Jessica Mangrobang is the day one leader at +1 in windy conditions
Three sophomores and one freshman traveling
Tournament begins busy stretch for GU
Five tournaments on the slate this spring
Requires a minimum 3.5 GPA
SENIOR (2014-15): Earned third consecutive All-WCC and WCC All-Academic awards…named Co-Senior Female Athlete of the Year at Gonzaga…posted best finish at an NCAA Regional in school history by tying for 26th at 217 (+1)…tied for third in attempt to defend WCC title at WCC Championships…posted lowest career stroke average of 74.04, second best in GU history…played in all 10 tournaments and 28 rounds…led the Zags outright in three tournaments and tied for team lead in two more…shot low round of the year 69 (-2) to open Bay Area Intercollegiate, finishing T-10…214 (+1) at Bay Area Intercollegiate is tied for the fifth-lowest tournament score in school history…tied for 11th at Peg Barnard Invitational with 145 (+3)…played 12 straight rounds at 75 or less, including every regular season round during spring season…shot 221 (+2) and tied for 12th at Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational…voted Preseason All-WCC as well…qualified for match play at the 38th and final U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links Championship at The Home Course in DuPont, Wash…tied for 50th at 147 in 36-hole stroke playing qualifying, earning 61st seed…lost to No. 14 seed Katharine Patrick of West University Place, Texas, in 20 holes in opening round of match play.
JUNIOR (2013-14): Qualified for the 37th U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links Championship at Jimmie Austin OU Golf Club in Stillwater, Okla., the same course Gonzaga played at the NCAA Central Regional six weeks earlier ... failed to advance to match play as she shot 83-79 for a 36-hole total of 162 and a tie for 127, the top 64 advancing to match play ... played all 11 matches and 32 rounds ... began fall season with a final-round school record of 66 in the Hobble Creek Invitational, placing seventh ... finished second in the WSU Cougar Cup ... finished the spring season with the best stretch in program history...won the Mountain View Collegiate, The Gold Rush and the West Coast Conference Championship, leading wire-to-wire in all three tournaments ... stroke average of 74.50 for the season ranks third on the Gonzaga single-season charts ... shot 68 at Mountain View Collegiate to tie for fifth on all-time single-round list and shot 69 at The Gold Rush and WCC Championship to tie for ninth on single-round list ... her 54-hole score of 210 (72-68-70) at the Mountain View Collegiate tied school record of current teammate Han Wu set during 2012-13 season ... named All-WCC First Team ... finished 79th in NCAA West Region with 238 (80-80-78) as Gonzaga made second straight trip to post season ... career stroke average of 75.71...earned WCC All-Academic honors for second straight year with a 3.43 GPA in sports management and named Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-American Scholar.
SOPHOMORE (2012-13): Played in 10 tournaments and 29 rounds ... improved stroke average by more than one stroke over freshman season to 75.65 ... low round of 72 twice in the fall, including 36-hole Lamkin Grip/Cal Poly Invitational where she finished 9th at 150 ... struggled through first two tournaments of spring season, then caught fire at UC Irvine Invitational ... tied single-round school record of 67 in first round on way to 1-under par 215 to claim medalist honors which at the time tied school 54-hole total ... her 36-hole total of 139 (67-72) set the school record which was tied later in the season by Han Wu ... victory at UCI also carried with it a sponsorship exemption into the 2013 KIA Classic at Aviara Golf Club in Carlsbad, Calif., in March where she shot a 77-89 to miss the cut but gained valuable LPGA experience ... shot opening-round 68 at Challenge at Onion Creek in Austin, Texas, to tie for fourth on all-time single-round list ... 54-hole score of 214 placed sixth in tourney and would have been school record but teammate Han Wu tied for first in the tourney with a 210 ... placed seventh in West Coast Conference Championship with 229 to earn All-WCC first-team honors ... shot 76-78-72 for 226 to finish 62nd at NCAA Central Regional in Stillwater, Okla., Gonzaga’s inaugural trip to post-season play ... career stroke average of 76.28...named to WCC All-Academic team with 3.40 GPA in Sports Management.
FRESHMAN (2011-12): One of four golfers to play in all 11 tournaments and 31 rounds...tied for seventh in collegiate debut at the Circling Raven Collegiate Invitational hosted by Gonzaga...battled back from opening-round 81 to shoot 71-76 for a 228...after struggling somewhat her next four outings to end the fall season, battled back in the spring opener with a season-low 221 to finish tied for second at the Folino Invitational Industry Hills Golf Course-Pacific Palms that included a season-low round of 70...tied for 12th at the Juli Inskter Spartan Invite with a 227, then tied for second for the second time in three tournaments with a 222 at the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational in Kane'ohe, Oahu...shot a 74 in the 18-hole Gonzaga Spring Invitational at Liberty Lake Golf Course near Spokane, the tournament cut from 36 to 18 holes because of weather conditions...finished tied for 16th in the West Coast Conference Championship with a 235 helping Gonzaga finish third...posted a 76.8 stroke average.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended University Laboratory School in Honolulu...senior year finished fifth in Hawai'i High School Athletic Association championship with rounds of78-72 for 150, three shots behind the medalist...junior season finished 13th in HHSAA championship with rounds of 78-77 for 155...signed her National Letter-of-Intent while competing for Team Hawai'i in the 2010 Asia Pacific Junior Cup at Waikoloa King's Course, one of five Team Hawai'i players to sign a NCAA Division I golf letter-of-intent...Team Japan won the match-play competition 20-12 with Kim winning her twosome and foursome matches...was on the course for her singles match when Team Japan clinched the Cup, her third straight appearance in the Asia Pacific Junior Cup...finished 10th at the 2010 Hawai'i State Junior Golf Championship and also played in the Junior World Qualifier at the Waikoloa King's Course in June, 2010, shooting a 36-hole score of 150 to finish fifth in the Girls' 15-17 age group...has competed in the Junior World Championships three times and represented her home state in the Junior America's Cup in 2009...played in the Burgett H. Mooney Jr. Rome Classic, an American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) event, and led after two rounds before finishing 11th overall.
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