The Waves' final tournament of the fall is in Hawaii in early November.
The Waves shot 10-under with the help of a 6-under 66 by Anthony Cecere.
Robin Kang's 2-under 69 was a personal best and tied the best score by any player in the field on Tuesday.
Pepperdine is tied for 10th and will wrap up play on Tuesday at the Meadow Club.
The Waves will be back in action in two weeks at the Husky Invitational.
Photos of the Waves in action during the first day of tournament at Wood Ranch Golf Club in Simi Valley.
Jeff Golden photos of the Waves in action at the Southwestern Intercollegiate at North Ranch Country Club.
Jeff Golden's photos of the first and second rounds at Saticoy Country Club.
PEPPERDINE 2013-14: Transferred to Pepperdine in January 2014 and saw significant action as a sophomore ... Was in the lineup for four tournaments and averaged 76.50 strokes ... Best finish was a tie for 28th at the WCC Championships (72-75-80=227) ... Shot even-par rounds twice ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "silver" honors.
ORANGE COAST COLLEGE: Attended Orange Coast College as a freshman in 2012-13 ... Took second place at the CCCAA State Championship (69-69, -4) and tied for eighth place at the Orange Empire Conference Championship ... Had a 74.5 scoring average ... The Pirates won the Orange Empire Conference title and the CCCAA Southern California Regional title before finishing second at the CCCAA state tournament ... Was on the President's List with a 4.0 GPA in the spring semester.
JUNIOR/AMATEUR GOLF: Had one top 10 and three top 20 AJGA finishes ... Member of the SCPGA Toyota Tour Cup ... Qualified for the 2012 California State Amateur.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from University High School, located in Irvine, Calif., in 2012 ... Played four years of varsity golf ... Two-time All-Pacific Coast League ... Tied for second at the PCL Championship as a senior and was third as a junior ... Qualified for the CIF Southern Section Championship in 2012 ... Earned the PCL's Sportsmanship Award in 2012.
PERSONAL: Born in Newport Beach, Calif. ... Son of Dan and Kathy Pelekoudas ... Has two sisters, Kristina and Kerri ... His father played basketball at Michigan and his older sister played volleyball at Penn ... Majoring in sports administration ... Chose to attend Pepperdine because of the "great golf coaches, great practice facilities and courses, and for the unbeatable location of Malibu."
FAVORITES: Enjoys playing basketball and fishing ... Lists his sports heroes as Michael Jordan and Tiger Woods ... Favorites include Sergio Garcia, Jason Dufner, Jordan Speith and Tiger Woods (pro golfers), Monterey Peninsula CC and Pinehurst #2 (golf courses), The Other Guys (movie), 24, Person of Interest and Modern Family (TV shows), Chipotle (food) and basketball and beach volleyball (sport other than golf) ... Favorite thing about golf is "how challenging it is both physically and mentally."