Player: Joshua McCarthy

2017-Joshua McCarthy
Hometown: Danville
University: Pepperdine University
Area of Study: Communication
Expected Graduation: 2020
Soldier Honored:

2016-17 (Freshman)


  • Earned All-WCC first team honors as a freshman

  • Was in the lineup for every event and played in all 14 tournaments and 43 rounds

  • His scoring average of 72.84 ranks No. 4 among Pepperdine freshmen

  • Set a Pepperdine record with 43 rounds, and tied another freshman record with eight top-20 finishes while his 13 below-par rounds were the third-most by a Pepperdine freshman

  • Tied for second place at the Western Intercollegiate with a 1-under 209 (70-69-70)

  • Tied for 20th at the WCC Championships (76-68-73=217)

  • Tied for 12th at the NCAA Stanford Regional (71-69-70=210), the third-best finish by a Pepperdine freshman at a regional

  • Tied for 56th at the NCAA Championships (69-75-73-80=297)

  • Had at least one below-par round in 11 of 14 tournaments, including all nine spring events

  • Best round was a 4-under 67 in the second round of the Alister MacKenzie Invitational and a 4-under 68 in the first round of the Southern Highlands Collegiate and the second round of the WCC Championships

  • Led the Waves twice, at the Western Intercollegiate and at The Goodwin (tied for 13th, 68-76-70=214)

  • Was listed by Golfweek in the preseason as one of the nation's top-15 freshmen to watch.


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