Friday Feature: Getting to Know Andriel Aimua

Friday Feature: Getting to Know Andriel Aimua

Charleston, S.C. - Senior Andriel Aimua comes to Charleston Southern from Seminole State University. The Minnesota native competes as the only senior on the young women's golf team.

"I think my experience is something that helps the team a lot," says Aimua. "I like to keep things positive, keep everyone smiling and laughing and give advice if ever needed."

Aimua says she thrives in the outdoors which is one reason she loves golf. You'll also see it is why she created the law she did.

Favorite thing about golf: The outdoors

Most bizarre thing you've ever eaten: Snail

Biggest difference between Charleston and Minnesota: The heat

Favorite Pastime: Acrylic Painting

Major: Accounting

Favorite Golf Course: Ocean Course at Kiawah

Text, Phone Call or FaceTime: FaceTime

Nickname: Andi

If you could have any animal as a pet, what would you want? Cheetah

Fly or breathe under water? Breath under water

Pumpkin Spice/ Apple Cider/ Hot Chocolate: Hot Chocolate  

If you could constitutionalize one law, what would it be? Everyone has a chill day. Put the phones away and enjoy the outdoors.

PC or Mac? PC

All-time favorite memory from playing golf: When my dad caddied for me in my first tournament in Florida and my first hole out in the fairway.

A talent you wish you had: Ambidextrous

Favorite band/singer: Rhianna

Biggest lesson golf taught you: Patience

If a movie was made about your life, who would play you? KeKe Palmer

Coke or Pepsi: Coke

One thing you're passionate about: Equality. I have two autistic brothers and for everyone to be treated the same. 

Upon graduation, Aimua hopes to become a professional golfer and aspires to play on the LPGA tour.

The Bucs compete at the Blue Hose Match Play on Monday hosted by Presbyterian College.


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