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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


10/08/2017

No. 26 Denver Goes Low; Delivers School-Record Round to Take Ron Moore Women’s Intercollegiate Title

Seniors Dreesbeimdieke and Whyte turn in career days as Pioneers win second straight tournament

10/07/2017

No. 26 Pioneers Slide to Second after Round Two of Ron Moore Women’s Intercollegiate

Newlove tied for third at second-round 1-under effort

10/06/2017

No. 26 Denver Tied for Lead after Round One of Ron Moore Women’s Intercollegiate

Newlove ties career low with 3-under round

10/05/2017

No. 26 Denver Set to Host Ron Moore Women's Intercollegiate

Round one set to begin on Friday

09/12/2017

Pioneers Knock Off Four Top-25 Teams; Finish Sixth at Dick McGuire Invitational

Denver with best finish in years at 54-hole tournament

AWARDS
One-time WGCA All-American Scholar (2017)

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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