|High School:||Birmingham Seaholm|
2010-11: Appeared in seven tournaments despite battling injury in the spring...finished 3rd at the Sacred Heart Invitational (79-74)...tied for 4th against Longwood (75)...tied for 24th at the Brown Bear Invitational (81-74).
2009-10: Finished first at the Towson Invitational in her collegiate debut with rounds of 69 and 70…Finished 26th at the Ivy League Championships…Also finished tied for fifth at the ROAR-EE Invitational…Best round was a 69 at the Towson Invitational…Averaged 78.45 strokes per round.
Before Yale: A 2009 graduate of Seaholm High School in Birmigham, Michigan…Four-time First Team All-State (2009, 2008, 2007, 2006)…2009 Michigan Division 2 State Champion…Earned five varsity letters – four in golf and one in softball…MVP and Defensive Player of the Year in 2008, also all region and district in 2008 for Seaholm softball.
Personal: Parents are Larry and Linda Lipa who live in Birmingham, Michigan with their black and white cat named Matilda.
Nick Name: Alex
Residential College: Trumbull
Future Plans: Travel the world with friends
Lowest Score: 69
Why She Chose Yale: I absolutely love the team and Chawwadee. Plus I was thankful to get out of the Midwest bubble. :)
Other schools officially visited: Georgetown and University of Michigan
Favorite place at Yale: Trumbull Dining Hall
My favorite class at Yale: Sociology of Crime and Deviance
Band: Maroon 5, James Morrison, Anberlin
Song: “Paperthin Hymn" - Anberlin
Food: German Chocolate Cake from Astoria Bakery
Book: Crank-Ellen Hopkins, American Psycho-Bret Easton Ellis
Course: Oakland Hills South Course
Place She'd love to visit: Athens and New Zealand