Ariel Sparrow
Ariel Sparrow
Year: Senior
Hometown: Strongsville, Ohio
High School: Strongsville

2011-12 (JUNIOR)
Led team with an 81.6 scoring average, the fourth lowest in program history... played in all 10 tournaments and all 22 rounds... posted two top-10 finishes and six top-20 finishes... was team's top finisher in six events... tied for 16th place at Zippy Invitational (10/17-18) with rounds of 89-73 (162)... the 73 was a career-low and tied for second lowest round in school history... opened spring season by tying for 19th place at Benbow Invitational (3/12-13) with rounds of 76-84 (160)... tied for best finish on team at Horizon League Championship, shooting 83-86-84 (253) to tie for ninth place.

2010-11 (SOPHOMORE)
Earned first team All-Horizon League accolades and was a member of the Horizon League All-Tournament team... played in all 10 events and 22 rounds, missing final round of IPFW Invitational due to illness... led team with an 82.5 scoring average, notching one top-five finish, three top-10 finishes and seven top-20 finishes... her scoring average was the sixth-best in program history... was CSU's top finisher in six of the 10 events she competed in... placed third at Horizon League Championship, carding rounds of 83-80-74 (237)... the final round 74 was the lowest final round in the field, her career-low round and the third lowest round in school history... tied for 12th at Akron Zippy Invitational with rounds of 77-78-86 (241)... placed seventh in season-opening Youngstown State Invitational, firing rounds of 80-82 (162).

2009-10 (FRESHMAN)
Selected as the Horizon League Newcomer of the Year, becoming the first player in CSU history to earn the award...finished third on the team with an 84.5 scoring average...was one of four players to play in all 11 events and all 24 rounds...carded a career-best 54 hole total of 249 (85-84-80) to tie for 16th at the Horizon League Championship... shot 90-80 (170) and was CSU's second finisher at Bowling Green Invitational (4/17-18)...was the Vikings third finisher at the Longwood Invitational, South Dakota Invitational and Campbell Invitational...fired a 36 hole total of 162 (77-85) to tie for fourth at the Baldwin Wallace Invitational and help CSU claim its first-ever team title...opened her career in style as the team's top finisher at the Appalachian State Invitational, tying for 15th place with rounds of 80-76 (156)...her second round 76 was a season-low.

Was a three-time letterwinner, earning the honor as a sophomore, junior and senior... helped squad to a conference championship as a junior and senior, earning where team MVP accolades both years... named to the all-conference team as a senior... was also tabbed the league Player of the Year... improved scoring average of 52.8 for nine holes during her freshman year to 38.2 as a senior... concluded senior campaign with an 18-hole scoring average of 82.0. 

Born Nov. 9, 1990 in Fairview, Ohio... daughter of Lee and Cheri Sparrow... has two sisters, Lexi and Jessica, and a brother, Jake... forensics major.