Marika Liu
Marika Liu
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Beverly Hills, Calif.
High School: Pendleton

2011-12: Played in two tournaments...low round was a 75 in first career tournament, Yale Women's Intercollegiate...averaged 81 strokes per round.

Before Yale: Qualified for the 2011 U.S. Women's Amateur... Earned 9 AJGA Top-5 Finishes... Named an HP Junior Academic All-American in 2009 and 2010 ... Ranked 14th in the country for the class of 2011 in Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings ... 2010 AJGA victory (AJGA Florida Junior Open) ...  Receiver of the Harvard Book Club Award... AP Scholar with Honors... National Honor Society... Valedictorian of The Pendleton School

Nickname: Mari, Mimi

Residential College: Jonathan Edwards

Major: Economics

Future Plans: Graduate School, travel around Europe studying art!

Lowest Score: 66

Why did you choose Yale?: I love the team, Chawwaddee, the campus (and it's architecture), and the history of the school. I also love how friendly everyone is at Yale!

Favorites: 

Band: John Mayer, Maroon 5

Song: "The Unwinding Cable Car" - Anberlin

Food: Japanese food and bread

Book: Anything written by John Grisham

Course: Hillcrest CC

Places you'd like to visit: Sienna and Florence, Italy, Barcelona, Athens