Maverick McNealy of Stanford carded a 6-under-par 65 to win the Southwestern Intercollegiate by five strokes over three golfers and led the Cardinal to the team title at North Ranch Country Club in Thousand Oaks.
McNealy, a sophomore from Portola Valley, collected six birdies in a span of seven holes through No. 11 and did not record his only bogey until No. 18 while claiming the first victory of his college career. He finished at 66-72-65–203, 10-under.
Jim Liu, another Stanford sophomore, shot 69-69-70–208 and tied for second with Kevin DeHuff of Pepperdine, who finished at 67-71-70–208, and Sean Crocker of USC, who totaled 68-72-68–208.
PJ Samiere of San Diego State was fifth at 70-70-74–214, while Luke Vivolo of UC Davis wound up at 74-69-72–215 to tie for sixth with Viraat Badhwar of Stanford, who shot 70-73-72–215, and George Cunningham of Arizona, who came in at 75-68-72–215.
Eric Sugimoto of USC posted a score of 72-76-68–216 and tied for ninth with Ryan Tetrault of Cal State Fullerton, who finished at 76-72-68–216, and Charlie Mroz of Washington State, who wound up at 72-69-75–216.
Stanford finished at 280-292-276–848, 4-under, to win by 15 shots over USC, which wound up at 288-292-283–863.
Washington State was third at 292-286-295–873, followed by San Diego State at 292-291-293–876, UC Davis at 298-295-287–880, Arizona at 302-292-290–884 and Pepperdine at 289-297-299–885.
Cal State Fullerton was eighth at 303-293-297–893. followed by the University of San Diego at 296-296-302–894, Cal State Northridge at 299-301-295–895, Loyola Marymount at 298-308-290–896 and Hartford at 292-301-306–899.