Siena Student Athletes Recognized by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
Siena Boasts School Record 147 Honorees
Victoria Nguyen Earns Saints' Top Finish
Nguyen Leads Saints after 36-Holes
Saints Stand 23rd of 24 Teams Through 18 Holes
FALL 2013: Finished in top-10 (6th) at the ECAC Championships (9/30), scoring a 165 in the 36-hole Tournament...Member of the ECAC Championship team (9/30)...Finished inside Top-20 at the Bucknell Invitational with a 236 in the 54-hole Tournament...Tied for 17th place at the Dartmouth Invitational (9/15) after shooting an 82 and a 74... Participated in the St. John's Invitational and finished T8 with a 157.
SPRING 2013: Finished the Roar-ee Invitational (4/12) T11, shooting an 84 in the 18-hole Tournament... Finished T33 at the Brown Bear Invitational (4/15)...Shot team best round of 76 at Brown Bear Invite (4/15)... Team best round at MAAC Championships (4/28) with a final round of +6.
FALL 2012:Appeared in one event, finishing 34th in her collegiate debut at the ECAC Championships (9/30).
BEFORE SIENA:Three-year starter and letterwinner for golf team...Named to All League's First Team and All-Academic team...Helped her squad to a League Championship...CIF Sectional Finalist...WSCGA Sectional Finalist...CIF East Division Runner-up...Also a member of her school's basketball team as a point guard for one year.
PERSONAL:Born on July 5, 1994...Daughter of Teguhwati Tan and Nicco Wijaya...Did not start playing golf until her freshman year of high school...Plans to major in chemistry.
GETTING TO KNOW VALERIE WIJAYA
Twitter handle: @valeriewijayaa
What I like most about Siena College: Seeing familiar faces everywhere
What I like most about coach: Always supportive and encouraging
My biggest fear is: Getting wrinkles
My hobbies are: Swimming, playing the piano, and working out
If I could travel anywhere, I would go to: Australia
If I was stuck on a deserted island, the one thing I would bring: My laptop with internet connection
My before game/meet routine: Sit/stand alone for a couple minutes to relax
Sport/position I always wanted to try: Volleyball
When I'm not playing, you can find me: At the gym
One thing you can't live without: My cell phone
My dream job: Personal trainer
My dream car: Tesla
Reality TV show: Iron Chef America
Vacation spot: Indonesia
Type of ice cream: Green tea
Song: "Alive" by Krewella
Actor/Actress: Anne Hathaway