Women's Golf

Valerie Wijaya  
Valerie  Wijaya


Chino Hills, Calif.

High School:
Diamond Bar


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.

Major: Finance
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

My Favorite...
Reality TV show:
Iron Chef America
Vacation spot: Indonesia
Color: Maroon
Website: Pinterest
Type of ice cream: Green tea
Animal: Panda
Food: Watermelon
Song: "Alive" by Krewella
Actor/Actress: Anne Hathaway

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