GENERAL:Showed signs of becoming a solid player, especially as he transitioned to concentrating on golf after being a two-sport athlete in basketball and golf as a prep.
2012-13 (AS A FRESHMAN): Left the team in February of 2013 after not playing in the fall of 2012.
SAN MARCOS HS: A 2012 graduate of San Marcos High School ... reached Southern California finals as a 2012 senior after taking second at regional level ... reached section finals in his 2010 sophomore campaign ... a three-time All-Santa Barbara County selection (2010-12) ... qualified for section tournament in each of his four prep campaigns by being among the top six golfers in the Channel League ... a team captain in each of his final two seasons (2011, '12) ... had a low round of 66 and averaged 73.0 strokes per round in his senior campaign, improving upon his 74.5 average as a junior ... had the first double eagle in Channel League history as a sophomore when he sunk his second shot on the par-five fourth hole at Buenaventura Golf Course on his way to a two-under par 68 ... had a team victory over eventual state champion Santa Barbara High School as a sophomore ... also played three seasons of prep basketball and was an All-Southern Section player and the Santa Barbara Athletic Roundtable Player of the Year as a senior when he led the league in both scoring (13.0 ppg) and rebounding (8.0 rpg) ... garnered All-Channel League recognition and was a team captain in each of his final two seasons ... popped in a career-high 33 points against Santa Barbara High School during his senior season ... team won a Channel League title during his sophomore campaign and reached the second round of the Southern Section playoffs in each of his final three seasons ... earned a 4.4 prep GPA and was a two-time California Honor Society member ... additional extra-curricular activities included being the 2012 Associated Student Body Commissioner of Athletics and a member of the Autism Awareness Club.
OTHER: Full name is Thayer David White ... undeclared major ... parents are Stewart and Michele White ... born March 13, 1994, in San Francisco, Calif.
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LAST UPDATED: May 10, 2013