Kim Hunley
Kim Hunley

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Aurora, IL

High School:
West Aurora

Height:
5-6


Fall 2009: Poised to finished with the best career average in NIU history... participated in all four events for the Huskies in the fall... scored a season-best 152 at the Huskie Classic to bring home first place honors and earn MAC Player of the Week accolades... notched a season-low 75 strokes in the event's second round... was named the Huskie Classic Sportswoman of the Tournament for the second consecutive season... took second place at the NIU Invitational at Brasada Ranch with a 27-hole score of 112... shot a Huskie-best 236 in three rounds at the MAC Fall Preview to finish in the top 20... had three rounds under 80 and averaged 78.5 strokes in eight rounds played.

2008-09: Competed in all nine events for Northern Illinois, posting scores under 80 in 12 rounds... best performance came at the Springlake Intercollegiate where she put together a career-best 149 (75-74), and finished tied for third... posted a career-best 70 in the first round of the Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational en route to a three-round score of 230... capped off a second place finish at the Huskie Classic, scoring a 156 (81-75)... fired a 155 (76-79) to tie for fourth at the Loyola University Invitational... finished 10th at the 23rd Annual NIU Snowbird Intercollegiate with rounds of 74-79... recorded a 153 (77-76) at the Ball State Cardinal Classic to tie for 14th... opened the season with an 81 at the Western Illinois Invitational... ended the spring season by tying for 32rd at the MAC Championships, after scoring a 338 (93-80-84-81)... earned Huskie Scholar (3.0-3.49 GPA) status within NIU's Academic Excellence program.

2007-08: Participated in all 10 of the Huskies' events... finished the season with eight top 25 finishes... won the Snowbird Intercollegiate with a season low two-round total of 147, a season-low round of 72 in the first round... tied for sixth at the Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational after posting a three-round total of 227, a season low for a 54-hole event... had 16 of 26 rounds under 80...placed sixth at Huskie Classic to finish the fall season... shot a fall-season low 76 twice, at the Western Illinois Invitational where she finished 11th and at the Shoot-out at the Legends where she placed 23rd...in nine rounds in the fall, had an average of 78.3 strokes per round... earned Huskie Scholar (3.0-3.49 GPA) status.

2006-07: Was the highest finishing Huskie in two events in the spring... posted a third-place finish at the Loyola Invitational with a 158 (77-81)...finished 24th at the Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational after carding a 237 (76-82-79)...competed in all five fall events... earned a runner-up finish as an individual at the UW-Whitewater Invitational with a two-round tally of 156 (80-76)...added a pair of top 20 finishes at the Western Illinois Autumn Invitational (17th, 165) and Huskie Classic (14th, 156).

Prep/Personal: Three-sport standout in golf, softball and basketball at West Aurora High School... earned All-DuPage County Conference recognition in golf (four times) and softball (three times)... earned 10 total letters, four in both golf and softball and two in basketball... qualified for the IHSA state tournament as a senior... holds the low 9-hole record at the Naperbrook Course with a 34...co-captain her junior and senior years... two-time Kane County Chronicle Player of the Year... placed 37th overall at the Illinois Women's Open... daughter of Gary and Connie Hunley... has a sister, Lindsay... physical education major... born Jan. 19, 1988.

Hunley's Career Statistics

Total Strokes: 6,561
Total Rounds: 82
Season Average
: 79.6