SENIOR (2006-07): Competed in five events for the Cougars...tallied three top-25 finishes on the season...tied for 23rd in the NW Collegiate Classic, tied for 22nd in the Mean Green Classic, and tied for 19th in the Inland Cup...shot a season-low round score of 70 in the second round of the Inland Cup...completed his career with a total of 13 top-25 finishes.
JUNIOR (2005-06): Competed in 10 of the 12 tournaments...recorded two top-10 finishes including a second place tie at the Inland Cup (71, -1)...has seven career top-10 finishes placing him tied for sixth on WSU's all time list...lowest round came during the first round of the Barona Collegiate Cup when he fired a 4-under 68...tied for 31 at the Pac-10 Championships...
SOPHOMORE (2004-05): Recorded five top 25 finishes including three top 10s...best effort was a third-place finish at the Bronco Round-Up in the fall...shot a season-best 6-under 65 in first round of event...tied for 25th at Pac-10 Championships, the best finish by a Cougar at the event...opened Pac-10s with consecutive 1-under 70s...tied for 20th at the Bite/Pacific Coast Intercollegiate....carded a 74.4 stroke average for the season... earned All-Pac-10 Academic Second Team honors.
FRESHMAN (2003-04): Fired a school record 8-under 64 in the final round of the Sam Houston Classic Men's Golf Invitational to earn a fifth place finish...made his Cougar debut Sept. 25, at the Northwest Collegiate Classic...recorded his first career top 10 finish in his second tournament by firing a final round 70 at the Opus Northwest Husky Invitational, Sept. 30, to finish tied for eighth.
Earned two varsity letters in golf for head coach Craig Bergman at Monte Vista High School...played for East Bay Athletic League Champion Mustangs both sophomore and junior seasons...team went a combined 24-0 during that two-year span...was an All-California Interscholastic Federation selection and a North Coast Section Scholar Athlete...earned EBAL All-League selection his junior year...earned first career victory junior year in the Gambetta High School Invitational by shooting a 71...was runner-up in both the Contra Costa Big I Qualifying tournament and the Resort at Squaw Creek Junior Championship junior year...took third place in the FCWT Shootout at Turkey Creek Golf Club at Sacramento, Calif...placed in the top 10 in five state and regional tournaments and in seven national tournaments...attended the David Leadbetter Golf Academy for six months in 2003.
Kevin D. Chen...born June 5, 1985, at San Francisco, Calif...father David is a business manager and mother Anne is a civil engineer...brother Jonathan...graduated with a 4.4 GPA including AP classes...National Honor Society member...California Scholarship Federation member...Key Club member...sport management major at WSU.
YEAR EVENTS ROUNDS STROKES AVG LOW TOP 10 TOP 25 2003-04 12 35 2,651 75.74 64 2 3 2004-05 12 32 2,381 74.41 65 3 5 2005-06 10 27 2,028 75.11 68 2 2 2006-07 5 13 970 74.62 70 0 3 Totals 38 104 7,807 74.07 64 7 13