The First Academy
Season ends on disappointing note as Commodores do not qualify for NCAA Championships
Commodores need big effort Wednesday to advance to NCAA Championships
Freshmen Louise Yu, Morgan Baxendale post top first-round scores
Women's golf team starts quest for national championship competition
Despite individual wins by Baxendale and Yu, Dores fall 3-2 to Alabama
Round Two photos from the 2017 Mason Rudolph Championship.
View Jimmy Mitchell's photos from the 2017 SEC Women's Golf Championship in Birmingham, Ala.
First round photos from the Mason Rudolph Championship at Vanderbilt Legends Club on Sept.16, 2016.
View Todd Drexler's photos from the second round of the UCF Challenge in Orlando on February 8, 2016.
View Todd Drexler's photos from the UCF Challenge in Orlando, Fla., on February 7, 2016.
• 2017 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2016 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
As a Junior (2017-18)
Zeng finished the season with a tie for 44th in the NCAA Tallahassee Regional, shooting a 54-hole total of 220... She had rounds of 74, 73 and 73 to finish as the Commodores' third low scorer at the regional competition... She fought through sickness to post a 54-hole total of 235 at the SEC Championship, helping Vanderbilt earn a seventh-place team finish and advance to match play... In SEC quarterfinal action, Zeng lost to Alabama’s Lauren Stephenson.... She earned a top-10 individual result at the Brickyard Collegiate in early April, helping Vanderbilt to its first team title in nearly three years... Zeng finished in a tie for ninth place at the Brickyard tourney with a 54-hole total of 223... She helped the Commodores to a fourth-place team finish at the Clemson Invitational in late March, shooting rounds of 71, 72 and 74... Her one-over par total of 217 resulted in a tie for 25th in the Clemson medalist competition... She shared low individual honors for the Commodores at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate, helping Vanderbilt to a 11th place team finish... She posted rounds of 70-77-77 for a 54-hole total of 224 to earn a T-28 individual result on the difficult Pete Dye Course at Hilton Head's Long Cove Club... Zeng's opening-round 70 marked the team's low round of the Rucker... Zeng had an up-and-down performance at the UCF Challenge in the team's spring opener... After opening poorly, she came back to fire rounds of 73 and 71 in Orlando to help the Commodores claim a fourth-place team result... During four-tournament fall campaign, Zeng averaged 72.80 strokes per round, best fall average of her Commodore career... Was team's low scorer at Ruth's Chris Tar Heel Invitational, finishing T-23rd with 54-hole total of two-under 214... Also shared team low tourney score at Battle of the Beach in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, shooting +6 total of 219... Low tournament score of the fall came at home, shooting 54-hole total of three-under 213 at Mason Rudolph Championships.
As a Sophomore (2016-17)
Played in all 28 rounds and averaged 75.07 strokes per round... Best finish of the season came at the Cardinal Fall Kickoff (T-5th)... Low round of the year (70) came in first round of the SEC Championship in Birmingham.
As a Freshman (2015-16)
Played in 18 rounds and averaged 76.00 strokes per round... Low finish of the season came in first collegiate tournament at the Mason Rudolph Championship, when she finished in a tie for 20th... Low round of 69 came in the first round of the Mason Rudolph.
Prior to Vanderbilt
Was ranked the 28th player in the class of 2015 according to the Golfweek Junior Golf Rankings at the time of her signing... Captured the AJGA Golf Pride/David Leadbetter Junior Classic in June of 2014, while also winning three Florida Junior Tour events and finishing in the top five in two others... Qualified for the 2014 U.S. Amateur, the U.S. Girls in 2014 and 2015, and the Callaway Junior Worlds... Finished second at the AJGA Bishops Gate Open... Named Player of the Year for three years in a row on the Top 50 Junior Tour... Four-time district champion and three-time regional champion... MVP and team captain of her high-school team for four years... Named to the Orlando Sentinel First Team Central Florida All-American squad... Graduated Cum Laude, and was a member of the National Chinese Honor Society.
Born Oct. 3, 1997... Hometown is Orlando... Majoring in Human and Organizational Development... Chose Vanderbilt over Boston College, Georgia, Pepperdine, Florida, Virginia Tech, and Stetson... Younger sister Kelsey is a freshman member of the Stanford women's squad.
Year | Rounds | Strokes | Average
2017-18 | 30 | 2,220 | 74.00
2016-17 | 28 | 2,102 | 75.07
2015-16 | 18 | 1,368 | 76.00
Career | 76 | 5,690 | 74.87