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Jessica Hoang
Height: 5'1"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: North Augusta, S.C.
High School: North Augusta
Major: Health Science
  • In 2013-14: Was a starter in every tournament this year for the 14th ranked  (Golfstat) Tigers... fifth in stroke average with 78.91 figure, but her final round stroke average is nearly two shots per round better than her first round average (77.4)...led the Tigers in birdies at the ACC Tournament with seven, she has 52 for the year...her score has counted 13 of 32 rounds, including twice in the ACC Tournament...her score has counted in the final round of seven of the 11 events...had one of her best round of the year in her first round, a 73 at the Cougar Classic at Yeaman's Hall in Hanahan, S.C...also shot a 73 in the second round at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate, helping the Tigers to a top five finish out of 17 teams...had her best tournament vs. par at the Allstate Sugar Bowl with 10 over par 226...played last 36 holes at two over par in New Orleans...had best finish in full field event at Lady Paladin with #41 place finish...hits it in the fairway on her drives 91.3 percent of the time, third best on the team and fifth best in the nation according to Golfstat...           

  •  Prior to Clemson:  Played for United States team in the 2012 Can American Matches in 2012...had five top 15 finishes in AJGA events in 2012...finished 10th at AJGA Juniors at Savannah in 2012...had five top 10s in 2011, six of which were top three finishes...won the EZ Go Vaughn Taylor Championship and third at AJGA Junior at Chateau Elan...won four tournaments in 2011, including the Beth Daniel Junior Azalea, the AJGA Junior at Jones Creek, the Carolinas Junior PGA and the Ballantyne Junior Open...2009 Augusta Player of the Year in 2009 and 2010...at age 14, she was the youngest player in 36 years to win the Carolinas Junior PGA....born May 1, 1995. 

Hoang Tournament-by-Tournament Results 2013-2014

9/8-10 Cougar Classic 73-77-77 +11 227 59
9/20-22 Lady Paladin 79-75-75 +13 229 41
10/11-13 Ruth’s Chris Tar Heel 81-82-78 +25 241 94
10/25-27 Landfall Tradition 81-81-77 +23 239 74
2/14-16 Florida St. Match-Up 80-80-73 +17 233 42
2/24-25 Allstate Sugar Bowl 79-73-74 +10 226 66
3/9 Battle of the Valley 77-82 +15 159 15
3/24-25 Briar’s Creek 81-80-78 +23 239 65
3/28-30 Bryan National 79-80-80 +23 239 79
4/17-19 ACC Tournament 82-79-80 +28 241 49
5/8-10 NCAA West Regional 86-82-84 +36 252 118

Q: Who is the biggest influence in your life and why? 
A: My parents. They came to America with nothing and worked hard to provide me and my brother with everything we could ever want. 

Q: What is something most people do not know about you?
A: I used to play the piano. 

Q: What made Clemson stand out to you? 
A: The campus is beautiful, everything is close together on campus, everyone is so nice, and the golf facility is amazing.

Q: Who got you started in golf and how? 
A: My dad got me started when I was 9. He used to take my brother to play, so one day I tagged along and the game grew on me. 

Q: What would you tell a student-athlete considering Clemson? 
A: The campus is beautiful, the people are generous, and you will feel right at home. 

Q: What one word would you pick to describe Coach Horton? 
A: Helpful

Q: Who is your dream foursome?
A: Myself, Adam Scott, Graeme McDowell, Dustin Johnson

Q: What is your favorite Clemson tradition?
A: When the Tigers "Run Down the Hill"

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