Sofie Kvarnstrom
Sofie Kvarnstrom

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Orebro, Sweden

High School:
Celsiusskolan Uppsala Kommun


2012-13 (Sophomore): Competed in four of the five seasonal events in the fall, ranking third on the team with a 78.78 stroke average ... Posted a season-best 13th-place showing at the home tournament, the Great Smokies Intercollegiate, carding back-to-back rounds of 73 - her lowest rounds of the fall ... Left the team following the fall semester for personal reasons.

2011-12 (Freshman): Saw action in all 10 seasonal events, playing a combined 27 rounds ... Led the squad in a team-high five events during the season including scoring two individual first-place finishes ... Paced the squad with a season-low scoring average of 76.11 ... Ranked eighth on WCU's single-season scoring chart ... Made her collegiate debut at the season-opening Great Smokies Intercollegiate (Fall, 2011), claiming individual medalist honors ... Posted consecutive rounds in the 60s including a career-low round of 66 on the second 18 holes in Waynesville ... Won the individual medalist honor at the Mimosa Hills Intercollegiate (Spring, 2012), carding consecutive rounds of one-over par, 73, to win by three strokes while helping WCU to the team title, cruising to a 16-stroke victory over Appalachian State and five other squads in the team competition ... Became the sixth different Catamount women's golfer to earn SoCon Golfer of the Week (April 5, 2010) plaudits, doing so following the individual medalist honor at the Mimosa Hills Intercollegiate ... Entered the conference tournament ranked fifth in the SoCon in scoring average which landed her on the 2011-12 Southern Conference All-Freshman team ... Was disqualified in her opening round of the SoCon Championship after signing an incorrect score - rallied to average 79 over the final 36 holes in the league event.

Prior to Western Carolina: Brings extensive playing experience from Sweden's Skandia Tour, which is an elite junior golf tour that features stiff competition ... Through a combined 19 tournaments during the 2009 and 2010 seasons, amassed nine top 10 finishes while posting an impressive 77.40 stroke average ... Recorded three tournament victories in her junior career.

Personal: Her hometown - Orebro - is located in central Sweden, approx. 123 miles west of the capital of Stockholm on the east coast and approx. 179 miles east from the city of Gothenburg on the west coast ... Orebro literally means "bridge over gravel banks".

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