AS A SENIOR (2010-11): Started all 10 events for the Hurricanes, posting a 77.89 stroke average… Finished a season-best tied for seventh place at the JU Classic… Fired a season-low round of 73 three times (2/8: Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic, 3/11: Eagle Landing Invitational, 4/15: ACC Championships)… Posted a season-best tournament stroke average (74.67) to help the team win the Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic… Registered a 76.53 spring stroke average, second-lowest on the team.
AS A JUNIOR (2009-10): Posted third best stroke average on the team with at 77.76… Fired a season-low 75.67 average in the season opening tournament (Duramed Cougar Classic)… Shot a season-low round of 73 in the final round of the Qdoba Invitational (2/16)… Season-best finish at the Canes and Cardinal Classic, coming in 25th… Placed 35th at the ACC Championship in Greensboro, N.C…. Appeared in six tournaments overall.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2008-09): Posted third best stroke average on the team at 76.57… Totaled three top-20 finishes… Finished in the top 10, with a career-best sixth place finish at the Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic, firing a career-best three-round total 221 (75-74-72)… Earned a 12th place finish at the Lady Pirate Invitational, posting a three-round total of 226 – which included a season-best 71 in round two… Posted a third top-20 finish with a 13th place finish at the Ryder Canes & Cardinal Classic… Ranked 25th in the ACC in stroke average.
AS A FRESHMAN (2007-08): Posted second best stroke average on the team at 75.77 and had one top-10 finish and six top-20 finishes, which also ranked second on the team… Participated in 10 events for the Hurricanes which included a top-10 finish at the Cuthbert Cup (69-79) where she shot a personal-best round of 69… Hurricanes’ top performer in four tournaments (Lady Kat Invitational, Edwin Watts/Palmetto Intercollegiate, Cuthbert Cup and ACC Championship)… Recorded a season-best total (223) in the Canes & Cardinal Classic… Tied for a team-high 15th place at the ACC Championship.
PREP: As a freshman at Acalanes, helped lead team to an undefeated season… Placed first at both the league championship and NCS Championship, and second at the Nor Cal Championship… Named Contra Costa’s Athlete of the Week and among the Top 100 Athletes of the Year… Nominated for most valuable player.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Henry and Sandra Hirano… Father is a police officer for the city of San Francisco… Sister, Jennifer, is also on the women’s golf team at Miami… Most memorable moment was playing at the Wal-Mart First Tee Open at Pebble Beach Pro-Am with her sister.