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Yoorim Kang
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Yoorim Kang 2140240
Height: 5'1"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Toronto, Ontario
Other College: Nebraska

2014-15: Opened her year by shooting a career-best 238 (81-79-78) at the 2014 Chip-N Club Invitational at Wilderness Ridge Golf Course in Lincoln, Sept. 8-9 ... Kang played as an individual outside the Husker lineup, finishing in a tie for 45th overall in the 62-player field.

2013-14: A walk-on, Kang saw her first collegiate action at Nebraska’s season-opening Chip-N Club Invitational, posting a 239 (77-82-80) over three rounds while playing as an individual outside the Husker lineup. She tied for 34th in the 75-player field ... Earned her first career lineup spot at the Marilynn Smith/Sunflower Invitational, Sept. 23-24. Tied for 61st (84-88-84-256) on an unforgiving course at Colbert Hills in Manhattan, Kan., that yielded just three rounds at or below par to the 81 golfers in the field over three rounds ... Kang finished the season with an 82.50 stroke average over six rounds, including three in the Husker lineup to earn her first varsity letter.

2012-13: Redshirt season at Nebraska ... In the classroom, she earned spots on the Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in both the fall and spring semesters of 2012-13.

HIGH SCHOOL/AMATEUR: A member of Team Ontario, Kang was a regular competitor in Golf Association of Ontario tournaments ... She closed 2011 teaming with Meghan McDougall to win the Ontario Women’s Four-Ball Championship with a three-under-par 69 at Sleepy Hollow Golf and Country Club in Stoufville ... Kang added a seventh-place finish at the Juvenile Girls’ Championship at the Loyalist Country Club with a three-round total of 238 ... Earned a trip to the quarterfinals in the GAO Junior Girls’ Match Play at the Barcovan Golf Club ... In 2010, she was a quarterfinalist in the Ontario Women’s Match Play Championship ... Kang was one of eight Canadians from Ontario to compete in the Can-Am Junior Team Matches in March of 2011 in Myrtle Beach, S.C. ... She also tied for 22nd at the Royal Canadian Golf Association’s CN Future Links Ontario Championship in Huntsville in 2011.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Hyejin Kim and BongGi Kang ... From Busan, South Korea ... Has one older sister, Serim ... Intended major is journalism.

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