259) at the Rio Rico-Hawkeye Invitational, and closed the season by tying for 50th (257) at the Women's Southern Intercollegiate in Athens, Ga. She also competed at the Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational and the South Carolina Women's Invite.

Junior (1988-89)
Noerrlinger competed in 14 rounds and posted an 83.93 stroke average as a junior for the Huskers. She finished 14th (247) while playing as an individual at the Husker Classic. She produced her best tournament score of the year with a 246 that included a season-best 78 in the second round to finish 27th at the Rainbow Wahine Invitational.

She opened the season by tying for 24th (172) at the Cyclone Golf Classic and also competed at the Dick McGuire Invitational and the Lady Paladin.

Sophomore (1987-88)
Noerrlinger continued to make extensive contributions to the Husker lineup in her third season. She competed in 22 rounds and finished with a career-best 83.68 stroke average.

Noerrlinger produced five top-20 tournament finishes, including a tie for ninth with a career-best 238 at the Iowa Invitational early in the fall. She added a tie for ninth with a 239 at the Husker Classic, when she fired a career-best 76 in the second round. She tied for 15th (161) at the North Texas Lady Eagle Invitational, after finishing 17th (183) at the Minnesota-Hazeltone National Invite.

She capped her sophomore season by finishing 17th (255) at the 1988 Big Eight Championships in Stillwater, Okla. Noerrlinger helped the Huskers to a fifth-place team showing as Nebraska's No. 2 finisher at the tournament behind Ann Guiberson (8th).

Redshirt Freshman (1986-87)
After taking a medical redshirt with an injury after three rounds as a true freshman, Noerrlinger made a major impact as a redshirt freshman in the Husker lineup in 1986-87. She competed in a career-high 25 rounds and produced an 84.2 stroke average, which ranked fifth on the team.

Noerrlinger produced five top-25 tournament finishes on the season, including her first career top-10 showing with a 254 at the Panther Invitational. She added a 15th-place finish (159) that included a season-best 78 in the first round at the North Texas Lady Eagle, before closing the season by finishing 20th (249) at the Big Eight Championships in Oklahoma City.

She opened the season by finishing 23rd (256) at the Cyclone Golf Classic and also took 23rd (251) at the Kansas Jayhawk Invitational. She placed 27th (167) at the Tiger Classic and finished 38th (254) at the Duke Fall Invitational. She managed 44th (264) at the Susie Maxwell Berning Classic, and 56th (251) at the All-College Kickoff.

Freshman (1985-86)
Noerrlinger competed in three rounds at the Minnesota Invitational before suffering an injury as a true freshman. The injury knocked her out for the rest of the season, but she was granted a medical redshirt. She finished the tournament with a three-round score of 253 that included a season-best 81 in the final round.

High School/Amateur
Noerrlinger captured the 1984 Nebraska Class A state title at Beatrice High School. She was a four-year golf letterwinner at Beatrice.

Personal
The daughter of Don and Arvilla Noerrlinger, Dawn was born April 6, 1967 in Little Rock, Ark. Noerrlinger was a marketing major at Nebraska.

Noerrlinger’s Career Statistics

Year

Rounds

Strokes

Avg.

Low 18

Low 54

1985-86

3

253

84.33

81

253

1986-87

25

2,105

84.20

78

249

1987-88

22

1,841

83.68

76

238

1988-89

14

1,175

83.93

78

246

1989-90

17

1,468

86.35

80

254

Totals

78

6,589

84.47

76

238

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