GoBulldogs.com caught up with senior golfer Hannah Sodersten for some Q&A over winter break
Fresno State women's golf breaks two program records on the final day of the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown
Fresno State's scoring average leader breaks into the 60's for first time Monday
Senior Hannah Sodersten posts her third Top 10 finish in as many tournaments
Fresno State vaults to first place tie following a 3-under 285 second round, tying a single-round low school record
Last Updated: July 21, 2015
2014-15 (Junior): Played in all 11 scheduled tournaments, averaged a 74.65 over 31 rounds ... earned four Top 5 finishes ... carded a round at par or under six times ... matched single-round career-low set as a freshman, 70 (-2), in the final round of the Mountain View Collegiate on March 21 - with that under-par round, helped Bulldogs set school record for all-time low team round with a 3-under 285 ... set the fifth-lowest 54-hole score in school history with a 1-under 215 (73-72-70--215) at the Mountain View Collegiate - Fresno State also set the school record for all-time low team tournament score (54 holes) with a 7-over 871 at the Mountain View Collegiate (March 20-21) ... named co-Mountain West Golfer of the Week on Feb. 12 following a Top 5 finish on Feb. 9-10 at the Long Beach State Gold Rush (75-74-74--223) - second career MW weekly award dating back to freshman season ... runner-up at Fresno State Classic (Oct. 6-7) following a 2-over 218 (74-74-70--218), one-stroke back from tournament champion and teammate Madchen Ly ... named to 2015 Academic All-MW Team ... qualified for U.S. Amateur Championship over the summer in an 18-hole qualifier held at Cameron Park Country Club (1-over, 73) on July 13.
2013-14 (Sophomore): Competed in all ten tournaments including the MW Championship ... recorded a 76.56 scoring average over 25 rounds ... posted a low 72 at the Cowgirl Desert Intercollegiate (79-73-72--224) ... clinched two top-ten finishes ... best finish was a tie for seventh place at the Cowgirl Desert Intercollegiate.
2012-13 (Freshman): Competed in all 10 tournaments ... led the team with a 75.84 scoring average over 25 rounds ... posted a low round 70 at the Fresno State Lexus Classic (77-76-70--223) ... recorded five top 25 finishes, three of which were top 15 ... best finish was tie for fifth place at the Cowgirl Desert Intercollegiate (75-71-76--222) ... selected as MW Women's Golfer of the Week (March 4-5) ... named to the 2013 Spring Academic All-Mountain West team ... ranked 8th among MW ... selected team's MVP ... qualified for the U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links Championship ... became second Bulldog to qualify and play in the round of 64 at the U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links Championship.
Clovis East HS: Lettered four years in golf ... MVP four years ... four-time Fresno Bee All-Star ... player of the year senior year ... set course record at Madera Muni- 66 and at Lemoore- 65 ... team captain two years ... Athlete of the Year for Clovis East ... competed in the 2012 Girl's Jr. Amateur ... competed in the 2011 women's amateur ... won TRAC golf league three times ... competed in sectionals all four years ... played on the North Team and Jr. American's Cup Team.
Personal: Born in Mission Hills, Calif. ... parents are Janine and David Sodersten ... has two younger brothers, Blake and Brodie, and a younger sister, Mikayla ... also enjoys playing badminton and tennis and likes to bake ... biggest athletic thrill was playing in the women's amateur ... chose to attend Fresno State because it felt like home and she knew that the team was a family who would offer lots of support ... major at Fresno State is health science-community health.
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