CAL: Laing begins her fourth year at Cal as a returning first team All-Pac-10 golfer...co-captain with Ria Quiazon...in August of 2002, competed on Great Britain and Ireland's Curtis Cup team...as a SENIOR in the fall of 2002, averaged a team-best 73.6 per round...rated 18th in the country for score vs. par (1.33), according to Golfstat...ended the fall ranked No. 45 by Golfweek...on pace to shatter the school season average record of 74.5...ranked No. 1 in the nation for par five scoring at 4.75 and ninth for greens in regulation (.727)...led the Bears in three of four fall competitions with top seven finishes in each...her best showing was a tie for second in the team's win at Oregon State...as a JUNIOR in 2001-02, posted the second-best round average on the team at 74.7...posted eight Top 25 showings, highlighted by five Top 10 results...paced the Bears at six events, including at NCAA regionals (T12th) and Pac-10s (8th)...set the Cal 54-hole record of 214 (70-74-70) by placing fourth at the Arizona State Invite...at ASU and at the NCAA West Regional, recorded a collegiate-low round of 70...as a SOPHOMORE in 2000-01, broke Anne Walker's Cal season scoring record of 76.1 with a 76.0 average...named honorable mention All-Pac-10 and team MVP...set the then-54-hole school record of 216 with her fourth-place finish at the Pac-10 championships...her conference finish is the best ever by a Cal athlete...also at Pac-10s, she carded a then-career-best 144 for 36 holes...also led the Bears at the Stanford Intercollegiate (T19th), the NCAA Central Regional (T8th) and the NCAA championships (T44th)...as a FRESHMAN in 1999-00, ranked among the Top 100 golfers nationally at various points in the season...competed in all 11 tournaments and finished with the second-best Cal average (76.6)...posted five Top 20 finishes...was the medallist at the Oregon Invite with a 150 as the second women's golfer in school history to win a major tournament (more than three teams)...finished third at the Lady Aztec Invite with a then-career-best 36-hole total 146...shot a then-career best for 54 holes (224) at the ASU Invite, tying for 21st place...fired a then-career-best round (71) at the NCAA West Regional...was Cal's top finisher at the NCAA West Regional, tying for 77th...Cal Founders Award recipient honoring the athlete who best exhibits sportsmanship and loyalty to the team.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Musselburgh HS...played in a WPGA tournament in 1999 and was on the leader board after the first day...competed on the European Junior Ryder Cup team...member of the 2000 Curtis Cup training squad...member of the Scottish Girls and Ladies Home International teams.
PERSONAL: Born March 14, 1981 in Edinburgh, Scotland...parents are Alistair and Janette Laing...has an older sister, Varri, and an older brother, Neil...played with Cal teammate Anne Walker on various Scottish national teams...sociology major.
"I like concerts, and every big artist visits the Bay Area. Cal has its very own outdoor concert theatre, and it is awesome."
CAL CAREER STATISTICS
Year Rds Str Avg Low 18 Low 36 Low 54 1990-00 29 2222 76.6 71 146 224 2000-01 30 2281 76.0 72 144 216 2001-02 34 2541 74.7 70 144 214 Fall 2002 12 883 73.6 70 143 218 TOTAL 105 7927 75.5 70 143 214