PHILADELPHIA – The University of Pennsylvania’s head women’s golf coach, Mark Anderson, has announced his incoming recruits for the 2017-18 season. Three young women will be freshmen on this year’s team: Rina Jung, Chelsea Liu, and Selina Zeng.
“I am very excited about this incoming class,” said Anderson, who enters his tenth season heading the Quakers program. “All three players are capable of shooting low scores for us, and they will all have a great opportunity to break into our starting lineup as freshmen. It is going to be another exciting year for our program.”
Information on all three golfers is below.
Briarcliff Manor, N.Y.
High School: Lettered in golf at the Hackley School after starting high school at Le Rosey in Rolle, Switzerland … Three-time team MVP … Had a 75.2 stroke average in AJGA events … Won the 2016 Ping Canada Junior Match Play and the 2015 Junior Met PGA Championship … Played in the 2017 U.S. Girls’ Junior … Finished second at the 2016 AJGA NRP and fourth at the 2016 AJGA Montclair … 2016 Junior Met PGA Player of the Year … 2016 AJGA Scholastic Honor Roll … Published two books, “Off We Go For 80 Days” and “Eat Play Learn in Tokyo” … Played in the Westchester Harp Ensemble for two years … Also played the harp for two years at Le Rosey … Honor Roll student throughout high school.
Personal: Daughter of Jenny and Jiho Jung … Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Phillips Andover (Mass.)
High School: Team MVP at Andover … Had a 75.5 stroke average in AJGA events … Individual medalist at the 2016 AJGA Greg Norman Championship qualifier and the 2014 Davis Love III qualifier … Won the 2015 Hurricane Junior Golf Tour at Disney and the 2013 Golf Digest Holiday Classic … Top-six finishes at the 2016 AJGA IZOD Championship and 2016 AJGA Open at Cattail Creek … Took ninth at the 2016 Florida Girls’ Junior Amateur Championship … Also a member of the Shanghai Golf Team … 2015 AJGA Scholastic All-America … National AP Scholar … Addison Museum Ambassador … Math Honor Society member.
Personal: Daughter of Jialu and Yuankang Liu … Sister, Margaret, plays golf at Vassar College … Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Oak Brook, Ill.
High School: Four-year letter winner in girls’ golf at Hinsdale Central, two-year captain … Helped team win the Class AA state championship in 2015 and 2016, third-place finishes in 2014 and 2017 … Entered 2017 ranked 27th nationally in her class by Junior Golf Scoreboard … Had a 75.1 stroke average in AJGA events in 2016 … Low Junior at the 2017 Illinois Women’s Amateur, advancing to quarterfinal round in match play … Qualified for the 2015 and 2016 U.S. Girls’ Junior, missing match play by a stroke in 2016 … Finished third at the 2016 AJGA Hale Irwin … Had multiple top-10 AJGA finishes from 2015-17 … Dean’s List student … Young Scholars Award … AP Scholar … National Spanish Exam Gold Award recipient … Hinsdale Central Esmark All-American … Contributing writer to Devils’ Advocate, HC’s newspaper.
Personal: Daughter of Helen Chen and Gordon Zeng … Enrolled in the Wharton School of Business.