Kyle Gerrans saves his best for last, putting down a career-high 17 kills in his final Firestone Fieldhouse curtain call.
Pepperdine will host its first-round MPSF Tournament match on April 19.
Matt Tarantino sets new career high with 11 blocks tonight vs. the Trojans.
Matt West hands out 14.00 assists per set in tonight's 3-0 win over the 49ers.
Matt Tarantino earns his 12 kills off of a new career-high .750 hitting percentage.
Martin A. Folb photos of the Waves' 3-1 MPSF quarterfinal victory vs. the 49ers in Firestone Fieldhouse.
Men's Volleyball: Pepperdine vs. Long Beach State (Photos by Martin A. Folb)
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 Photos by Martin A. Folb.
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.
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.