Madeleine Sheils

Nebraska Women’s Golf
Madeleine Sheils, Senior
Boise, ID

What makes you proud to be a Husker?

“I am proud of everything that comes with the Husker name – tradition, class, hard work, loyalty, etc. And nothing makes me more proud to be a Husker than experiencing football or volleyball game days.”

What is your major?


Plans for life after sports?

“Not sure yet!”

Favorite Nebraska classic food: Runzas, Fairbury Hot Dogs, or Valentino’s pizza?

“Fairbury hot dogs, without a doubt.”

What is your nickname?


How do you get focused right before a game?

“I focus on my routine and the fact that I have the opportunity to play a great round of golf that day.”

Who do you admire most?

“Dustin Johnson.”

Top song on your music player?

“All songs by Kanye West.”

Favorite Cornhusker tradition?

“The “Can You Feel It” song and the releasing of the balloons after the first touchdown.”

Why did you choose to play for Nebraska?

“I had never seen anything like this athletic department.  I was impressed with the academic support, all of the facilities, and of course the golf program.  I didn’t know much else about the school or the state when I chose it, but I love both now.”

Favorite quote?

“Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re probably right.”

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