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Duke Women's Golf BIO
 Yu Liu
2013-14:  
WGCA & Golfweek Second Team All-America ... ACC Rookie of the Year ... All-ACC selection ... posted a 72.36 stroke average along with five top five and eight top 10 finishes ... earned the victory at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate with rounds of 69, 72 and 70 for a two-under-par, 211 ... placed in the top 10 of her first eight collegiate tournaments ... her 72.36 stroke average third-lowest for a freshman in Duke history ... collected eight top 10 finishes, which ranks tied third on Duke’s all-time charts for freshmen ... her five top five finishes ranked tied sixth on the freshman list ... collected a round of 66 at the PING/ASU Invitational, which was the tied for second-lowest 18-hole ledger by a freshman at Duke ... finished the season ranked No. 11 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index ... registered 14 rounds of even or under par ... ACC Golfer of the Month for March ... Golfweek Player of the Week March 10.

Ranking: No. 13 (Golfweek Junior), No. 19 (Junior Golf Scoreboard), No. 32 (Polo Junior Golf)

High school/Prep:
A three-time winner on the AJGA circuit … 2011 Second Team Rolex Junior All-America … currently ranked No. 13 in the Golfweek Junior Golf rankings … finished first at the 2012 Chongqing Challenge, after firing rounds of 72, 68 and 71 … runner-up at the 2012 CLPGA Srixon Ladies Open and the CLPGA China Unicom Pro-Am … tied for second at the 2012 CLPGA Wuhan Challenge … won the 2011 Under Armour/Vicky Hurst Championship with rounds of 70, 67 for a total of 137 … placed first at the 2010 Tee Up Junior Challenge posting rounds of 72, 66 and 73 for a 211 total … fired rounds of 72, 75 and 77 for a total of 224, won the Killington Junior Golf Championship in 2010 … earned Golfweek Player of the Week in 2011 following her victory at the Under Armour/Vicky Hurst Championship ... turned in a 14th place finish at the 2013 Rolex Girls Junior Championship ... in 2012, totaled three top 10 finishes and five top 25 placements … top finish in 2012 was the Rolex Tournament of Champions (71-69-70-70=280) … had one win, four top 10 and nine top 20 finishes in nine tournaments in 2011 … tied for second at the Rolex Girls Junior Championship (69-67-65-74=275) … reached the semifinals of the U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship … in five tournaments during the 2010 season, she had two wins and two other top 14 finishes … placed third at the AJGA Apawamis Junior … a three-time winner of the HSBC China Junior Golf Championship in 2008 (Girls 11-12), 2009 (Girls 13-14) and 2010 (Girls 15-17) … won the 2009 (69-68-74) and 2010 (74-76-67) CITIC Bank China Amateur Tour final … tied for 22nd and won the Best Amateur title at the China LPGA Tour – Korea LPGA Tour co-sponsored event ... competed in the 2013 LPGA LOTTE Championship Presented by J Golf and missed the cut with rounds of 82, 71.

Personal:
Full name is Yu Liu … born November 15, 1995 in Beijing, China … daughter of Song Liu and Jingnu Cao … started playing golf at age eight.

Liu By The Numbers

2013-14:
Mason Rudolph (73-73-71=217, T9, +1)
Tar Heel Invitational (71-71-71=213, 6, -3)
Landfall Tradition (74-69-72=215, 2, -1)
Northrop Grumman (68-74-73=215, T3, +2)
Darius Rucker Intercollegiate (69-72-70=211, 1, -2)
Bryan National Collegiate (74-72-74=220, T3, +4)
PING/ASU Invitational (75-72-66=213, 7, -3)
ACC Championship (73-72-75=220, T5, +7)
NCAA East Reg. (73-84-71=228, T89, +12)
NCAA Championship (75-76-68-72, T43, +11)
Height: 5'9"
Year: Freshman
City/State: Beijing, China
High School: Beijing No. 80
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