Andrew Baek
Andrew  Baek

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Arcadia, Calif.

High School:
Arcadia High School

As a sophomore in 2016-17: Competed in all 12 of the team’s tournaments ... He capped off the season with a 74.39-stroke average, for the second-lowest average on the squad ... He took third place at the Navy Spring Invitational for his best finish on the year … Carding a three-over 145 … Baek capped off the year leading St. John’s at the BIG EAST Championship where he finished at 11-over 227 and tied for 11th place.

As a freshman in 2015-16: Competed in all 10 of the team's tournaments and recorded a 74.68-stroke average, the second-lowest mark on the team ... recorded a pair of top-10 finishes ... matched the best placing on the team with a third place showing at the Wildcat Invitational after carding a four over 146 ... posted a five-over 221 to close out the season with an eighth place finish at the BIG EAST Championship. 


At Arcadia: Four-year member of the men's golf team ... served as a team captain as a senior … led the team to the California Interscholastic Federation as a junior and senior … Named League MVP and League Champion after leading team to an undefeated season during junior campaign … lowest junior ranking was 147.

Personal: Full name is Seung 'Andrew' Yub Baek … born in South Korea, Seoul … grew up and attended high school in Arcadia, Calif. … son of Gyu Jong Baek and In soon Jang.

Baek Up Close…
Age When You First Played Golf: 12
Favorite Golfer: Tiger Woods
Favorite Golf Course: Santa Anita Golf Course
Most influential person in athletic career: “Dad. He has always supported me through everything, helping me be great at everything.”

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