LSU Gold
Height
5'5
Class
Sophomore
Hometown
San Diego, Calif.
High School
Point Loma HS
Experience
1L

Updated Through June 2, 2024

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

California Women’s Amateur, Semifinalist, 2023

LSU CAREER STATS
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: 8
No. of Rounds Played: 34
Stroke Average: 74.18

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.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2023-24)
Best finish for the season was T17 in The Ally to close the fall portion of the 2023-24 season … Best round of 69 in the opening round of the Cougar Classic to open the season … Also posted 69 in the opening round of the SEC Championship Stroke Play competition at Pelican Golf Club in Florida … Won her opening quarterfinal round match to help LSU advance to the semifinals with a 3-2 win against No. 1 seed South Carolina … Was part of the LSU team that finished T1 in the NCAA Championship Stroke Play qualifying to help the Tigers advance to NCAA Match Play for the first time ever … Averaged 74.46 for the season … Posted 28 rounds in 2023-24 … Over her first two seasons, played in 34 rebounds with a career average of 74.46 and eight total rounds over par/under.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2022-23)
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 win Santa Barbara … Qualified for a spot in the U.S. Women’s Amateur in August 2023 and won two matches to advance to the round of 16 with her mom, former LSU player Michelle Louviere Riley as her caddy.

PRIOR TO LSU
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.

PERSONAL
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, who stepped down at the end of the 2024 season as 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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