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Julie

Hillestad

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Height: 5'4"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Hamar, Norway
High School: Wang Toppidrett

Bio

2018-19: Played in all four fall tournaments … Shot 226 (75, 79, 72) to finish 29th in her collegiate debut at the Golfweek Program Championship (Par-71) … Shot 247 (87, 83, 77) at the Pinehurst Challenge to place 85th … Won 5&4 over GWU’s Lindsay Koppel during Blue Hose Match Play … Finished tied for 13th at the Terrier Intercollegiate with a score of 153 (76, 77) ... Played in all five spring tournaments, leading the team once … Shot a collegiate-best 227 (76, 77, 74) at Kiawah Island Intercollegiate to tie for 86th ... Tied for 50th at the Low Country Intercollegiate at 163 (87, 76) ... Earned her first top-10 finish with a 6th place tie at the par-71 French Broad Collegiate Invitational after a collegiate-best 149 (74, 75) ... Led team with a 17th place tie and score of 221 (73, 71, 77) at the Edisto Island Invitational ... Tied for 26th at the Big South Championship at 236 (75, 78, 83).

 

High School: Earned four victories her senior year … Shot 148 (72, 76) to win the Callaway Vinter Tour at Mar Menor … Shot 149 (73, 76) to win the Østlandstour at Drøbak … Won the stroke play at Srixon Tour at Elverum with a score of 147 (73, 74) … Shot 144 (72, 72) to win Østlandstour at Gamle Fredrikstad … Earned a top-5 finish at the Srixon Tour at Byneset with a score of 222 (74, 70, 78) … Earned a bronze medal at the Norwegian Junior Championship with a score of 229 (75, 76, 78) … Represented Norway in the European Team Girls Championship in Finland … Played in six international tournaments in 2016 (South Africa, Austria, Spain, USA and Sweden).

 

Personal: Julie Boysen Hillestad … Mother, father and brother are World Champion dog racers with over 120 international medals … Hillestad has 7 gold medals from different World, European and Norwegian Championships for dog racing … Intends to major in business.

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