Notre Dame looks to go low as Oklahoma tournament tees off at 9 a.m. (CT) Saturday.
A solid player and competitor who battled injuries during much of her career ... finished her career with a 80.12 stroke average in 25 rounds of play ... her top collegiate round was an even-par 72, while her best 54-hole total was a 228 (+12) ... both of those marks came during Kim's freshman season ... had 13 of a possible 20 rounds scored for the team ... missed all of the fall season of her freshman campaign, but came back strong in the second semester and earned all-BIG EAST honors ... only played in one event as a sophomore ... made her only appearances of the 2009 and 2010 seasons at the NCAA Central Regional .... earned a monogram as a freshman.
AS A SENIOR: Competed in two events on the season, one of which came as an individual ... finished the season with an 83.20 scoring average ... season best finish came at the Bettie Lou Evans Invite, where she carded a twenty over-par 163 to finish in a tie for 66th (81-82) ... finished off her career by playing in the NCAA Central Regional ... shot a 263 in NCAA play, which put her in a tie for 96th (87-83-83) ... her final round 83 counted towards Notre Dame's team score.
AS A JUNIOR: Came back to play in the NCAA Central Regional, her first competitive tournament in over a year ... shot a 262 (88-86-88) ... her second round 86 counted towards the team score.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in one event ... struggled with injuries during most of the season ... carded a 237 (+21, 77-80-80) to tie for 58th at the Rio Verde Collegiate Invitational during the spring season.
AS A FRESHMAN: Did not compete during the first semester due to an injury ... was a vital part to the Fighting Irish lineup during the spring season ... played in all five tournaments during the second semester ... registered a 77.71 scoring average, which ranked third on the team during the spring campaign ... had 11 of her 14 rounds scored for the team ... earned all-BIG EAST honors by placing eighth at the BIG EAST Championship ... carded a season-best three-round total of 228 (+12, 72-78-78) at the conference tournament ... her even-par 72 during the first round was her top round of the season ... tied for team-leading honors during her collegiate debut at the Central District Classic ... shot a 14-over par 230 (76-73-81) to tie for 30th along with her teammate Noriko Nakazaki at the event ... posted a 13-over par 229 (77-75-77) to tie for 65th at the UNLV Spring Invitational ... registered a 241 (+25, 82-82-77) to tie for 48th at the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational ... shot a 16-over par 160 (78-82) to tie for 57th at the Indiana Invitational at the Crooked Stick Golf Club ... earned a monogram.
PREP & PERSONAL: A native of Bayside, N.Y., where she attended Bayside High School ... had an impressive July of 2005 with a victory at the Lessing's AJGA Classic with a 213 (74-70-69) and a runner-up finish a week later at the Randall Parker Shootout at Wild Quail by carding a 218 (75-68-75) ... closed out the month with a 226 (73-75-78) at the McDonald's Betsy Rawls Girls Championship to tie for ninth ... the daughter of So Joong and Sun Hee Kim ... has two siblings ... graduated from the College of Arts and Letters as a design major.
Kim's Career Statistics
|Year||Tournaments||Rds/Tm Rds||Count||Strokes||Avg.||Top Rd||Top 36||Top 54||Top Finish (Field)- Event (Score)|
|2006-07||5||14/14||11||1,088||77.71||72 (E)||149 (+5)||228(+12)||8th (34)- BIG EAST Championship (228)|
|2007-08||1||3/0||0||237||79.00||77 (+5)||157 (+13)||237(+21)||T-58th (106)- Rio Verde Invitational (237)|
|2008-09||1||3/3||1||262||87.33||86 (+14)||174 (+30)||262(+46)||104th (108)- NCAA Central Regional (262)|
|2009-10||2||5/3||1||416||83.20||81 (+9)||163 (+20)||253 (+37)||T-66th (82)- Bettie Lou Evans Invite (163)|
|Totals||9||25/20||13||2,003||80.12||72 (E)||149 (+5)||228 (+12)||8th (34)- 2007 BIG EAST Championship (228)|