AS A SENIOR IN 2015-16
GCAA All-America Scholar ... CCAA All-Academic ... CCAA Spring All-Academic ... CCAA Golfer of the Week (11/4) ... Sonoma State Invitational All-Tournament Team ... UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (11/2) ... Won first tournament as a Triton at the Dennis Rose Intercollegiate in Hawaii.
AS A JUNIOR IN 2014-15
Capital One Academic All-District 8 At-Large First Team ... GCAA All-America Scholar ... CCAA All-Academic ... CCAA Spring All-Academic ... National STUDENT-Athlete Day honoree ... Led the Tritons with a 76.5 stroke average ... Played in all 23 of the team's rounds ... Had a pair of top-10 finishes ... Placed fourth at the Tim Tierney Pioneer Shootout in Vallejo, totaling 222 (+6) over three rounds ... Tied for sixth at the CCAA Championship in Stockton, shooting a 140 (-4) in two round on the opening day ... His 67 in round one of the CCAA's was tied for the best single round score by any Triton over the season.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2013-14
Picked up All-CCAA accolades for a second straight season ... CCAA All-Academic ... One of two Tritons to compete in all 10 of the team's tournaments ... Led UCSD with a 74.8 stroke average ... Best finish was a tie for seventh at the Wildcat Classic ... Also had another top-10 finish, tying for 10th at the Sonoma State Invitational ... His 67 in the second round of the Wildcat Classic was the lowest round of the season by any Triton ... UCSD's top finisher in three tourneys.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2012-13
Earned All-CCAA honors after finishing third at league championship ... Competed in 10 events ... Compiled a stroke average of 75.9 ... Had four top-10 finishes, including a season-best third place at CCAA Championships, when he shot a five-under 211 ... Tied season-high UCSD individual score with a first-round 69 at CCAA Championships ... As a freshman, was a top finisher for the Tritons in two tournaments - CCAA Championships at No. 3 and NCAA South Central/West Regional at No. 54.
A 2012 graduate of Venice High School in Los Angeles ... Lettered all four years in golf for the Gondoliers ... Finished fifth at the 2011 CIF State Championship ... Was seventh place at the 2011 CIF/SCGA Boys Championship ... Three-time League 2A MVP (2010-12) ... Twice was a League 2A medalist (2010-11) ... Earned a top-10 finish in the CIF-LA City Section Championship in all four years ... Averaged even-par during his senior year ... His team was CIF-LA City Section Champion three times (2009, 2011-12) ... Team was CIF-LA City Section Runner-up for one year (2010) ... Participated all four years in CIF/SCGA Boys Championship (2009-12) ... Gondoliers were League 2A Champions his last three years (2010-12) ... Played for Penmar Summer League team for two years (2007-08) ... Additionally was a member of the Rancho Park Summer League team for one year (2009).
Born Nov. 10, 1994 in Santa Monica ... Parents are Kevin and Roblay Yamaguchi ... Has a younger sister named Lynley, also a student at UCSD ... Applied mathematics major with a computer science minor at Marshall College ... Hobbies include basketball, photography and music ... Cheers for the Los Angeles Lakers ... Jordan Spieth is his favorite athlete ... Top movie is The Karate Kid ... Loves Japanese food.