The University of Minnesota Crookston women’s golf team announced the addition of Tiffany Kozojed (Hillsboro, N.D./Hillsboro H.S.) to their 2020-21 signing class. Kozojed is the fifth signee for the Golden Eagle women’s golf program. She joins Ciera Kotaska (Thief River Falls, Minn./Thief River Falls Lincoln H.S.), Lachlan Larson (Pequot Lakes, Minn./Pequot Lakes H.S.), Ellen Solem (Maple Grove, Minn./Osseo Senior H.S.), and Abby Stender (Madison, Minn./Iowa Lakes Community College), as signees for the Golden Eagles.
Tiffany Kozojed (Hillsboro, N.D./Hillsboro H.S.)
Kozojed qualified for the North Dakota State Tournament in 2018 and 2019. She tied for 23rd place in the state tournament in 2019. In 2018, Kozojed finished 31st in the state tournament. She shot an 88 in the first round of the Class B State Tournament. Kozojed earned a fifth-place finish in 2019 at the Region 2 individual qualifier in Carrington. She placed ninth at the 2018 region qualifier. Kozojed is a two-time recipient of the Coaches Award. She was a three-sport athlete in high school, competing in golf, basketball, and cross country. Kozojed earned the Scholar-Athlete Award all four years at Hillsboro H.S.
“I’m so happy to have Tiffany join our team here at Minnesota Crookston,” said Head Coach Bryant Friskop. “Tiffany has been playing competitive golf for a long time and will bring that competitive factor which will be beneficial to our program. I think that now, with this recruiting class being finished, we have taken a huge jump in the right direction. I’m more than excited for August to come around, so we can get the season going and we can see just how competitive we can be.”
Kozojed was born April 6, 2002. She plans to major in horticulture at Minnesota Crookston. She is the daughter of Paul and Melissa Kozojed. Her brother Austin Kozojed played golf at Lake Region State College.