Golf | Sofya Anokhina
Russian Golfer Sofya Anokhina sits down and chats with Global Sports Channel’s Tasha Danvers. Sofya walks us through the journey of coming from Russia to the USA and all about her late decision to find a school in the US. The outwardly passionate and focused woman tells us all about finding a college, and how important the school’s colors were.
Sofya went to Northern Arizona University and then transferred to Arizona State University. Sofya talks about the importance of a team, as well as being a human being and just how key that is to everyone’s success.
Arizona State (2019): Transferred to Arizona State to play her senior season after a successful stint at Northern Arizona
Has played in eight tournaments during the 2018-19 season Placed in the Top-15 twice, starting off the season strong finishing under-par at the Mason Rudolph Women’s Championship
Played her best golf of the season at the Wildcat Invitational in Tucson, where she helped the Sun Devils earn the overall team title Turned in her best round of the season during the final day of the Wildcat Invitational, shooting a 67 (-5) to seal a victory for Arizona State
Northern Arizona (2015-18): Big Sky All-Conference First Team in 2018, finishing fourth at conference championships as the highest NAU finisher Three consecutive All-Conference honors
Won the Red Rocks Invitational (Mar. 24-25, 2018) for the second straight year
As a sophomore, set an NAU record for lowest scoring average in a single season
Won the Big Sky Championship as a sophomore, the sixth Lumberjack all-time and first since 2010
Big Sky Player of the Year as a sophomore
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