Aggies jump from fifth to third on tournament's final day, four student-athletes post top 10 individual scores
Christine Danielsson starts the day tied for 28th, finishes tied for sixth after 4-under round; Wood continues to shine in spring debut
Freshman Madison Wood leads all UC Davis golfers with a 2-over 74 in her spring debut
Seven of the Big West's eight teams will compete in this three-day tournament
Aggies improve on Monday’s team score by three strokes, climb one spot on the final leaderboard
2016-17 BIG WEST CONFERENCE FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR... ALL-BIG WEST CONFERENCE FIRST TEAM... Carded a bogey-free round of 5-under (67) on the final round of the Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational (9/12-13) to finish in a tie for 15th place out of 93 in her first collegiate tournament... Her five-under par was the team-leading low round of the year and her best performance of the season... She carried the momentum into the next weekend where her match victory at the East and West Match Play Challenge (9/18-20) to helped the Ags upset tournament host Michigan... Rallied from the first two rounds of the Peg Barnard Invitational (2/11-12) to card a team-best 1-under-par 70 to climb up 26 places on the individual leader board to finish in a tie for 15th place... Top Aggie finisher at the Westbrook Spring Invitational (2/26-27), recording a 1-under 71 in the third round to finish with 217 total and tied for 19th overall our of 76... Following conference play, Kim posted a 5-under-par 67 to finish 10th at the U.S. Women's Amateur qualifying tournament, and advance to the championships.
DOUGHERTY VALLEY HS '16: Diablo Foothill Athletic League MVP as a senior after winning all-league first-team accolades the previous two years... Won the 2014 CIF NorCal Regional golf tournament in a sudden-death playoff after shooting a 2-under 70... Led DVHS to a second-place finish at the championship... Finished T-8th at CIF State Championships at Poppy Hills GC in Pebble Beach.
PERSONAL: Born in San Ramon, Calif... Parents are Matthew and Suzanne Kim... Proudest personal accomplishment took place when she built houses in Mexico with her church group during spring break... Just missed qualifying for the U.S. Women's Open in 2014, finishing fourth at sectional qualifying... Career sports highlight was winning NorCal championship during her junior year of high school... Title of her autobiography would be "Yoo need to hear about Yoonhee"... Take away everything but "My boots! I love boots!"
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Danielsson, Hutchison head to
San Francisco Regional