Vanessa Wang
Vanessa Wang
Height: 5-4
Year: So.
Hometown: Rowland Heights, CA
High School: La Serna HS
Experience: 1V

2018-19 -- Competed in all eight tournaments as a true freshman, averaging 75.4 strokes over 24 rounds with three top-20 finishes and four rounds of par or better ... carded a 68 in second round of UC Irvine Invitational en route to a fifth-place finish with a career-best 213 total for 54 holes ... also placed eighth in Wyoming Cowgirl Classic and ninth in Pat Lesser-Harbottle Invitational ... recorded a pair of 71s, one in the Pat Lesser-Harbottle Invitational and the other in the UC Irvine Invitational.

High School -- Wang led La Serna High School of Whittier to four San Gabriel Valley League championships and back-to-back CIF-Southern Section Southern Division team titles in 2015 and 2016 ... Lancers qualified for the CIF State Championships in 2016 and placed fifth ... team captain as a senior ... 75.17 scpromg average ... served on the Senior Class Council ... twice served as vice president of the Key Club ... was a Tutorial Academic Mentor for two years ... member of the National Honors Society ... Key Club vice president and publicist ... Thirst Project president ... competing in her final American Junior Golf Association tournament before becoming a Mustang, won the Lizette Salas Junior Championship at Palos Verdes, her first AJGA victory, by two strokes with a three-over-par 216 total ... carded rounds of 67, 75 and 74 at the Palos Verdes Golf Club in Palos Verdes Estates, Calif. ... carded 10 birdies in the three-day tournament at Palos Verdes ... averaged 76.23 strokes per round on the Southern California PGA's Toyota Tour Cup in 2017, earning nine top-10 finishes ... was ranked 36th overall in California and 11th in the state and 61st in the nation among Class of 2018 golfers ... in 2015, was the U.S. Girls Qualifier first alternate at South Hills Country Club and U.S. Women's Amateur Qualifier second alternate at the Hacienda Golf Club ... earned 11 wins on the PGA Southern California Junior Tour ... 2018 Long Beach City champion ... competed in 2018 USGA Fourball Championship, reaching the first round of match play ... compiled 4.0 grade-point average ... chose to attend Cal Poly because of "its great golf program and academics ... a great fit.".

Personal -- Daughter of Vicky Ma ... no siblings ... enjoys music and photography ... taught a golf camp at Stanford in the summer of 2019 ... born in Monterey Park, Calif. ... majoring in kinesiology.