Chaney, two freshmen to join Sooners

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NORMAN — University of Oklahoma head women’s golf coach Veronique Drouin-Luttrell announced the signing of one transfer and two incoming freshman during the early signing period on Thursday.

The Sooners welcome Emily (Tengteng) Hun, Reagan Chaney and Holly McLean to Norman.

“We are always excited about our signees every year, but this group adds some serious depth to our current team,” said Drouin-Luttrell.

Hun attended Shangai High Tech Creative School in Macau, China and is ranked 423rd in the World Amateur Golf Rankings. She has recorded three amateur wins and recorded six top-10 finishes, including victories at the 2022 Mission Hills Jack Nicklaus Junior Championship, China Amateur Golf Open Series and the Faldo Series Shenzhen Championship

Chaney is from Ardmore, Okla., and attended Oklahoma City University her freshman season. She was named the 2022 Sooner Athletic Conference Player of the Year and ranked among the top five in the NAIA with a 72.55 scoring average. Chaney won three tournaments, recorded three runners-up and eight top-five finishes in her one season at OCU.

Golf Oklahoma was unable to ascertain if Chaney will be eligible for the spring semester after leaving OCU in October at the same time as long-time head coach Marty McCauley was released. OU sports information department personnel said they could not comment at this time.

Holly McLean attended Albany Golf Academy and won 10 regional and national amateur titles, earning medalist honors at the 2018 Caribbean Amateur Junior Golf Championship, the 2020 Cayman Islands Amateur Championship and the 2022 Caribbean Amateur Golf Championship. McLean is a member of the Cayman Islands Junior National Team and the Cayman Islands Women’s National Golf Team.

Emily Hun (Macau, China)

Full name is Tengteng Hun … Attended Shanghai High Tech Creative School … 423rd in the World Amateur Golf Ranking … -Recorded three amateur wins and six top-10 finishes … Won the 2022 Mission Hills Jack Nicklaus Junior Championship, China Amateur Golf Open Series and the Faldo Series Shenzhen Championship … Placed second at the HSBC National Junior Champions Leg 5 … Tied for seventh at the IMG Junior World Championship … Finished 52nd at the 2022 Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship … Won the 2020 China Long Drive Championship.

From Drouin-Luttrell …

“Emily brings a lot of international playing experience. She’s really powerful and a long hitter. We are thrilled for her to join us in January and see what she can do.”

Holly McLean (Grand Cayman)

Attended Albany Golf Academy … Won 10 regional and national amateur titles … Won the 2018 Caribbean Amateur Junior Golf Championship, the 2020 Cayman Islands Amateur Championship and the 2022 Caribbean Amateur Golf Championship … Member of the Cayman Islands Junior National Team and the Cayman Islands Women’s National Golf Team.

From Drouin-Luttrell …

“Holly has dramatically improved over the past two years. She has an incredible work ethic and will be a great addition to the roster next fall.”

Reagan Chaney (Ardmore, Okla.)

Transferred from Oklahoma City University … 2022 Sooner Athletic Conference Player of the Year … Ranked among the top five in the NAIA with a 72.55 scoring average in 29 rounds … Won three tournaments, recorded three runners-up and eight top-five finishes for OCU … 489th in the World Amateur Golf Ranking … Recorded two wins and 10 top-10 finishes … Won 2022 The PLAYERS Amateur and the 2021 Rose Creek Classic … Finished 15th at the 2022 Texas Women’s Open.

From Drouin-Luttrell …

“We are very excited for Reagan to join our team. She brings a lot of playing experience and had a phenomenal freshman year at her previous institution. It’s always great to have players who grew up in the Sooner State play for the flagship school.”


 

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