Ryan Deeter, Liz Goodrich named Scholar-Athletes of the Year.
Fourth selection for Widegren; first for Figueiredo.
Widegren, Arboleda and Hwang were winners.
Bruins finish 2nd
Men's Golf at NCAA Championship; May 30, 2012
Summer 2012 -- Played in the U.S. Amateur, but missed the 36-hole cut ... Tied for 13th at the Western Am with scores of 73-67-70-70--280 (-8) ... Lost in 20 holes in the Western Am match play to teammate Lorens Chan ... Tied for 62nd at the British Amateur with scores of 69-76--145 (+3) ... Won the pre-match play tiebreaker by beating Tom Berry of Wentworth, England, 1-up ... Won in 19 holes against Daniel Bringoff of Australia ... Beat Jodan Zunic of Australia 3 & 2 in the Round of 32 ... Lost 5 & 4 in the Round of 16 to Mathias Schwab of Austria ... Helped lead Portugal to a third place finish in the European Challenge Cup Trophy.
2011-12 -- Ended the season ranked 11th by GolfStat and 15th by GolfWeek ... Earned GCAA Second-Team All-America honors and Second-Team All-Pac-12 acclaim ... Also selected to the Pac-12 All-Academic First Team and the GCAA All-Scholar Team ... Averaged 71.4 in 34 rounds, a figure that ranked in a tie for sixth on the single season UCLA chart ... Led the team with 17 rounds under par and 10 Top 20 results ... Also recorded six Top 10 finishes, another team leader ... Won the Cal Poly Invitational with a 54-hole score of 211 (-2) ... Placed second at the NCAA Regional and tied for second at the U.S. Intercollegiate ... Also finished seventh at the Pac-12 Championship and tied for 13th at the NCAA Championship ... Excellent student with a 3.60 gpa in Economics ... Was on the DHR all three quarters.
2010-11 -- Tied for 50th at the NCAA Championship with scores of 71-74-79--224 (+8) ... Tied for 17th at the NCAA West Regional with scores of 74-72-72--218 (+2) ... T12 at the Augusta State Invitational with scores of 71-74-71---216 (E) ... Played the final 36 holes of the Pac-10 Championship in four-under par and tied for 22nd ... Earned First-Team All-Pac-10 Academic honors ... Two-time member of the DHR with a 3.5 grade point average.
2009-10 -- Earned 2nd Team All-Pac-10 honors after averaging 72.7 in 37 rounds ... In his best finish, he tied for second at The Prestige with scores of 69-71-70--210 (-6) ... Tied for eighth at the Gifford Classic with scores of 67-74-70--211 (-5) ... His first-round 67 was a collegiate best ... Recorded four Top 10 finishes, tied for second on the team ... Three-time member of the Director's Honor Roll with a 3.5 GPA.
Amateur Golf -- In 2008, he helped Portugal finish in a tie for 31st at the World Amateur Team Championship in Adelaide, Australia ... Individually, he tied for 64th with scores of 75-75-72-76--300 (+10) (par was 290) ...He won the 2008 Portuguese, Irish and British Boys Amateur Championships and was a quarterfinalist in the '08 British Amateur Championship ... Tied for 71st in the Portuguese Open with scores of 72-68-78-71--287 (+3) and tied for 27th in the Madeira Open 74-72-69-70--285 (-3) ... In 2007, he was the runner-up in the Swiss Amateur and a semifinalist in the Spanish Am ... Three-time Portuguese Player of the Year (2006-08) ... Also honored as the Portuguese Junior Player of the Year (2003-05) ... Member of Europe's 2006 Jr. Ryder Cup Team.
Junior Golf -- On the AJGA circuit, he recorded a pair of Top 5 results in 2008: T3 at the Jr. Players Championship (72-74-68--214, -2) and T4 at the Orange Bowl tournament (70-69-69-67--275, -5).
Personal -- Speaks Portuguese, Spanish and English and understands French and Italian ... Has two younger sisters ... Began playing golf at age six and began competing at age nine ... Has visited 24 different countries ... Admires Lionel Messi, the forward for Barcelona and Swiss tennis great Roger Federer ... Enjoys playing and watching soccer in his spare time ... Born in Paris, France ... Economics major.
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