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Lauren Diaz-Yi

Freshman
Class
Thousand Oaks, Calif.
Hometown
Westlake
High School

Virginia
2016-17 (Senior)

· Second on the team with 74.79 stroke average
· UVA’s top finisher at the Bryan National Collegiate and ACC Championships
· Was 21st at ACCs
· Placed first or second for UVA in five of eight events
· Finished her career with seven top-10 results

2015-16 (Junior)
• Finished the regular season with back-to-back top-10 finishes at the Bryan National Collegiate & ACC Championships
• Helped Cavaliers advance to match play at NCAA Championships after team finished fifth in medal play
• Placed 32nd at NCAA Championships
• Was fourth at ACCs at 2-under 214, her best tourney score of the season
• Ended season with seven career top-10 finishes
• Ranked No. 19 in the ACC in scoring average (74.3)
• Was 77th at NCAA Regional (Stanford) at +21, 234
• Ranked No. 96 in final Golfweek standings
• Was 18th in the nation in par-five scoring (4.81)
• Slowed by a wrist injury in the fall

2014-15 (Sophomore)
• Named to 2015 All-ACC team
• Finished the fall ranked No. 22 by Golfweek and No. 26 in the Golfstat College Cup standings
• Led the team in scoring with a 72.08 stroke average
• Tied fof fifth among ACC players in stroke average
• Named the ACC Golfer of the Month for October
• Won the first tournament of her career when she placed first at the Tar Heel Invitational
• Shot a career-low 7-under 209, taking medalist honors by four strokes
• Matched her career-low 18-hole score with a 3-under 69 during the final round
• Was UVa’s No. 2 scorer in other three fall tournaments
• In spring, captured medalist honors at UCF Challenge when she set UVa tourney scoring mark with 9-under 207
• Set her career-low 18-hole score with a 4-under 68 at UCF Challenge
• Tied for fourth at ACCs (-6, 210) to help UVa win its first league title
• Was 41st at NCAA Regional (+16, 229) after battling illness throughout the event
• Recognized on ACC Academic Honor Roll

2013-14 (Freshman)
• Led Cavaliers with 28th place finish at NCAAs
• Posted sixth best finish by a freshman at national championships
• Finished 29th at NCAA East Regional
• Set career low tournament score by finishing at 2-over 218
• Tied for 25th at ACC Championships to help UVa to second-place finish
• Ranked No. 16 in ACC in stroke average (74.91)
• Top finish was seventh-place showing at FSU Match-Up tournament to open the spring
• Had her low single-round (70) at FSU Match-Up
• Led the team in scoring at the FSU Match-Up and Darius Rucker Intercollegiate

Junior / Amateur Notes
• Won the 2013 USGA U.S. Women’s Public Links Championship
• Reached the quarterfinals of the 2013 U.S Women’s Amateur
• Was ranked the No. 21 player for the Class of 2013 by Junior Golf Scoreboard when she signed with UVa
• Quarterfinalist at 2012 U.S Girls Junior Championship
• Reached the match play portion of the 2012 U.S. Women’s Pub Links
• Also qualified for the U.S. Pub Links in 2008 and 2009
• AJGA Junior All-Star event for golfers ages 12 to 15
• In 2012, was one of the top 18 juniors in Southern California to play in the fresh&easy Kraft Foods Legacy Junior Challenge at the Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage for the opportunity to qualify for the Kraft Nabisco Championship
• Finished third at the Legacy Junior Challenge
• Placed 21st at the Junior PGA Championship
• Was 14th at the AJGA Junior Challenge and was fifth at the U.S. Girls Junior Championship
• Finished 21st at the Rolex Girls Junior Championship
• Placed 17th at the Polo Golf Junior Classic
• In 2012 tied for fifth at the Under Armour/Gary Woodland Championship
•Won the 2009 AJGA Junior All-Star

Westlake High School / Personal
•Tied for second at the 2010 CIF/WSCGA state championship qualifier
•Tied for third at 2009 CIF/WSCGA state championship
•Placed second at 2009 CIF Northern Team Divisonal Championship
• Father is Oswaldo and mother is Connie
• Born in Glendale, Calif.

Lauren Diaz-Yi’s Career Statistics

YEAR ROUNDS STROKES AVG LOW
2013-2014 34 2547 74.91 670
CAREER 119 8837 74.26 68

Lauren Diaz-Yi’s Career Bests
Career Best Tournament Finish: 1, UCF Challenge, Feb. 8-10, 2015 & Tar Heel Invitational, Oct. 10-12, 2014
Career Top-10 Finishes: 7
Career Best 54-Hole Score: 207, UCF Challenge, Feb. 8-10, 2015
Career Best 18-Hole Score: 68, UCF Challenge, Feb. 9, 2015

2013-14 Tournament Results

Date Tournament Score Par Total Overall Place UVa Place
Sept. 9-11 Mo Morial 73-76-76 +9 225 22 4
Sept. 20-22 Mason Rudolph Championship 76-77-79 +16 232 63 3
Oct. 11-13 Tar Heel Invitational 78-79-74 +15 231 76 4
Oct. 25-27 Landfall Tradition 78-77-74 +13 229 33 3
February 14-16 FSU Match-Up 76-73-70 +3 219 7 1
March 7-9 Rucker Intercollegiate 79-73-71 +10 223 26 1
March 14-16 Gator Invitational 75-71-76 +12 222 27 3
March 28-30 Bryan National 79-73-79 +15 231 33 3
April 17-19 ACC Championships 73-76-80 +16 229 25 3
May 8-10 NCAA Regional 70-75-73 +2 218 29 2
May 20-23 NCAA Championships 71-71-75-71 +8 288 28 1

2014-15 Tournament Results

Date Tournament Score Par Total Overall Place UVa Place
Sept. 14-16 Cougar Classic 69-71-74 -2 214 15 2
Sept. 19-21 Mason Rudolph 78-69-78 +9 225 30 2
Oct. 10-12 Tar Heel Invitational 70-69-70 -7 209 1 1
Oct. 24-26 Landfall Tradition 72-70-75 +1 217 14 2
February 8-10 UCF Challenge 70-68-69 -9 207 1 1
February 13-15 FSU Matchup 81-74-70 +9 225 23 4
March 6-8 Rucker Intercollegiate 73-73-70 +3 216 5 1
April 3-5 Bryan National 74-77-77 +12 228 21 2
April 17-18 ACC Championships 72-68-70 -6 210 4 2
May 7-9 NCAA Regional 83-72-74 +13 229 41 4
May 7-9 NCAA Championships 77-84-75 +20 236 78 2

2015-16 Tournament Results

Date Tournament Score Par Total Overall Place UVa Place
Sept. 13-15 Cougar Classic 71-76-74 +5 221 24 4
Oct. 9-11 Tar Heel Invitational 73-78-75 +10 226 39 3

2016-17 Tournament Results

Date Tournament Score Par Total Overall Place UVa Place
Sept. 16-18 Mason Rudolph 74-69-78 +5 221 23 2
Sept. 25-27 ANNIKA Intercollegiate 70-71-76 +1 217 34 2

* Competed as a non-scoring individual