Kim earns LPGA exemption in Gonzaga victory

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Gonzaga's Alice Kim earned an exemption into the LPGA's Kia Classic, shooting 1-under 215 to capture medalist honors at the UC Irvine Invitational on Tuesday

Kim used a first-round, 5-under 67 to distance herself from the field. She finished four shots ahead of runner-up Amy Anderson of North Dakota State.

Gonzaga also took the team title with a 21-over 885, 22 shots better than runner-up UC Irvine.

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