Nikita Arjun
Nikita Arjun
Year: Junior
Hometown: Bangalore, India

AS A JUNIOR (2016-17): Played in all nine events for the Pirates as a junior ... Carded a 76.70 stroke average in 23 rounds of action ... Earned second-team All-Peach Belt Conference honors ... PBC Golfer of the Week (Sept. 29) ... Notched four Top 10 finishes during the season ... Tied for fourth at the Battle at Old South with scores of 73-72=145 ... Tied for fifth at the Armstrong Pirate Invitational with rounds of 73-78-71=222 ... Also tied for sixth at the Barton Invitational and tied for ninth at the Peach Belt Conference Championships ... PBC Presidential Honor Roll.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2015-16): Played in all 11 events as a sophomore for the Pirates ... Carded a 77.63 stroke average in 27 rounds of action, ranking seventh in the Peach Belt Conference ... Earned second-team All-Peach Belt Conference honors ... Tied for fourth at the Lady Bearcat Invitational in her first meet as a Pirate, shooting 142 (70-72) ... Finished eighth at the Armstrong Pirate Women's Invitational with a 232 score (80-78-74) ... Finished 10th at the Hilton Head Lakes Invitational with a 151 total (75-76) ... Tied for 10th at the NCAA Division II Women's Golf South Regional with a 226 score (77-72-77) ... Member of the PBC Presidential Honor Roll.

JUNIOR COLLEGE: Played for one season at Spartanburg Methodist College ... Finished seventh at the NJCAA National Champioships with a four-round 309 score ... Won the 2014 Lincoln Memorial Pioneer Classic with a five-over-par 76 in November.

IN INDIA: Competed for the Canadian International School in Bangalore, India, and won the leadership award as a senior ... Also a product of the IJGA in Hilton Head Island, S.C.

PERSONAL: Born Nikita Arjun on May 24, 1994, in Chennai, India ... Hometown is Bangalore, India ... Daughter of Dr. Chetana Arjun and Dr. Arjun Srivatsa ... Majoring in business economics ... Enjoys working out, watching Netflix, playing the piano and reading ... Lists Adam Scott, Jordan Spieth, Maria Sharapova and Roger Federer among her favorite sports personalities.