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Tonje  Daffinrud
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Tonje Daffinrud

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tonsberg, Norway

High School:
Norges Toppidretts Gymnasium

Height:
5-10

Experience:
1 Letter

Major:
International Business


07/10/2014

Daffinrud and Watton Selected as WGCA All-American Scholars

Both women have earned distinction for every year of eligibility

06/30/2014

Daffinrud Named Summit League Female Athlete of the Month

Daffinrud Named Summit League Female Athlete of the Month

Tonje Daffinrud First Team All AmericaGet Acrobat Reader

AWARDS AND HONORS:

  • 2011 and 2012 Selected to the SBC Commissioner's List for earning a GPA of 3.5 or higher.
  • 2012 named to the SBC All-Conference Team.
  • Named DU's Most Valuable Freshman in 2011.
  • Won the WAC Championship Individual Title in 2013.
  • 2013 WGCA All-America Scholar Team.
  • 2013 WAC All-Academic Team.
  • 2013 Golfweek All-American Honorable Mention.
  • WAC Golfer of the Week (4/2/2013).
  • WAC Golfer of the Month (Oct. 2012).
  • 2013 First Team All-WAC.
  • 2013 WAC Player of the Year.

2012-2013:

  • Competed in nine tournaments for the Pioneers.
  • Notches four top-5 finishes and six top-10 finishes.
  • Shot a season low of 65 at the Anuenue Spring Break Classic to finish the tournament with a second place finish.
  • Shot five rounds in the 60's and six rounds under par.
  • Finished the WAC Championships with a season low of 7-under par 209 and a first place finish.
  • Finished the season with a 73.12 average and 1.23 versus par.

2011-2012:

  • Competed in eight tournaments for the Pioneers.
  • Notched top-10 finishes at the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invite and the Sun Belt Conference Championship.
  • Carded 1-over 217 at the Sun Belt Championship to finish fourth.
  • Finished the Longhorn Invite with one of her five par or better rounds of the season, tallying a 3-over 219 for the tournament.
  • Shot a season- low 71 in the second round of the Branch Law Firm Dick McGuire Invitational and in the opening round of the SBC Championship.
  • Finished the season with a 74.78 scoring average and a 2.91 versus par.

2010-2011:

  • Competed in ten tournaments for the Pioneers.
  • Helped the Pioneers to their eighth consecutive SBC Championship.
  • Won her first collegiate individual title at the Challenge at Onion Creek, where she posted 2-under par 214.
  • Finished tied for ninth at the SBC Tournament with a 5-over par 221.
  • Posted her lowest score of 69 in the first round of the Challenge and Onion Creek.
  • Finished the season with a 76.53 scoring average and a 4.73 versus par.

Before Denver:

  • Attended Norges Toppidretts Gymnasium in Oslo.
  • Member of the Westford Golf klobb.
  • Region Champion for Flint IL Handball.
  • Played soccer for Flint IL.
  • Represented Europe at the 2009 Junior Solheim Cup.
  • Was a member of the Norwegian National Team for three years.
  • Ranked in the top five among European Junior golfers.
  • Norwegian National Champion.
  • Represented Norway at 2008 World Team Championships.
  • 2009 Runner-Up at the European Championships.
  • 2010 Runner-Up at the French Ladies Cup.

Personal:

  • Born on September 19, 1991.
  • Daughter of Ivar Daffinrud and Trude Fryenberg.
  • Has one sister, Ida.
  • Enjoys all sports, working out, studying and hanging out with friends and family.
  • Chose the University of Denver because of the great team, coaches and environment.
  • International Business major.

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