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Second At The Western

Apr 14, 2021

Results

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. - Stanford men's golf shot a 3-under 347 on Wednesday to finish second at the 74th Western Intercollegiate at Pasatiempo Golf Club. The Cardinal were led by three finishers inside the top eight: Karl Vilips (tied for sixth), Henry Shimp (tied for sixth) and Barclay Brown (eighth). Stanford's 3-under was the second best round of the day behind team champion, Pepperdine.

Shimp's final-round 66 (-4) was Stanford's best round of the day as he catapulted into his sixth-place finish. For the fifth-year senior from Charlotte, N.C., his 66 was the best round of his collegiate career, surpassing his previous best of 68, which he'd recorded seven times. His 1-under 209 matched his career-best 54-hole score (2019 Western Intercollegiate) while his T6th finish was a career best.

Vilips, a freshman, registered his best collegiate finish, bolstered by his second-round 65 on Tuesday. Brown shot back-to-back 69s over the final two rounds to earn his eight-place finish. Freshman Michael Thorbjornsen finished tied for 15th, his second Top 15 finish in the last three tournaments (T14th at The Goodwin). Ethan Ng rounded out the Cardinal scorers on Wednesday with a final-round, 1-under 69 to finish tied for 26th. 

On the individual side, Nate Menon led the Cardinal with a career-best finish of tied for 13th. His 2-under 68 on Wednesday was Stanford's second-best round of the day. David Snyder fired a 69 on Wednesday to finish tied for 21st on the individual side.

Stanford now turns its attention to postseason play, which begins with Pac-12 Championships (April 26-28) at Mayacama Golf Club in Santa Rosa, Calif.

The 74th Western Intercollegiate (Pasatiempo Golf Club, par 70)

Name Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total
2. Stanford 358 (+8) 352 (+2) 347 (-3) 1,057 (+7)
T6. Karl Vilips 73 (+3) 65 (-5) 71 (+1) 209 (-1)
T6. Henry Shimp 72 (+2) 71 (+1) 66 (-4) 209 (-1)
8. Barclay Brown 72 (+2) 69 (-1) 69 (-1) 210 (E)
T15. Michael Thorbjornsen 71 (+1) 71 (+1) 72 (+2) 214 (+4)
T26. Ethan Ng 72 (+2) 76 (+6) 69 (-1) 217 (+7)
T48. Daulet Tuleubayev 71 (+1) 76 (+6) 73 (+3) 220 (+10)
T13. Nate Menon (ind.) 70 (E) 75 (+5) 68 (-2) 213 (+3)
T21. David Snyder (ind.) 73 (+3) 73 (+3) 69 (-1) 215 (+5)
T40. Jake Beber-Frankel (ind.) 73 (+3) 76 (+6) 70 (E) 219 (+9)
T82. Ashwin Arasu (ind.) 79 (+9) 80 (+10) 78 (+8) 237 (+27)
88. David Leede (ind.) 80 (+10) 83 (+13) 82 (+12) 245 (+35)