The loss sets up an elimination game with Fresno State at 1 p.m. PT tomorrow.
Starting pitcher Jon Moscot finishes his sixth complete game of the season.
Game one of the double-elimination Stanford Regional is set for 1 p.m. PT on ESPN3.com
Marks the 18th regular-season WCC title, first since 2006 for the Waves.
All military members and their families will get in free on Sunday with a military ID.
Waves win 2012 WCC Title May 27, 2012 Pepperdine 5, USD 1 Malibu, Calif. Photos by Jeff Golden and Stephen Wandzura
Waves vs. Oklahoma Sunday, February 19, 2012 Eddy D. Field Stadium, Malibu, Calif. Photos by Stephen Wandzura
CAREER HIGHS: Hits: 4, 4/8/11 at Portland; Runs: 4, 3/6/10 vs. Brown; HR: 1 (6x), Last: 5/6/11 vs. Santa Clara; RBI: 4, 3/6/10 vs. Brown; SB: 2, 4/8/11 at Portland; Hitting Streak: 5g, 5/8-5/15/10.
2011/SUMMER: Playing for the El Dorado (Kan.) Broncos of the Jayhawk League ... Named to the 2011 NBC Midwest Regional All-Tournament Team as the shortstop ... Batted .563 (9-16) in three games with five doubles, three runs and six RBI.
2011/JUNIOR: Appeared and started in 50 of Pepperdine's 56 games, batting .238 with three home runs and 20 RBI ... Scored 19 runs and clubbed five doubles ... Helped complete seven of team's WCC best 71 double plays as its everyday third baseman ... Tied for third in the West Coast Conference with 13 sacrifice hits ... Established new career highs for hits and stolen bases in game at Portland (4/8), going 4-for-5 (all singles) and two thefts of second base ... Batted .462 (6-13) in three games vs. Pilots ... Finished year with five steals and was a perfect 5-for-5 sliding into second base ... Led Waves against the WCC with a .333 batting average through all 21 conference contests, going 27-for-81 with 10 runs, a pair of doubles, a solo home run vs. Santa Clara (5/6) and four RBI ... Posted 11 multi-hit games, which also included a pair of three-hit outings vs. San Diego (4/16) and Saint Mary's (5/27), and eight two-hit contests ... Registered four multi-RBI games vs. Eastern Kentucky (2/19), in back-to-back games vs. Cal Poly (3/29) and Dayton (3/31) and at UC Santa Barbara (4/19) ... Will enter 2012 on three-game hitting streak after going 7-for-14 during Saint Mary's series (5/26-28) ... Recorded at least three hits in all three games vs. Gaels, scored twice and drove in a run ... Lit into San Diego (4/15-17) pitching over three games, going 7-for-12 (.583) against the Toreros.
2010/FALL: Hit .211 (4-19) as the Blue Team's third baseman during Pepperdine's Fall World Series ... Drove in three runs and scored once through six starts ... Hit by a pitch ... Led all Waves with two stolen bases ... Made one error through 12 chances at the hot corner ... Drove in the first of two runs during the decisive sixth inning of game two's (11/7) 2-1 win over Orange, slapping a one-out single to right to score Tony Cooper ... Singled and scored a run during a two-run first in game five (11/14), which Blue came back to win, 4-3.
2010/SUMMER: Played for the Danville (Ill.) Dans of the Prospect League ... Hit .246 with 11 doubles, a triple, home run and 12 RBI ... Scored 23 runs and stole nine bases in 12 attempts, including two vs. Springfield (7/1) ... Struck out two of three batters in one inning of relief during a blowout loss vs. Nashville (7/14) ... Recorded three-hit games vs. Richmond (6/26) and at Terre Haute (7/11) ... Clubbed at least one double over three-consecutive games from 6/28 to 7/1 ... Smacked his lone home run as part of a 2-for-2 day at Dekalb County (7/12) ... Drove in a season-high three RBI in a 7-3 win over Quincy (8/11).
2010/SOPHOMORE: Batted .280 as a shortstop/left fielder in his second full year with the Waves ... Collected 45 hits in addition to scoring 27 runs and driving in 23 ... Hit .315 with runners on base ... Started 22 games at SS to start the season, but then took over in LF (20 starts) following the return of Zach Vincej from injury ... Credited with three outfield assists, all of them coming during the final nine days of the season ... Turned a 7-6 double play at Long Beach State (5/25) after catching a line drive and picking runner off second base ... Also threw out a San Diego runner at second base (5/21) and a San Francisco base runner at third with pitcher Robert Dickmann covering the ban (5/30) ... Ranked 60th in the NCAA with 10 sacrifice bunts ... Stole only two bases all season but became the first Wave in more than four years (David Uribes, 2/11/06 at Fresno State) to steal home plate during a May 28th game vs. San Francisco ... His first stolen base was on the front end of a 3rd/2nd-base double steal executed with Colin Rooney at Gonzaga (4/17) ... Was one of two double steals Pepperdine pulled off against the Bulldogs within the same game ... In a 19-3 win over Brown (3/6), tied a single-game record shared by 27 current and former Waves with four runs scored as part of a 3-for-4 day with a career-high four RBI ... At Cal Poly (5/18), became the 12th Wave in program history to rip three doubles in one game ... Was his third three-hit game of the season and fifth of his career ... Also registered three-hit games at Cal State Fullerton (2/20) and Brown (3/6) ... Finished with 14 multi-hit games and five games of two RBI or more ... Hit the second and third career home runs in games vs. UC Santa Barbara (5/11) and at Loyola Marymount (5/16) ... Produced a career best five-game hitting streak from 5/18 to 5/15 vs. Saint Mary's, UC Santa Barbara, Cal State Fullerton and LMU ... Earlier in the year enjoyed a 5-for-9 (.556) series against nationally ranked East Carolina (3/11-13).
2009/FALL: Named MVP of the Blue and Orange World Series for the second consecutive year ... Shared last year's honor with Colin Rooney ... Batted .364 in the three-game tournament (4-for-11) with a home run, two RBI, two runs and a double ... Stole two bases and totaled eight bases ... Also walked once and struck out twice ... Played errorless ball at the shortstop position through 14 chances ... Hit a solo home run in game two (11/14) as part of a 2-for-4 day at the plate ... Singled to lead off game three (11/5) and came around to score via stolen base, wild pitch and RBI single by Nate Johnson ... Later hit a double to left center and walked in his final plate appearance of the series.
2009/SUMMER: Played for the Saratoga (N.Y.) Phillies of the New York Collegiate Baseball League, where he was teammates with Keven Inman and Brad Jesernig ... NYCBL All-Star ... Batted .250 this summer with 12 runs, five RBI and three stolen bases.
2009/FRESHMAN: Batted .273 with a home run, six RBI and 11 runs scored ... Appeared in 27 of 54 games with 22 starts around the middle infield, where he helped spin seven double plays ... Started 16 straight games at shortstop from 3/10 to 3/29 in place of an injured Denny Duron ... Made six starts at second base during the final month of the season ... Recorded seven multi-hit games, including a pair of three-hit days vs. Chicago State (3/20) and Cal Poly (5/12) ... Produced a four-game hitting streak from 3/22 to 3/27 in which he registered three straight two-hit games and scored three runs in a 17-1 win over Chicago State (3/22) ... Batted .538 during this streak with an RBI double and five runs scored, and raised his batting average to a season high .333 ... Overall, hit .476 vs. left-handed pitchers and .421 with two outs ... Made his collegiate debut during a 10-1 win at USC (2/25), taking over for Bryce Mendonca late in the game at second base ... Pinch hit for Trent Diedrich during a 15-5 win over Evansville (3/6) and remained in the game at third base, where he tagged out a Purple Ace base runner at the end of a 9-4-5 putout ... During his first career start, recorded his first collegiate base hit - a two-run single down the left-field line vs. then-No. 25 Cal Poly (3/10), which gave Pepperdine an early 4-1 lead over the Mustangs ... Also gunned down a Mustang base runner at home plate in the first inning ... Ripped a base hit and scored a run as part of a two-run sixth for the Waves in a 7-4 win at Wichita State (3/14) ... Went 3-for-7 with a double and run scored in a two-game series vs. Washington State (3/17-18) ... In game one of that series, went 2-for-3 in recording his first career multi-hit game and scored the game-tying run in the fifth following a double down the left-field line ... Batted .308 (4-for-13) with a double, four runs, two walks and two RBI in addition to a sac bunt and sacrifice fly in a four-game series vs. Chicago State (3/20-22) ... Also made two errors at his position during this set, one of which led to an unearned run in game two's 6-4 loss to the Cougars (3/21) ... Went 3-for-9 at San Diego (3/27-29) with three singles and a run scored ... Appeared in four April games with two starts and was hitless in eight at-bats ... Had a 3-for-4 game at Cal Poly (5/12) in his first May start, which included a ninth-inning infield single to short in that kept the inning alive for R.W. Zeller's game-clinching bases-loaded triple ... Clubbed his first and only home run of the year in an 8-4 win over Santa Clara (5/16), blasting a solo shot over the wall in left-center field ... Earlier in the game vs. the Broncos, produced an RBI single that tied the game at 4-4 in the sixth inning ... Was his second of two multi-RBI games on the year.
2008/FALL: Named Co-Offensive MVP (with Colin Rooney) of the Blue and Orange World Series after leading all players with a .583 average (7-for-12) ... Totaled 12 bases on four singles, two doubles and a home run during the three-game intrasquad series, equaling a 1.000 slugging percentage ... Also scored three runs and drove in three while providing a base on balls, sacrifice hit and two stolen bases ... Scored one of two runs on Casey Rhoades' game-tying hit in the fifth inning of Orange's 6-3 victory in game 1 (11/12) ... Doubled to center in game 2 (11/14), scoring Ryan Heroy ... As the No. 2 hitter in game 3 (11/15), had a near perfect day at the plate with five hits in six at bats ... Hit a solo home run in the fifth inning and doubled in Rhoades from second during a five-run seventh ... Went 0-for-2 vs. Long Beach State (11/9) in lone appearance during the two-game exhibition series ... Started game 2 at third base and later shifted to shortstop.
2008/REDSHIRT: Did not play as a true freshman and was granted a redshirt season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Calabasas (Calif.) High School in 2007 ... A three-year letterwinner ... Named a Midseason All-Star as a senior ... Named an All-CIF honorable mention pick his junior year ... Played summer ball with the Playa Vista Orioles, the So Cal Cardinals, the Macabis and the Rays.
PERSONAL: Born in Los Angeles, Calif. ... Son of Mark Silverstein and Jan Schmidt ... Has one brother, Spencer, who played baseball at Columbia University ... Political science major ... Was a member of his high school's Jazz `A' Band ... Chose Pepperdine because "it was a great place to attend school both academically and athletically."
FAVORITES: Enjoys music ... Favorite pro baseball player is Ozzie Smith ... Favorite pro baseball team is the Oakland Athletics ... Favorite book is The Natural ... Favorite movie is Gladiator ... Favorite TV show is Dirty Jobs with Mike Rowe.