Columbia Women's Golf BIO
Nancy Xu
Player Profile:
Nancy Xu 1866541
Year: Junior
Hometown: Sunnyvale, Calif.
High School: Saint Francis

2015-16: Finished with a 78.85 stroke average after competing in 13 rounds of action … kicked off the spring with a season-best opening round of 72 at the Notre Dame Clover Cup (March 11-13) … set career-best finish with fourth-place at the Spring Training Intercollegiate after carding an 80-73—153 (+9) … finished tied for 14th at the Ivy League Championship after carding an 83-77-80—240 (+21).

2014-15: Earned second team All-Ivy League honors after a tie for 12th place at the Ivy League Championship (4/24-4/26) ... Fought back after a first-round 83 to shoot 74 and 77 in the second and third rounds to earn the conference honors ... Averaged a 77.28 over 18 rounds in her first season ... Shot a season-low 70 in the first round of the 3M Jaguar Intercollegiate (3/13-3/15) leading to a tie for 10th place (70-71-77—218) ... Had a season best finish when she tied for seventh at the Princeton Invitational (10/18-10/19) coming in at +10 (75-73-79—226).

Saint Francis: Letterwinner and co-captain … Four-year member of the women’s golf team … Led St. Francis to 2013 NorCal High School Championship … Helped team claim third at the 2012 and 2013 CCS Girls Golf Championship … Won the 2012 NorCal High School Championship as an individual … Medalist at the 2012 West Catholic Athletic League tournament … Named 2012 Silicon Valley Mercury News Girls Golfer of the Year … Member of the Tiger Woods Foundation National Golf Team … 2012 US Girls Junior Championship qualifier … Runner-up at the 83rd Annual NCGA Northern California Junior Girls Championship and the AJGA Stockton Junior All-Star … Won the NCGA Junior Tour Spring Series II at Windsor GC … Runner-up at the AJGA Junior at Ruby Hill CC … Won the Helen Lengfeld flight at the 64th California Junior Girls State Championship.

Personal: Intends to major in computer science … Graduated Saint Francis Maxima Cum Laude … 2014 recipient of the USGA-Chevron STEM Scholarship … 2013 AJGA HP Scholastic All-America Team Member (One of 24 nationally) … National Merit semifinalist … AP Scholar with Distinction … Scholar Athlete Award from 2011-13 … Parents are Melissa and Jim.

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