2012-13: Competed in three tournaments as a rookie ... totaled a 74.92 stroke average and finished in the top 10 in one tournament ... opened her collegiate career with rounds of 72, 74 and 68 for a total of 214 at the Cougar Classic and placed tied for 10th ... since 1989, she became just the 10th Duke freshman to open her career with a top 10 finish.
Prep: A member of the Chinese National Team from 2009-11, Xiao owns seven career tournament victories. Xiao, who is a 5-8 product of Guangzhou, Guangdong in China, last won the Grand Final of Mission Hills Junior Series title in 2012 with rounds of 66, 73 and 69 for a total of 208. She played in the 2008 World Amateur Golf Team Championship for the People’s Republic of China.
Personal: Yi Ashley Xiao was born on Sept. 22, 1993 ... daughter of Jianhua Xiao and Ning Wen ... was an AP Scholar as a junior.
Xiao By The Numbers 2012-13 Cougar Classic (72-74-68=214, T10, -2) Liz Murphey Fall Preview (76-77-77=230, T61, +14) Tar Heel Invitational (76-79-74=229, T47, +13) Northrop Grumman (78-76-72=226, T32, +13)
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