Valentine Derrey
Valentine Derrey

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Paris, France

High School:
Lycee Pascal

Experience:
2L


05/12/2014

Derrey Records Her First LET Title

Paris, France, native was an All-American and four-time all-conference selection at TCU

Photo Gallery

2009-10 | Senior Season
• - Garnered All-Mountain West Conference accolades for the fourth straight season
• - Garnered All-Central Region Team accolades during her senior season
• - Finished sixth overall at the Central District Invitational with a score of 218 (68-74-76)
• - Finished ninth overall at the NCAA East Regional Championships with a score of 216 (69-75-72)
• - Finished 10th overall at the Mountain West Conference Championships with a score of 230 (82-75-73)
• - Finished 15th overall at the Windy City Collegiate Championships with a score of 220 (72-76-72)
• - Finished 19th overall at the Besty Rawls Longhorn Invitational with a score of 226 (75-76-75)
• - Finished 21st overall at the NorthropGrumann Regulation Challenge with a score of 226 (77-74-75)
• - Finished 29th overall at the Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Classic with a score of 225 (79-71-75)
• - Posted six rounds of par or better during her senior season
• - Competed in 12 tournaments to go along with a 74.86 strokes average during her senior campaign

2008-09 | Junior Season
• - Garnered All-Mountain West Conference accolades
• - Ranked first on the team with a 74.75 strokes average
• - Finished ninth overall at the Windy City Classic with a score of 224 (76-75-73)
• - Recorded her best score of even-par at the NCAA West Regional Championships
• - Finished 13th overall at the NCAA West Regional Championships with a score of 216 (74-69-73)
• - Finished fifth overall at the Central District Invitational with a score of 2-over-par 218 (75-72-71)
• - Finished 10th overall at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic with a score of 225 (72-75-78)
• - Finished 16th overall at the Mountain West Conference Championship with a score of 233 (77-76-80)
• - Recorded a 1-over-par score of 217 (73-72-72) at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown en route to finishing tied for 35th overall
• - Collected her best round of the season with a 69 at the NCAA West Regional

2007-08 | Sophomore Season
• - Earned All-America honors from Golfweek as well as the National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA)
• - Co-Mountain West Conference Player of the Year
• - All-Mountain West Conference
• - The only Frog to play in all 11 tournaments
• - Had five top-10 efforts with a top-20 finish in nine of the 11 events
• - Enjoyed a run of four straight top-10 finishes (Lady Paladin Invitational, Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown, Regional Challenge, Lady Puerto Rico Classic)
• - Her team-best 74.6 stroke average was over three shots better than the next-closest Frog
• - Established a TCU record with her opening-round 67 at the NCAA Regional Championship
• - Helped her set a Frog mark with a 54-hole score of 6-under 210 (67-70-73) as she finished third individually
• - Instrumental in TCU finishing fourth at the NCAA Regionals to earn its first back-to-back appearances at the NCAA National Championship in eight years (1999-00)
• - Began the spring with an opening-round 70 at the Regional Challenge
• - Posted a pair of 71s en route to a fifth-place finish at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic
• - Shot an even-par 72 in the third round of the NCAA National Championship
• - Named the Mountain West Conference Golfer of the Month for October and the Co-Golfer of the Month for September
• - Did not shoot higher than 74 in nine rounds of competition during the fall season
• - Posted a second-round 69 en route to a career-low 216 at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown, placing seventh individually
• - Finished third at the Lady Paladin Invitational with a 221 as TCU won the team championship
• - The Frogs' top finisher in all three fall tournaments as she led the team with a 72.7 stroke average

2007-08 | Freshman Season
• - Tied for first in the Lady Puerto Rico Classic which was her first tournament played for the Horned Frogs
• - Named Mountain West Conference Women's Golfer of the Month for February
• - Recorded her lowest round at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic with a 67 which also contributed to her lowest 54-hole total of 217
• - Finished in second place at the Mountain West Conference Championship with 76-72-73=221
• - Competed in every tournament her first semester at TCU
• - Recorded three top-10 finishes, including the Lady Puerto Rico Classic, BYU Dixie Classic and the Mountain West Conference Championship
• - Had two top-20 finishes with a tie for 11th place at the SunTrust Lady Gator Invitational and 14th in the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational
• - Placed third on the team in stroke average behind seniors Camille Blackerby and Catherine Matranga
• - Was TCU's top golfer in three tournaments
• - Finished the 2007 spring with a 75.3 scoring average

Amateur Highlights
• - Won the 2005 Junior French Championship (under 18)
• - Runner-up at the 2004 and 2005 French Team Championship
• - Placed second at the 2005 Duke of York Tournament
• - Finished second at the 2004 British Girls Open Amateur Championship and a quarterfinalist at the 2005 event
• - While playing for the French team, she captured the 2004 European Ladies Junior qualification
• - Posted top-25 finishes at the 2004 and 2005 European Women's Individual Championship
• - Part of French National Teams since 2001

Personal
• - Business major
• - Parents are Pascal and Veronique Derrey
• - Has an older sister, Stephanie, who plays golf at North Carolina State
• - Enjoys playing tennis and skiing


    Cook Children's Albertsons
    Pepsi American Airlines