Men's Golf Finishes 10th at San Diego Classic
Nick Thomas' even-par 72 was the Waves' best round of the day and included six birdies.
March 12, 2013
Pepperdine shot a total of 896 (303-298-295) at the par-72 San Diego Country Club. There were four Golfstat top-50 ranked teams in the field and the Waves were able to defeat #27 Missouri.
Junior Jeremy Sanders (Chatsworth, Calif./New Community Jewish HS/Univ. of Redlands) was the top-finishing Wave for the third time in the last four tournaments. He tied for 25th place with a 6-over 222 (72-74-76). Sanders had a stretch of birdies on three straight holes at one point on Tuesday and had four during his round.
He was followed by sophomore Kevin DeHuff (Coto de Caza, Calif./Santa Margarita Catholic HS), who tied for 33rd place at 223 (77-72-74); freshman Frederick Wedel (The Woodlands, Texas/The Woodlands HS), who tied for 39th at 225 (77-75-73); redshirt freshman Nick Thomas (Westlake Village, Calif./Chaminade College Prep/California), who tied for 44th at 226 (77-77-72); and freshman Cody McManus (Phoenix, Ariz./Desert Vista HS), who tied for 75th at 236 (80-79-77).
Thomas' even-par round included a team-high six birdies, including each of his first three holes and five of them on the front nine. Wedel had five birdies on Tuesday.
Playing as an individual, senior Johnny Mac Arthur (Newhall, Calif./Hart HS) tied for 57th at 229 (71-78-80).
The Waves will next be in action at the Stanford U.S. Intercollegiate on March 28-30.
Team Scores: 1. San Diego State 290-284-290=864; T2. TCU 287-290-290=867; T2. Arizona State 302-284-281=867; 4. Texas Tech 289-297-286=872; 5. San Diego 298-293-287=878; 6. Texas-Arlington 287-300-295=882; 7. Oregon State 302-301-289=892; T8. Arizona 298-297-299=894; T8. Louisville 302-298-294=894; 10. Pepperdine 303-298-295=896; 11. Missouri 307-297-294=898; 12. Utah 308-301-294=903; 13. Cal State San Marcos 308-310-305=923; 14. Point Loma Nazarene 324-315-311=950.
Top Individuals: 1. Jon Rahm (Arizona State) 72-70-67=209; 2. Grant Forrest (San Diego) 70-68-73=211; T3. Finley Ewing IV (Texas Tech) 70-71-71=212; T3. Xander Schauffele (San Diego State) 72-70-70=212; T3. Linus Vaisanen (San Diego) 73-71-68=212.
Pepperdine Scores: T25. Jeremy Sanders 72-74-76=222; T33. Kevin DeHuff 77-72-74=223; T39. Frederick Wedel 77-75-73=225; T44. Nick Thomas 77-77-72=226; T57. * Johnny Mac Arthur 71-78-80=229; T75. Cody McManus 80-79-77=236.
* playing as an individual