Alexandra Lipa
Alexandra Lipa
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Birmingham, Mich.
High School: Birmingham Seaholm

2009-10: Finished first at the Towson Invitational in her collegiate debut with rounds of 69 and 70…Finished 26th at the Ivy League Championships…Also finished tied for fifth at the ROAR-EE Invitational…Best round was a 69 at the Towson Invitational…Averaged 78.45 strokes per round.

Before Yale: A 2009 graduate of Seaholm High School in Birmigham, Michigan…Four-time First Team All-State (2009, 2008, 2007, 2006)…2009 Michigan Division 2 State Champion…Earned five varsity letters – four in golf and one in softball…MVP and Defensive Player of the Year in 2008, also all region and district in 2008 for Seaholm softball.

Personal: Parents are Larry and Linda Lipa who live in Birmingham, Michigan with their black and white cat named Matilda. 

Nick Name: Alex
Residential College: Trumbull
Major: Computer Science and Psychology
Future Plans: Travel the world with friends
Lowest Score: 69
Why She Chose Yale: I absolutely love the team and Chawwadee. Plus I was thankful to get out of the Midwest bubble. :)
Other schools officially visited: Georgetown and University of Michigan


Favorite place at Yale: Trumbull Dining Hall
My favorite class at Yale: Sociology of Crime and Deviance
Band: Lostprophets, Maroon 5, Acceptance, The Hush Sound, The Honorary Title, All Time Low, James Morrison, Matt Hires, Muse, Nevershoutnever!, 30 Seconds to Mars
Song: “Rooftops”-Lostprophets, “Must Get Out”-Maroon 5, “Beautiful Lie”-30 Seconds to Mars, “So Contagious”-Acceptance, “Momentum”-The Hush Sound
Food: German Chocolate Cake from Astoria Bakery
Book: Crank-Ellen Hopkins, American Psycho-Bret Easton Ellis
Course: Oakland Hills South Course
Place She'd love to visit: Athens and New Zealand