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Somin Lee
Somin Lee

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Denver, Colo.

High School:
Overland HS

Height:
5-5

Experience:
2V

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.

03/04/2014

Impressive Second-Place Finish for Women's Golf at Bruin Wave Invitational

Grace Na and Marissa Chow tied for fourth place to lead the Waves.

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.

Somin Lee Career Statistics Get Acrobat Reader

CAREER: Has a career stroke average of 77.37 after two seasons ... Has played in 21 tournaments and 63 rounds ... Has three top-10 and four top-20 finishes.

PEPPERDINE 2012-13: Earned a spot on the All-WCC honorable mention team as a sophomore ... Averaged 78.23 strokes and played in all 10 tournaments and 30 rounds ... Had one top-10 and two top-20 results ... Tied for fifth at the Golfweek Conference Challenge with a 1-under 215 (71-75-69) ... Tied for 14th at the WCC Championships (78-82-77) ... Best round was a 3-under 69 in the third round at the Golfweek Conference Challenge ... Tied for 103rd at the NCAA West Regional (79-77-81=237).

PEPPERDINE 2011-12: Came on greatly during the postseason as a freshman and was named to the All-WCC first team ... Had a 76.58 stroke average and played in all 11 events and all 33 rounds ... Best finish during the regular season was a tie for 23rd place at the Bruin Wave Invitational (79-76-79=234) ... Then led the Waves at both the WCC Championships, where she tied for third (77-73-75=225), and at the NCAA West Regional, where she tied for sixth with an even-par 216 (75-74-67) ... She was named to the NGCA's All-West Regional team ... The 5-under 67 in the third round tied the best-ever 18-hole score in Pepperdine postseason history, and it was the first sub-par round of her college career ... At the WCC Championships, she recorded a hole-in-one during the third round.

AMATEUR/JUNIOR GOLF: Reached the second round of the 2011 U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship ... Won the 2011 Colorado Women's Golf Association Match Play Championship ... The CWGA junior player of the year in 2009 and 2010 ... Won two CWGA Junior Match Play Championships and one Stroke Play Championship ... Set a course record at Heritage Eagle Bend Golf Course ... In summer 2010, had five wins and three runner-up finishes in Colorado Junior Tour events ... Won an AJGA tournament in Nebraska and finished second at the Optimist International Junior in Florida ... Was #24 in the Golfweek junior rankings when she signed a letter-of-intent in November 2010.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Overland High School, located in Aurora, Colo., in 2011 ... Was the class 5A state champion as a 2010 junior ... Had three straight top six results at the state tournament between her sophomore and senior years ... Four-time Aurora Sentinel All-City honors.

PERSONAL: Born in South Korea ... Daughter of Jinki Lee and Sowon Lee ... Has one brother, Charlie ... Majoring in advertising with a minor in multimedia ... Only began playing golf shortly before the start of high school ... Chose Pepperdine because "of the beautiful campus, the coach and the team, the school's atmosphere and the great art program."

FAVORITES: Enjoys working on sculptures ... Favorites include Na Yeon Choi (pro golfer), Heather Ridge (golf course), 7 Days in Utopia (movie), This Means War and Despicable Me (movies), America's Got Talent (TV show), Jason Mraz (musical artist) and Korean food ... Enjoys golf because "of the competition and meeting new people at golf tournaments."

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