Briana Mao
Briana  Mao

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Folsom, Calif.

High School:
St. Francis



07/15/2015

Virginia Has 314 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 4,143 student-athletes recognized

07/03/2013

Mao Wins U.S. Women's Amateur Qualifier

Cavalier Advances to National Championship Held in August

05/06/2013

Altomare Named ACC Women's Golfer of the Year

Mao Joins Altomare on All-ACC Team

04/21/2013

Altomare Wraps Up Emotional Week with ACC Golf Title

Cavaliers Finish Third in Team Standings

04/20/2013

Altomare Continues to Lead ACC Championships After 36 Holes

Cavaliers Drop back to Third Place in Team Standings

Virginia
2014-15 (Senior)

• Named to All-ACC team
• Finished the season ranked No. 67 by Golfweek and No. 96 by Golfstat
• Was second on the team with a 73.97 stroke average
• Finished her career with eight top-10 finishes
• Tie for first at ACC Championships but lost two-hole playoff to Duke's top-ranked Leona Maguire for individual title
• Shot 1-under 206 at ACCs that set a career best 54-hole score and helped UVa win the team title by 26 strokes over Blue Devils
• Her scored tied the ACC tournament scoring record
• Tied her 18-hole scoring mark by shooting 67 (-4) in final round at ACCs
• Prior to ACCs, posted her second career victory, taking top honors at Bryan National Collegiate to help UVa to team title
• Ranked 12th in the ACC in stroke average
• Finished 24th at NCAA Regional, shooting +12, 225
• Placed in top-three of UVa's scoring in nine of 11 tournaments
• Was 99th at the NCAA Championships
• Recognized on ACC Academic Honor Roll

2013-14 (Junior)
• Placed 50th at the NCAA Championships
• Shot career low 67 in final round at NCAAs
• Finished third at ACC Championships, shooting 2-over 218
• Tourney score was her low outing for the season
• Helped Virginia to runner-up finish at ACCs
• Was 41st at NCAA East Regional (+5, 221)
• Finished second on the team with 74.88 stroke average
• Tied for 16th in ACC in stroke average scoring
• In addition to ACCs, led UVa in scoring at Landfall Tradition and Bryan National Collegiate
• Best finish in the fall was 11th-place effort at Texas A&M's Mo-Morial where she was 11th overall and third for UVa
• Was team's No. 2 scorer at Mason Rudolph, Tar Heel Invitational and FSU Match-Up events

2012-13 (Sophomore)
• Named to All-ACC team
• Finished the season with UVa's second best stroke average at 74.30
• Stroke average ranked No. 9 in the ACC
• Placed 9th at ACC Championships
• Ranked No. 66 in final Golfweek standings and No. 99 by Golfstat
• Picked up ACC Player of the Month honors for February after winning the UCF Challenge
• Became the fifth player in program's history to earn medalist honors
• One of five ACC players to win a tournament during the season
• Shot career-best 4-under 212 at UCF
• Her second round score of 3-under 69 was also a career best
• Also recorded top-10 finishes in the spring at Darius Rucker Intercollegiate (ninth) and Bryan National Collegiate (seventh)
• Best finish in the fall was 17th-place effort at Mason Rudolph

2011-12 (Freshman)
• Qualified for 2012 U.S. Women's Open Championship
• Placed 38th for UVa at NCAA Championships
• Shot 1-over during final 36 holes of NCAA Championships
• Matched her low round for the season with even par 72 during third round of NCAAs
• Finished 18th at NCAA Central Regional (+10, 226)
• Led UVa at ACC Championships with 11th-place finish
• Second on the team with a 74.96 stroke average
• Her stroke average ranked No. 3 among ACC freshmen and 12th overall
• Top finish was seventh-place showing at Darius Rucker Intercollegiate
• Best tourney score was 2-over 218 at Liz Murphey Collegiate
• Tied for first in December at Joanne Winter Arizona Silver Belle Golf Championship

Amateur and Junior Notes
• Advanced to the round of 16 at the 2013 U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links
• Was third at the 2013 Women's Eastern Amateur
• Was ranked No. 53 by Junior Golf Scoreboard and the No. 86 junior in the nation by Golfweek when she signed with UVa
• Qualified for the 2010 U.S. Girls Junior Championships
• In 2010 played in the Callaway Golf Junior World Championships for the second consecutive
• Played in the 2009 Public Links Championship
• In AJGA events, she won the 2010 U.S. Girls Junior Qualifier in 2010 and took top honors at the AJGA Southeast Junior Open in 2009
• Played back-to-back years with Mark O'Meara during the First Tee Open tournament at Pebble Beach
• Member of Sacramento's First Tee program for the past eight years
• Selected for The First Tee Open in 2009 and 2010
• Participant in The First Teen Open Future Leaders Forum in 2010

St. Xavier High School / Personal
• Helped team to the 2009 NCGA/CIF Girls Northern California Championship and the school's second straight top-five finish in the California state championships
• Was the Sacramento Delta League MVP for the 2007-2010 seasons
• Named Sacramento player of the year for 2009 and 2010
• Sacramento Taiwanese Culture Foundation Scholarship Award in 2008 and 2010
• Born in Sacramento, Calif.
• Parents are Tiffany and Lee

Briana Mao's Career Statistics

2012-201327200674.30692013-201434254674.88672014-201533244173.9767
YEAR ROUNDS STROKES AVG LOW
2011-2012 24 1799 74.96 72
CAREER 118 8792 74.51 67

Briana Mao's Career Bests
Career Best Tournament Finish: 1st, ACC Championships, April 18, 2015 (Note: lost playoff for medalist), Bryan National Collegiate, April 3-5, 2015 & UCF Challenge, Feb. 10-12, 2013
Career Top-10 Finishes: 8
Career Best 54-Hole Score: 206, ACC Championships, April 18, 2015
Career Best 18-Hole Score: 67, ACC Championships, April 18, 2015 & NCAA Championships, May 23, 2014br>

2011-12 Tournament Results

April 13-15ACC Championships75-74-75+11224111
Date Tournament Score Par Total Overall Place UVa Place
Oct. 14-16 Stanford Intercollegiate 76-78-76 +17 230 75 4
March 2-4 Rucker Intercollegiate 73-72 +3 145 7 1
March 9-11 LSU Golf Classic 77-76-79 +16 232 36 1
March 30-April 1 Liz Murphey Collegiate 72-74-72 +2 218 18 2
April 6-8 Bryan National 76-79-72 +11 227 35 3
May 10-12 NCAA Regional 78-74-74 +10 226 18 2
May 22-25 NCAA Championships 77-75-72-73 +9 297 38 3

2012-13 Tournament Results

Date Tournament Score Par Total Overall Place UVa Place
Sept. 8-10 Cougar Classic 71-76-76 +7 223 54 4
Sept. 21-23 Mason Rudolph Championship 71-81-74 +10 226 17 3
Oct. 5-7 Liz Murphey Fall Preview 79-84-75 +22 238 81 5
Feb. 10-12 UCF Challenge 70-69-73 -4 212 1 1
March 8-10 Rucker Intercollegiate 79-69-71 +6 219 9 1
March 15-17 Gator Invitational 76-72-73 +11 221 20 3
March 29-31 Bryan National Collegiate 70-76-73 +3 219 7 3
April 19-21 ACC Championships 74-72-79 +12 225 9 2
May 9-11 NCAA Regional 75-74-74 +7 223 44 2

2013-14 Tournament Results

Date Tournament Score Par Total Overall Place UVa Place
Sept. 9-11 Mo Morial 73-75-73 +5 221 11 3
Sept. 20-22 Mason Rudolph Championship 79-74-75 +12 228 46 2
Oct. 11-13 Tar Heel Invitational 76-71-78 +9 225 48 2
Oct. 25-27 Landfall Tradition 79-77-71 +11 227 22 1
February 14-16 FSU Match-Up 72-77-75 +8 224 16 2
March 7-9 Rucker Intercollegiate 79-73-83 +22 235 74 4
March 14-16 Gator Invitational 77-73-78 +18 228 49 4
March 28-30 Bryan National 77-76-73 +10 226 19 1
April 17-19 ACC Championships 71-73-74 +5 218 3 1
May 8-10 NCAA Regional 72-71-78 +5 221 41 4
May 20-23 NCAA Championships 79-77-70-67 +13 293 50 3

2014-15 Tournament Results

Date Tournament Score Par Total Overall Place UVa Place
Sept. 14-16 Cougar Classic 73-76-68 +1 217 22 3
Sept. 19-21 Mason Rudolph 74-78-73 +9 225 30 2
Oct. 10-12 Tar Heel Invitational 74-71-75 +4 220 19 2
Oct. 24-26 Landfall Tradition 74-74-72 +4 220 24 3
February 8-10 UCF Challenge 73-69-72 -2 214 11 2
February 13-15 FSU Matchup 73-75-73 +5 221 17 3
March 6-8 Rucker Intercollegiate 80-75-80 +22 235 70 4
April 3-5 Bryan National 70-74-72 E 216 1 1
April 17-18 ACC Championships 68-71-67 -10 206 1 1
May 7-9 NCAA Regional 75-78-72 +9 225 24 3
May 7-9 NCAA Championships 78-87-77 +26 242 99 4