Hayden Shieh
Hayden Shieh
Height: 6-0
Year: Senior
Hometown: Fremont, Calif.
High School: Mission San Jose
Major: Accounting

• Three-Time NCAA Championships Qualifier
• Two-Time First Team All-WCC
• Two-Time Academic All-WCC
• 2015 WCC Freshman of the Year
• Two-Time Collegiate Tournament Winner

Among the top golfers in the nation … three-time qualifier for the NCAA Championships (2014-15 through 2016-17) … has 16 top 10 finishes, including three victories, in 35 career starts … has 48 career rounds under par, including a career-best 62 in 2015-16 … also has another 13 rounds that were even par … has a career scoring average of 70.88 … two-time first-team All-West Coast Conference selection … 2016-17 Division I PING All-West Region selection ... two-time CoSIDA Academic All-America nominee (2015-16 and 2016-17) and two-time All-WCC Academic team selection (2015-16 and 2016-17).

AS A JUNIOR (2016-17): NCAA Championships qualifier after posting a career-best scoring average of 70.70 … completed in 11 events with seven top 10 showings, including finishing among the top three in his final three events before the NCAAs … fell in a playoff during the WCC Championships (April 20-22) … first team All-WCC selection ... named to the Division I PING All-West Region team by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) ... earned a spot on the All-WCC Academic team and was a CoSIDA Academic All-America nominee ... had an extremely strong spring, shooting under par in 17 of his 21 rounds  … increased his GolfStat.com ranking from roughly No. 450 at the end of the fall to 88th at end of the regular season … at the USF Olympic Intercollegiate (Sept. 12-13), posted his best finish of the fall (fifth overall) with 1-under 214 … at the Fighting Irish Gridiron Golf Classic (Oct. 9-11), posted a season-best round of 66 while finishing the tournament ninth overall with 1-under 211 ... at the Saint Mary’s Invitational (Oct. 24-26), he finished 24th overall with a 10-under 223 … started the spring by finishing second in the John Burns Intercollegiate (Feb. 15-17) with a career-best 12-under 204 (71-66-67) … matched a season best with a second-round 66 … 10 days later at the National Invitational Tournament in Tucson, Arizona, carded a 10-under 206 (69-70-67) … ended the Seattle Redhawk Invitational (April 3-4) at 6-under 206 (70-69-67) and watched from the clubhouse as Northwestern's Dylan Wu, then tied for 14th in the nation in stroke average, birdied his final hole to win individual medalist honors by a single shot … warmed up for the league tournament by finishing tied for third at the PING Cougar Classic (April 9-10), held at Riverside Country Club in Provo, Utah … carded a 6-under 210 (69-72-69), one shot behind co-champions Pavan Sagoo of Saint Mary's and LMU's Blake Meek … then 10 days later on the same course, posted the best-ever showing by a Bronco at the WCC Championships, tying for first … came up just short in his attempt to become the first Santa Clara golfer to claim the individual title … fired a 4-under-par 68 during the final round to finish at 11-under 205 (67-70-68), tied with BYU's Peter Kuest (70-67-68) atop the individual leaderboard … returned to the 18th hole for a playoff where Kuest carded a par to come away with the victory … earned WCC Golfer of the Month for April ... ended his season by shooting a 2-over 72 in the final round of the NCAA Stanford regional (May 15-17) … his three-round total of 6-over 216 placed him in a tie for 38th, eight shots behind individual qualifier Travis Trace of North Florida.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2015-16): Had an exceptional year while competing in all 10 events ... qualified for the NCAA Championships regional in Albuquerque, New Mexico ... first team All-WCC selection ... named to the All-WCC Academic team and a CoSIDA Academic All-America nominee ... led the team with a 70.87 scoring average ... also led the team with 20 even par or better rounds ... claimed his second collegiate win at the Cabo Del Sol Intercollegiate (Oct. 4-6) ... went 9-under par for the event (69-70-68), recording seven birdies in final-round play to edge out teammate Tyler Kertson for the win ... two weeks later, shot a second-round 65 and finished 8-under at the Bill Cullum Invitational (Oct. 19-20) ... the Bronco contingent gathering in the clubhouse thought he had won the event before watching Fidel Concepcion of Utah State have his round of 67 post, which edged him by a single stroke ... finished as runner-up, nearly winning back-to-back events ... shot an incredible career-low and course-record 62 (10-under-par) in the first round of the National Invitational (Feb. 28-March 1) at the Omni Tucson National Resort, which has played host to more than 30 PGA events since opening in 1963 ... recorded an eagle on the par-5, 511-yard 10th hole and tallied eight birdies ... followed up the 62 with a pair of even-par 72 rounds for a third-place finish ... sixth-place showing at the Arizona Intercollegiate (Jan. 29-30) when he finished the tournament 2-under-par ... third-place finish at the WCC Championships (April 18-20), shooting 67-74-68 (209) … tied for 28th in the field of 75 at the NCAA regional, played at the New Mexico Championship Course, with a 12-over 228 (71-81-76) … was just two strokes off the lead after his opening-round 71.

AS A FRESHMAN (2014-15):
Capped off an outstanding season by being named the WCC Freshman of the Year and qualifying for the NCAA Championships Regional ... led the team in most every statistical category, including scoring average (70.64), top-20 finishes (7) and sub-par rounds (14) ... won his first collegiate event at the Visit Stockton Pacific Invitational (Oct. 30-Nov. 1) ... was 8-under for the event, with rounds of 70-68-67, matching his season-best round of 67 to close out the victory ... had four top-10 finishes on the season (three coming in the fall) ... finished tied for ninth at Auburn's Tiger Invitational (March 8-10) after opening the event with back-to-back rounds of 69 ... nine of his 36 rounds of the year were in the 60's ... tied for 16th (80-76-77=233) at the WCC Championships (April 13-15) ... finished tied for 59th with a total of 13-over 229 (74-77-78) at the San Diego regional of the NCAA Championships, which was held at The Farms Golf Club in Rancho Santa Fe, California.    

HIGH SCHOOL
: Attended Mission San Jose in Fremont, Calif. … 2012 AJGA HP Scholastic Honor Roll … runner-up in 2011 San Leandro High School Spring Classic Golf Tournament.

AMATEUR: Runner-up in the 2014 49th NCGA Public Links Scratch Championship … finished t-33 at 2013 U.S. Open Sectional Qualifier … finished t-14 in 2013 Alameda Commuters Golf Tournament … qualified top-32 for match play in 2013 San Francisco City Championship … finished t-5 in 2012 AJGA Junior at Centennial … runner-up at 2012 JTNC Junior Tour Championship … runner-up at 2011 San Mateo County Amateur Championship … qualified top 64 for match play … 2011 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship … finished t-16 in 2011 AJGA Rolex Tournament of Champions Invitation … first place in 2010 AJGA Junior All-Star Invitational.

PERSONAL: Parents are Chwen-Liang (Kevin) Shieh and Lih-Chuan (Michelle) Lee … father attended Texas A&M … mother attended Soochow University in Taiwan … was the Mission San Jose Cycling Club activities coordinator … interests include cycling and gaming ... an accounting major who maintains more than a 3.50 GPA.

SHIEH'S CAREER BESTS

18 Holes
62
National Invitational, 1st Rd. (Feb. 28, 2016)
 65Bill Cullum Invitational, 2nd Rd (Oct. 19, 2015)
65The Goodwin, 2nd Rd (March 25, 2016)
54 Holes
204 (71-66-67)
John Burns Intercollegiate (Feb. 15-17)
205 (67-70-68)WCC Championships (April 20-22, 2017)
205 (70-68-67)
Visit Stockton Pacific Invitational (Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 2014)
FinishT-1st (67-70-68 - 205)
WCC Championships (April 20-22, 2017)*
 1st (69-70-68 - 207)
Cabo Del Sol Intercollegiate (Oct. 4-6, 2015)
1st (70-68-67 - 205)Visit Stockton Pacific Invitational (Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 2014)

* Lost in playoff