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  Jeff Freund

Jeff Freund

Player Profile


Fresno, Calif.

High School:
Buchanan HS

Last College:



NORTHRIDGE - 2009-10
Jeff Freund competed in nine tournaments, playing 27 rounds as a senior ... finished second on the team with a 73.4 stroke average after taking 1,982 strokes over 27 rounds ... his scoring average ranks eighth on the Northridge season list and his career scoring average of 74.7 ranks seventh on the all-time list ... earned honorable mention All-Big West honors for the first time ... posted two top-10 finishes and one top-20 finish ... finished a career-best second at the Wyoming Cowboy Classic in Scottsdale, Ariz. (Apr. 4-5) after carding a season-low total of five under-par 205 (68-69-68) ... low round of the season was a 67 in the opening round of the Bill Cullum Invitational (Oct. 26-27) where he went on to place fourth at (-7) 209 ... finished tied for 14th at (+8) 224 at the Big West Championship (May 3-4).

Freund competed in a career-high 11 tournaments and 32 rounds during his junior season ... finished fifth among Matador regulars with a 75.9 stroke average after taking 2,430 shots in 32 rounds ... posted a pair of top-20 finishes during the season, finishing a season-best 14th at the Bill Cullum Invitational (Oct. 27-28) and 19th at the All-American Intercollegiate (Feb. 23-24) ... best 54-hole score was one-under-par 215 at Northridge's Bill Cullum Invitational ... wrapped up the season with a 24th-place finish at the Big West Championship at (+9) 225.

Competed in three Fall tournaments and nine rounds as a sophomore ... compiled 673 shots over nine rounds for a 74.8 season stroke average ... carded a low round of 71 twice at the Shootout at Angel Park (Sept. 29-30) where he finished tied for 32nd at +7, 220 ... finished tied for 30th at the Bill Cullum Invitational (Oct. 15-16) and tied for 47th at the SCU Invitational.

Competed in six tournaments and 18 rounds for the Matadors ... finished second on the team with a 74.39 stroke average after taking 1,339 shots ... fired a season-low round of 70 at the Food4Less Pacific Invitational (Nov. 6-8) and posted his low 54-hole score (217) at the OGIO Pacific Coast Intercollegiate (Apr. 2-3) ... posted one top 20 finish (18th) at the Bill Cullum Invitational (Oct. 30-31) ... tied for 31st at the Big West Championship (Apr. 23-24).

Redshirted the 2005-06 season as a freshman at the University of Nevada in Reno, Nev. ... the Wolfpack qualified for both the NCAA Western Regionals as well as the NCAA Championships ... coach was Rich Merritt.

Earned letters all four years at Buchanan High School in Fresno, Calif. ... won the league championship and earned All-TRAC honors and was named MVP as a senior in 2005 ... also earned the Bear Award ... the Bears won the league championship in 2002 ... also picked up all-league accolades in 2002 ... graduated in 2005 with a 3.0 grade point average.

Born April 13, 1987 in Fresno, Calif. ... Debbie and Tom Freund ... has one older sister, Bailey ... has appeared in Golfweek and the NCGA Magazine ... favorites include the San Francisco Giants, Tiger Woods, SportsCenter and the movie "Sandlot" ... says his greatest moment in sports was qualifying for the U.S. Amateur with his dad caddying ... major is Recreation and Tourism Management.