April 22, 2011

Santa Clara’s Rick Lamb Among 11 Golfers Named All-WCC

SAN BRUNO, Calif. – Sophomore golfer Rick Lamb, Santa Clara University's most consistent player throughout the season, was named a First Team All-West Coast Conference player, as announced Thursday by the league office.

Lamb carded 13 birdies over three rounds at this week's WCC Championships and was the top finisher for SCU, tying for seventh. Lamb, who posted a 73.07 scoring average during regular season play, has an outside chance of being selected for an NCAA Regional spot as an individual.

2011 WCC MEN'S ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM

Name School YR Hometown

Josh Anderson PEP JR Murrieta, Calif.
James Back USF FR Cerritos, Calif.
Alex Ching USD JR Honolulu, Hawaii
Travis Johnsen GON SO Wilsonville, Ore.
Rick Lamb SCU SO Sarasota, Fla.
Ji Hwan Park USF SO Fullerton, Calif.
Andrew Putnam PEP SR University Place, Wash.
Jake Sarnoff LMU JR Manhattan Beach, Calif.
Justin Smithhisler POR SR Roseburg, Ore.
Taylor Travis USF JR Fremont, Calif.
Gunner Wiebe USD SR Denver, Colo.

Honorable Mention: Anders Engell (Saint Mary's), Ben Geyer (Saint Mary's),
Ben Murray (San Diego), Parker Page (Pepperdine), Manav Shah (San Diego)