Sharon Shin
Sharon Shin
Height: 5-6
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Beaverton, OR
Previous School: West Linn HS

NORTHRIDGE - 2011-12
Sharon Shin competed in all 11 tournaments and 26 rounds as a true freshman ... finished third on the team with an 81.0 stroke average after taking 2,105 shots over 26 rounds ... had six rounds in the 70’s in four fall tournaments and had two rounds in the 70’s in seven spring events ... season-low round of 74 came in round three of the Firestone Grill Invitational (Oct. 3) where she went on to post her best finish (seventh) of the her freshman season ... her three-round total of 231 was also a season-best ... also finished 23rd at the Wyoming Cowgirl Desert Invitational with a score of (+18) 234 ... placed 32nd at (+32) 248 at her first Big West Conference Championship (Apr. 22-24) where she posted rounds of 80-84-84. 

Shin lettered in golf all four years at West Linn High School in West Linn, Ore. ... was elected team captain as a senior in 2011 ... the Lions won the OSAA 6A state championship in both 2010 and 2011 ... was the OSAA 6A individual state champion and also was the Oregon Jr. Amateur champion in 2009 ... qualified for the USGA Women's Pub Links in 2009 and the USGA Girls Junior Amateur in both 2004 and 2006 ... played for coach Bob Turnquest ... graduated in 2001 with a 3.9 grade point average.

Born May 8, 1992 in Seoul, South Korea ... parents are Joyce and Y.S. Shin ... has one older sister, Helen who attended Oregon State ... favorites include PGA golfer Rory McElroy, the TV show "Modern Family", the movies "The Goonies" and "Uncle Buck", pesto pasta and the music of Jason Mraz ... favorite website is Facebook ... says her greatest sports moment was "winning the Oregon Junior-Am in a playoff ... says the toughest thing about being an athlete is "missing school" ... major is Journalism.

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