Micaela Farah
Micaela  Farah


Lima, Peru

High School:
Altair School


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Wanamarta Named B1G Freshman of the Year

The rookie was one of two Boilermakers to receive all-conference honors


Tracking the Boilermakers

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WGOLF Finishes Fall Ranked No. 15

The Boilermakers played in three of the nation's toughest fall tournaments

2016-17 / FRESHMAN

• Earned First Team All-Big Ten honors, becoming Purdue's first freshman all-conference player since 2010
• Alongside teammate August Kim, gave Purdue two First Team All-Big Ten honorees for the first time since 2013
• Averaged 76.2 strokes over 22 rounds and eight events, logging a team score in 20-of-22 rounds for a team-best 90.9 percent
• Made 38 birdies and 254 pars
• Finished 2-3-1 in match play
• Posted the Boilermakers' second-best par 3 scoring average (3.14)
• Posted her top individual performance at the 3M Augusta Invitational, tying for 11th place at five-over, 221, and helping the squad to the team title
• Turned in the team's No. 2 score at the Big Ten Championships, finishing eight-over, 224


• Two-time Peruvian National Junior Champion (2015 & 2016)
• Placed sixth at the 2016 South American Amateur Championship, shooting two-under, 286 (71-75-71-69)
• Represented Peru at the 2016 World Amateur Team Championship
• Shot a career-best eight-under 64 at the I Summer Tournament in Lima, Peru on her way to the event title
• Has been a member of five straight Peruvian national teams (2012-16), and represented her home country at 12 team championship events
• Helped the Peruvian national team to a runner-up finish at the 2016 Copa Andes
• Won the 2015 Hurricane Junior Golf Tour Championship in Jacksonville, Florida and the 2015 IMG Junior Golf Tour Copa Camilo Villegas in Medellin, Columbia
• Coached by Alan Fort


• Full name: Micaela Desiree Farah Alva
• Major: Industrial Management
• Birthday: May 18, 1999
• City Born: Lima, Peru
• Parents: Eric Farah and Maria del Carmen Alva
• Siblings: Twin brother, Sebastian, and sister, Macarena



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