Bruins finish 2nd
Face Pac-12 foes
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Summer 2012 -- Played in the Western Am, but missed the 36-hole cut ... Tied for 28th at the Pacific Coast Am in July with scores of 77-76-75-72--300 (+16).
2011-12 -- Averaged 73.6 in 18 rounds as a freshman ... Recorded a pair of Top 10 results: 4th at the CSU San Marcos Invitational and T4 at the Snowman Getaway ... Also recorded a T13 at the Gifford Collegiate ... Equaled his best round of 70 (-2) twice ... Three-time Director's Honor Roll member.
Junior Golf -- In 2010 on the AJGA circuit, he recorded four Top 20 results in as many starts, including three Top 10 finishes ... Tied for second at the Tee UP Junior Challenge with scores of 69-67-75--211 ... Tied for fourth at the Club Corp Mission Hills Desert Junior with scores of 76-71-69--216 ... Also tied for seventh at the Trader Joe's Junior Championship with scores of 69-71-70--210 ... Recorded two victories in 13 events on the FCWT circuit and added 10 other Top 20 results ... Qualified for the 2011 U.S. Amateur, but missed the cut for match play at four-over par.
High School -- Earned four varsity letters in golf at Palma HS for Coach Clem Richardson ... Three-time, First-Team All-TriCounty Athletic League selection ... Was Palma's MVP as a junior and senior ... Helped lead the Chieftains to the CCS Championship in 2009.
Personal -- Has one older brother, Greg ... Born in Monterey, CA ... Full name is Matthew Joseph Pinizzotto.