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September 19, 2012

Kim Named Big Sky Conference Golfer of the Week

OGDEN, Utah (Sept. 19, 2012) - Northern Arizona's Stephanie Kim has been selected as the Big Sky Conference Golfer of the Week after tying for eighth place at the Oregon State Invitational.

Kim, a senior from Tempe, Ariz., opened play on Monday in the 54-hole tournament with a 1-over-par 73. She followed Monday afternoon with a 1-under-par 71, and closed on Tuesday with a 73 for a total of 1-over-par 217.

Kim, the 2010 Big Sky individual champion, helped the Lumberjacks to an eighth-place finish in the 16-team tournament played at Trysting Tree Golf Club in Corvallis, Ore. NAU shot rounds of 305, 299, 309 for a 913. Washington won the event with a 953. Washington's Charlotte Thomas claimed medalist honors with a 211.

This is Kim's seventh career Golfer of the Week honor.

Others Nominated

Jayme Carbon, Eastern Washington

Amanda Fairweather, North Dakota

A Ram Choi, Portland State

Amanda Snyder, Weber State

Around the Big Sky

Northern Arizona was one of four Big Sky teams at the Oregon State Invitational. Weber State placed 11th with a 927, followed by Portland State at 928. Eastern Washington was 15th with a 981. A Ram Choi of Portland State finished 12th with a 220. She opened with a 67. Weber State's Amanda Snyder tied for 13th with a 221. Jayme Carbon led Eastern Washington, tying for 63rd with a 238.

North Dakota finished 10th in the 15-team Chicago State Cougar Golf Classic held at the Harborside International Golf Course. North Dakota shot 325-335=660. Indiana State won with a 631.  Amanda Fairweather finished 26th for North Dakota (77-86=163).