Player: Sahith Theegala
University: Pepperdine University
Area of Study: Bachelors in Sports Administration
Expected Graduation: 2019
Soldier Honored: Michael C. Anderson
PEPPERDINE 2015-16: Had arguably the best freshman season of any player in Pepperdine history ... Was named the WCC Freshman of the Year and made the PING All-West Region team and the All-WCC first team ... Ranked #100 nationally by both Golfstat and Golfweek/Sagarin ... His scoring average of 71.06 ranks fourth in Pepperdine single-season history and beat the previous best by any freshman by two full strokes ... Had 17 below-par rounds (more than half of his rounds), another freshman record and tied for fourth on the Waves' full single-season list ... Played in 12 tournaments (32 rounds) and had two top-10 and seven top-20 finishes ... Led the Waves, or shared the team lead, four times ... Finished with a 54-hole score of 5-under three times ... Tied for fourth place with a 5-under 211 at the Bill Cullum Invitational (75-66-70) ... Tied for 10th at the Southwestern Jones Invitational with a 1-under 215 (70-68-77) ... Tied for 13th at the 3M Augusta Intercollegiate with a 3-under 213 (69-73-71) ... Had to withdraw from the WCC Championships due to a wrist injury ... Tied for 18th place at the NCAA Franklin Regional with a 5-under 211 (70-70-71).