April 6, 2017
Roseville’s Josh Sedeno SEC Freshman of the Week
Roseville native and Alabama redshirt freshman Josh Sedeno has been named the Southeastern Conference Freshman Golfer of the Week, the league office announced on Wednesday. Sedeno paced the Crimson Tide last weekend, collecting his first top-five finish and best result of his young career with a second-place finish at the Mason Rudolph Championship.
Sedeno, who was the No. 4 golfer in the UA lineup last weekend, carded a tournament total of 9-under par 204 on the strength of three consecutive rounds of 3-under par 68 – all career-best numbers. He shared the lead entering Sunday’s final 18 holes and was vying for medalist honors throughout the day until a bogey on the 17th hole dropped him out of the lead. Sedeno would narrowly fall to Florida’s Sam Horsfield (202), who earned SEC Golfer of the Week honors, by two strokes for the individual title.
Sedeno, the runner-up at the 2015 California Amateur Championship and a former Junior Tour of Northern California member, did the majority of his damage on the par 5 holes, as he ranked third with an average of 4.42 (-7) during tournament action. Meanwhile, his 14 birdies throughout the event tied for fourth-most among all golfers.