Chase Ross and Kyle Gerrans awarded for their success both on and off the court.
Waves embark on 18th MPSF Tournament appearance this Saturday.
Senior Matt Pollock paces the Waves' offense with 10 kills.
Pepperdine looks to secure the six seed in the MPSF Tournament with a pair of road wins in the final week of the regular season.
Pepperdine ends the home portion of the season on a high note, and clinches a quarterfinal appearance in the MPSF Tournament.
Pepperdine vs. Penn State
Hawaii vs Pepperdine 01/12/12
Senior Day Men's Volleyball Photo Gallery
Pepperdine vs. BYU - April 9, 2011
Men's Volleyball vs. Cal State Northridge
CAREER: Has played in 185 games and 52 matches through four seasons, averaging 2.11 kills and 1.19 digs.
PEPPERDINE 2012: Started in 28 matches and played in 29 matches overall ... Appeared in 113 sets ... Averaged 2.04 kills as a senior ... Surpassed double digits in kills totals during nine matches ... Tagged down a season-high 14 kills vs. both Stanford (3/30) and Pacific (3/31) ... Nailed down 12 kills on 21 attempts, while committing just two errors for a .476 clip at Pacific (2/25) ... Ranked second on the team with 20 service aces ... Averaged 1.11 digs for a total of 125 ... Tallied a season-best five blocks against Pacific (3/31) ... Totaled 51 blocks ... Season-high dig count recorded at Cal State Northridge (4/12) with nine ... Dished 18 assists on the season ... Recorded a serve receive percentage of .968 (17 errors, 528 attempts) ... MPSF All-Academic team ... Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.
PEPPERDINE 2011: Started in 15 matches and 60 sets ... Battle back from an injury that sidelined him for 11 contests ... Ranked second on the team with a 2.50 kills per set average and third with 1.50 digs ... Opened the season with five consecutive double-digit kill performances, include a season-high 20 against Ohio State (1/9) and UC Irvine (1/21) ... Season totals include 150 kills, 14 service aces, 90 digs and 26 blocks ... Tallied five aces on 20 errorless serve attempts vs. Long Beach State (1/12) ... Posted a season-best 10 digs at Pacific (4/1) ... One of two players on the Pepperdine roster to eclipse 20 kills in a single match this season ... Recorded five blocks against Ohio State (1/10) ... Hit .581 (20-2-31) vs. Ohio State (1/9) in the season opener ... Followed that up with a .630 (20-3-27) performance at UC Irvine (1/21) ... Nailed down 11 kills on a .529 (11-2-17) hitting percentage in a three-set upset over UC Santa Barbara (4/14) ... Reached double-digit kill totals on eight occasions ... MPSF All-Academic team.
PEPPERDINE 2010: Saw action in four matches again as a sophomore ... Appeared in eight games and averaged 1.25 kills, 0.50 digs and 0.38 blocks ... Started at UC Irvine (1/13) and recorded season highs of eight kills, three digs, two blocks and one service ace ... Also played in three games vs. Grand Canyon (2/24) and had two kills and a block.
PEPPERDINE 2009: Played in four games (in four matches) as a redshirt freshman ... Made his collegiate debut vs. UC Santa Barbara (2/28) ... Recorded his first career kill and dig vs. George Mason (3/14) ... Also saw action vs. UC San Diego (3/26) and Brigham Young (4/17).
PEPPERDINE 2008: Did not see any action as a true freshman and redshirted.
CLUB: Played for Wave in 2006-07, Riptides in 2005-06 and
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Carlsbad (Calif.) High School in 2007 ... Played three years on the varsity ... A Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 selection ... Named Player of the Year by the North County Times and the San Diego Union-Tribune ... Earned All-CIF San Diego Section honors ... A two-time Avocado League MVP ... Also earned all-league honors as a sophomore ... Team won the CIF championship in 2007.
PERSONAL: Born in
FAVORITES: Enjoys surfing ... Favorite pro volleyball player is Matey Kaziyski ... Favorite pro sports team is the San Diego Chargers ... Favorite book is Lord of the Rings ... Favorite movie is Dumb and Dumber ... Favorite TV show is Seinfeld ... Favorite musical artist is Iron Maiden ... Favorite sport other than volleyball is baseball ... Favorite thing about volleyball is "its competitive nature."