San Diego State's Schauffele Named Mountain West Men's Golfer of the Week

April 17, 2013


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - San Diego State sophomore Xander Schauffele has been selected the Mountain West Men's Golfer of the Week for tournaments played April 13 - 14.

Schauffele posted his second-best performance of the season after tying for a fourth-place finish at the 67th Annual Western Intercollegiate in Santa Cruz, Calif. He fired a 1-under-par 209 (67-74-68) on the par 70, 6,614-yard Pasatiempo Golf Course. The product of San Diego, Calif., was one of nine golfers in the field of 88 to shoot two sub-70 rounds, and one of six to finish under par. Schauffele notched eight birdies and one eagle across the 54-hole tournament.

As a team, San Diego State placed fifth among 14 squads with a combined score of 40-over 1090 (349-369-372).

Schauffele currently ranks second for the Aztecs and third in the Mountain West with a 72.18 stroke average over 33 rounds. This marks the first career MW Golfer of the Week award for Schauffele.