Junior Kim Mitchell is pacing WCU in tie for 18th-place overall
2013-14 (Freshman): Played in all 11 of the team's seasonal events, including 10 as a part of the scoring five ... Recorded two top 10 finishes ... 20 of her 30 rounds were carded in the 70s ... Averaged 77.97 strokes per round to rank 24th in the Southern Conference ... Made her collegiate debut at the season-opening Golfweek Program Challenge ... Finished tied for 15th at the Great Smokies Intercollegiate, recording a career-low round of 72 in the opening round ... Tallied her first career top 10 at the UNF Intercollegiate, averaging 76.67 over the 54-hole tournament ... Posted a career-best finish - tied for sixth - at the Mimosa Hills Intercollegiate ... Selected to the Southern Conference All-Freshman team ... Named to the 2013-14 Southern Conference Honor Roll ... Selected an All-American Scholar by the Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA).
Prior to Western Carolina: Played as a prep at the Heritage Academy in Hilton Head Island, S.C., where she studied and played with the Hank Haney International Junior Golf Academy (IJGA) ... Ranked 70th overall in GolfWeek's Junior Girls Rankings and was the top-ranked golfer out of Pennsylvania, hailing from Hermitage, Pa. ... Has at least seven podium finishes including four individual medalist honors and three runner-up finishes ... In January, 2011, won at the International Junior Golf Tour (IJGT) World Golf Village in St. Augustine, Fla., posting rounds of 70 and 75 ... That same month, finished as the runner-up at the IJGT event at Eagles Point in Bluffton, S.C., carding 75 and 73 .. Back in her home state of Pennsylvania, won back-to-back events at the Hershey Links in Hershey, Pa., (74-73) in April of 2011 and in the Hickory High Invitational in her hometown of Hermitage with a 18-hole score of 69 in an event held in August, 2011 ... In September 2012, tallied runner-up finishes at the Low Country Open at Oldfield in Okatie, S.C., and at the IJGT event at Shipyard, following it up with a fourth individual championship at the IJGT Major at Hampton Hall where she carded rounds of even-par 72 and a seven-under par, 65.