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 are next in action at the Alister MacKenzie Invitational on October 13-14.
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: Saw action at six tournaments as a freshman ... Best finish was 22nd at a tournament for individuals at the Husky Invitational (72-73-76=221) ... Was in the lineup twice in the spring.
JUNIOR/AMATEUR GOLF: Played in the 2012 U.S. Junior Amateur ... Had a pair of fifth-place AJGA finishes (2012 Genesis Junior at Sycuan Resort and 2011 at Centennial Golf Club) ... Won four times on the Toyota Tour Cup (2012 and 2010 at Rancho San Marcos, 2011 at Warner Springs, 2011 at Oak Valley) ... Ranked as high as #64 in the Junior Golf Scoreboard rankings.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from South Torrance (Calif.) High School in 2013 ... Played four years of varsity golf ... The Bay League Player of the Year as a senior and sophomore ... Won Bay League titles as a sophomore and junior ... Set school records for the lowest season average (35.7 in 2013) and lowest nine-hole score (-5 31 in 2013) ... School won Bay League titles in 2010, 2011 and 2013 ... Was on the honor roll all four years.
PERSONAL: Born in Los Angeles, Calif. ... Son of Sang Soo Kang and Kwang Soo Kang ... His father played baseball at Yonsei University in Korea ... Has one brother, Doo ... Majoring in economics ... Chose Pepperdine because "it is a great school where I can further my education with a quality degree and compete at a high level in athletics to prepare me for my future aspirations of becoming a professional golfer."
FAVORITES: Enjoys being outdoors, going to the beach, hiking and biking ... Favorites include Tiger Woods (pro golfer), Chambers Bay (golf course), Relentless (book), 22 Jump Street (movie), Modern Family (TV show), YG (musical artist), his mother's cooking (food) and basketball (sport other than golf) ... Favorite thing about golf is "the never-ending process of improving and seeing your hard work turn into results."