Jimin Kang Eliminated from U.S. Women's Amateur

Aug. 2, 2001

WICHITA, Kansas - Sophomore-to-be Jimin Kang fell to Stanford graduate Hilary Homeyer, 2 and 1, Thursday morning to be eliminated in the third round at the 101st U.S. Women's Amateur Championship being held July 30 to August 4 at the par 71, 6,224-yard Flint Hills National Golf Club in Wichita, Kansas.

On Wednesday, Kang had won both of her matches, downing Lauren Mueller of Manasquan, N.J., 6 and 5, and Ashley Hoagland of Palmetto, Fla., 2 & 1.

Kang, a native of Edmonds, Wash., shot a five-over 147 (74-73) in the stroke qualifying rounds on Monday and Tuesday. An honorable-mention All-American for the Sun Devils in 2001, Kang was the runner-up at the 1999 U.S. Women's Amateur in Asheville, N.C.

Match play at the 101st U.S. Women's Amateur continues through Saturday, Aug. 4 and is being televised by ESPN. Real-time scoring updates, provided by the USGA, are available on the official website of the U.S. Women's Amateur at www.uswamateur.com.

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