Ashley Lau – Women’s Golf


Pronunciation: “la-ow”

Michigan Awards & Honors
• 2x, Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-America (2021, ’22)
    • First Team (2022, U-M’s first ever), Honorable Mention (2021)
• Big Ten Golfer of the Year (2022)
    • First in program history
• 2x, All-Big Ten, first team (2021, ’22)
• Big Ten’s Mary Fossum Award (2022)
    • Lowest scoring average (71.70)
    • First in program history
• All-Big Ten Tournament Team (2021)
• Big Ten Sportsmanship Honoree (2021)
• 3x, Academic All-Big Ten (2020, ’21, ’22)
• 3x, U-M Academic Achievement Award (2019, ’20, ’21)
• 5x, Big Ten Golfer of the Week (U-M record)
    • April 19, 2021, Feb. 16, March 10, March 17 and April 14, 2022

Michigan Notables
• Started 39 consecutive events; has yet to miss a start in four-year career
• Recorded 14 career top 10 finishes, with nine among top 5 and four individual titles
• Carded 42 rounds of par-or-better; 28 sub-par rounds with 11 sub-70
• Shot career-low 66 (-4) in final round of 2022 VyStar Gators Invitational (March 5-6)
    • Tied for second lowest single round in program history
• 4x, medalist (U-M record) 
    • 2021 Indiana Invitational (tri, 73-71-68/212, -4)
    • 2022 Tulane Classic (co, 74-76-71/221)
    • 2022 VyStar Gators Invitational (67-70-66/203, -7)
    • 2022 Indiana Invitational (67-73-68/208, -8)
• Helped U-M to four team titles
• Helped U-M to 2022 Big Ten Championship
    • First conference title in program history (285-281-291/857)
• Helped U-M to three NCAA postseason appearances
    • Earned individual invitation to the 2019 NCAA East Lansing Regional
            • U-M’s fourth individual bid in program history; t-47th (76-77-72/225)
    • 2020 NCAA postseason was canceled due to covid-19 pandemic
    • Helped Michigan make 2021 NCAA Columbus Regional; t-5th (885)
        • Helped U-M advance to fourth NCAA Final (2021); 20th (903)
    • Helped Michigan make 2022 NCAA Ann Arbor Regional; t-3rd (880)
        • Helped U-M advance to fifth NCAA Final (2022)
        • Advanced to fourth round, tying for 13th (72-78-71-71/292)

Michigan & Other Records
• U-M single season scoring average record (71.84; 2021-22)
• U-M senior scoring average record (71.84; 2021-22)
• U-M’s career scoring average (73.17; 2019-present)
• U-M record for career individual wins (4)
    • Surpassed former U-M greats Kim Benedict (1999-2002) and Laura Olin (2002-05), who each had three wins
• U-M freshman scoring average record (74.16; 2017-18)
     • Topped record by over a stroke and a half (Grace Choi, 75.64; 2013-14)
• U-M record for 54-hole tournament total, 203 (67-70-66, -7) at VyStar Gators Invitational (March 5-6, 2022)
• U-M record for career sub-par rounds (28)
• Set Indiana’s Pfau Golf Course records for women’s single round (67, -5) and 54-hole total (208, -8)
    • Set at the 2022 Indiana Invitational (April 9-10)

Amateur Career
• Selected to play in the 2022 Augusta National Women’s Amateur (March 30-April 2) 
    • Played in event with teammate Haley Borja (t-12th)
    • Did not advance to final round
• Invited to play in the 2022 Palmer Cup (July 1-3) in Cologny, Switzerland and the Golf Club de Genève
    • Will play with the 12-member International Team

Senior (2021-22)
• One of two Wolverines to start all 12 events; with Hailey Borja (Jr.) 
• Recorded six top five finishes; led U-M in six events
    • Tied for fourth at the Wolverine Invitational (Sept. 13-14)
    • (co) medalist at Tulane Classic (Feb. 13-15)
    • Medalist at the VyStar Gators Invitational (March 5-6)
    • Medalist runner-up at Briar’s Creek Invitational (March 14-15)
    • Tied for 10th at PING/ASU Invitational (March 25-27)
    • Medalist at the Indiana Invitational (April 9-10)
• Helped U-M to its first Big Ten Championship (April 22-24), winning by four shots
    • Helped Wolverines set U-M’s Big Ten 54-hole record (857, +5)
    • Helped Wolverines set U-M’s Big Ten team single round record (281, -3; second)
    • Played in third Big Ten Tournament, tying for 30th (75-70-77/222)
• Played in second NCAA postseason
    • Helped U-M to 15th NCAA Regional selection, advancing to second…



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