Ryan Deeter, Liz Goodrich named Scholar-Athletes of the Year.
Men's soccer player Joe Sofia leads the list with a 3.96 cumulative GPA
Three survive cut at Western Amateur.
Joe Sofia leads the list with a 3.96 cumulative grade point average.
Figueiredo and Lange named to first team; Lua and Lopez earn honorable mention
2011-12 -- Averaged 78.9 in 15 rounds as a junior ... Best result was T44 at the Cal Poly Invitational ... Posted a season-best round of 74 (+2) in the Bill Cullum Invitational ... Played all his rounds as an individual ... Earned a spot on the DHR all three quarters and boasted a 4.0 gpa in the Fall Quarter.
2010-11 -- Best finish was T36 at the Anteater Invite with scores of 77-76-74--227 (+11) ... T40 at the Cal Poly Invite with scores of 77-81-77--235 (+22) ... Averaged 77.6 in 18 rounds and six starts ,,, Two-time member of the DHR who posted a 4.0 gpa in Spring 2011.
2009-10 -- Made six starts and averaged 78.1 in 18 rounds ... Best result was a tie for 59th at the UCR Braveheart, where he recorded his low round of 74 (+2) ... Three-time member of the Director's Honor Roll with a cumulative GPA of 3.8.
Amateur Golf -- In June of 2008, he won the Sectional Qualifier for the U.S. Junior Amateur at the Oregon Golf Assn. GC with scores of 67-68--135 (-9) ... At the Jr. Am, he tied for 59th in stroke play with scores of 72-80--152 (+8) before falling 4 & 3 in the first round of match play to Cameron Peck, the eventual champion.
Junior Golf -- In 2008, he tied for ninth at the Tee Up Jr. Challenge at Oak Park GC in Beaumont with scores of 71-74-72--217 (+1).
High School -- Lettered four years for coach Scott Wood at Harvard Westlake ... Helped lead the Wolverines to a fourth place CIF finish in 2008 by posting a 74 at Candlewood in Whittier ... In the qualifier three days earlier, he fired a 71 (-1) to help Harvard Westlake capture second place ... Posted a 76 in the league finals to help his team win the Mission League title in 2008 ... The Wolverines also won the league championship in 2007 ... Two-time all-league selection after finishing among the Top 10 individuals in the Mission League finals in 2008 and '09.
Personal -- Has a younger brother and sister ... Chose UCLA because "it has the best combination of athletics and academics as well as weather and it's near home" ... Lists his greatest thrill as playing in the U.S. Junior Amateur at Shoal Creek and advancing to match play ... Enjoys playing ping-pong with his brother ... Admires Swiss tennis great Roger Federer ... Full name is Robert McCabe Lange ... Born in his hometown ... Business-Economics major.
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