LSU Gold
San Diego, Calif.
High School
Point Loma HS

Updated Through August 2, 2023

SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll, 2023
U.S. Women’s Amateur Participant, 2023

California Women’s Amateur, Semifinalist, 2023

Low (Single Round):
68, Green Wave Fall Classic (September 12, 2022, 2nd round)

Low (Single Round to Par):
-4, Green Wave Fall Classic (September 12, 2022, 2nd round)

Low 54 holes:
206, Green Wave Fall Classic (September 12-13, 2022)

Best Career Finish:
T3, Green Wave Fall Classic (September 12-13, 2022)

No. of Top 10 Finishes: — 1
–Green Wave Fall Classic (T3, September 12-13, 2022)

No. of Even or Under Par Rounds:3
No. of Rounds Played: 6
Stroke Average: 72.83

Daughter of one of the “Three Amigas” that won nine team titles for LSU and advanced to two NCAA finals in the mid/late 1990s joined the Tigers for the 2022-23 season.

Played in two fall events, the Green Wave Fall Classic and the Jackson T. Stephens Cup … Averaged 72.83 for the six rounds … Posted rounds of 69-68-69 for a 10-under 206 to finish T3 in a field of 81 in the Green Wave Fall Classic … First career top 10 finish … Advanced to the semifinal round of the California State Women’s Amateur in Santa Barbara … Qualified for a spot in the U.S. Women’s Amateur in August 2023.

Attended Point Loma High School … Named All-California in 2019 and 2021 and All-League from 2018 through 2021 … Finished first in the 2021 City Conference Stroke Play Tournament after finishing second in 2020 … Tied for third in the 2021 California regional competition … Qualified for the USGA Junior Amateur Championship, earning medalist honors in the New Mexico qualifier with a round of 69 … Finished T5 in the CIF San Diego High School Championship in 2021 … Won the San Diego High School girls city championship in October 2021 in a field of 66, shooting an even par 72 … Won a total of eight first place competition in 2021 … Played two years of softball at Point Loma, playing shortstop and outfield … Team won softball league championship her freshman year, earning all-league honors that season.

Born on Sept. 2, 2004 in Las Vegas, Nevada … Right handed … Member of the Honor Roll and National Honor Society … Parents are Chris Riley and Michelle Louviere Riley … Michelle played golf at LSU from 1995-98, a big part of getting the Tigers to two NCAA Top 10 team finishes in 1996 and 1998 … Her father Chris, the head golf coach at the University of San Diego, is a former PGA Tour star with two Tour wins and was a member of the 2004 Ryder Cup team for the United States … In coming to LSU, Riley cited “the amazing culture here at LSU, the coaching staff, facilities and the great education. I have always been a huge LSU fan” … Hopes to major in occupational therapy or sports management … Likes to go to the beach and spend time with family to relax … Favorite food is pasta and favorite dessert is “anything chocolate” … Favorite professional golfer is Justin Thomas … Favorite athlete outside golf is American Olympic gold medalist Sydney McLaughlin.

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