Women's Golf Adds German Golfer Ranked #157 In WAGR

Friedrich finished third at the 2015 German Match Play Championship last weekend.
April 29, 2015

San Jose, Calif.--Franziska Friedrich, currently #157 on the World Amateur Golf Ranking, has signed a National Letter-of-Intent to play women's golf at San José State University, as announced by Spartan head coach John Dormann.

Friedrich, from Heideck, Germany, brings a wealth of international tournament experience to the Spartan team.  She just finished third at the 2015 German Match Play Championship last weekend, defeating Nina Lang 2 & 1.  She tied for eighth at the Portugese International Ladies Amateur Championship in January. 

Friedrich tied for 15th at the 2014 WPGA International Challenge and was the second-highest finishing amateur at the event.  She shot a five-under 211 to tie for fifth at the Open Generali de Strasbourg in 2014.  Friedrich won the 2012 French International Ladies Amateur Championship.

"Franziska is a high-level player with a tremendous amount of tournament experience.  She will be a key contributor to our program for years to come," said Dormann.

Friedrich joins three others in the Spartan women's golf signing class -- Airelle Caronna, Alexandra Cooper and Cristina Glebova.

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