Getting To Know Wendra Liang

Feb. 7, 2005

Wendra Liang

Sport: Golf
Year: Senior
Height: 5-1
Hometown: San Francisco, Calif.
High School:Phillips Exeter Academy
Major: Human Biology

The Stanford golf team will be fun to watch this year because:
We're good and we have a lot of personality and different playing styles.

The thing I like about sports is:
It ignites your whole being and calls on the best that you can offer physically, mentally and emotionally.

If I could add one team to the schedule it would be:
A school in Australia.

The most difficult opposing course to play is:
Sahalee (Washinton), Saticoy (UCLA), Birck Boilermaker (Purdue).

A friend from another college golf team:
Tons! Melissa Martin (UCLA), Lisa Ferrero (Texas).

If I had to cook all of my meals, I'd probably survive on:
Frozen dumplings, cottage cheese, scrambled eggs, fruit.

Favorite T.V. show:
Sex and the City, by far.

My parents were right when they told me:
The more time you have, the more time you have to waste.

Favorite website:,

I'd like to switch places for a day with:
The director of the NSA to see what's really going on.

Favorite non-golf activity:
Playing the violin, going to nice restaurants.

If you were going on a road trip and could only take one cd, which one would you take:
A mix with fun songs to sing along to while driving.

The best advice I ever received was:
Don't begin anything unless you're prepared to give your maximum effort in its pursuit.

Opponent you would most like to beat:

The current or former Stanford athlete I most enjoy watching perform:
Tiger Woods, anyone on the gymnastics team.

Favorite actor:
Ed Harris, Kevin Spacey, Joaquin Phoenix

Favorite actress:
Kate Winslet

If I could bring anything from my hometown to Stanford it would be:
My little brother.

Since coming to Stanford I have learned:
to Be okay with my quirky self.

After my Stanford career is over, I'd like to be remembered as:
A great golfer with great academics and personality.

Favorite Food:
Everything...but I really love crème brulee.

Least Favorite Food:
Peeps (if that even counts as food).

Favorite sport other than golf:

If I won $1 million dollars, I would:
Buy real estate in San Francisco, donate to the Stanford Golf Programs, and to my two previous schools before Stanford.

Favorite midnight snack:
Hot cocoa, Denny's runs at 3 a.m.

Favorite movie:
To Live.

Two people in history I admire most are:
Gandhi, Buddha

Best book I have read:
Cider House Rules. Best writing: Dubliners, Absalom! Absalom!

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