Kansas Jayhawks

Xinyun Yu

Class Junior
Hometown Shanghai, China
High School Shanghai Yan'an HS

Spring 2017 Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll (4.0 GPA) and Athletic Directors Honor Roll. 2017-18: Big 12 Academic First Team, Fall Athletic Director’s & Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Rolls (4.0 GPA), Spring Athletic Director’s & Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Rolls.

SENIOR (Spring 2020)
Made her 2019-20 season debut at the Moon Golf Invitational (Feb. 17-18) where she shot 26-over 242 and placed in a tie for 86th place.

JUNIOR (Fall 2019)
Competed as an individual at the Minnesota Invitational shooting 13-over 229 and finishing in a tie for 60th.

Competed in seven events … Played as an individual at the Chip-N-Club Invitationl (Oct. 1-3) and recorded a top-25 finish … Fired a career-low 54-hole-total (218) at the Westbrook Invitational to finish tied for 42nd …

Competed in one team event and four individual events … Averaged 78.53 strokes per round … In her first and only team event, she tied for 71st after shooting an 85 at the one-round Trinity Forest Invitational (Nov. 7) … For her first top-20 finish of her career, tied for 20th at the Dale McNamara Invitational (April 10-11), where she recorded her career-low round (72) and 54-hole total (228).

Joined the team in spring 2016 and was a redshirt for the 2015-16 season.

Attended Shanghai Yan’an High School in Shanghai, China … Recorded three top-10 finishes in the China CITIC Bank Amateur Golf Tour, including a second-place finish at the tournament in FuZhou where she shot 79-75-76 … In 2015, ranked eighth in the China Amateur Women’s Golf Standings … Played on the Shanghai Golf Team in national tournaments in 2011 and 2012, helping the team finish second and seventh, respectively.

Full name is Xinyun Yu … Nickname is “Melody”… Parents are Zhongqi Yu and Yunyu Wu … Born and raised in Shanghai, China … Undecided on major.