Waves finish 2013 season with a 14-12 record.
Torres, West, Taylor and Kalmbach all voted to the 2013 All-MPSF team.
Pepperdine makes its 19th appearance in the postseason MPSF Tournament.
Waves clinch No. 5 seed in MPSF Tournament with the win and will play fourth seeded UCLA in the quarterfinals.
Leonarto Granato's match-high six blocks not enough to lift Waves to victory.
Pepperdine vs. UCLA - April 10, 2013 - Photos by Martin A. Folb
Pepperdine def. UC San Diego, 3-0, on March 15 inside Firestone Fieldhouse
Pepperdine def. BYU, 3-2 Photos by Martin A. Folb
Pepperdine vs. USC - Feb. 1, 2013
Pepperdine vs. Stanford: Jan. 20, 2013
PEPPERDINE 2012: MPSF All-Freshman Team ... Ranked second on the team, eighth in the MPSF and 16th in the NCAA with a 3.52 kills/set average ... Posted a season-high 27 kills at UC San Diego (1/27) ... Eclipsed double digit kill totals in 19 matches ... Tallied 20+ kills four times ...Appeared in 103 sets and 27 matches ... Made first career start vs. Lewis (1/7) and made 25 total starts as a freshman ... Recorded three service aces against George Mason (3/24) ... Set a season-best with nine digs at Long Beach State (4/14) ... Totaled 363 kills earned on a .236 hitting percentage ... Other season totals include 11 assists, 12 service aces, 101 digs, 49.0 blocks and 404.0 points ... Recorded a .954 (28 errors, 611 attempts) receiving percentage ... Set a season-high hitting percentage of .585 (26-5-36) against Lewis (1/8) ... Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.
USA: Member of the U.S. Junior National Team in both 2010 and 2011 ... Won the 2010 NORCECA Men's Junior Continental Championship, alongside fellow Wave Maurice Torres, to qualify for the 2011 FIVB Men's Junior World Championships ... Competed with the U.S. Boys' Youth National Team in 2009.
CLUB: Played for the Ku'ikahi Volleyball Club's 15s, 16s, 17s and 18s squads.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Punahou School in 2011 ... Four-year member of the varsity volleyball team ... Voted Star Advertiser's All-State Player of the Year as a junior ... Recognized as an all-state first team selection as both a sophomore and junior ... Earned Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 distinction ... Led team to state championship title in 2009 and 2010 ... Also lettered in basketball.
PERSONAL: Hails from Honolulu, Hawaii ... Son of Graham and Kimberly ... Brother to younger siblings Nikki and Kaili ... Father played basketball at University of the Pacific ... Credits his mother for his involvement and success in the sport of volleyball ... Chose Pepperdine "because of Marv Dunphy, and for the opportunity to play for a team that has the potential to win national championships."
FAVORITES: Favorite pro volleyball player is Bartosz Kurek ... Favorite pro sports team is the Los Angeles Lakers ... Favorite book is the Bible ... Favorite television show is Man vs. Wild ... Favorite movie is Step Brothers ... Favorite musical artist is Eminem ... Favorite beach activity is bodyboarding ... Favorite food is chocolate ... Enjoys surfing, bodyboarding, bodysurfing, hanging out with friends and spending time with family.