Pepperdine bounced back from a tough weekend at Gonzaga with a big win on Thursday.
The teams play two more games this weekend at Eddy D. Field Stadium.
The Waves opened the season with a 2-1 series win over Oakland
The Waves close out the series vs. the Pilots on Sunday.
More than 1,200 WCC student-athletes received the award.
2015/JUNIOR: Appeared in all 61 games for the Waves, making 61 starts ... Named Most Outstanding Player of the WCC Tournament, leading the Waves to a WCC title and NCAA postseason berth ... Hit .278, with 63 total hits on the season ... Posted 10 home runs, good for second on the team ... Also second on the team with 41 RBI ... Hit eight doubles ... Scored 32 runs and drew 30 walks ... Slugged .445 on the season ... Posted a .989 fielding percentage at first base ... Matched a career-high with four RBI against Hawaii (3/1) ... Named to the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll (Bronze Award) and named a Pepperdine Scholar Athlete.
2014/SOPHOMORE: Started all 61 games for the Waves as a sophomore, one of four players to do so ... Named to the WCC All-Tournament team ... Was fifth on the team with a .282 batting average ... 33 RBI were tied for third on the team, five homers were second and 13 doubles were third ... Committed just six errors for a .990 fielding percentage as the Waves' starting first baseman ... Posted a career-high three hits six times ... Had a career-best four RBI against USC (3/8/14) ... Posted a seven game hitting streak ... Named WCC Player of the Week (3/10) ... Named to the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll (Bronze Award) and named a Pepperdine Scholar Athlete.
2013 SUMMER LEAGUE: Competed for the North Adams SteepleCats in the New England Collegiate Baseball League ... Batted .193 with five doubles, three home runs and a team-high 20 RBI.
2013/FRESHMAN: Made 33 plate appearances as a freshman ... Earned nine starting assignments in 17 games ... Hit. .273 (9-33) with three doubles and three RBI ... Twice collected a career-high two hits - with a 2-for-4 day at No. 10 Oklahoma (3/1) and a 2-for-3 effort at No. 21 Cal Poly (3/26) ... Collected three hits overall against the Sooners.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Esperanza High School in 2012 ... Played three years for head coach Mike Curran ... Hit .444 during senior season capturing MVP of the Century League, first team All-League and first team All-County ... Won back to back League Championships in 2010-11 and 2011-12.
CLUB: Played on the Anderson Arsenal from 2009-10 and Elite Baseball from 2010-2012.
PERSONAL: Given name is Bradley Joseph Anderson ... Majoring in Business Administration ... Son of Bob and Melissa Anderson ... Brother of Nicole ... Chose Pepperdine because of the baseball and academic programs.
FAVORITES: Albert Pujols (pro baseball player); Los Angeles Angels (pro baseball team); Eragon (book); The Dark Knight (movie); Criminal Minds (TV show); Linkin Park (musical artist); Pizza (food); Basketball (sport other than baseball) ... Witness the Anaheim Ducks win their latest Stanley Cup.