Add Another One: Anokhina Wins Sacramento State InviteROSEVILLE, Calif. – Third round action from the 2017 Sacramento State Invitational was suspended and eventually canceled due to heavy rain and lightning in the area, meaning sophomore Sofia Anokhina—who was leading the tournament at 3-under-par 141 at the conclusion of yesterday—effectively wins her third tournament of the spring season.
NAU Completes First Two Rounds of Sac State Invite, Anokhina in FirstROSEVILLE, Calif. – The Northern Arizona University golf team competed in the first and second rounds of the Sacramento State Invitational today, scoring a 20-over-par 308 in the first set of 18 and a 16-over 304 in the latter half of the day to finish in sixth-place (36-over 612) before tomorrow’s third and final round.
NAU Golf Competes at Sac State Invite this WeekFLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – After going a little over two weeks since competing in its last tournament, the Northern Arizona University golf team is ready to tee off and begin play from the Sacramento State Invitational this Monday and Tuesday.
Big Sky Names Anokhina its "Golfer of the Week"OGDEN, Utah – When you record the best 54-hole score in the history of the university and win your second tournament in three tries this spring season, it is hard to argue against a “Golfer of the Week” nod.
Anokhina's Historic Day has NAU in Second Heading into Final Round of Red RocksSEDONA, Ariz. – As has been the case all spring, sophomore Sofia Anokhina was nothing short of spectacular for the Northern Arizona University golf team during the first two rounds at the Red Rocks Invitational Saturday, recording the lowest 36-hole score in both tournament and program history (7-under-par 137). She is currently all alone in first-place by a single stroke heading into tomorrow’s third round.
NAU Sedona Bound as the Lumberjacks Ready to Host Red RocksSEDONA, Ariz. – The snow flurries once again touched down in Flagstaff earlier this week, but the Northern Arizona University golf team is all smiles as it hits the road—albeit a short ride from the Mountain town—for sunny Sedona this Saturday and Sunday to host the 12th annual Red Rocks Invitational.
Big Game with a Big Heart: NAU's Emma Reyes Driven by CharacterFLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Growing up, expectations are inevitably thrusted onto aspiring athletes. It is unavoidable, and according to Northern Arizona University golfer Emma Reyes, her father had some pretty lofty ideas about her and her sister’s future as it concerned the game of golf.
NAU Heads into Tomorrow's Second Round Six Strokes Out of SecondRIO VERDE, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona University golf team wrapped up action from day one of the Rio Verde Invitational today, turning in a team score of 18-over-par 306. The Lumberjacks will head into round two tomorrow in fourth place and six strokes off second place Northern Illinois and Eastern Michigan. Missouri-Kansas City is leading the field at 7-over 295.
Lumberjacks Ready to Compete in Rio Verde This WeekendFLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Coming off a tie for fourth place to open the spring campaign, the Northern Arizona University golf team will tee off from its second tournament of the season, the Rio Verde Invitational, beginning this Friday, February 24.
Conference Names Anokhina Co-Golfer of the WeekOGDEN, Utah – After becoming the first Northern Arizona University golfer to win a tournament since former Lumberjack Jacquie LeMarr did in the March of 2014, current sophomore Sofia Anokhina was named the Big Sky’s Co-Golfer of the Week Wednesday.
NAU's Anokhina Becomes First NAU Golfer Since '14 to Win TourneyRIVERSIDE, Calif. – Northern Arizona’s Sofia Anokhina recorded a third and final round score of ever-par 72 Tuesday to finish the week with a 216 score and the individual victory at the Battle at the Rock Tournament. As a team, the Lumberjacks finished the tournament in a tie for fourth (54-over-par 918) with a third-round tally of 18-over 306.
NAU's Anokhina Shines in First Two Rounds of SpringRIVERSIDE, Calif. – At the end of two rounds of play to begin the 2017 spring season, Northern Arizona’s Sofia Anokhina finished at even-par 144 and currently leads the entire field of 84 golfers as the Lumberjack golf team carries a 36-over 612 into tomorrow’s third and final round of day from the Battle at the Rock tournament.
NAU Student-Athletes Continue to Graduate at a High RateINDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Northern Arizona University’s NCAA Graduation Success Rate of 84 leads the Big Sky Conference, according to a national report released Tuesday. The NCAA developed the GSR for Division I institutions in 2002 in response to college and university presidents who wanted more accurate graduation data. NAU’s rate is the second-highest in the state of Arizona amongst the Regent institutions.
Adapting To Her Environment: Anokhina Excelling at NAUFLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – New city, new team, new culture and new country. For Northern Arizona University golfer Sofia Anokhina, the only thing familiar about trekking halfway across the world from her native homeland of Moscow, Russia, to Flagstaff was the game of golf.
Saum Shines in First Two Rounds of Cowgirl Desert IntercollegiatePALM DESERT, Calif. – After a tough first round at the 2016 Cowgirl Desert Intercollegiate today, one that saw the Lumberjacks record a 30-over-par 318 score, the Northern Arizona University golf team rallied the troops and shot an 8-over 296 in the second round to finish play Saturday in seventh place (38-over 614).
Lumberjacks Compete in Second Tournament of the WeekFLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – It’s back to the grind for the Northern Arizona University golf team, as the Lumberjacks will hit the links for their second tournament of the week at the Cowgirl Desert Intercollegiate this Saturday and Sunday.
Lumberjacks Wrap Up Rose City Collegiate with Sixth-Place FinishAURORA, Ore. – Senior Kim Cifuentes posted a Lumberjack-best even-par 72 score during third round action at the 2016 Rose City Collegiate today, finishing 13-over 229 for the tournament as the Northern Arizona golf team earned sixth-place this week with a three-round total of 36-over 900.
Lumberjacks Close Out First Fall Tournament With 8th-Place FinishSPRINGVILLE, Utah – The Northern Arizona University golf team completed its first tournament of the 2016 fall season today, turning in a 24-over-par 308 tally this morning and a 66-over 918 mark for the week at the Hobble Creek Fall Classic. With that score, the Lumberjacks placed eighth-overall.
Lumberjacks Sit in 8th Heading into Final Round at Hobble Creek TomorrowSPRINGVILLE, Utah – Junior Sierra Bezdicek recorded an impressive 5-over-par 147 mark and finds herself in a tie for third place on the individual leaderboard as the Northern Arizona University golf team wrapped up its first two rounds of the fall season Monday at the Hobble Creek Fall Classic.
NAU Golf Ready for First Fall Tournament Next WeekFLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – For the third-consecutive season, the Northern Arizona University golf team will open its fall slate of tournaments with the Hobble Creek Fall Classic in Springville, Utah, Sept. 12 and 13.
Lumberjacks Release 2016-17 ScheduleFLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Less than three weeks from the beginning of the 2016-17 season, the Northern Arizona University golf team has released its schedule for the upcoming year.
Bezdicek, Anokhina Named WGCA All-American ScholarsCORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – Senior Savana Bezdicek and freshman Sofya Anokhina were acknowledged for their work in the classroom Tuesday morning, as both earned all-American scholar accolades from the Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA).
33 Lumberjacks Earn Big Sky Spring All-Academic HonorsOGDEN, Utah – Thirty-three members of the Northern Arizona men's and women's outdoor track & field, men’s and women’s tennis, and women’s golf teams were named to the 2016 Big Sky Spring All-Academic Team, announced today by the conference office.
NAU's Anokhina Wins Russian Amateur Open ChampionshipMOSCOW, Russia – After piecing together an incredible freshman campaign this past spring, one that saw her nail down the third-best season scoring average in NAU history at 75.43, Northern Arizona University golfer Sofya Anokhina added some hardware to her trophy collection after winning the women’s Russian Amateur Open Championship earlier today.