Shin Wins Washington State Women's Amateur

June 30, 2006

SEATTLE - Washington junior women's golfer Kim Shin shot 6-over 80 in the final round at the Washington State Women's Amateur Championship, giving her a two-shot victory at the 54-hole event with a total score of 9-over 231. Jillian Ferrante of Battleground, Wash., was the runner up at 11-over 233.

'I have been struggling all year and being back in the winner's circle puts a little momentum going into the amateur qualifier a few weeks down the road,' said Shin.

Shin, from Mountlake Terrace, Wash., has a 78.44 scoring average in two seasons at Washington. She has recorded five Top-10 finishes in collegiate events.