Pepperdine makes its 19th appearance in the postseason MPSF Tournament.
Pepperdine faces Bruins and Gauchos on the road before opening the 2013 MPSF Tournament next week Saturday.
Waves Host Final Two Regular-Season Home Matches, Celebrate Senior Night on Saturday vs. Long Beach State
Prior to Saturday's 5 p.m. match vs. the 49ers, Pepperdine will honors the program's three seniors: James Powers, Maurice Torres and Beau Vandeweghe.
Waves tied for fourth with UCLA in MPSF standings entering this week.
Pepperdine looks to make it four in a row with a match on March 21 against the Trojans.
PEPPERDINE 2012: Played in 74 sets and 26 matches ... Was the starting defensive specialist in seven matches ... Picked up a career-high eight digs vs. Cal Baptist (2/15) ... Tallied seven digs at BYU (3/2) ... Did not miss a single serve in 69 attempts ...Handed out two assists against Harvard (3/12) ... Totaled five assists and 46 digs as a sophomore ... MPSF All-Academic team ... Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.
PEPPERDINE 2011: Saw action in 53 sets and 20 matches, usually coming in to serve or play defense ... Saw time in the front row versus UC San Diego (3/12) and made one attack ... Set a season-high four digs versus UC San Diego (3/12) ... Totaled 27 digs and two assists on the season ... Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.
CLUB: Played with the Bay to Bay Volleyball Club since age 14 ... Selected to the All-Tournament team of the Junior Olympics Open Division when a member of the 15-1 and 16-1 teams ... 17-1 and 18-1 teams finished in the top-10 at the Junior Olympics.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from
PERSONAL: Born in
FAVORITES: Enjoys volleyball because "it's my passion. It makes me happy when I play." ... Favorite pro sports team is the San Jose Sharks ... Favorite sport other than volleyball is hockey ... Favorite pro volleyball player is Clay Stanley ... Favorite food is steak ... Favorite book is The Sun Also Rises ... Favorite TV show is That `70s Show ... Favorite movie is Stepbrothers.