Danielle Nash
Danielle Nash

Player Profile

Roseville, CA

High School:
St. Francis



CAL: Nash is one of two seniors on this year's Cal team and has shown improvement each season...as a SENIOR in the fall of 2006, earned a spot on Cal's travel squad for the first time in her career...led the Bears at the Golf Daytona Beach Fall Preview, equaling her career-best score for 54 holes (+11, 227) to tie for 40th...also at the Fall Preview, posted career-best scores for 18 (-1, 71) and 36 holes (+3, 147)...competed at the Ram Fall Classic and the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational...as a JUNIOR in 2005-06, teed off as an individual at the Cal Guadalajara Invitational...as a SOPHOMORE in 2004-05, played in all three fall competitions with a best finish of a tie for 65th at the Las Vegas Showdown...shot a fall low round in relation to par of +3, 75 in Las Vegas...as a FRESHMAN in 2003-04, saw action in five events, four as an individual...placed 46th at the Pac-10 Championships...tied for 51st at the Stanford Intercollegiate, highlighted by an opening round of even-par 72...earned half a point for Cal in its match against Arizona State at the Hooters Collegiate Match Play Championship.

HIGH SCHOOL: Starred on St. Francis High School's golf team, as did former Bears Sarah Huarte and Amber Reilly...four-year member of the NorCal team...all-league pick as a junior and senior...named MVP of her 2001-02 prep team and Most Improved on the 1999-00 squad...selected the 2002 Sacramento Bee's No. 1 high school golfer...her high school won six consecutive Northern California golf championships and five straight Sac-Joaquin section and league titles...boasted a nine-hole scoring average of 37.8 and 75.3 for 18 holes...shot a 71 in her first Delta League 18-hole match...played basketball for three seasons, including one year on the varsity...competed on the Say-Golf Junior Tour and the JGANC Tour during the summer of 2003 and won many Northern California tournaments...qualified for the NCGA Championships in Stockton, Calif...won the California State Fair Junior Championship in 2001 and 2002.

PERSONAL: Born March 23, 1985, in Roseville, Calif....is half Samoan...parents are Peter and Kalala Nash...member of the Polynesian Club at Cal...her mother is a professional chef and her father is the superintendent of a nine-hole golf course...has an older sister, Sharon, and two older brothers, Edward and Justin...enjoys painting with acrylics, cooking, playing pool, camping and hiking...aspires to start her own cafe or restaurant in the Sacramento area or join the LPGA tour...speaks fluent Samoan and English...interdisciplinary studies (IDS) major.

Year	Rds	Str	Avg	Low 18	Low 36	Low 54
2003-04	15	1219	81.3	=, 72	+5, 149	+11, 227
2004-05	9	730	81.1	+3, 75	+18, 2xs	+21,237
2005-06	3	257	85.7	+10, 82	+30, 175	+41, 257
Fall 2006	9	729	81.0	-1, 71	+3, 147	+11, 227
TOTAL	 36	2935	81.5	-1, 71	+3, 147	+11, 227
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