Women’s Golf Welcomes Three Freshmen For 2017-18 Season

Women’s Golf Welcomes Three Freshmen For 2017-18 Season

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Fred Schernecker '89, The Paul M. Weissman '52 Director of Harvard Golf, welcomes three incoming freshmen to the women's golf team for the 2017-18 season.

"In addition to their impressive golf accomplishments, our incoming freshmen are representative of the academic excellence embodied by Harvard with impressive classroom credentials and leadership roles," said Schernecker.

The incoming Class of 2021 hails from California and Connecticut.

Belinda Hu | San Ramon, Calif. | Dougherty Valley
Ranked as high as No. 13 in the country for class of 2017 in AJGA Polo Golf … Produced five top-5 AJGA performances, including first place finishes at 2016 Killington and 2016 Junior at the Ranch … Captained Dougherty Valley golf in 2016 … Two-time U.S. Girl's Junior Championship qualifier in match play, including T33 in round of 64 … 2016 U'S Women's Amateur Championship qualifier … Made the Transamerica Junior All-America team in 2016 … 2016 AJGA Academic All-American … Model United Nations in 2014-16 with two research essay awards and one honorable mention. 

Jessica Luo | San Jose, Calif. | Lynbrook
Ranked as high as No. 25 in the country for class of 2017 according to Junior Golf Scoreboard … Qualified for four USGA Championships, including Women's Amateur Public Links at the age of 13, Girl's Jr Championship in 2014 and 2016, and Women's Amateur Championship in 2016 … Finished first in California Women's Amateur Championship in 2015 … Two-time AJGA Open Champion of 2014 AJGA Bishops Gate Golf Academy Junior Open and 2014 AJGA Bishops Gate Golf Academy Junior at Centennial … Captained Lynbrook … Named to AJGA Academic All-American Honor Roll in 2015 … Raised $700+ for the Silicon Valley Independent Living Center … First Tee of Silicon Valley volunteer … Member of the AJGA Leadership Links program.  

Susanna Vik
| Greenwich, Conn. | Greenwich Academy
Captained Greenwich Academy in 2017 … Produced three New England Independent School individual champion titles (2014-16) … Four-time New England Independent School team champion (2012-16) … Qualified for 2014 U.S. Girls' Junior Championship and 2015 U.S. Women's Four-Ball … Was selected to Norwegian Junior National Team (2012-16) … Participant in numerous top-level international women's amateur tournaments including: British Girls (2012, 2014-15), British Amateur (2013-15), Annika European Invitational (2012-14), and Suzan Pettersen Challenge Championship (2015-16) .. Qualified for 2012 Evian masters … Member of the Greenwich Academy Cum Laude Society … Earned Williamson award in history and French … Became the third Vik family member to join the Crimson golf program with father Alex '78 and sister Caroline '10, also playing at Harvard.