Player: Tsai-Ching (Lorena) Tseng
University: University of Tulsa
Area of Study: Business Management Specialized Sport Management
Expected Graduation: 2022
Soldier Honored: Elijah J.M. Rao
TULSA – A two-year letterwinner … has played in all 25 career tournaments … has 17 top-10 finishes … has 11 top-5 performances, including two career wins … has a career 72.3 stroke average in 74 rounds (45,351 strokes) … a two-time all-conference selection … made the NCAA Regional as an individual her freshman season and with her team as a junior … made an immediate impact on the roster as a true freshman in 2018-19 with seven top-10 finishes in 11 tournaments … turned in the best stroke average in school history as a junior with a 71.8 average in 18 rounds … as a freshman, had the second-best season stroke average in school history with a 72.18 average in 33 rounds, narrowly behind four-time All-American Stacy Prammanasudh’s average of 72.09 … tied a school-best with a 13-under par score to win the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown as a freshman.
2020-21 (JUNIOR) – Placed among top-15 in all 6 stroke-play tournaments, including three times in the top-4 … earned all-conference accolades … had a school record 71.7 stroke average in 18 rounds … turned in season-best 2nd place performances at the Texas State Invitational and the American Athletic Conference Championship … had a 12-under par score of 204 at the Texas State Invitational … also placed 4th at the Rebel Beach Intercollegiate … had an 8th place performance at the Let Them Play Classic … finished in 11th place at the first 2020-21 tournament, the SMU Trinity Forest Invitational … also had a 15th place finish at the Mountain View Collegiate.
2019-20 (SOPHOMORE) – Played in all eight tournaments … had six top-10 finishes and finished among the top-20 in seven of eight events … won her second career tournament with a 7-under par 209 at the ICON Invitational in the spring season, thus earning the AAC Golfer of the Week award … also finished 3rd place at the Las Vegas Collegiate and 4th at the Lady Paladin Invitational … 72.86 stroke average in 23 rounds.
2018-19 (FRESHMAN) – Played in 11 tournaments … had seven top-10 finishes as a true freshman … represented Tulsa as an individual at the NCAA Norman Regional and placed 46th overall with a score of 223 … earned first-team American Athletic Conference honors … had a team-leading 72.1 stroke average in 33 rounds, which is the second-best season average in school history … placed among the top-10 in her first four collegiate tournaments … had a team-leading 71.3 stroke average in 15 fall rounds … became only the 5th golfer to finish among the top-5 in their first two collegiate tournaments in the 45-year history of the women's golf program … became the first Tulsa freshman since Kristina Merkle in the 2009-10 season to place among the top-5 in her first two collegiate events … was the American Athletic Conference Golfer of the Month for September and October, becoming only the second golfer in the six-year history of the league to earn the league’s golfer of the month award for back-to-back months … won her first collegiate tournament at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown with a 13-under par 203 with rounds of 69-69-65, tying for the best 54-hole total in school history … finished in fourth place at the Hobble Creek Fall Classic in her first collegiate event … carded a 7-under par score of 209 with rounds of 68-73-68 at the Lady Paladin Invitational to finish in second place … also placed 9th at the Ron Moore Intercollegiate in the fall … finished in 3rd place in the spring opener at the Texas State Invitational with a 3-under par 210, and also placed 3rd at the Juli Inkster Invitational … also placed 10th at the spring Kiawah Island Classic … placed 15th at the American Athletic Conference Championship.
OTHER – Placed first at the 2017 Faldo Series Taiwan Championship with rounds of 78-67-71 … also won the 2017 Standard Chartered Bank National Fall Rankings Tour and the 2016 Hong King Ladies Amateur Championship … finished in second place at the 2017 HSBC China Junior Golf Championship … played five events in the United States in 2017, finishing in second-place at the AJGA Junior at OakTree with rounds of 70-73-69 for a 212 total … placed 4th at the AJGA Junior at RiverWatch, 7th at the Amino VITAL® Junior Championship and 30th at the IMG Academy Junior World Championship … has a 74.07 scoring average with a low competitive round of 67 and has a World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR) of 828 … ranked 18th internationally among the 2018 class.