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Sonya  Knebel
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Sonya Knebel

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Garmisch-Partenkirchen Germany

High School:
Werdenfels-Gymnasium

Height:
5-9

Major:
Accounting


03/25/2018

Denver Takes 11th at ASU Ping Invitational

Pioneers shoot team-best 293 on final day of competition

03/24/2018

Pioneers Rise Up One Spot on Moving Day

Denver 11th through 36 holes of ASU Ping Invitational

03/23/2018

Weinstein 14th after Day One of ASU Ping Invitational

Pioneers finish first round in 12th

03/22/2018

DU Off to Tempe for ASU Ping Invitational

Round one set for Friday

03/06/2018

Pioneers Finish Seventh at Wildcat Invitational

Weinstein and Newlove tie for 25th

AWARDS
One-time WGCA All-American Scholar (2017)
Made Dean's list winter quarter for 2017-18

2016-17 (JUNIOR)

Appeared in six tournaments ... logged 15 rounds ... posted a 76.40 scoring average ... had one top-10 finish ... shot a season-low 70 in the third round of the Ron Moore Women's Intercollegiate on Oct. 8 ... best finish was a tie for seventh at the Pioneer Invitational on Apr. 1 ... recorded three rounds of par or better.

BEFORE DENVER
Attended Werdenfels-Gymnasium in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany and graduated in 2014 ... Played at Augusta College prior to transferring to Denver ... Won the Bavarian Championship in 2014 for the U18 group ... In 2013, she finished second at the Girls State Championships for U16, took 12th at the National German Girls Championship and tied for 17th at the British Girls Championship ... In 2013, notched a third-place finish at the U16 Girls State Championships ... In 2012, took second for U14 girls division ... Her Bavarian team won the 2013 and 2014 German State Cup and the 2011 and 2013 Girls Team State Championship.

PERSONAL
Born on January 30, 1997 ... Daughter of Dr. Michael Knebel and Gaby Maus ... Has one older sister, Stefan ... Pick Denver because of the academics, the tournament schedule, the facilities, her teammates and Coach Kuhle's coaching skills and how she helps develop golfers on and off the course ... Enjoys skiing, tennis, hiking, cooking and learning new languages in her spare time. 

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