Steffi Sorensen

College Basketball Analyst

Steffi Sorensen, a former women’s basketball player at Florida, joined ESPN in 2011 as a color commentator, and is now a college basketball analyst and sideline reporter for SEC Network.

Sorensen was a sideline reporter for college football games on FOX Sports, as well as a fitness model and trainer. She spent one year playing professional basketball in France before starting as a color analyst for ESPN3 in 2010.

Sorensen graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor of science degree in telecommunications management in 2010. She was the captain and Most Valuable Player on the women’s basketball team her senior year, just one year after walking on to the team.

Her college career began at Florida Gulf Coast University, where she helped lead the team to a 34-1 record in the school’s final year in Division II. Sorensen then transferred to Santa Fe Community College in Gainesville, Fla., and stayed in Gainesville by transferring again to Florida, where she made the women’s basketball team as a walk-on and was awarded a scholarship by the end of the season. During her junior season she set the school’s single-season 3-point percentage record, shooting 39.2 percent from beyond the arc.

A native of Jacksonville, Fla., Sorensen won Miss Florida Basketball 2006 and scored 2,147 points during her high school career at Bartram Trail High School.

 

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