THIS YEAR: Nick Gaudi begins his junior season at Pepperdine . . . One of 11 juniors on the Waves' roster . . . Part of a 2004 Pepperdine recruiting class that was ranked No. 7 nationally by Baseball America . . . Adds depth to the Waves' pitching staff and will have an opportunity earn innings on the mound in 2007.
2006: Made first and only collegiate appearance at San Diego State (3-4) and worked one inning, allowed four hits, two runs, both earned, and struck out one.
2005: Practiced with the team on a regular basis but did not appear in any games.
HIGH SCHOOL: A three-year letterwinner at Paraclete High in Lancaster, California . . . Named second team all-league and all-CIF as a junior and was first team all-league and all-CIF as a senior.
PERSONAL: Born August 2, 1986 . . . A resident of Lancaster, California . . . Attended Paraclete High in Lancaster . . . Considered Long Beach State and San Francisco State before choosing Pepperdine.