Photos taken by Bill Farnan during Pepperdine's games vs. Long Beach and Redlands at the 2010 SoCal Tournament.
Photos taken by Ray McIntyre during Pepperdine's 21-4 win over Fresno Pacific on Saturday, Sept. 25.
Photos taken by Bill Farnan during Pepperdine's doubleheader vs. USC and Fresno Pacific
Pictures taken by Jeff Golden of Pepperdine's game vs. Loyola Marymount on Sept. 11, 2010.
Photos taken by Bill Farnan during Pepperdine's home game vs. LMU and at the Inland Empire Tournament.
PEPPERDINE 2010: Left the Waves' in midseason after appearing in 13 games ... Scored six goals following a two-year absence from active competition complete with five assists and three steals ... Matched his single-game career high with three goals in Pepperdine's 20-4 win over Occidental at the Inland Empire Tournament ... Chipped in two goals during a 12-4 victory against Redlands at the SoCal Tournament and was credited with one score in the season-opening triumph vs. Claremont ... Also registered two assists vs. both Claremont and Occidental.
PEPPERDINE 2007: Scored nine goals in 11 games as a true freshman for the 2007 squad ... Tallied a season-best three scores in a 15-3 win over Whittier on Sept. 8 of that year ... Redshirted his sophomore year and missed all of 2009.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated with honors in 2007 from Carlsbad High School, where he was a two-year varsity letterwinning driver for head coach JB Feaster ... Part of a team that won four CIF Championships ... Made the all-county first team and all-CIF second team following a senior year in which he accumulated 85 goals and 62 assists ... Scored 42 goals and 30 assists as a junior and was named to the all-CIF third team and all-county second team ... Teammates with his brother, Max, and current Pepperdine junior Travis Goff ... Also lettered in swimming ... Made the honor roll all four years.
CLUB: Played for the Carlsbad Water Polo team.
PERSONAL: Given name is Alexander William Bergeson ... Born in Lake Forest, Ill. and raised in Carlsbad, Calif. ... Economics major ... Son of Garth Bergeson and brother to Max ... Father, Garth, played water polo at UCLA, and his uncle James with on the 1988 U.S. Olympic Team ... Chose to attend Pepperdine for its small class sizes and great location.
FAVORITES: Michael Jordan (pro athlete) ... Chicago Bulls (pro sports team) ... The Outsiders (book) ... Gladiator (movie) ... Pawn Stars (TV show) ... Phoenix (musical artist) ... Popsicles (food) ... Surfing (sport other than water polo) ... Hobbies include surfing and volleyball.