Nahum Mendoza III
Men's Golf victorious in New Mexico
M. Golf leads after day one at UNM
M. Golf takes second at Gopher Invite
M. Golf leads after two rounds in MN
MG: Mendoza competes in Arnold Palmer Cup
2016 Arnold Palmer Cup Participant
2015-16 Season (As A Junior)
Spring: Started all nine tournaments after entering just two events during the fall slate ... Posted a team-best 71.04 scoring average in 28 rounds and logged six top-10 placements ... Was SDSU's No. 1 finisher in five events, including the NCAA Championships, where he tied for 26th in stroke play after carding a 7-over-par 287, which set a school record for lowest 72-hole score at the national meet ... Also matched the program's lowest individual round at the NCAA Championships with a 3-under 67 on day one (May 27-30) ... Recorded his highest finish in three Mountain West Championship appearances after tying for the third spot at 6-under 210 ... Moved up 14 places on the individual leaderboard after carding a final-round 67 (April 22-24) ... Matched his highest collegiate placement at the Southwestern Jones Invitational, tying for the runner-up position at 7-under 209 ... Led the field with 19 birdies (Feb. 29-March 1) ... Followed that effort with a third-place showing at the Lamkin San Diego Classic, where he landed in the third position at 3-under 213 (March 14-15) ... Shared the fourth spot with teammate Ryann Ree at the ASU Thunderbird, shooting a 9-under 204 ... Fired a season-best 66 during the second round (April 2-3) ... Completed the Aztec starting five's sweep of the individual top 10 at the Barona Collegiate Cup, where he tied for ninth at 3-under 213 to help the Scarlet and Black capture its second team title of the year (March 21-22) ... Registered SDSU's lowest score of the final round at the Western Intercollegiate with a 68, finishing in a 16th-place tie at 2-over 212 (April 11-13) ... Tied for 34th at the NCAA Albuquerque Regional with a 14-over 230 ... Drained a clutch birdie on No. 18 of the final round to help force a sudden-death playoff, where the Aztecs ultimately prevailed over Texas A&M (May 16-18).
Fall: Made his first start of the year at the Gifford Collegiate, where he tied for 16th with a collective 4-over 217 (Nov. 2-4) ... Competed as an unattached golfer at the Cal State San Marcos Fall Classic, tying for 10th at 2-under 214, highlighted by a final-round 69 (Oct 26-27).
2014-15 Season (As a Sophomore)
Spring: Played in all 10 events, averaging 72.68 strokes in 31 rounds to go with three top-10 placements ... Competed as an individual at SDSU's own Barona Collegiate Cup where he shot a collegiate-best 14-under 202 to finish in the runner-up position (Feb. 9-10) ... Fired an opening-round 65 at the Aztecs' spring opener, which is tied for seventh on the school's all-time list for lowest 18-hole score ... Made the first of eight consecutive starts at The Prestige at PGA West, tying for the 19th spot with a 4-under 212 ... Was SDSU's No. 2 finisher at the University of Arizona's National Invitational Tournament where he tied for 10th with an even-par 216 (Feb. 28-March 3) ... Helped the Aztecs capture their third conference title in the last five years after tying for seventh at the MW Championship with a collective 4-under 209, featuring a card of 67-69 in the first two rounds (May 1-3) ... Tied for 49th at the NCAA New Haven Regional with a 10-over 220 (May 16-18) ... Also landed in the 71st position at the NCAA Championships after shooting an 18-over 306, highlighted by an opening-round 70 (May 29-June 1).
Fall: Received a starting nod in three of four events, posting a 74.67 scoring average ... Tied for 13th at the Husky Invitational with a 3-over 219 (Sept. 22-23).
2013-14 Season (As a Freshman)
Spring: Cracked the starting lineup in eight of SDSU's nine scheduled events ... Logged his best finish of the year with a fifth-place effort of 3-under 213 at the Lamkin Grips San Diego Classic (March 10-11) ... Carded a 69 during the second round to help the Aztecs take second in their home tournament ... Matched that score the following weekend during the opening round of the National Invitational Tournament, where he tied for 39th at 2-over 218 (March 14-16) ... Was a key contributor to SDSU's runner-up performance at the Mountain West Championship, tying for 10th with a 2-over 215 (April 25-27) ... Saw his first postseason action at the NCAA Columbia Regional, firing a combined 5-over 221 to tie for 43rd (May 15-17).
Fall: Made his Aztec debut at the Kikkor Husky Invitational where he tied for 32nd in the individual tournament with an 11-over 224 (Sept. 16-17).
Prior to College
MENDOZA'S SDSU SCORECARD
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