Left UCLA following her freshman year to turn profesional.
2005 -- Tied for 50th at the Kraft Nabisco Championship with scores of 78-75-71-74--298 ... Tied for 58th at the Canadian Women's Open with scores of 74-70-76-76--296 (+8) ... Missed the cut at the U.S. Women's Open with scores of 81-72--153 (+11) ... Advanced to the third round of the U.S. Women's Amateur after posting scores of 71-75--146 (+6) in stroke play ... Defeated Julia Huh of Pasadena, MD, 4 & 3 in the first round ... In the second round, she defeated Kimberly Donovan of Hopkinton, MA, 6 & 5 ... Lost in 20 holes in the third round to In-Kyung Kim of Korea.
2004 -- Won the 104th U.S. Women's Amateur at The Kahkwa Club in Erie, PA ... Posted rounds of 75-71--146 and tied for sixth in stroke play ... Defeated Terra Petsinger of Arvilla, ND, 3 & 2 in the first round ... Defeated Kim Shin of Mountlake Terrace, WA, 6 & 4 in the second round ... In the third round she beat Mina Harigae of Monterey, 1-up ... Defeated Beth Allen of San Diego 4 & 2 in the quarterfinals ... Beat Sarah Huarte of Shingle Springs, 2-up in the semifinals ... In the final, she won 2-up against Amanda McCurdy of El Dorado, Ark ... Tied for 24th in the Kraft Nabisco Championship with scores of 71-74-73-72--290 ... Tied for 18th at the Nine Bridges Classic in South Korea with scores of 71-69-71--211 ... Placed second at the U.S. Girls Junior Championship at Mira Vista CC in Ft. Worth, TX ...Tied for eighth in the stroke play competition with scores of 73-70 -- 143 (-1) ... In match play she defeated Emily Mason of Highland, CA 6 & 5 in the first round ... In the second round she beat Lila Barton of Dallas, TX 4 & 2 ... She beat Taylor Leon of Dallas 2 & 1 in the third round ... In the quarterfinals she beat Morgan Pressel of Boca Raton, FL 1-up ... In the semifinals, she beat Hsaio-China Lu of Chinese Taipei ... In the finals, she lost in 20 holes to Julieta Granada of Paraguay ... Member of the victorious Curtis Cup team ... Nominated for the 2004 Nancy Lopez Amateur Award.
2003 -- Runner-up at the 103rd U.S. Women's Amateur at the Philadelphia CC ... Individually, she tied for fifth with scores of 69-74--143 ... In the first round she defeated Robin Burke of Houston, TX 6 & 5 ... Defeated Nuria Clau of Spain 3 &2 in the second round ... Beat Diana Ramage of Fayetteville, GA 6 & 5 in the third round ... In the quarterfinals she beat Becky Lucidi of Poway, CA 2-up ... Won 2 & 1 vs. Paula Creamer in the semifinals ... Lost 2 & 1 to Virada Nirapathpongporn ... Tied for 30th at the U.S. Women's Open at Pumpkin Ridge with scores of 76-73-74-73--296 ... Won the Kathy Whitworth Junior Invitational at Mira Vista CC with scores of 73-72--145 ... Won the McDonald's Betsy Rawls National Championship at Du Pont CC in Wilmington, DE with scores of 65-69-68--202 and set a tournament record ... Tied for first at the Rolex Girls Junior Championship at LPGA International with scores of 70-69-72--211 ... Advanced to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Girls Junior Championship at Brooklawn CC in Fairfield, CT ... Tied for 10th individually with scores of 73-75--148 (+6) ... Won 6 & 5 in the first round against Tessa Teachman of Webster, NY ... Defeated Juli Wightman of Chicopee, MA 1-up in the second round ... Lost 4 & 2 to Sukjin-Lee Wuesthoff of Toms River, NJ.
High School -- Did not play high school golf.
Personal -- Lists winning the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship as her career thrill ... Has one brother ... Began playing at the age of 11 ... Admires the play of Tiger Woods and Retief Goosen ... Lists computers, basketball and music (piano) as hobbies ... Born Dec. 15, 1986 in Chicago, IL ... Undeclared major. TMTM
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