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Brennan Anderson
Brennan Anderson


Newport Beach, Calif.

High School:
Corona del Mar HS

Last College:
Ohio State





Waves Beat Hawaii, Will Host MPSF Quarterfinals

Pepperdine will host its first-round MPSF Tournament match on April 19.


Pepperdine Holds Off USC in Five Set Thriller

Matt Tarantino sets new career high with 11 blocks tonight vs. the Trojans.


#4 Waves Blank #2 Long Beach State, Take Over Second Place in MPSF

Matt West hands out 14.00 assists per set in tonight's 3-0 win over the 49ers.


Waves Sweep Season Series vs. UCLA

Matt Tarantino earns his 12 kills off of a new career-high .750 hitting percentage.


Men's Volleyball Shuts Out Pacific

Matt Tarantino puts down 11 kills earned at a career-high .733 hitting percentage.


Men's Volleyball: Pepperdine vs. Long Beach State

Men's Volleyball: Pepperdine vs. Long Beach State (Photos by Martin A. Folb)


Men's Volleyball: Pepperdine at UCLA

Pepperdine defeats UCLA 3-1 on March 11 to sweep the season series vs. the Bruins. Photos by Martin A. Folb.


Men's Volleyball: Pepperdine vs. UCLA

Men's Volleyball: Pepperdine vs. UCLA Photos by Martin A. Folb.


Men's Volleyball: Pepperdine vs. UC San Diego

Men's Volleyball: Pepperdine vs. UC San Diego (Photos by Martin A. Folb)

CAREER: Left Ohio State ranked No. 1 in the program record book with a career digs average of 2.92 ... Set the Buckeyes' single-season record with a digs average of 3.12 in 2013.

OHIO STATE 2013: Volleyball Magazine All-America third team ... MIVA All-Conference first team ... Started all 27 matches at libero ... Two-time MIVA Defensive Player of the Week (1/7, 2/18) ... Collected 16 double-digit dig performances ... Picked up a career-best 24 digs against IPFW (2/15) ... Credited with 18 digs at Saint Francis (1/20) ... Totaled 290 digs on the season (second all-time at OSU) for a 3.12 average to lead all of NCAA Div. I-II ... Season average of 3.12 set a new Ohio State record ... Had a career-high four assists in both matches at Grand Canyon (3/8, 3/9).

OHIO STATE 2012:Played in three matches ... had five digs vs. Grand Canyon (4/6).

USA VOLLEYBALL: Selected to the U.S. Men's Junior National Team Training Team in 2013.

CLUB: Played for the Balboa Bay Volleyball Club and also for head coach Evan Alexander on the OCVC 18's.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Corona del Mar High School in Newport Beach, Calif., in 2011 ... Helped squad to the ESPN Rise 2011 National Championship ... Cal-Hi Sports State Team of the Year ... CIF Southern Section, Regional and State Champions in 2011 ... Earned All-Pacific Coast Conference and All-CIF acclaim after championship run ... Also earned a special mention on Volleyball Magazine's 2011 Boys' High School All-Americans list ... High school teammate with current Pepperdine student-athlete Evan Dean ... Selected for the 2010 Corona Del High School Coaches Award .

PERSONAL: Born in Newport Beach, Calif. ...Son of Rich and Kris Anderson... Father went to business school at Pepperdine ... Has one younger sister, Shelby ... Majoring in psychology ... Choose Pepperdine because "it goes perfectly with my personality and lifestyle. I love the beach and the ocean and the Southern California weather, so being on a campus with an ocean view from just about everywhere is perfect."

FAVORITES: Favorite pro athlete is Drew Brees ... Favorite pro team is the Anaheim Ducks ... Favorite movie is Pirates of the Caribbean ... Favorite television shows are Arrow, Survivor, and Top Gear ... Favorite musical artist is Portugal. The Man ... Favorite restaurant is Tender Greens ... Favorite sport other than volleyball is surfing.

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