AS A SENIOR IN 2013-14
Earned All-CCAA honors after tying for eighth at the league championship ... Won CCAA's Dr. Hal Charnofsky Memorial Award for distinguishing himself in the classroom as well as his sport.
AS A JUNIOR IN 2012-13
Competed in 11 events … Compiled a stroke average of 75.5, the third lowest score for the Tritons … Had two top ten finishes including a season-best fifth place tie at the Skyhawk Classic Club Shootout, in which he shot a +18, 234 … His season- high individual score was 70 at NCAA South Central / West Regional … Was a top finisher for the Tritons in two tournaments – the Otter Invitational at No. 12 and the Cougar Invitational at No. 15.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2011-12
Played in all 13 events ... Had a average score of 76.0 for the season, the third-lowest score for the Tritons ... Had a share of fourth place at the end of the CSUSB Coyote Classic, where he finished with a +3, 213 in UCSD's third-place team finish (2/27-2/28) ... Earned the Tritons' lowest score in three events, including the Lindsay Olive Wildcat Classic, in which he shot a +13, 229, to finish in a tie for 21st overall (10/17-10/18) ... Also placed in tie for 26th and shot a UCSD-best +6, 222, at the Hanny/Stanislaus Invitational (4/16-4/17) ... Placed among UCSD's top-three finishers in the last 12 events of the season ... Team Captain.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2010-11
Appeared in nine tournaments in his first season with the program ... Ranked second on the squad with an average score of 75.9 ... Finished the year with a total of six rounds under par ... Had a great showing at the Cal State San Bernardino Coyote Classic in March, finishing with a three-round score of +3, 213 ... He was tied for 10th overall, which was his highest finish of the season ... Also wrapped up at three over par at the Cal State Bakersfield Invitational in February, claiming a share of 15th place ... Finished with a final tally of +2, 218 at the CCAA Championships, good enough for 13th place.
A 2010 graduate of West High School in Torrance ... Named to the All-Bay League Team during all four years of high school, including second team his first two years (2007-08) and to the All-Bay League First Team the remaining two years (2009-10) ... Won the Bay League Title in 2009 at Griffith Park Golf Course with rounds of 70 and 76 as an individual ... Helped the Warriors qualify for CIF Regionals for the first time in school history during the 2008 season ... Tied for third individually at Regionals, while team placed seventh.
Born Oct. 31, 1992 in Harbor City ... Parents are Jeffrey and Julianne Simon ... A cognitive science major and biology minor at Marshall College ... Roots for the San Diego Chargers Los Angeles Dodgers ... Tiger Woods is his favorite athletes ... Lists his parents, Martin Luther King and Mike Wydra as his greatest influences in life ... MC Hammer's U Can't Touch This is at the top of his playlist at the moment ... Favorite movie is Forrest Gump ... Hawaiian ahi poke is a food he could eat for the rest of his life if given the choice ... Qualifying for the NCAA Regionals as a team in 2012 is his favorite UCSD moment ... Hobbies are playing football, bowling and cooking ... Aspires to go into research or medicine upon graduating at UCSD.