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Thomsen Heads to Denmark

September 23, 1997

Pat Thomsen, a soccer player and football kicker at Notre Dame High the past three years, has signed to play on the under-18 amateur roster of Vejle, a professional soccer team in Denmark's Premier League.

Thomsen was an All-Mission League selection in soccer last year. In football, he converted 38 of 41 extra points and both field goals he attempted for the Knights.

Bent Thomsen, said his son is attending high school while living with Danish relatives. He said Pat will return to the U.S. in December and also to graduate from Notre Dame before returning to the Vejle organization next summer for a tryout with its professional team.

Wi a winner: Charlie Wi of North Hills, a former Westlake High golfer, won the Asian PGA Tour's Kuala Lumpur Open for his first victory as a professional.

Wi shot a four-round total of 277, 11 under par, gave him a four-shot victory. He won $48,450.

Wi, the 1990 California state Amateur champion, turned professional in 1995. He qualified for the 1996 Nike Tour, but did not retain his card. His best previous finish on the Omega tour was sixth.

College soccer: The Pepperdine women's team lost to San Diego State, 2-1, Sunday, in a nonconference match at Pepperdine. The Waves (2-5) tied the match on a goal by Dawn Hollowell in the 68th minute but surrendered the winning goal to the Aztecs (3-2-1) with less than two minutes to play.

Cal State Northridge's women's and men's teams both lost to Denver, 1-0, Sunday in a nonconference doubleheader at Northridge. The Northridge women are 1-7. The Northridge men are 1-6.

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