Freshman Yoonhee Kim leads UC Davis in second round with 1-under-par 70
UC Davis holds seventh place in 12-team field at Stanford
Aggies compete in the first of three Northern California-based tourneys this spring
Aggies are 12th after the first round
UC Davis places sixth in tournament featuring highly ranked teams
2016 NCAA STANFORD REGIONAL QUALIFIER
2015-16: ALL-BIG WEST FIRST TEAM for third consecutive season... NCAA REGIONAL QUALIFIER... Big West Championship medalist with 4-over 220... Won by a stroke over Kassidy Teare of Long Beach State after picking up birdie on 54th hole to break a tie... Closed the event with a 1-under 71... Earned... Opened NCAA Stanford Regional with 2-over 73... Shot a season-best 4-under 67 at Stanford Intercollegiate, site of NCAA Stanford Regional... Also had 69 in second round of stroke play at East-West Match Play Classic during the fall, eventually carding 2-under total... Finished 1 under at Northwestern's Windy City Collegiate in October... Was T-4th at East-West... Tied teammate Andrea Wong for most rounds at par or better (7)... Big West win was first of her collegiate career.
2014-15: ALL-AMERICA HONORABLE MENTION by Women's Golf Coaches Association... BIG WEST PLAYER OF THE YEAR... ALL-BIG WEST FIRST TEAM for the second straight year... Won the 63-player Peg Barnard Invitational at Stanford, was second at Anuenue Spring Break Classic and third at the Big West Championships... Had three top 10s in a row late in the season... Was T-4th at Washington's Edean Ihlandfeldt Invitational during the fall... Led UC Davis in low round (66), rounds at par or better (14), top-fives (4) and top 20's (7)... Team leader with 73.2 average... Big West Co-Player of the Month for February... Joined Andrea Wong, Blair Lewis and Betty Chen in playing every round... Fired her career-best 66 during the first round at Peg Barnard Invitational, finishing 5 under overall.
2013-14: ALL-BIG WEST FIRST TEAM...Finished second on the team with 75.1 scoring average... Placed in top 10 five times, including finishing fourth at Golfweek Conference Challenge in just her third tournament... Had a T-5th showing at Juli Inkster Spartan Invitational, following with a T-6th at Anuenue Spring Break Classic in her next tournament... Earned a T-6th at Hoosier Fall Invitational and T-7th at Big West Championship... Finished at par for her at Spartan Invitational for her best 54-hole score (216)... Had a par-71 in final round at Hoosier Invitational for her low round... Capped her year by qualifying for the 2014 U.S. Women's Open... She had five birdies during her first round 3-over 73 at Pinehurst No. 2, tying professional Michelle Wie and amateur Mathilda Cappeliez for most on the first day.
GRANITE BAY HS '13: Earned four varsity letters... Named All-City each season during prep career.... Played in both the CIF NorCal Championship and CIF State Championship tournaments three times and made it to regional event as a freshman as well... Was T-4th in both tourneys as a sophomore, and was T-8th and T-9th at state championship during junior and senior years, respectively... Had 73 while finishing T-6th at 2011 NorCal Championship... Highlighted her regional appearance as a senior with 3-under 69... Four-year honor roll member with 4.0+ GPA.
PERSONAL: Born in Redwood City, Calif.... Majoring in psychology... Parents are Bruce and Pia Lee... Won the 2013 NGCA Women's Amateur Championship... Wishes she could have witnessed Bobby Jones winning the Grand Slam in 1930... Title of her autobiography would be "The Grind"... Plays the piano and the flute.
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