McCarthy Has Good Start at Stanford's Goodwin
The Waves will look to improve their eighth-place standing during Friday's second round.
PALO ALTO, California – Joshua McCarthy had a great start to The Goodwin at Stanford on Thursday, as the freshman on the Pepperdine men’s golf team fired a 2-under 68 to move into a tie for fourth place after the first round.
Results were mixed for the rest of the Waves, and Pepperdine is tied for eighth place out of 24 teams after an opening-round 292 at the par-70 Stanford Golf Course. The second round is Friday and the final round is Saturday.
McCarthy (Danville, Calif./De La Salle HS) was 2-over after four holes but rebounded with four birdies in his next six holes to go 2-under after 10. He finished at 2-under with a total of six birdies on the day.
Sophomore Roy Cootes (Rolling Hills, Calif./Palos Verdes HS) had four birdies en route to a 2-over 72, putting him into a tie for 27th place.
Sophomore Sahith Theegala (Chino Hills, Calif./Diamond Bar HS) is tied for 63rd at 75, freshman Hunter Epson (Long Beach, Calif./Wilson HS) is tied for 89th at 77 and freshman Clay Feagler (Laguna Niguel, Calif./Dana Hills HS) is tied for 99th at 78.
Team Scores: 1. Stanford 276; 2. Washington 283; 3. SMU 284; 4. USC 285; 5. BYU 288; T6. UNLV 289; T6. Oregon State 289; T8. Colorado State 292; T8. Pepperdine 292; T8. Northern Colorado 292; T11. Wyoming 294; T11. Pacific 294; T13. Cal Poly 296; T13. Oregon 296; T15. UCLA 298; T15. Colorado 298; T15. Marquette 298; T15. Saint Mary’s 298; 19. Chico State 299; 20. Fresno State 300; 21. San Francisco 301; 22. Nevada 302; 23. UC Davis 306; 24. San Jose State 317.
Top Individuals: 1. Corey Pereira (Washington) 66; T2. Maverick McNealy (Stanford) 67; T2. Franklin Huang (Stanford) 67; T4. Harry Hall (UNLV) 68; T4. Joshua McCarthy (Pepperdine) 68.