LUCENT TECHNOLOGIES GIRLS JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP
Alvamar Country Club
Lawrence, Kansas
June 10-13, 2001


KIM'S 2-OVER-PAR 74 CAPTURES FIRST-ROUND LEAD AT ALVAMAR


LAWRENCE, Kan. - The nation's top junior girls in the country battled breezy conditions as first-round action concluded at the 10th annual Lucent Technologies Girls Junior Championship at Alvamar Country Club.

The event, conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, features 86 players representing 22 states, Canada and Japan. Former champions of this event include Kellee Booth, Kelli Kamimura, Leigh Anne Hardin, Miriam Nagl and Aree and Naree Song-Wongluekiet.

Kim, a first-team Polo Golf Junior All-American from Encino, Calif., birdied the 365-yard par-4 3rd en route to a 35-39--74, and a two-shot lead heading into the second round.

"This golf course is very challenging," said the 17-year-old Kim. "There is potential to post a big number on every hole, so my game plan was to play conservative."

Kim, who will attend Northwestern University in the fall, will look to garner her fourth AJGA title after carding a fourth-place finish at Eagle Bend Golf Course last year.

"Hopefully I will make a few more putts tomorrow," Kim said. "I gave myself a lot of opportunities for birdie today and I just didn't convert."

Dana Je fired a 4-over-par 76, and currently sits in sole possession of second place. The 17-year-old Orlando, Fla., native posted an even-par 36 on her front nine that included three birdies.

Jane Lee of Torrance, Calif., and Megan Hull of Mansfield, Texas, are tied for third with a pair of 77's, and 14-year-old Taylor Leon of Dallas, Texas, shot a 6-over 78 to capture the fifth spot.

Thirteen-year-old Morgan Pressel of Boca Raton, Fla., coming off her appearance at the U.S. Women's Open, carded an 82.

Second-round action will begin at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday. For more information on the AJGA Lucent Technologies Girls Junior Championship, or other AJGA events, please contact the tournament headquarters at (785) 842-0105.

LAWRENCE, Kansas -- First-round results from the AJGA LUCENT TECHNOLOGIES GIRLS JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP conducted by the American Junior Golf Association at Alvamar Country Club. Par: 36-36--72. Yardage: Girls: 6,137.

Ina Kim, Encino, Calif.* 35-39--74
Dana Je, Orlando, Fla.* 36-40--76
Jane Lee, Torrance, Calif.* 40-37--77
Megan Hull, Mansfield, Texas* 38-39--77
Taylor Leon, Dallas, Texas* 36-42--78
Haley Gildea, East Greenwich, R.I.* 41-38--79
Sarah O'Neill, Potomac, Md.* 39-41--80
Brenda Norris, Spring Branch, Texas* 39-41--80
Kelly Robb, Concord, Mass.* 39-41--80
Erin Tone, Gilbert, Ariz.* 39-41--80
Kelly Husted, Sarasota, Fla.* 39-41--80
Courtney Jones, Lake Quivira, Kan.* 42-38--80
Seiko Onoue, La. Habra, Calif.* 39-42--81
Courtney Mahon, Topeka, Kan.* 40-41--81
Ashley Rollins, Austin, Texas* 39-42--81
Lani Elston, Spokane, Wash.* 43-38--81
Paula Creamer, Pleasanton, Calif.* 40-41--81
Brittany Lang, McKinney, Texas* 37-44--81
Mao Kouyama, Hyogo-Prefecture, * 41-40--81
Heather Wright, Houston, Texas* 40-42--82
Lisa Tyler, Lighthouse Point, Fla.* 38-44--82
Morgan Pressel, Boca Raton, Fla.* 38-44--82
Ashley Frey, Katy, Texas* 40-42--82
Alice Kim, Los Angeles, Calif.* 44-38--82
Candy Herrera, Apple Valley, Calif.* 41-41--82
Chandni Gill, Reno, Nev.* 41-41--82
Alyssa Otero, Santa Fe, N.M.* 36-47--83
Whitney Welch, Las Vegas, Nev.* 38-45--83
Nicole Hage, Coral Springs, Fla.* 41-42--83
Lacy Miller, Indianapolis, Ind.* 40-43--83
Jennifer Pandolfi, Navarre, Fla.* 41-42--83
Emily Hoeper, Kansas City, Mo.* 43-40--83
Eunice Yum, Torrance, Calif.* 44-40--84
Kelli Strubinger, Weldon Spring, Mo.* 42-42--84
Noriko Nakazaki, Hanoverpark, Ill.* 36-48--84
Lindsay Hulwick, Littleton, Colo.* 42-42--84
Jenna Wessels, Columbus, Texas* 40-45--85
Jessica Shapiro, Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.* 41-44--85
January Romero, Albuquerque, N.M.* 41-44--85
Jennifer Ackerson, Allen, Texas* 39-46--85
Kylee King, Morrison, Colo.* 41-45--86
Brittany Adams, Huntington, W.Va.* 41-45--86
Ashley Norton, Atascadero, Calif.* 42-44--86
Chrissie McArdle, Eden Prairie, Minn.* 43-44--87
Stephanie Lue, Houston, Texas* 45-42--87
Yuri Hirai, Aichi-Prefecture, * 47-40--87
Moah Chang, Los Angeles, Calif.* 41-46--87
Haley Brown, Austin, Texas* 44-44--88
Leslie Brown, Prosser, Wash.* 44-44--88
Alison Howell, Phoenix, Ariz.* 44-44--88
Leslie Wall, Dallas, Texas* 47-41--88
Kristin Howell, Phoenix, Ariz.* 44-45--89
Dana Moening, Cold Spring, Minn.* 42-47--89
Brooke Layton, Tampa, Fla.* 41-48--89
Calais Gardner, Southlake, Texas* 46-43--89
Elly Leonard, Zionsville, Ind.* 43-47--90
Lyndsey Adams, Joplin, Mo.* 44-46--90
Stephanie Godare, Houston, Texas* 46-44--90
Amy Behrman, Houston, Texas* 47-43--90
Jacquelyn Nemcik, College Station, Texas* 47-44--91
Stephanie Parsley, Chelan, Wash.* 42-49--91
Sarah Hollowell, Houston, Texas* 45-46--91
Shannon Johnson, Sioux Falls, S.D.* 43-48--91
Shannon Langhardt, Lakewood, Colo.* 44-48--92
Annie Giangrosso, Prairie Village, Kan.* 46-46--92
Julie Harder, Holland, Ohio* 47-46--93
Amy Schmucker, Cold Spring, Minn.* 39-54--93
Emma Stachowicz, Pacific Palisades, Calif.* 44-49--93
Tiffany Woods, Escondido, Calif.* 45-49--94
Sydney Wilson, Lawrence, Kan.* 49-47--96
Brynlee Dobbins, Tahlequah, Okla.* 50-46--96
Kendall Schwerman, Houston, Texas* 51-46--97
Eleanor Tucker, Wilson, N.C.* 49-49--98
Sara Lloyd, Overland Park, Kan.* 47-51--98
Rebecca Struthers, Baton Rouge, La.* 47-51--98
Michelle Deiasi, San Antonio, Texas* 49-49--98
Stephanie Schaeffer, New Braunfels, Texas* 46-52--98
Ginny Brown, Austin, Texas* 45-55--100
Elizabeth Jones, Edmond, Okla.* 45-56--101
Kristen Mautz, Upper Arlington, Ohio* 49-54--103
Lauren Phlegar, Lawrence, Kan.* 53-50--103
Heather Gutschow, Kansas City, Mo.* 52-56--108
Leslie Short, Lawrence, Kan.* 56-68-124
Christa Spedding, Granbury, Texas* WD-Illness
Sara Jones, Valencia, Calif. WD-Illness
Jaclyn Stelzer, Allen, Texas* WD-Illness

 
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