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Liv Cheng
Liv Cheng

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Auckland, New Zealand

High School:
Macleans College

Height:
5-5

Experience:
3V

04/23/2014

Four Men's & Women's Golfers Earn WCC All-Academic First Team Honors

Liv Cheng, Alina Ching and Kevin DeHuff are all repeat honorees.

04/16/2014

Women's Golf Wins WCC Title For 13th Consecutive Year

Grace Na earned WCC Player of the Year honors and three others made the All-WCC first team.

04/15/2014

Waves Lead By 13 After Two Rounds of WCC Championships

Pepperdine has won 15 of the 17 WCC titles ever contested.

04/14/2014

Women's Golf Opens Seven-Shot Lead at WCC Championships

Pepperdine is going for its 13th consecutive WCC title.

04/10/2014

Women's Golf Looks For 13th Straight WCC Title Next Week

Pepperdine has won 15 of the 17 WCC tournaments ever contested.

03/12/2014

Women's Golf at Bruin Wave Invitational (3/3-4/2014)

Jeff Golden's photos of the 2014 Bruin Wave Invitational, at which Pepperdine finished second.

02/19/2014

Women's Golf at Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge (2/19/2014)

Jeff Golden photos from the first round of the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge.

05/22/2012

2012 NCAA Women's Golf Championships

Photos of the Waves by Paul Levy, taken at the Vanderbilt Legends Club in Franklin, Tenn., from May 22-25.

04/18/2012

Women's Golf at WCC Championships (4/16-18/2012)

Photos of the Waves winning their 11th straight WCC title at San Juan Oaks Golf Club in Hollister, Calif.

03/16/2012

Women's Golf at Bruin Wave Invitational (3/5-6/2012)

Jeff Golden and Athletic Communications photos from the Waves' first-place finish.

Liv Cheng Career Statistics Get Acrobat Reader

CAREER: Named to the All-WCC first team each of her first three seasons ... Has a 75.95 stroke average in 30 tournaments and 88 rounds ... Has eight top-10 and 11 top-20 results.

PEPPERDINE 2012-13: Chosen to the All-WCC first team for the third time as a junior ... Was third on the team again with a 75.78 stroke average ... Saw action at nine tournaments and in 27 rounds, and had three top-10 and three top-20 finishes ... Had a terrific spring with three consecutive top-10 finishes, tying for seventh at the Bruin Wave Invitational (70-79-74=223), tying for fourth at the Farms Invitational (73-73-75=221) and tying for seventh at the WCC Championships (78-73-78=229) ... She was the Waves' top finisher at the Farms Invitational ... Her best round of the season was the 2-under 70 in the first round of the Bruin Wave ... Tied for 30th at the NCAA West Regional (75-74-72=221) ... Was a WGCA All-American Scholar, an Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar and a WCC All-Academic first teamer, all for the second time ... Also earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "silver" honors and was a Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.

PEPPERDINE 2011-12: Named to the All-WCC first team again as a sophomore ... Finished third on the team with a 75.70 stroke average ... Competed in all 11 events and all 33 rounds ... Had three top-10 and five top-20 results ... Named to the NGCA's All-West Regional team after tying for 10th place with a 2-over 218 (74-73-71) ... Took eighth place at the WCC Championships (80-75-73=228) ... Tied for sixth at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown with a 2-over 218 (69-69-80) ... The pair of 3-under 69s there tied her career best ... Tied for 84th at the NCAA Championships (77-76-77-75=305) ... Off the course, was named an Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar, to the WCC All-Academic first team, a Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete and to the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors list.

PEPPERDINE 2010-11: Earned All-WCC first team honors as a freshman ... Competed at all 10 tournaments ... Had a 76.43 stroke average in 28 rounds ... Had three top-20 finishes and two top-10 results ... Tied for eighth place at the WCC Championships (75-79-74=228) ... Tied for 10th place at the Bruin Wave Invitational (74-69-77=220) ... Tied for 12th place at the UNLV Spring Invitational (71-71-75=217) ... Among four sub-par rounds was a 3-under 69 in the second round of the Bruin Wave ... Competed at the NCAA West Regional, but had a DQ in the first round before shooting 84-81 ... Named an NGCA All-American Scholar and to the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "silver" list.

AMATEUR/JUNIOR GOLF: Won her qualifier for the 2013 U.S. Women's Amateur ... Advanced to match play at the 2013 U.S. Women's Amateur ... Named an All-American first teamer at the Under Armour College Golf Combine ... Won the skills challenge and stroke play title at the event in 2009 ... Tied for fifth place at the 2011 New Zealand Bay of Plenty Open ... Tied for sixth place at the 2011 New Zealand Under-19s ... Competed on the New Zealand team at the 2010 Junior Women's Trans Tasman Cup that beat Australia ... Reached the quarterfinals of the 2009 New Zealand Women's Amateur ... Placed third at the 2008 Jack Newton Junior Golf event.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Macleans College, located in Auckland, New Zealand, in 2010 ... Played on her school's team for four years ... Macleans won the Auckland Intercollegiate Tournament in 2009.

PERSONAL: Born in Taiwan ... Daughter of Jarvis Cheng and Athena Lee ... Majoring in economics with a minor in marketing ... Chose Pepperdine "because of its great location, academics, size of school and golf team."

FAVORITES: Enjoys listening to music and reading ... Favorites include Annika Sorenstam (pro golfer), Terrace Downs (golf course), the Harry Potter series (books), Inception and the Harry Potter series (movies), Grey's Anatomy and NCIS (TV shows), The Strokes and Arctic Monkeys (musical artists), pasta and sushi (food) and skiing (sport other than golf) ... Favorite things about golf are "it can never be perfected so it's a challenge every day, and only you can control your outcome."

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