UCLA Women's Golf BIO
Louise Ridderström
Player Profile:
Louise Ridderström 1264030
Height: 5'4"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Stockholm, Sweden
High School: Danderyds Gymnasium

Ridderström finished second at the Nordea Tour SM Match Play.

Appeared in all 12 events, posting a stroke average of 74.8 ... tied for second at the Stanford Intercollegiate (-6, 207), shooting a season-best 66 in the second round ... tied for 26th at the NCAA Regionals (+1, 217, 69 in opening round) and tied for 35th at the Pac-12 Championships (+12, 225) ... had four Top 20 finishes, seven rounds under par and two under 70 ... tied for 15th at the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic (+5, 77), tied for 17th at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Championships (+9, 225) and tied for 20th at the PING/ASU Invitational (+3, 219) ... named Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention and was a member of the Athletic Director's Honor Roll during spring quarter.

Played for Sweden in the Women's World Amateur Team Championship in Japan and helped her team tie for fifth place.

Earned WGCA Honorable Mention All-America honors after finishing the season ranked 32nd ... named Third Team All-America by Golfweek, as well as Honorable Mention All-Pac-12 ... recorded three Top 10 finishes, including a tie for seventh at the NCAA Championships (+2, 282) ... also tied for fifth at the Pac-12 Championships (+3, 219) and tied for eighth at the Pac-12 Preview (-2, 217) ... posted a season-best round of 67 (-4) at the Stanford Intercollegiate ... averaged 72.8, a career best, in 36 rounds, with 12 rounds under par ... had nine Top 20 finishes ... named Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention and was a member of the Athletic Director's Honor Roll during spring quarter.

Made 12 starts and played 36 rounds as a true freshman ... averaged 75.3 ... best finish was a tie for seventh at the Bruin Wave Invitational (+7, 223) ... also recorded a tie for 15th (+9) at the Regional Challenge ... low round was a 69 (-3) in the second round of the Anuenue Classic ... named WGCA All-America Scholar and was a three-time member of the Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

Ridderström was a three-year member of the Swedish National Team ... participated in the 2011 European Girls Team Championship and helped lead Sweden to a seventh-place finish, tying for 57th individually ... recorded six Top 10 results in 13 starts on the European junior amateur circuit, highlighted by third-place finishes at the Skandia Tour Elite 5 and the Skandia Junior Open ... also tied for sixth at the Soderberg Ladies Masters, playing as an amateur in a professional event ... in 2010, recorded four Top 10 results in 11 starts, topped by a third-place finish at the Spanish International Ladies Amateur Championship ... also placed fourth at the JM Slag Flickor, seventh at the British Girls Golf Championship and tied for ninth at the French International Ladies Junior Amateur Championship ... helped Sweden to a fourth-place result at the 2010 European Girls Team Championship ... placed eighth in the 2009 European Young Masters and also won the Skandia Cup (Swedish age group championship) twice.

Born on Dec. 24, 1993 in Stockholm, Sweden ... parents are Helena and Lars Ridderstrom ... mother was a gymnast and father was a member of the Swedish National Hockey Team ... has a younger sister, Linnea ... chose UCLA for its golf program and her connection to the team ... played club with The Golf Club of Stockholm, leading Danderyd to the Swedish (high school) golf championship with Bruin men's alum Pontus Widegren ... favorite athletes are Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer and Swedish golf star Annika Sorenstam ... majoring in international development studies.

Louise Ridderström's Career Statistics
2012-2013 12 36 0 1 2 1 1 75.3 69
2013-2014 12 36 0 3 9 12 4 72.8 67
2014-2015 12 35 0 1 4 7 2 74.8 66
TOTALS 36 107 0 5 15 20 7 74.4 66
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