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Four from Women's Golf Receive All-Conference Honors

Apr 23, 2022

SAN FRANCISCO - The Pac-12 Conference announced their 2022 Women's Golf All-Conference teams and Sun Devil Women's Golf is well represented.

Arizona State landed four individuals on the Pac-12 All-Conference teams, tied for the second most selections of any school. The respect for the Maroon & Gold is clear, as this distinction is voted on by the other coaches in the league.

Alexandra Forsterling and Calynne Rosholt were two of only 12 golfers named to the First Team in arguably the deepest conference in the country. The program has now had at least one representative on the first team every year since 2005. It is the second consecutive year in which ASU has had two first team selections, a feat they have accomplished four times in the six years of the award in the Missy Farr-Kaye era.

Ashley Menne and Alessandra Fanali earned two of only eight spots on the Honorable Mention team, meaning 4 of the 20 possible All-Conference picks were Sun Devils. After landing five on the team last year, ASU has now combined for nine Pac-12 All-Conference honors over the past two seasons alone. Under Missy Farr-Kaye, 17 Sun Devils have made an All-Conference team, the second most in the conference during that span. This is the 20th time at least four from Arizona State have been honored with the distinction. A total of 134 Sun Devils have now earned a spot on an All-Conference Team since the award was established back in 1980, when ASU was still in the Western Collegiate Athletic Association. 

"We are thrilled to announce that 4 of our Sun Devils have made an All Conference team," Coach Farr-Kaye remarked. "Alexandra and Calynne have earned first team with a terrific year up to this point! It is a great accolade for a senior about to graduate and a freshman who started off so strong. Alessandra & Ashley earned Honorable Mention. Both Ale and Ash have had outstanding spring seasons which helped them earn the honor. The Pac-12 Conference is the strongest conference in Women's golf, thus achieving these honors is truly a high achievement!"

Pac-12 All-Conference Team

Alexandra Forsterling, Arizona State
Calynne Rosholt, Arizona State
Amari Avery, USC
Rachel Heck, Stanford
Sofie Kibsgaard Nielsen, Oregon
Aline Krauter, Stanford
Tze-Han (Heather) Lin, Oregon
Hsin-Yu (Cynthia) Lu, Oregon
Carolina Melgrati, Arizona
Brooke Seay, Stanford
Emma Spitz, UCLA
Rose Zhang, Stanford

Pac-12 All-Conference Honorable Mention

Alessandra Fanali, Arizona State
Ashley Menne, Arizona State

Camille Boyd, Washington
Briana Chacon, Oregon
Ching-Tzu Chen, Oregon
Xin (Cindy) Kou, USC
Katherine Muzi, USC
Ellie Slama, Oregon State

UP NEXT
Teams and individuals participating in the 2022 NCAA Division I Women's will be announced as part of GOLF Channel's College Central coverage. The Selection Show will take place Wednesday, April 27 at 1 PM MST, when the Sun Devils will learn their regional fate. Selection coverage will be just the start of highlighting the 2022 NCAA Golf Championships by GOLF Channel. The network will provide highlights from regional play of both championships leading up to coverage of the 2022 championships to be held at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz., hosted by Arizona State and The Thunderbirds.

The women's championship will be held May 20-25, with GOLF Channel providing live coverage of the final day of individual championship play on May 23 as well as the team match play on May 24-25.

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