Women's Golf Adds Emily Sumner

Women's Golf Adds Emily Sumner

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Santa Clara women's golf has added Emily Sumner of Foothill High School to the roster for the 2017-18 season. Sumner hails from Turin, Calif.

Sumner was named all-conference and all-county first team as well as being league and team MVP during her senior season. Sumner was also a captain as a junior and senior and won the Coach's Award each of her final three years. As a freshman, she was all-county second team.

She qualified for CIF first and second rounds all four years of high school and qualified for the third round as a junior and senior. Foothill won league in each of Sumner's four seasons.

Sumner was a scholar-athlete and on the high honor roll all four years of high school. She was also a member of the California Scholarship Federation freshman through senior year and was a member of the National Honor Society from 10th through 12th grade.

In 2015, Sumner won the Jerry Cole Sportsmanship Award and in 2016 was a finalist for the President's Leadership Award.

Off the links, Sumner has helped the Southern California Golf Association Juniors Program to raise money to teach at-risk youth like skills through the game of golf. She has also been a member of Assisteens that does philanthropic work in the community.

In 2014, Sumner was diagnosed with Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis, a rare lung disease, and raises money for medical research. She is organizing a golf fundraiser in Lakewood, Colorado, in August. Sumner has also conducted putting contests to benefit PAP, AJGA leadership, Links/ACE grants, and SCGA Juniors programs.

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