Alanis Sakuma

Player profile

  • Hometown Kapolei, Hawaii
  • Previous School Island Pacific Academy
  • Year Junior

CAREER HONORS
• WGCA All-American Scholar (2018)
• Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2019, 2020)
• Academic All-Big Ten (2019, 2020)
• OSU Scholar-Athlete (2018, 2019)

2019-20 (Junior)
• Competed in five rounds as an individual
• Recorded a 77.4 scoring average
• Posted a fifth-place finish at the Dayton Flyer Invitational (Oct. 14-15)

2018-19 (Sophomore)
Played 10 rounds, including 3.5 counting toward the team tally, and five as an individual
• Recorded a 77.0 scoring average
• Posted a tie for 20th at the Dayton Flyer Invitational (Oct. 15-16)
• Carded her best round, an even-par 72, in the second round of the Jim West Challenge (Oct. 28)

2017-18 (Freshman)
• Completed 20 rounds in her opening season, including 12 as individual, while four counted
• Notched a 78.1 scoring average
• Recorded her best finish, a tie for 25th, at the Lady Buckeye Invitational (April 14)
• Carded her best round, a 1-under 71, in the second round of the Westbrook Spring Invitational (Feb. 25)

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• Represented Hawaii in the Asia Pacific Junior Cup, serving as team captain
• Has also represented Hawaii in the Mary Cave Cup and Girls’ Junior Americas Cup
• Qualified for the Big “I” twice, placing 19th in the 2016 event
• Qualified for the Hawaii State Junior Golf Association Michelle Wie Tournament of Champions six times
• Won back-to-back Turtle Bay Amateurs (2015, 2016)

PERSONAL
• Daughter of Natsuko Sakuma and Dewayne Barnes
• Also lettered on the basketball court
• Majoring in aviation management