Ree 67, Chung 68, Morgan 70 spur great come-from-behind victory.
Morgan and Chan tied for 12th at 5-under 139.
Trojans combine for 9-under, tied for third. Chan fires 67, Morgan 69.
Trojans won the event last year with school-record 36-under performance.
Trojans, six-time winners this year, looking for program's fourth national crown.
THIS SEASON: Victoria Morgan, a 2016-17 redshirt senior, has improved steadily throughout her career as a key reserve and spot starter and is now on target to be a full-time starter for the Trojans.
2016: Morgan started twice as a true senior in 2016 in three events, helping USC to wins at the ANNIKA Intercollegiate and at the SDSU March Mayhem ... At the SDSU March Mayhem match play, she won her opening match 4&2 and converted on a difficult up and down on 18 to halve her quarterfinal match against Oregon's Caroline Inglis to send USC to the semifinals ... She tied for third at the Matador Invitational at 17-over 233 (78-78-77) in tough conditions and tied for 49th at the ANNIKA Intercollegiate ... During the summer of the 2016, she tied for fourth at the California State Championship at 6-over 219 (71-73-75), four out of first, and also had a top 10 in the Southern California Amateur, tying for seventh at 5-over 221 (74-75-72) ... Morgan also entered the LPGA's Q School in August and advanced through the first stage.
2015: Morgan saw action in five events as a 2015 junior, playing 15 rounds and finishing with a stroke average of 76.07. She posted a season-best tie for 30th at the Arizona Wildcat Invitational at 8-over 224 (75-72-77), her second round there a season-best. She played in USC's season-opener at the ANNIKA Intercollegiate as a starter and tied for 42nd at 8-over 224 (77-73-74), providing two counting scores. Competed at the Southern California Amateur.
2014: Morgan, as a 2014 sophomore, saw action in three events, twice as a starter. She debuted as a Trojan at the Matador Invitational, where she opened with a pair of 72s and, despite a final round 81, tied for sixth at 9-over 225 ... Morgan made her first appearance in USC's starting lineup at the Liz Murphey Invitational. She helped USC finish fourth in stroke play and won one of her three match play matches to help Troy take first at the event ... She started again at the Silverado Showdown, tying for 25th at 7-over 223 (77-74-72), helping USC to second place. She finished the season with a stroke average of 76.0 ... Morgan had a successful summer, winning the Collegiate Players Tour event in Norco, Calif., by seven strokes in June and reached the final of the California State Women's Amateur, where she lost 1 down. She won four match play matches to advance to the final ... She also made the cut at the 112th Women's North & South Amateur at 7-over 229, tying for 42nd.
2013: Morgan joined the Trojans as a 2013 freshman but did not see any action in her first year on the team ... Following the season, she finished 23rd at the California Women's Championship and competed at the Maui Open, winning her flight. She finished the summer taking third at the Women's Southern California Golf Association Championship with a 153 (76-77).
HIGH SCHOOL: Morgan prepped at Polytechnic School in Pasadena, Calif., where she captained and was the MVP of the Boys Varsity Golf Team as a 2012 senior and was a co-captain and an All-CIF performer as a 2011 junior. She was also team MVP in 2010 and 2009 ... Morgan also played tennis at Poly, earning All-CIF, All-League and team MVP recognition as a senior. She was also team MVP as a sophomore and a junior. She was the editor of the school yearbook as a senior as well.
PERSONAL: Born in Jan. 31, 1994, her parents are G. Edward and Karen Morgan. She graduated with a degree in philosophy and politics and law in spring of 2016 and is now pursuing another undergraduate degree in East Asian studies.
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