|High School:||Moanalua HS|
Playing his final season for the Tigers, SeungJae proved to be the Tigers' best golfer as the senior led the way with a 73.70 stroke average while playing in all 10 tournaments. He would take home the most top-20 finishes with three while his best finish came at the Nick Watney Invitational where he tied for 15th. On the year, Maeng posted Pacific's best single-round score of the season when he posted a seven under, 64, in the third round of the Nick Watney Invitational.
SeungJae saw action in 11 of 12 tournaments for the Tigers while coming up with a 74.70 season stroke average. His top finish came at the Nick Watney Invitational where he placed sixth while helping the Tigers take home the team title. In all, SeungJae took home three top-20 finishes and a pair of top-10 finishes.
Maeng earned a spot in the prestigious U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship after qualifying in Honolulu. Maeng finished his qualifying play with a score of 135 at the Ala Wai Golf Course to put himself in position for a spot in the Championships. He just missed qualifying for match-play at the event.
In his second year at Pacific, Maeng saw action in 10 of the Tigers' 12 tournament on the year as he finished the year with 28 rounds played. His best finish came in the final tournament of the year as he posted a top-25 finish at the WCC Championships in Bremerton, Wash. His best round came at home at the SCVB Pacific Invitational when he posted a pair of even-par, 71's, while finishing at +2 for the tournament.
Maeng became a stalwart in Pacific's during the second half of the season as the first-year golfer played in eight tournaments including each of the final seven contests for the Tigers. SeungJae's best finish came at the Big West Championships where he tallied a +8, 224 to place 16th overall. Weeks later at the NCAA Regionals, Maeng continued his late surge as he posted his second best tournament score of the season at -1, 215 to finish tied for 29th among the best the West had to offer.
A graduate of Moanalua High School, SeungJae was one of the top junior golfers in the state of Hawaii. As a senior, SeungJae showed off his skills at the 103rd Manoa Cup, the Hawaii State Amateur Match-Play Championship, where he was a semifinalist, finishing tied for fifth out of 64 of the best amateur golfers. After just missing out on winning the Manoa Cup, Maeng took home the title at the 2011 Mayor's Cup in the Championship Bracket in September. In November, Maeng was part of a team of amateur golfers to defeat the professionals at the 39th Annual Governor John A. Burns Challenge Cup in the Ryder Cup Style golf event. At Moanalua, Maeng was part of a team that took home the 2011 O'ahu Interscholastic Association title while finishing 8th as an individual at the tournament. The championship tournament was canceled in 2012 due to weather.
SeungJae Maeng is the son of Hyewon and Soo il Maeng. He has an one older sister, Jinyun. He is a business marketing major in his third year at Pacific.