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    So-Hyun Park  
    So-Hyun Park

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Seoul, South Korea

    High School:
    Bradenton (FL) Preparatory Academy

    Birthdate:
    08/16/1988


    AS A SENIOR: Helped lead the Irish to the NCAA Championship, carding an average of 75.8 while earning four top-10 finishes as an individ- ual and earning all-BIG EAST honors ... played in all five fall competitions, recording the second- best stroke average on the team with a 75.1 ... posted a three-round total of 225 with three straight rounds of 75 as she tied for eighth in Notre Dame's season-opening win at the Mary Fossum Invitational ... carded rounds of 76-76- 77 for a 54-hole total 229 and placed 12th as the Irish captured the William K. Warren Irish Invite ... fired rounds of 73-71-73 to finish 13th at the Mercedes-Benz Championships in leading the Irish to a fifth-place finish as a team ... recorded a 230 (77-78-75) to aid the Irish in finishing sixth overall at the Landfall Tradition ... carded a 217(73-72-72) as she tied for fourth overall in leading Notre Dame to a third-place finish at the Alamo Invitational ... opened the spring season with a 228 (77-76-75) at the Central District Invitational, good for a tie for 41st ... finished tied for seventh at the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational with a 74-72-79 (225) ... earned a top-25 finish at the John Kirk/Panther Intercollegiate with a 79-79-75 for a total of 229 ... finished tied for 35th at the regular season- ending Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic with a 227 (78-74-75) ... posted a 229 (75-76-81) to placeseventh at the BIG EAST Championships, helping the Irish to the team title and a berth in the NCAA Central Regional ... fired a 234 (76-80-78) at the Warren during the NCAA Central Regional, help- ing her squad place fifth and earn a berth in the NCAA Championship ... carded a 318 (81-82-80- 75) at the NCAA Championship ... National Golf Association All-Scholar Team ... earned her fourth monogram.

    AS A JUNIOR: Competed in 10 events throughout the year ... totaled a 79.63 scoring average on the year ... started the season with a 79th-place finish (247, 84-75-88) at the Mary Fossum Invitational ... carded a two-day total of 147 (T-8th, 75-72) at the rain-shortened Bettie Lou Evans Invite ... fired a two-over-par round of 74 to finish in 13th place in another rain-shortened event, the Alamo Invitational ... capped off her season with a 25th place finish where she shot a three-day total of 246 (81-81-84) at the BIG EAST Championship ... National Golf Association All-Scholar Team ... BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a monogram.

    AS A SOPHOMORE: A constant in the Irish lineup, appearing in all 11 events and having 30 of a possible 33 rounds counted towards the team score ... posted a 75.91 scoring average, the sixth-best single season mark in program history ... had five top-15 finishes on the season ... named the BIG EAST Player of the Week on March 26 ... opened the fall season with a 227 (80-73-74) to finish tied for 47th at the Cougar Classic ... recorded an 11th-place tie after shooting a 225 (74-68-83) at the Mary Fossum Invitational ... followed with a 211 (70-66-75) to tie for fourth-place at the Heather Farr Memorial ... helped the Irish win that tournament behind the lowest 54-hole team total in program history (-6/858) ... her second round 66 tied her with Lisa Maunu for the best round in program history and helped the team card the lowest combined round in school history (-6/281) ... shot a 231 (74-78-79) at the Lady Northern Invitational to finish in a tie for 15th ... closed out the fall season with a 229 (79-73-77) , placing her in 14th at the Landfall Tradition ... opened the spring season finishing in a tie for 20th place after carding a 233 (80-76-77) at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge ... shot a 220 (74-75-71) at the LSU Classic ... followed with a 225 (73-76-76) at the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational ... closed out the regular season with a 237 (78-79-80) at the Bryan National Collegiate ... tied for ninth-place, registering a 224 (70-80-74) at the 2009 BIG EAST Tournament ... earned all-BIG EAST honors for the second consecutive season ... carded a 243 (77-79-87) at the NCAA Central Regional to close out the season ... National Golf Association All-Scholar Team.

    AS A FRESHMAN: Became the program's first All-America honoree by producing an outstanding rookie campaign ... copped honorable mention All-America accolades from the National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA) and Golfweek ... set the program record with a 73.63 season stroke average ... her top 54-hole total of 212 (-4) ranks second in school history ... named the Notre Dame Monogram Club Team MVP ... only member of the Irish squad to have all 32 rounds counted for the team's score ... won two events (Napa River Grill Cardinal Cup, Rio Verde Collegiate Invitational) and was runner-up four times ... copped all-BIG EAST accolades ... placed in the top-seven in nine of 11 tournaments on the season ... had a big start to her college career as she was the runner-up with a three-under par 213 (70-69-74) at the Cougar Classic helping Notre Dame to a victory ... in just the second college tournament of her career, she captured medalist honors by carding another 213 (-3, 70-71-72) at the Napa River Grill Cardinal Cup, another Irish win ... in Notre Dame's third-straight victory, she placed fifth with a 222 (+9, 74-71-77) at the Wolverine Invitational ... tied for seventh place with a nine-over par 225 (80-72-73) at the Lady Paladin Invitational ... runner-up as she carded a two-over par 215 (73-72-70) at the Ann Rhoads Intercollegiate in the final event of the fall ... selected as Golf World's `most surprising' female player of the fall season ... opened the spring semester with a 229 (+13, 75-75-79), which tied her for 18th at the Central District Invitational ... won her second event of the season with a four-under par 212 (72-70-70) by taking the Rio Verde Collegiate Invitational, which also helped the team to its fourth triumph of the year ... named Golf World's College Player of the Week for her performance at the Rio Verde Invitational ... tied for seventh with a 36-hole total of 156 (+12, 78-78) at the weather-shortened Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational ... shared runner-up honors with an even-par 216 (71-76-69) at the Canes & Cards Classic ... placed second to earn all-conference honors and help the Irish to the third league crown in program history at the BIG EAST Championship ... fired a 231 (+15, 74-79-78) to tie for 55th at the NCAA Central Regional ... National Golf Association All-Scholar Team ... named the team's MVP... earned a monogram.

    PREP & PERSONAL: Attended Bradenton Preparatory Academy (Fla.) ... ranked ninth nationally according to the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) ... took home medalist hon- ors at the Bubba Conlee National with a 54-hole total of 214 (67-74-73) ... later in the summer of 2006, she placed eighth out of a 72-golfer field at the McDonald's Betsy Rawls Girls Championship with a mark of 220 (74-75-71) ... that was one of several American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) events in which she has competed ... played in Future Collegiate World Tour (FCWT) tourna- ments ... notched a win at the FCWT Plantation Inn Junior Golf Classic with a 36-hole score of 151 (76-75) ... added to her medalist totals with two AJGA event victories over spring and summer of 2006 ... posted a win at the Bridgestone in April of 2006 and then placed first at the Houchens Industries Junior Open in June ... daughter of Dr. Jong-Woong and Myung-Hee Lee Park ... born August 16, 1988, in Seoul, South Korea ... high school coach and personal instructor is Malcolm Joseph from the David Leadbetter Golf Academy ... graduated from the Mendoza College of Business with a degree in accounting.

    Park's Career Statistics

    Year Tournaments Rds/Tm Rds Count Strokes Avg. Top Rd Top 36 Top 54 Top Finish (Field)- Event (Score)
    2007-08 11 32/32 32 2,356 73.63 69 (-3) 139 (-5) 212 (-4) 1st (94/106)- Cardinal Cup (213)/Rio Verde Inv. (212)
    2008-09 11 33/33 30 2,505 75.91 66 (-6) 136 (-8) 211 (-5) T-4th (106)- Heather Farr Memorial (211)
    2009-10 10 27/27 20 2,150 79.63 72 (+1) 147 (+4) 229 (+13) T-8th (82)- Bettie Lou Evans Invite
    2010-11 12 37/37 34 2,808 75.89 71 (-1) 144 (E) 217 (+1) T-4th (75)- Alamo Invitational (217)
    Totals 44 129/129 117 9,819 76.12 66 (-6) 136 (-8) 211 (-5) 1st (94/106)- Cardinal Cup (213)/Rio Verde Inv. (212)
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