UND Roster

2007-08 Men's Golf Roster

Jeffrey Chen

Height 5'11''
Weight 165 lbs.
Class Freshman
Hometown Walnut, CA
High School Los Altos

AS A FRESHMAN: Participated in four tournaments during his rookie season, playing twice with the Irish ‘B’ team and twice as an individual competitor … ranked second on team with 73.55 stroke average in 11 rounds … posted three top-20 finishes … showed amazing consistency by shooting between 71 and 74 in nine of 11 rounds … opened with season-best eighth-place tie at Rutgers Invitational (‘B’ team event), carding season-low six-over par 219 (74-71-74) … teed off as individual at Fighting Irish Gridiron Golf Classic, sharing 36th-place honors at 11-over par 221 (74-75-72) … started spring season with tie for 12th place at Charleston Southern Spring Kickoff (‘B’ tournament) after firing 10-over par 223 (78-74-71) … finished in 20th-place deadlock at Irish Invitational, shooting six-over par 146 (72-74) while playing as an individual competitor.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Four-year letterwinner in golf at Los Altos High School in Hacienda Heights, Calif. … three-time first-team all-Miramonte League selection (2004-06) … 2005 Miramonte League Most Valuable Player … 2006 Miramonte League medalist … two-year team captain … turned in superb junior golf career, primarily on the America Junior Golf Association (AJGA) Tour … carded 74.46 stroke average in 22 career AJGA Tour events, collecting five top-10 finishes along the way … finished second at 2004 AJGA Lockton Kansas City Junior (69-71-76=216, E)… took third-place honors at 2006 AJGA Corsemax/Philadelphia Runner Junior (70-70-70=210, -3) … also competed in three all-star events during junior golf career — the AJGA/Polo Golf Junior Classic (2005-06) and the AJGA/Hewlett Packard Junior Championship (2005) … two-time AJGA/HP Scholastic All-American (2005-06) … member of California Scholarship Federation, Future Business Leaders of America (treasurer) and Science Olympiad … one of three Californians on Irish roster, along with Connor Alan-Lee and Doug Fortner. … full name is Jeffrey Po-Nells Chen … younger of two sons born to Daniel and Juney Chen … born June 14, 1989 in Fontana, Calif. … recently completed Notre Dame[apos]s unique First Year of Studies program … enrolled in the College of Science as a science-business major.