Josefine Sundh
Josefine Sundh

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kumla, Sweden

High School:
Virginska Gymnasium


04/03/2014

Three Catamounts Earn Southern Conference Athlete of the Month Honors

Carter, Martin and Swindell honored in their respective sports for the month of March

Career Notes: Finished her four-year WCU career with 13 top 10 individual finishes and five times finished among the individual top five including two individual medalist honors as a junior ... Finished sixth in WCU's career record books with a scoring average of 77.12 through 106 career rounds ... Was just the fifth Catamount women's golfers to earn SoCon Golfer of the Month accolades (Sept. 2009) and was a two-time All-Southern Conference selection.

Notes: Sundh was the fifth Swedish-born player to ever play at Western Carolina, joining former players Johanna Lundberg (2000-03), Malin Fryk (2006-08), Desiree Karlsson (2006-10) and Elin Mickelsson (2006-10) ... Is joined on the WCU roster by fellow countryman Malin Jansson (Nykvarn);

2010-11 (Senior): Played in all 10 seasonal events, leading the squad - and ranking fifth in the Southern Conference - in scoring average at 76.00 on the year, the sixth-best single-season scoring average in WCU school history ... Paced the squad in four events on the year ... Named All-Southern Conference for the second time in her collegiate career ... Finished tied for third to lead WCU to a third-place tie in the rain-shortened Starmount Fall Classic (Fall 2010) ... Carded her season-low round of 70 at Starmount ... Was tied for fifth as WCU put all four scorers inside the top seven to win team championship honors at the Tribe Invitational (Fall 2010) ... Teamed with men's golfer Trey White to win her match to help WCU defeat arch-rival Appalachian State in the University Cup, carding 72 to tie the women's low round ... Finished tied for seventh to pace WCU at the Lady Jaguar Intercollegiate.

2009-10 (Junior): Played in all 11 events with a team-leading -- and school single-season, record-low -- stroke average of 74.78 ... Posted a team-high tying six top 10 individual finishes including two top fives -- both individual championships ... Paced the team four times ... Named to the 2010 All-Southern Conference team ... Carded consecutive rounds of 71 to win her first career intercollegiate tournament at the season-opening Draper Valley Intercollegiate helping WCU claim team honors ... Scored her second career individual victory by averaging an even-par 72 to win the Sea Trail Intercollegiate, again leading WCU to the team title ... Was named Southern Conference Women's Golfer of the Month in September after recording the two individual medalist honors and posting a stroke average of 71.83 during the month ... Concluded the fall with back-to-back to 10 finishes at the Palmetto Intercollegiate (t-10th) and Pinehurst Challenge (9th) ... Again posted consecutive top 10 finishes with a sixth-place showing at the Lady Jaguar Intercollegiate and finished tied for eighth at the Low Country Intercollegiate ... Finished 20th at the Southern Conference Championship.

2008-09 (Sophomore): Played in all 10 events and 26 rounds on the season, ranking third on the team with a 77.77 stroke average ... Led the team in scoring in three events, including two of the final three of the season ... Tallied one top five and four top 10 finishes on the season ... Finished tied for second behind teammate, Blaire Minter, at the season-opening Draper Valley Intercollegiate ... Shot her career-low round of 70 on the first 18 holes of the year ... Led the team with a 10th-place showing at the UNCG-Starmound Fall Classic ... Again led the squad with a 22nd-place finish at the John Kirk/Panther Intercollegiate, hosted by Georgia State ... Recorded a career-best 11th place finish at the 2009 Southern Conference Women's Golf Championships.

2007-08 (Freshman): Competed in all 10 events on the season, averaging 80.08 to rank fourth on the team as a freshman ... Made her debut at the Cardinal Cup hosted by Louisville in Kentucky in September ... Shot her collegiate career-low round (72) on the first day of competition at the Cuthbert Cup on Kiawah Island ... Posted her career-best finish (tied-10th) at the same event ... Finished tied for 32nd in her first Southern Conference Championship event.

Prior to Western: Since the summer of 2004, Sundh has played for the Swedish National Team participating in the Italian Open, Spanish Open, French Open, and the Nordic Championships. She also played in the Sweden vs. Nordic Matches in 2005. Sundh, who graduated from Virginska Gymnasium in June of 2007, is currently ranked in the top 25 in Sweden and inside the top 10 on the Skandia Junior Tour Elit.

Personal: Josefine is the daughter of Inger and Jorgen Sundh of Kumla, Sweden.

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