Reona Hirai
Reona Hirai
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Summerville, S.C.
High School: Pinewood Prep

Hirai Career Stats

2015-16: Recorded a 76.0 stroke average over 21 rounds for the Paladins... Posted a career-best 68 in the second round of the Yale Intercollegiate... Tied for 20th, a season best, at the Yale Intercollegiate...named to the WGCA All-America Scholar Team.

2014-15:  Named to the All-Southern Conference team and the SoCon All-Freshman Team... Tallied a 75.4 stroke average over 27 rounds as a freshman... Ranked eighth among SoCon players following the league championship... Boasted three top-25 finishes, including a season-best ninth-place finish at the SoCon Championships, where she carded a 3-over 219 after firing a 2-under 70 in the tournament's final round... Led the Paladins with a 70 in the opening round of the Palmetto Intercollegiate, her best round of the season... Helped the Paladins to a 32nd-place national ranking and the 2015 league championship and NCAA regionals appearance, Furman's first since 2009.

High School/Junior Golf:  The top-ranked prep player in South Carolina… Ranked #31 nationally among prep players… Fired a tournament-record 64 in the final round of the Joe Cheves Junior Invitational for a two day total of –10, also a tournament best… Claimed individual medalist honors at the SCJGA Jimmy Self Junior Festival of Flowers, the WSCGA Junior Girls' State Championship, the SCJGA The Blade Junior Golf Classic, and the Beth Daniel Junior Azalea, and took second place at the Twin States Junior Girls' Championship… Won individual medalist honors with a low round of 66 at the 2013 high school state championships… Helped Pinewood Prep to four-consecutive team state championships and was a three-time All-State honoree… Named to the All-Lowcountry team… Honored as the Beth Daniel South Carolina Player of the Year in 2012… Qualified for the U.S. Girls' Junior Championship.