Dec 04, 2018
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. — Jensen Jalufka, who led her high school girls golf team to a runner-up finish in the 2016 Texas State playoffs and is the reigning University of Texas Golf Club champion, has signed a National Letter of Intent to further her athletic and academic career at Cal Poly.
The announcement was made by Mustang head coach Sofie Aagaard and Cal Poly director of athletics Don Oberhelman. The regular signing period for women's golf opened November 14 and ends August 1.
At Vandergrift High School in Austin, Texas, Jalufka has earned 10 top-10 finishes, including a second-place finish in the 2016 state 5A championships.
She has a career-best round of 71, is a three-year varsity letter winner and has been named to the district's All-Academic Team three times. Jalufka also is a National Honor Society member, a team captain and earned all-district honors in 2016 and 2018 as well as all-region accolades in 2016.
Vandergrift has won four district team titles since 2010, three regional championships and qualified for the state championships each year from 2013-16. The Vipers placed second in 2016 and third in 2015 and has won three tournaments this fall with one more tournament to play on Dec. 11.
On the Texas Junior Golf Tour, Legends Junior Tour and the American Junior Golf Association Tour, Jalufka has earned 18 career top-10 finishes, including a fourth-place finish in the Texas Junior Amateur.
"I chose Cal Poly because of its best-of-class academics, great community built around the college, a coach that supports both team and individual improvement, as well as talented, competitive teammates," said Jalufka.