Rei Nakatani
Rei  Nakatani


Tokyo, Japan

High School:
Montverde Academy (Fla.) '16



Ags finish second; Hutchison named Big West Player of the Year

Samantha Hutchison also earned First Team All-Big West accolades with Christine Danielsson


UC Davis remains in second through 36 holes

Hannah Sun records the second-lowest individual score of any golfer during Monday’s second round


Aggies in second after Championship’s first round

Christine Danielsson, Madison Wood post second-lowest individual scores during the event's first day


Aggies head to Irvine for Big West Championship

UC Davis is ranked No. 2 in this year's league playoffs, three-day title chase starts on Sunday


UC Davis finishes third thanks to outstanding final round

Aggies jump from fifth to third on tournament's final day, four student-athletes post top 10 individual scores

2016-17:WOMEN'S GOLF COACHES ASSOCIATION ALL-AMERICAN SCHOLAR... Recognized by the WGCA as one of 952 women's collegiate golfers with a 3.5 GPA of higher... Finished with her season-best 25th place at the Big West Conference Championships... Birdied three of the final six holes in the third round of the Meadow Club Women's Intercollegiate to post the best performance by the Aggies of the day... Defeated her opponent at the East and West Match Play Challenge as the Aggies were narrowly edged out by Penn State.

MONTEVERDE ACADEMY '16: Played golf all four years… During her freshman year, she tied for eighth in the 2013 AJGA Girls Championship (73-75-72), tied for second in the 2013 North and South Junior Championship (70-70-74), and tied for fifth in the 2013 Joe Cheves Junior Invitational (73-69)… Competed in the Junior World Championship her sophomore year, as well as the PGA Junior Championship her senior year… For her junior year, she tied for 15th in the Kathy Whitworth Invitational (76-71), and was third in the 2015 Sea Pines Junior Heritage Invitational… Got her highest ranking of 20th in the 2016 class, and 100th overall by Polo Golf Ranking of AJGA in March of 2014… Outside of athletics, she was awarded with the Mayor’s Youth Volunteer Service Award in 2015.

PERSONALBorn in Tokyo, Japan… Majoring in Psychology… Parents are Atsuko and Tsuguyoshi… An interesting fact about her is that she has lived in three different countries: Japan, Australia, and USA, and in six different cities: Tokyo (Japan), Sydney (Australia), New York (USA), Southern Carolina (USA), Florida (USA), and California (USA)... Her sports hero is Japanese pro golfer Ai Miyazato... Eyeing a career as a professional golfer... Wishes she could've witnessed the fall of the Berlin Wall... Top three things on her bucket list are to travel around the world, get a dog and visiting the highest building in the world.

Year Rounds Strokes Low Rd. Par/- Rds. Events Top 5 Top
to Par
2016-17 27 2102 72 2 10 - - +6 77.9
Totals 27 2102 72 2 10 - - +6 77.9