Caro Els
Caro Els
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Swakopmund, Namibia
High School: Pro-Ed Academy

2018-19: Became the first player in program history to reach the NCAA Championships, finishing 36th. Finished seven events in the top 10, including a second place at the Cav Classic at the Glenmoor Country Club. Tied for sixth at the NCAA East Regional, posting rounds of 72, 75 and 78.

2017-18: Finished among the top ten in four of the seven events she competed in…captured fourth place at the GLIAC Championships, and third in both the Kohler Collegiate Classic and GLIAC vs. GMAC Challenge…named All-GLIAC Second Team.

2016-17: Northern Michigan's top finisher at four spring events, including the GLIAC Championships (2nd) and NCAA East Super Regional (20th). Finished in the top 20 at all six spring events. Shot a season-best 74 in the first round of the GLIAC Championships. Posted best two-round score (150) at the Perry Park Spring Fling and GLIAC Championships. Shot a three-round 228 at the GLIAC Championships and 233 at the NCAA East Super Regional.

Before NMU: Namibia's top-ranked golfer, Els won a silver medal at the 2014 Africa Youth Games.

Personal: Daughter of Ronel and Wimpie Els.