Came through with the clinching match to give Duke its seventh NCAA Championship in school history as she downed Letizia Bagnoli of Wake Forest, on the second extra hole ... played in 11 tournaments and collected a 75.00 stroke average ... placed tied for 19th at the NCAA Championship with rounds of 75, 72 and 78 for a 54-hole ledger of 225 ... posted a season-best tied for 15th finish at the Landfall Tradition with rounds of 75, 74 and 73 ... turned in four rounds of even or under par , including a one-under, 72, in the second round of the NCAA Championship ... had a tied for team best two eagles on the season, which both came in NCAA play ... ranked No. 101 in the final GolfStat.com listing.
Summer of 2018:
Carded rounds of 76 and 74 in the Le Coq Sportif Beijing Ladies Classic on the China LPGA and missed the cut … tied for eighth and was the low amateur at the Orient Masters Wuhan Challenge on the China LPGA with rounds of 70,74 and 71 for a one-under, 215.
Golfweek Honorable Mention All-America ... All-ACC selection ... saw action in seven tournaments and posted a 73.33 stroke average ... saddled with a knee injury that forced her to miss the final four tournaments of the spring ... in her last tournament before getting injured, turned in a career-best tied for fifth placement with rounds of 71, 69 and 70 for a six-under, 210 ... notched six rounds of even or under par ... tied 18th at the Landfall Tradition with rounds of 70 and 75 ... helped the Blue Devils to victories at the Tar Heel Invitational and the Landfall Tradition ... finished the season ranked No. 49 in the Golfweek Individual listing.
Summer of 2017:
Placed tied 19th at the Le Coq Sportif Beijing Ladies Classic on the China LPGA with rounds of 68, 72 and 73 for a 213 … finished 69th in the EFG Hong Kong Ladies Open on the China LPGA with rounds of 78 and 73 … turned in a 20th place finish at the Wuhan Challenge on the China LPGA with rounds of 77, 69 and 70 for a 216 … missed the cut at the U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship with rounds of 78 and 80 … finished third in the “BridgeCC” China LPGA event with rounds of 69, 69 and 71 for a seven-under-par, 209 … tied for 14th at the China Provincial Games with rounds of 76, 73, 74 and 72.
Ranked No. 5 in the AJGA Polo Golf ranking, while listing No. 7 in the Golfweek rankings ... registered two victories in 2016, while playing on the AJGA ... totaled rounds of 71, 74 and 71 for a 216 to claim medalist honors at the AJGA Reno/Tahoe Junior ... won the Yani Tseng Invitational with rounds of 70, 68 and 68 for a 206 in back-to-back outings ... in six events in 2016, Wang finished no lower than 21st, while also notching a tied fifth placement at The PING Invitational ... collected six top-12 finishes in 2015 on the AJGA, including back-to-back second place outings at the Bishops Gate Golf Academy Junior and the AJGA Junior at Yolo Fliers ... was a 2016 First Team Rolex Junior All-America and 2015 honorable mention selection ... recognized as a Tri-Valley Sports Final Outstanding Athlete by Alameda County in 2015 ... earned the Varsity Athlete Award from Amador Valley High School as a junior ... two-time captain for Amador Valley ...member of the 2015 Wyndham Cup West Team.
Full name is Xinying Wang … born February 11, 1999 in Beijing, China … daughter of Haiqiang Wang and Cindy Yang … has one brother, Edward (9) ... started playing golf at age eight ... an ACC Honor Roll selection in 2017-18 ... double-majoring in public policy and psychology.
Wang By The Numbers
Annika Intercollegiate (76-76-76=228, T53, +12)
Windy City Collegiate (81-75-75=231, T54, +15)
Ruth’s Chris Tar Heel Invite (69-76-76=221, T29, +5)
The Landfall Tradition (75-74-73=222, T15, +6)
Allstate Sugarbowl Intercoll. (79-75-76=230, T44, +14)
Darius Rucker Intercollegiate (78-74-76=228, T56, +15)
Evans Derby Experience (76-76-68=220, T19, +4)
Bryan National Collegiate** (74-75-73=222, T29, +6)
ACC Championship (72-76-77=225, T26, +9)
NCAA Auburn Reg. (73-75-75=223, T41, +7)
NCAA Championship (75-72-78+225, T19, +6)
Windy City Classic (77-72-73=222, T32, +9)
Tar Heel Invitational (71-75-70=216, T30, E)
Landfall Tradition (70-75=145, T18, +1)
Northrop Grumman (81-74-73=228, T49, +15)
Darius Rucker (76-73-77=226, T40, +13)
Evans Derby Experience (71-69-70=210, T5, -6)
Bryan Preview (73=73, +1)