Photo features Sophomore Natalia Sompolvorachai with Gold Medal Olympian Mary Wineberg
On Monday, April 24th, Sophomore Natalia Sompolvorachai was honored at the 24th Annual Girls and Women’s Sports Award Ceremony hosted by the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Women’s Sports Association. Sompolvorachai received the award of 2017 High School Player of the Year in Golf.
It was an eventful year for Sompolvorachai in 2016. Last Spring, she won the 14-15 Age Group Chipping Championship in the Drive, Chip and Putt Championship at Augusta National Golf Course. The event aired live on the Golf Channel the week prior to the Masters Tournament.
This past fall, she finished 10th (2nd team All-State) at the OHSAA State Championships. It was the best finish by any Division I girls golfer from Southwest Ohio. Prior to the State Championships, Sompolvorachai won the GMC Tournament and was named GMC Girls Golf Athlete of the Year.
To top off her 2016 season, Sompolvorachai served as one the Grand Marshals at the Annual West Chester Christmas Parade.