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Frederick Wedel
Frederick  Wedel

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
The Woodlands, Texas

High School:
The Woodlands HS

Height:
6-4

Experience:
4V

05/31/2016

Theegala, Wedel Earn PING All-Region Honors

The duo had two of the top four season scoring averages in program history.

05/18/2016

Men's Golf Concludes Season at NCAA Franklin Regional

Frederick Wedel and Sahith Theegala led the Waves by tying for 18th place.

05/17/2016

Men's Golf Through Two Rounds at NCAA Franklin Regional

Pepperdine is in ninth place with Wednesday's third and final round still to come.

05/16/2016

Men's Golf Gets NCAA Franklin Regional Underway

Pepperdine needs to make up 11 shots to get back into the top five.

04/21/2016

Men's Golf Collects Multiple WCC Postseason Awards

Michael Beard (Coach of the Year) and Sahith Theegala (Freshman of the Year) earned major honors.

04/25/2016

Men's Golf at WCC Championships (4/18-20/2016)

The Waves finished second at Blackhawk Country Club. Photos by Kyle Terada of the West Coast Conference.

03/18/2016

Men's Golf at Southwestern Jones Invitational (2/29/2016)

Jeff Golden's photos of the Waves in action at North Ranch Country Club.

11/24/2015

Men's Golf at Bill Cullum Invitational (10/19/2015)

Jeff Golden's photos of the Waves in action during the first and second rounds at Wood Ranch Golf Club.

11/24/2015

Men's Golf at Bill Cullum Invitational (10/20/2015)

Photos of the third and final round at Wood Ranch Golf Club.

05/08/2015

Men's Golf at WCC Championships (4/13-15/2015)

Photos by Jeff Golden, Kyle Terada/WCC and Roger Horne of the Waves' WCC title at Saticoy Country Club.

Frederick Wedel Career Stats Get Acrobat Reader

CAREER: Posted one of the top four-year careers in school history ... A three-time All-WCC selection (twice on the first team) ... Finished fourth all-time in scoring average (72.69) ... Appeared in 47 tournaments ... Also on Pepperdine’s all-time lists, ended up fourth in below-par rounds (46), tied for eighth in top-10 finishes (14), ninth in top-20 results (21) and ninth in rounds played (140) ... Holds the top two spots on the Waves’ best-ever 54-hole scores.

PEPPERDINE 2015-16: Earned PING All-West Region status and All-WCC first team honors as a senior ... Ranked #78 nationally by Golfstat and #86 by Golfweek/Sagarin ... His scoring average of 71.00 tied the second-best mark in school single-season history ... Was one of two Waves in the lineup for all 13 tournaments (38 rounds) ... Had team highs of five top-10 finishes, eighth top-20 results and 19 below-par rounds ... The 19 below-par rounds rank third on the Waves’ single-season list ... Led the Waves, or shared the team lead, at six tournaments ... Finished below par at eight tournaments ... Tied for second with a 16-under 197 (64-67-66) at the Alister MacKenzie Invitational, good for second all-time on the Waves’ 54-hole scoring list ... Tied for third at The Prestige at PGA West with an 8-under 205 (66-68-71) ... Tied for fifth at the Southwestern Jones Invitational with a 5-under 211 (72-69-70) ... Took seventh at the WCC Championships with a 3-under 213 (77-71-65) ... Tied for 18th at the NCAA Franklin Regional with a 5-under 211 (75-70-66) ... His 7-under 64 in the first round of the MacKenzie was his best of the season, and he had single rounds of 5-under or better six times.

PEPPERDINE 2014-15: Made the All-WCC first team as a junior ... Averaged a team-best 72.52 strokes per round, which ranks ninth in Pepperdine single-season history ... One of two Waves to play in all 42 rounds ... Tied for the team high with three top-10 finishes and also had five top-20 results ... Led Pepperdine at four tournaments ... Had a team-best 12 below-par rounds ... Won his first college tournament in record-setting fashion at the Warrior Princeville Makai Invitational with a score of a 20-under 196 (64-63-69) ... His 20-under set the school 54-hole record by five strokes ... His 17-under after 36 holes set a school record by six shots ... His 9-under 63 in the second round tied the school record ... His 8-under 64 in the first round is tied for the third-best round in school history ... Tied for sixth at the ASU Thunderbird Invitational with a 1-under 209 (73-66-70) ... Tied for seventh at the WCC Championships (78-71-79=228) ... Tied for 33rd at the NCAA Bremerton Regional (79-68-72=219).

PEPPERDINE 2013-14: Named All-WCC honorable mention as a sophomore ... Earned a spot in the NCAA Regionals as an individual ... Finished second on the team with a 73.42 scoring average ... Led the team with four top-10 results, six top-20 finishes and 11 below-par rounds ... Led, or tied for the team lead, at seven tournaments ... Tied for fourth place at the ASU Thunderbird Invitational with a season-best 6-under 207 (74-67-66) ... Best round of the season was the 5-under 66 in the third round there ... Tied for seventh at the Redhawk Invitational with a 1-under 210 (72-67-71) ... Tied for 10th at both the Bill Cullum Invitational (71-72-71=214) and the Jones Invitational (71-74-78=223) ... Tied for 13th at the WCC Championships (72-71-77=220) ... Took 66th place at the NCAA Regional in Oregon (79-77-79=235).

PEPPERDINE 2012-13: Saw extensive playing time as a freshman, competing in eight tournaments and 24 rounds ... Averaged 74.58 strokes ... Had two top-10 finishes and tied the team high with four sub-par rounds ... Was the top-finishing Wave three times ... Tied for fourth at the North Ranch Intercollegiate with a 3-over 216 (74-68-74) ... Tied for fifth at the Warrior Wave Intercollegiate with a 5-under 211 (69-72-70) ... Tied for 23rd at the WCC Championships (76-72-77=225) ... Best rounds were a 3-under 68 in the second round at North Ranch and a 3-under 69 in the first round of the Warrior Wave.

JUNIOR/AMATEUR GOLF: Made a remarkable run to the semifinals of the 2014 U.S. Amateur Championship at the Atlanta Athletic Club ... Won a qualifier in Bridgeport, W.V., then advanced through stroke play and beat four competitors in match play to make the semifinals ... Earned exemptions back to the 2015 and 2016 U.S. Amateurs ... Tied for 10th at the 2014 Northern Amateur and tied for 16th at the Southwestern Amateur ... Played in the 2012 U.S. Junior Amateur and Rolex Tournament of Champions ... Had three top five finishes at AJGA tournaments and a scoring average of 72.3 ... Had fourth-place finishes at the 2011 Elbit Systems of America Junior Championship and the 2012 Genesis Shootout ... Was as high as 70th in the Polo rankings and 30th in the Class of 2012, and ranked 92nd in the Golfweek/Sagarin ratings.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from The Woodlands (Texas) High School in 2012 ... Played three years on the varsity ... Earned all-state honors and was the District 14-5A Tournament champion as a senior ... Had a scoring average of 72.8, including seven under-par rounds ... Helped team to state and district championships in 2012 ... Was all-state honorable mention as a junior.

PERSONAL: Born in Anchorage, Alaska ... Son of Anna and Frederick Wedel ... Majoring in sports administration ... Chose to attend Pepperdine because of "the campus, weather and high-level education."

FAVORITES: Lists his sports hero as Brett Favre ... Favorites include Tiger Woods (pro golfer), Chambers Bay (golf course), Payne Stewart's biography (book), Good Will Hunting (movie), Breaking Bad (TV show), Coldplay (musical artist), sushi (food) and football (sport other than golf) ... Favorite thing about golf is "it's so mental and it's a sport where hours of practice truly pay off."

Here are the season's best photos of Frederick Wedel, who earned All-WCC first team honors during his junior season. His...

Posted by Pepperdine Men's Golf on Monday, June 1, 2015
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