Student-athletes were recognized for achieving a 3.0 grade-point average or better.
More than 1,200 WCC student-athletes received the award.
Baseball vs. Portland
JUNIOR/2016: Appeared in 28 games, making seven starts for the Waves as a junior in 2016 … Posted three hits, including a double and scored two runs … Drew six walks … Was a frequent defensive replacement, pinch-hitter and pinch-runner.
SOPHOMORE/2015: Appeared in 32 games and made 14 starts for the Waves as a sophomore … Batted .241 on the year … Had 14 hits this season, including three doubles … Also drove in three runs … Scored 14 runs for the Waves … Drew six walks … Had four multi-hit games … Scored a career-best three runs against BYU (3/12).
FRESHMAN/2014: Appeared in 18 games for the Waves primarily as a pinch-runner and defensive replacement ... Scored five runs on the season ... Recorded two stolen bases and had four official at-bats ... Had more pinch-running appearances than any other player on the team ... Scored the game-tying run against Cal Poly in the Waves' 2-1 comeback win over Cal Poly (5/31) in the NCAA Regional.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Corona Santiago High School in Corona, Calif. ... Played three varsity seasons for head coach Ty De Trinidad ... Hit .430 with 15 RBI, 33 runs scored and a .550 OBP ... Named All-Big VIII League ... Was named to the 2013 All-Inland Empire team.
CLUB: Played four seasons of club ball for the Colton Nighthawks under head coach Bob Burke ... Won the 2011 Junior Olympics in Arizona with the team, going 11-0 through the tournament.
PERSONAL: Given name is Jeremiah James Goldenetz ... Born in Riverside, Calif. ... Parents are Jeremiah Goldenetz and Jessica Torres ... Has three brothers, Michael (18), Matthew (14) and Trevor (7) ... Chose Pepperdine because it felt like home.
FAVORITES: Jacoby Ellsbury (athlete); Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (team); The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe (book); The Usual Suspects (movie); Breaking Bad (TV Show); Luke Bryan (musical artist); Italian (food); Golf (sport other than baseball)