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Women's Golfers Participate in Women's Am Qualifier

PHOENIX, Ariz. - Incoming freshman Aleah Kim led a group four NAU women's golfers competing at a 2009 U.S. Women's Amateur Championships qualifier at Alta Mesa County Club on Thursday, July 16.

Kim finished tied for seventh and won a playoff to claim the second alternate spot with a two-over par 74. Junior-to-be Bethany Leclair was one stroke back with a three-over par 75 in a tie for 10th overall. Teammate Alexa Kim shot a 78, while incoming freshman Stephanie Kim carded an 80.

The top five players in the field advanced to the Amateur led by Tiger Woods' niece Cheyenne Woods, who recorded a four-under par 68.

2009 U.S. Women's Amateur Championships Qualifier

Mesa, Ariz. - Alta Mesa Country Club

Mesa, Ariz. - Alta Mesa Country Club

Cheyenne Woods - Phoenix, Ariz. 68

Thuhashini Selvaratnam - Sri Lanka 70

Brianna Espinoza - Phoenix, Ariz.         71

Cara Freeman - Corvallis, Ore. 71

Alexandra Stewart - Peoria, Ariz. 71

A - Lindy Labauve - Scottsdale, Ariz. 72

A - Aleah Kim - Canada 74