59 of Pepperdine's student-athletes that compete in the WCC had at least a 3.0 GPA.
Austin Davidson and Kolten Yamaguchi Capture First Team Selections
First Time Two Waves Earned Selection Since 2006
Aaron Brown Throws First Complete Game; Chris Amezquita Hits Three-Run Homer
Pepperdine Limited to Four Hits
Pepperdine took a thrilling 1-0 victory (11) against Washington Saturday on a walk-off single by Hutton Moyer.
2013 SUMMER LEAGUE: Competed for the Seacoast Mavericks in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League ... Hit .192 with two doubles, a home run and five RBI.
2013/SOPHOMORE: Enjoyed a productive sophomore campaign for the Waves ... Emerged as the starting shortstop and took advantage, hitting .246 with four doubles and 12 RBI ... Elevated game during league play, batting .288 with four doubles and 11 RBI ... Hit better with runners on base, connecting at a .327 clip with runners aboard and .324 with runners in scoring position ... Turned in five multi-hit games, including a career-high three in a 3-for-3 day against Washington (4/7) ... Enjoyed a big day against Gonzaga (4/21), going 2-for-3 with a career-high four RBI ... Provided game-winning RBI single in a dramatic 4-3 victory against Loyola Marymount (3/17) ... Captured All-WCC Honorable Mention selection ... Named to WCC All-Academic Team.
2012/FRESHMAN: As a true freshman, Hacker appeared in nine games, mostly as a pinch hitter ... In eight at-bats, the freshman had three hits and tallied one RBI along with drawing one walk, hitting .375 .... Against Portland (4/14) he drove in the game-winning walkoff run in extra innings as he came up with a bases-loaded clutch single ... In a pinch hit appearance against UCLA (5/8), he drew his lone walk of the season ... He also had pinch hits against Rhode Island (3/10) and at Gonzaga (4/1).
FAVORITES:Enjoys traveling, being active, visiting airports, reading in coffee shops, and learning new things in his free time ... Names Josiah Viera as his biggest sports hero for his perseverance in the face of adversity and because he is the picture of how baseball should be viewed ... Favorites include Danny Worth (baseball player), Los Angeles Dodgers (pro baseball team), the Bible (book), The Rookie (movie), MLB Tonight (TV show) and dad's barbecued chicken and mom's wedge salad (food).