Waves Through Two Rounds of Redhawk Invitational
April 7, 2014
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. - Led by the play of Frederick Wedel, the Pepperdine men's golf team opened up the Redhawk Invitational in eighth place on Monday.
The Waves shot 283-288 for a total of an 11-over 571 during the 36-hole day at the par-70 Chambers Bay course. The third and final round is Tuesday.
Wedel (The Woodlands, Texas/The Woodlands HS), a sophomore, is tied for 11th place with a 1-under 139 (72-67). He had five birdies during his first round. During the second round, he shot 3-under. Over his first nine holes he had one bogey and eight pars. Over the final eight holes he had four birdies and five pars.
Senior Jeremy Sanders (Chatsworth, Calif./New Community Jewish HS/Redlands) had an excellent morning, as a 3-under 67 put him into a tie for second place after the first round. After a 75 in the afternoon, however, he's tied for 21st place at 142. He had five birdies during his first round.
Sophomore Nick Thomas (Westlake Village, Calif./Chaminade College Prep/California) is tied for 40th place at 146 (72-74), junior Kevin DeHuff (Coto de Caza, Calif./Santa Margarita Catholic HS) is tied for 53rd at 148 (76-72) and freshman Robin Kang (Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif./South Torrance HS) is tied for 77th at 153 (72-81). Kang had five birdies on the day and DeHuff and Thomas had four apiece.
This is the final regular-season event for the Waves, who will be back in Washington to play in the West Coast Conference Championships next week (April 14-16) at Gold Mountain Golf Club in Bremerton, Wash.
Team Scores: T1. UCLA 273-283=556; T1. San Diego 280-276=556; 3. Washington 280-278=558; 4. Arizona State 282-279=561; 5. Oregon State 281-282=563; 6. Denver 285-283=568; 7. Nevada 287-282=569; 8. Pepperdine 283-288=571; 9. Arizona 285-291=576; 10. Cal State Northridge 282-295=577; 11. North Carolina State 288-291=579; 12. St. John's 289-293=582; 13. Boise State 287-296=583; T14. Long Beach State 294-292=586; T14. Seattle 288-298=586; 16. Seton Hall 294-307=601; 17. Northern Colorado 300-304=604; 18. Northern Illinois 308-312=620.
Top Individuals: 1. Grant Forrest (San Diego) 63-65=128; 2. Jon Rahm (Arizona State) 68-67=135; 3. Mathias Dahl (San Diego) 70-66=136; 4. Kevin Murphy (Oregon State) 68-69=137; T5. six players tied at 138.