2000-2001 (Junior): Named a second-team All-American by the National Golf Coaches Association ... a first-team All-Pac selection ... had one of the greatest seasons ever by a Washington golfer ... played very solid golf during her last seven tournaments ... UW's top finisher in six of the team's last seven tournaments ... named the Rolex College Golfers of the Month for March, after winning an individual titles at 2 Rolex Collegiate Tour events during the month ... had two tournament wins and five top-10 finishes during that stretch ... made her first appearance at the NCAA Championships where she finished 29th with an 11-over 299 ... that goes down as the best finish by a Husky at the NCAAs ... shot 70 during the final round at the NCAAs ... led the Huskies with a 74.34 stroke average ... that allowed her to break the UW single-season stroke average record that she set in 1999 at 74.5... became Washington's all-time tournament victories leader in 2001 ... picked up her third (Bay Area Classic) and fourth (Spartan Invitational) career wins to move atop UW's all-time list ... one of the previous owners of career wins is current UW head coach Mary Lou Mulflur ... has recorded five top-10 finishes during the season to rank third on the Huskies' all-time list... shot a 66 during the final round of the Spartan (SJSU) Invitational to record the second lowest round in Washington history ... her 54-hole total of 209 at that tournament was also a Husky record ... had an eighth-place finish at the NCAA West Regional after posting a score of 220 that included a second-round score of 69 ... was third at the Pac-10 Championships with a score of 215 ... that stands as the best finish by a UW golfer at the Pac-10s ... placed 16th at Stanford's Peg Barnard/California Collegiate with a two-round score of 153 ... tied for fifth at the PING-Arizona State Invitational with a score of 219 ... won the Spartan Invitational with a school-record score of 209 ... captured her first tournament title of the year and third of her career at the Bay Area Classic...fired back-to-back rounds of 3-under 69 to finish the tournament as the only golfer under par...captured medalist honors by an 11-stroke margin...back-to-back rounds of 69 was a first in her career...second-round 69 was the lowest second-round score in a tournament in Husky history...the victory also put her in a tie for first for most career tournament victories with three...posted second-lowest Husky score at the Arizona Invitational where the Huskies finished eighth...fired a final-round 2-over 74 which helped the Huskies tie the school record for lowest third-round score with a 296...finished in 31st with a three-day total of 229...top Husky finisher at the Stanford Invitational, finishing in a tie for 35th...carded a three-day total of 230 highlighted by a first-round, 1-over 73...first round score included an eagle, one of three eagles in the tournament that day...also led the Huskies at the Comcast/Dick McGuire Invitational, improving two places on the final day of competition to finish in a tie for 19th with a three-day total of 227...shot a team-high 1-under 72 in the second round, the fourth-best round that day...tied for 32nd at the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational...tied for 14th through two rounds after posting a 77 and 75, before shooting a final-round 83...finished 50th at the Wahine Classic posting a three-day total of 240 ... an honorable mention selection to the Pac-10 All-Academic team.
1999-2000 (Sophomore): Had a top finish of second and helped Washington to a fourth-place team finish at the Roadrunner Invitational in New Mexico ... carded 220 (73-74-73) for her low three rounds of the fall ... had a season-low round of 71 at the Stanford Invitational when she finished 10th (73-76-71--220) ... opened the year with a 230 (78-74-78) at the NCAA Fall Preview at Crosswater ... at the Ihlanfeldt Invitational, carded 242 (79-84-79) ... tied with Elisha Au and Andrea Cordova at the Arizona Invitational ... carded a 72-78-75--225 ...finished sixth with 227 at the Spartan Invitational ... matched her season low in the first round of the ASU Invitational ... fired a 71-77-79--227... tied for second and led the Huskies to first place at the California Collegiate (74-72--146) ... finished 32nd with a mark of 233 at the Pac-10 tournament ... finished the season with a 76-78-76--230 at the West Regional ... finished the season with the fifth-best stroke average in Husky history, a 75.9 ... had five top-10 finishes in one season, the fifth most ever for a Husky ... her nine career top-10 finishes is topped only by Husky great Dodie Mazzuca.
1998-99 (Freshman): Earned honorable mention All-America and All-Pac-10 First Team honors after her stellar freshman campaign ... only the third Husky player to earn first team honors and the lone freshman to be named to the 1999 team ... carded a hole-in-one in her second round of collegiate golf, at the McGuire Invitational in Albuquerque ... she holed a five iron on the 150-yard 17th hole, and finished the round at 1-under 72 ... placed fourth in the tournament with a three-round total of 221 ... in her second collegiate competition, she lost the championship in a one-hole sudden death playoff ... carded a season-low 69 in the first round of that tournament and finished at 213 ... was the top-ranked player in the country in the Oct. 16 and Oct. 31, 1998 Golfstat Rankings ... her fall stroke average of 72.89 was third nationally, trailing only the defending NCAA champion and one other player ... claimed her first collegiate victory at the Bay Area Classic with a 36-hole score of 142 after winning a one-hole playoff ... carded a 222 (76-77-69) and tied for second the following week in Washington's victory at the Bryan National Collegiate in North Carolina ... at the Pac-10 Championships, finished tied for 23rd with a 230 (74-77-79) ... consistently lowered her score and carded 228 (79-76-73) to finish 25th at the NCAA West Regional as Washington just missed the NCAA cut ... established a school record with her season-ending stroke average of 74.46, surpassing former Husky great Dodie Mazzuca's single season low of 75.1 in 1997.
Sedro Woolley High School: One of the top eight junior golfers in the country and the top junior in the state ... received a sponsors' exemption and played in the Safeco Classic at Meridian Valley in September of 1998 ... played in the 1997 tournament and shot a 77 and a 70 but missed the cut by two shots ... reached the quarterfinals of the USGA Girls Championships ... winner of five AJGA events ... member of the first Izzo Cup Team, comprised of the top-six junior girls from the U.S. ... helped lead team to a win over the top six girls from Sweden in Atlanta in 1998 ... played on the AJGA Canon Cup West Team ... earned Rolex First Team junior All-America honors in 1996 and `97 ... four-time state champion for Sedro Woolley ... team won the state title in 1997 and finished second in `98 ... had a 72.0 average in high school ... lettered in basketball as a freshman. Personal: Born April 13, 1980 in Mt. Vernon, Wash... . daughter of Patricia and Garrett Kamimura ... both parents are teachers ... graduated from high school with a 3.98 GPA ... homecoming queen as a senior ... member of National Honor Society ... younger sister, Jenny, is a member of the golf team at Western Washington ... majoring in communications.
Kamimura's Career Statistics
Years Rounds Strokes Avg. Low 1998-99 28 2085 74.4 67 1999-2000 29 2200 75.9 71 2000-2001 35 2602 74.3 66 2001 (Fall) 8 582 72.5 68 Totals 100 7469 74.7 66Career Best Finish: 1st, Bay Area Classic, Feb. 26-27, 2001; Spartan Invitational March 5-7, 2001; Northwest Invitational, Oct. 11-13, 1998; Bay Area Classic, March 1-2, 1999
Career Top-10 Finishes: 17
Career Best 54-Hole Score: 209, Spartan Invitational, March 5-7, 2001
Career Best 18-Hole Score: 66, Spartan Invitational, March 7, 2001