Free pizza will be served during Pepperdine's 4 p.m. match vs. USC on Friday.
The Waves host #2 USC this coming Friday at 4 p.m. at the Ralphs-Straus Tennis Center.
Three Pepperdine pairs still alive after Saturday's action at the Pacific Coast Doubles Championship.
Pepperdine makes most of its two-dual Wednesday, beating both Nevada and UC Irvine.
Pepperdine to face #8 Texas A&M or #14 Tennessee tomorrow at 3 p.m. (PT)
Pepperdine def. San Diego 4-1 in the opening round at the ITA Kick-Off Weekend.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from University High School, located in Irvine, Calif., in 2013 ... Part of recruiting class ranked #2 in TennisRecruiting.net's list of Top Mid-Major Men's Classes ... Blue chip recruit according to tennisrecruiting.net and ranked as high as #17 by the website ... Played four seasons of varsity tennis at University High School for head coach John Kessler ... Helped capture four CIF team titles ... Four-time all-county and all-city selection ... Two-year team captain ... 2012 Grand Rapids National Open singles champion ... Winner of both the 2012 Los Caballeros and 2013 Anaheim Designated tournaments ... Won the 2012 Tucson Regional Segment tournament ... 2012 and 2013 National High School All-American team ... Ojai CIF Doubles Champion with partner Drew Dawson ... 2011 and 2012 Griggs Cup winner.
PERSONAL: Born in Santa Barbara, Calif. ... Son of Adele and Lee Menichella ... Both parents swam at Harvard ... Plans to major in business ... Chose Pepperdine because "I really liked the coaches and players as well as the beautiful campus. I'm really excited to go to a school so strong academically and to play at a top-10 tennis program."
FAVORITES: Favorite pro athlete is Kobe Bryant ... Favorite book is Open by Andre Agassi ... Favorite pro team is the Los Angeles Lakers ... Favorite movie is Anchorman ... Favorite musical artist is Eminem ... Favorite tv shows are Entourage and Breaking Bad ... Favorite sport other than tennis is basketball ... Favorite food is steak.