Da Sol Chung
Chandler, Ariz. native becomes the second player in UNLV women's golf history to earn first team accolades.
Dana Finkelstein's tie for 18th is the third best finish by a UNLV women's golfer in the championship tournament.
UNLV women's golf will open the first round of the tournament on Friday at 9:00 a.m. PT.
Finkelstein earns her third consecutive Mountain West Golfer of the Year honor while Dubsky collects Freshman of the Year accolades.
The Chandler, Ariz. native named Women's Golf Coaches Association Second Team All-American.
Enters her second season at UNLV ... An All-American candidate who returns as the premier golfer in the Mountain West Conference and among the best in the nation ... Could challenge for NCAA Medalist honors after finishing third a year ago ... Became the first Rebel golfer to earn first team All-American honors ... Already holds most of UNLV's single-season and career records, including scoring average, low round and low tournament ... A talented player who will lead the Rebels this season.
Began her season by being selected as one of the top eight freshmen in the country by Golfweek and never looked back in putting together the most dominating year by a UNLV golfer ... Finished third at the NCAA Championships, the highest individual finish by a MWC golfer ... She was four strokes behind the individual champion ... Earned NGCA first team All-America honors, the first Rebel golfer to earn those accolades ... Was named the MWC Player of the Year and Co-Freshman of the Year after helping UNLV win its third-straight tournament title ... Took home medalist honors at the MWC Championships, which was also her first tournament win ... Named the MWC Golfer of the Month for February ... Played in a total of 34 rounds and had a stroke average of 72.7, which set the UNLV season and career record while also leading the MWC ... Recorded nine top-10 finishes on the year, including a second-place effort at the BYU Dixie Classic and a third-place finish at the Wildcat Invitational ... At the Wildcat Invitational she shot a 209, which set the UNLV record for low score in a 54-hole tournament ... Added a fifth-place finish at the Las Vegas Founders Collegiate Showdown ... Recorded eight sub-par rounds and seven rounds of par ... Shot a career-low 67 (-5) at the Las Vegas Founders Collegiate Showdown, which tied the Rebel record for low round by par ... Finished fourth at the NCAA West Regional with a score of 218 (+2) ... Qualified for the U.S. Women's Open and finished tied for 134th, becoming just the third Rebel golfer to play in an LPGA event.
A 2005 graduate from Dae Won Fil High School in Seoul, Korea ... A member of the Korean National Team ... Played in one AJGA event during the summer of 2003, finishing third at the Needham Junior ... Competed at the 2004 Nevada Women's Open, finishing in a tie for fifth ... Her three-round score of 215 (-1) was the lowest amateur score in the event.
Da Sol Chung was born on June 15, 1986, in Seoul, Korea ... The daughter of Chul-Min Chung and Mi-Ok Lee ... Is undecided on a major.