Men's Golf Finishes Eighth at San Diego Classic
March 11, 2014
CHULA VISTA, Calif. - The Pepperdine men's golf team wrapped up the San Diego Classic with an eighth-place finish on Tuesday.
The Waves were consistent over the two days and three rounds, shooting 298-301-299 for a total of 898 at the par-72 San Diego Country Club.
Junior Kevin DeHuff (Coto de Caza, Calif./Santa Margarita Catholic HS) posted the best finish of his career, a tie for 11th place with an even-par 216 (70-72-74). He closed out his third round on a strong note with a birdie on 14 and an eagle on 16.
Senior Jeremy Sanders (Chatsworth, Calif./New Community Jewish HS/Redlands) had the Waves' best round of the day, a 1-over 73. He tied for 25th place at 222 (77-72-73). Sanders had three birdies during Tuesday's round.
For the rest of the Waves' lineup, sophomore Frederick Wedel (The Woodlands, Texas/The Woodlands HS) tied for 35th at 225 (74-76-75), sophomore David Pelekoudas (Irvine, Calif./University HS/Orange Coast CC) was 73rd at 238 (77-84-77) and sophomore Nick Thomas (Westlake Village, Calif./Chaminade College Prep/California) tied for 74th at 240 (77-81-82).
Playing as an individual, freshman Robin Kang (Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif./South Torrance HS) tied for 65th at 235 (75-81-79).
The Waves will next be in action at the Arizona State Thunderbird Invitational on March 21-23.
Team Scores: 1. USC 286-286-280=852; 2. San Diego State 283-287-289=859; 3. Wake Forest 292-286-284=862; 4. Michigan 291-286-294=871; 5. San Diego 287-293-293=873; 6. Oregon State 288-307-292=887; 7. Notre Dame 297-293-300=890; 8. Pepperdine 298-301-299=898; 9. Utah 311-297-296=904; 10. UC Irvine 293-314-298=905; 11. Seattle 304-312-304=920; 12. Cal State San Marcos 312-310-304=926; 13. Saint Joseph's 325-320-318=963.
Top Individuals: 1. Xander Schauffele (San Diego State) 67-71-67=205; 2. Rico Hoey (USC) 71-69-67=207; T3. Danny Guise (Wake Forest) 72-71-67=210; T3. Taylor Schmidt (San Diego) 71-69-70=210; 5. Nahum Mendoza (San Diego State) 73-69-71=213.
Pepperdine Scores: T11. Kevin DeHuff 70-72-74=216; T25. Jeremy Sanders 77-72-73=222; T35. Frederick Wedel 74-76-75=225; T65. * Robin Kang 75-81-79=235; 73. David Pelekoudas 77-84-77=238; T74. Nick Thomas 77-81-82=240.
* playing as an individual