May 29, 2013
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. - Washington sophomore SooBin Kim was named second team All-American by the Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) it was announced on Wednesday. She was honorable mention last year as a freshman.
Kim had a historic season in which she climbed to No. 1 during the fall and ended the year with a Washington school record scoring average of 71.97. Kim, from Coquitlam, British Columbia via Donghae, South Korea, had seven top-10 finishes, which is tied for second most in school history. She was either first or second among Huskies in all 12 events she competed, and had one victory during the season at the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational.
It marks the first time since Paige Mackenzie (1st team) in 2006 that a Husky has made first or second team All-American.
The WGCA All-America teams include 40 student-athletes comprised of 1st, 2nd and Honorable Mention Teams.
Annie Park of USC was the PING WGCA Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year. USC had a total of three first team All-Americans.