Elyse Okada

Elyse Okada

Player Profile

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Kahului, Hawai'i

High School:
Maui HS

Height:
5-2

Experience:
4L

Career Statistics Through 2011-12 Season Get Acrobat Reader

CAREER: Played in 26 tournaments in her four-year career ... Had a career scoring average of 80.39 in 75 rounds ... Best round was a 1-over 73 as a freshman at the UNLV Spring Rebel Invitational ... Best 54-hole score was a 7-over 223 as a junior at the Rose City Collegiate ... Best finish was a tie for 10th as a junior at the Rose City Collegiate ... Had one career top-20 finish ... Named to the Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention Team after sophomore and junior seasons.

SENIOR (2011-12): Played in three tournaments, all as an individual ... Had a scoring average of 83.25 ... Best finish was a tie for 59th at the Peg Barnard Invitational (+28, 170) ... Best three-round score was a 30-over 246 at the Cougar Cup ... Best score was an 8-over 80 in the second round of the Cougar Cup ... Finished 65th with a 34-over 250 at the Anuenue Spring Break Classic in Hawai'i.

JUNIOR (2010-11): Played in seven tournaments ... Had a scoring average of 81.58 ... Had first career top 10 finish at the Rose City Collegiate (+7, 223) ... Finished tied for 11th at the Washington National Individual Championship (+9, 81) ... Shot a season-best 2-over 74 in the second and third rounds at the Rose City Collegiate ... Selected to Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention team.

SOPHOMORE (2009-10): Played in eight tournaments ... Finished the season with a scoring average of 80.25 ... Best round was a 3-over 75 at both the Price's Give Em Five Intercollegiate and UNLV Spring Rebel Invitational ... Best finish was 45th at the Pac-10 Championships (+35, 251) ... Best tournament was a 14-over 230 at the Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic for a tie for 47th ... Selected to Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention team.

FRESHMAN (2008-09): Appeared in eight tournaments ... Had a scoring average of 78.63 ... First collegiate event was the Stanford Intercollegiate where she finished tied for 85th (+25, 238) ... Shot a season-best 1-over 73 in the second and third rounds at the UNLV Spring Rebel Invitational ... Best finish was a tie for 27th at the Oregon Duck Invitational (+20, 236) ... Best tournament was a 16-over 232 at the Kiawah Island Classic for a tie for 48th ... Finished tied for 40th at the Pac-10 Championships (+21, 237).

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Maui High School in Kahului, Hawai'i in 2008 ... Named Maui High School Outstanding Female Senior Scholar Athlete in 2008 ... Received Maui High School Athletic Excellence in Golf ... Named Maui Interscholastic League (MIL) High School Coaches Player of the Year ... Was the first female golfer to win the MIL Championship four years in a row ... Set four-year MIL individual championship record ... Team finished third at the Hawaii High School Athletic Association Championships in 2008 ... Finished in the top three in her class academically.

JUNIOR/AMATEUR GOLF: Won USGA Women's Amateur Public Links Hawaii Qualifier in 2008 ... Won USA Hawaii-Japan Junior Cup Invitational match play in 2007 ... Won Hawaii State JGA Championship ... Won the HSJGA Tournament of Champions for ages 15-18 in 2006 ... Won the Maui JGA Championship in 2005 ... Won the Callaway Golf Junior PGA Tour at Turtle Bay, Oahu ... Named HSJGA Player of the Year for ages 13-14 in 2004.

PERSONAL: Born in Wailuku, Hawai'i ... Daughter of Peter Hedani and Sharon Okada ... Majoring in Exercise and Sports Science ... Chose Oregon State "because of the friendly faculty and students, and also because of the great support students receive in both athletics and academics" ... Hobbies include cooking and playing the ukulele ... Favorite athlete is Tiger Woods.

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