Alexandra Lipa
Alexandra Lipa
Year: Senior
Hometown: Birmingham, Mich.
High School: Birmingham Seaholm
Major: Psychology
Residential College: Trumbull

2012-13: Captained the Yale women's golf team, including to victories at the Dartmouth Invitational and Brown Invitational, a third-place finish at the Ivy League Championship and a second-place finish at the Hoya Invitational

2011-12: Appeared in seven of eight tournaments...tied for 21st at Yale Intercollegiate (77,78,79)...tied for 27th at Nittany Lion Invitational (79, 75)...tied for 38th at Lady Pirate Invitational (76, 77, 75)...tied for 15th at Harvard Invitational (81, 82)...tied for 25th at Ivy League Championships (80, 87, 88)...averaged 81 strokes per round.

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
Major: Psychology
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, Anberlin, James Morrison
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