Nielsen twins (NR, 2015) commit to Kent State

Kasey Nielsen and Kelly Nielsen, juniors at Kent Roosevelt High School in Kent, Ohio, have verbally committed to attend Kent State University on a golf scholarship.

The twins are members of the Class of 2015.

Kasey Nielsen was a second-team D-I All-Ohio selection in 2012 and ’13, and finished sixth at the OHSAA D-I Girls State Golf Tournament as a sophomore. She also won the 2013 Lady Rider Invitational in Twin Lakes, Ohio, and the 2013 Midwest Classic Tournament in North Canton, Ohio, and finished fourth at the Golfweek Junior Tour event last summer in Warren, Ohio.

Kelly Nielsen was a three-time OHSAA D-I Girls State Golf Tournament qualifier (2011-13). She also won the Junior PGA Qualifier in Avon Lake, Ohio, and finished 32nd at the 2013 North-South Junior in Pinehurst, N.C., and third at the 2013 Northeast Ohio PGA Junior Sectional Qualifier in Massillon, Ohio.

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