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Figueiredo Takes First at Western Collegiate
Courtesy: UCLA Athletics  
Release:  04/14/2013

April 14, 2013

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Pedro Figueiredo took top individual honors at the Western Collegiate today, beating out Max Homa and Michael Kim of UC Berkeley by shooting 68 (-2) on the final day of the tourney to finish at a stellar 204 (-6).

Unfortunately for the no. 5 ranked UCLA Men's Golf Team, the top-ranked Golden Bears staged a frantic comeback and captured the team title despite starting the day seven strokes back. The Bruins recorded the third-best score of the final round, shooting 362 (+12) at Pasatiempo Golf Course to finish at 1064 (+14), but the Bears were untouchable, going 340 (-10) as a team to finish at 1051 (+1).

The bittersweet finish for the Bruins featured some outstanding personal performances, as UCLA finished with four players in the individual top-10 and six in the top-20. Along with Figueiredo taking top honors, UCLA saw senior Pontus Widegren finish tied for 4th as he shot a 74 (+4) on the final day to finish at 209 (-1). Sophomore Manav Shah notched a 74 (+4) on the final day as well, finishing at 215 (+5) to slide into a tie four 18th overall. Junior Anton Arboleda followed closely behind, with his 72 (+2) on Sunday leaving him at 216 (+6) for the competition and in a four-way tie for 20th. Freshman Jonathan Garrick shot a 74 (+4) to finish at 220 (+10) for the tourney, tied for 33rd. Sophomore Matt Pinizzotto rounded things out for UCLA, shooting 81 (+11) to finish the weekend at 233 (+23).

It was a strong competition for the Bruin individuals as well, as freshman Lorens Chan also finished tied for 4th with Widegren at 209 (-1) after shooting 72 (+2) on Sunday. Sophomore Jay Hwang also shined, shooting 71 (+1) on the final day to finish tied for 10th overall at 211 (+1).

Pac-12 teams, as expected, would dominate the tournament. After the 1-2 finish of California and UCLA, #3 Washington came in third, shooting 351 (+1) in the final round to finish at 1079 (+29) and edge out #7 Stanford, who ended their weekend in fourth at 1081 (+31). #11 Southern California would finish sixth, behind San Diego State, and hosts San Jose State finished seventh.


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