PRINCIPLED LEADERSHIPACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE
Michelle Xie
Michelle Xie
Year: Senior
Hometown: Palo Alto, Calif.
High School: Palo Alto High School
Major: Molecular & Cellular Biology
House Affiliation: Lowell

Senior (2018-19): 
All-Ivy League second team … Third player in program history to earn three All-Ivy selections … Team captain … Averaged 76.63 strokes per 18 holes … Competed in eight tournaments … Placed 28th at the Dartmouth Invitational (Sept. 15-16), firing a two-day total of 153 (78-75) ... Posted matching rounds of 78 at the Princeton Invitational (Sept. 29-30) ... Carded a three-round aggregate score of 233 at the Yale Women's Fall Intercollegiate (Oct. 5-7) to finish tied for 35th ... Turned in a three-day score of 223 at the Stanford Intercollegiate (Oct. 19-21) with scores of 75, 74, and 74 … Placed ninth at the Harvard Invitational (March 30-31), shooting 75-73-76 … Went an even 1-1-1 at Matchplay Madness (April 6-7) … Helped Harvard to its eighth Ivy League championship in program history, finishing 10th with rounds of 80, 78 and a season-best 71 (April 19-21) … Competed at the NCAA Regional Championship, ending with scores of 80-80-78.

Junior (2017-18):
Ivy League Individual Champion ... First team All-Ivy League ... Tied for 25th at the Nittany Lion Invitational, shooting 71-78-76...Tied for second overall at the Yale Women's Intercollegiate, carding scores of 72 in both rounds...Ranked 10th at the Delaware Blue Hen Invitational, scoring 73-75-77 (+9) ... Finished 75th overall at the Clemson Invitational, shooting 77-73-84 ... Tied for seventh at the Harvard Invitational, scoring 78-77-69 ... Crowned individual Ivy League champion, carding round of 77-71-72. 

Sophomore (2016-17):
Ranked eighth at the Navy Fall Invitational, shooting 75-79-154 … Won the Princeton Invitational with a score of 68-74-72-214 … Tied for 18th at the Yale Invitational, shooting 74-72-146 … At the UD Lady Blue Hen Invitational, placed fourth, posting a score of 79-78-72-229 … Shot 76-71-68-215 to win the Harvard Invitational … Also won the Navy Spring Invitational with a scorecard of 77-75-152 … Shot 72-85-75-232 at the Ivy League Championships to rank 12th.

Freshman (2015-16):
Named to the All-Ivy League first team …Tied for second at Diane Thomason Invitational, shooting 73-73-76-222 … Tied for fifth at Princeton Invitational, shooting 81-73-154 … Placed 13th at Yale Invitational (70-75-75-223) … Finished tied for 16th at Lady Blue Hen Invitational, shooting 76-82-74-232 … Posted a score of 162 at Spring Training Intercollegiate, shooting 83-79-162, good for a tie at 11th … Had a score of 78-81-75-234 at Rebel Invitational … Finished third at Ivy League Championships, shooting 75-79-74-228 … Finished with a score of 81-74-74 (229) at NCAA Regional Championship.

Before Harvard:
Ranked 16th nationally in the class of 2015 … Earned two varsity letters in girls golf and one varsity letter in boys golf at Palo Alto High School … Also played for the Palo Alto Hills Golf & Country Club Junior Travel Team for four seasons … Captained Palo Alto High School girls golf for two seasons and was named Palo Alto High School Female Upperclassmen Athlete of the year in 2014 … High School Girls Golf CIF Northern California Individual Champion in 2013 and Girls Golf Central Coastal Section Individual Champion in 2013 and 2014 … Palo Alto High School was named San Jose Mercury News Girls Golf “Best of Fall” Team in 2013 and 2014 … Qualified for the PGA Junior Championship and the High School Girls Golf State Championship in 2013 and 2014 … Selected as a First Tee Scholar and a National Merit Finalist in 2015 … United States Golf Association – American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) Presidents’ Leadership Award Finalist in 2014 … Four AJGA top-six finishes … HP Scholastic Junior All-American in 2013 and 2014 … Recipient of the 2013 and 2014 President’s Volunteer Service Award.  

PRINCIPLED LEADERSHIP, ACADEMIC INTEGRATION AND COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE