Sun Gyoung Park
Sun Gyoung Park
Year: Senior
Hometown: Vail, Ariz.
High School: Cienega
Major: Political science
Residential College: Ezra Stiles

2012-13: Tied for first at the Brown Invitational, spearheading the Bulldogs' victory at that tournament ... Finished in a tie for 3rd at the Dartmouth Invitational

2011-12: First-team All Ivy...Finished 3rd at Ivy League Championships (76, 77, 76)...Appeared in all eight tournaments...tied for 28th at Lady Pirate Invitational (77, 76, 73)...tied for 12th at Harvard Invitational (78, 84)...tied for 14th at Rio Verde Invitational (79, 75, 74)...tied for 13th at Hoya Invitational (84, 78, 78)...12th at Brown Invitational (79, 80)...averaged 77.9 strokes per round.

2010-11: NGCA Scholar All-American...Appeared in all five spring tournaments and two in the fall following an injury...tied for 3rd in her first collegiate tournament - the Harvard Invitational - with rounds of 75 and 74...finished 2nd against Longwood in the opening tournament of the spring (72)...tied for fourth at the Hoya Invitational (82, 73)...tied for 12th at the Ivy League Championships (82, 76, 74)...played spectacularly at the NCAA Regional, posting the Bulldogs' second-best finish, tying for 49th with rounds of 72, 79 and 75.

Before Yale: Captained the Cienega High School golf team her senior year, and was top four in the Arizona 4A-1 Championships every year of high school. Sun was named Arizona Player of the Year by the Arizona Daily Star three of her four years in high school, and was a four-time all-state selection. Park was named to the HP All-American Scholastic Team by AJGA, and was an AP Scholar with Distinction, a member of the National Honor Society, and a competitor for her school's Model UN Team.

Nickname: Sunny

Residential College: Ezra Stiles

Major: Political Science

Future Plans: Play golf professionally

Lowest Score: 63

Why You Chose Yale: "I really like Coach, the team, and the golf course. I also love the architecture of the residential colleges."

 

Favorite Place at Yale: Commons

Favorite Class (so far): Psychology, Biology, and Politics of Food

Favorite Band: Linkin' Park

Favorite Food: New Haven Pizza

Favorite Book: Think Big, Catcher in the Rye

Favorite Course: Rancho del Lago

Places You'd Like to Visit: Sweden

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