Brown Caps Career with a National Honor for Excellence in the Classroom
Brown Earns Another Major Honor for Excellence in the Classroom
Matt Brown, Colin Carroll, Ray McIntyre and Bence Valics Recognized for Excellence in the Classroom
Pepperdine Hosts No.1 USC Sunday in Regular Season Finale
Stephen Loomis and Marko Madaras Lead Waves With Four-Goal Nights
Photos snapped by Jeff Golden during Pepperdine's season home finale vs. Cal.
Photos taken by Bob Krystofik during Pepperdine's games at Long Beach and vs. Cal at home.
Photos taken by Bill Farnan during Pepperdine's games vs. Long Beach and Redlands at the 2010 SoCal Tournament.
Photos taken by Bill Farnan during Pepperdine's home game vs. LMU and at the Inland Empire Tournament.
Photographs taken by Bob Krystofik during Pepperdine's mid-summer scrimmage series.
2011/JUNIOR: Earned MPSF All-Academic honors ... Appeared in 21 games for the Waves during his junior campaign ... Tallied seven goals and one steal ... Had a hat trick in a 20-2 victory over Harvard (10/23) ... Also had two goals in a 7-6 victory over UC Santa Barbara (9/18) ... Collected one goal apiece in victory over Bucknell (10/23) and loss to UC Santa Barbara (11/27).
2010/SOPHOMORE: Appeared in 26 of 27 games for the Waves, scoring 12 goals with three assists and eight steals ... Posted three multi-goal games vs. Occidental, Cal and Fresno Pacific ... Totaled two goals at the MPSF Championship, netting a single score vs. both UC Irvine and Pacific ... Credited with two steals in Pepperdine's 7-5 overtime win at UC Davis ... Named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District first team and the MPSF All-Academic team.
2009/FRESHMAN: Scored four goals as a redshirt freshman ... Netted three in season opener vs. Cal Lutheran ... Also scored vs. Stanford at the SoCal Tournament.
2008/REDSHIRT: Redshirted his first season at Pepperdine.
HIGH SCHOOL: Was homeschooled through the Brown Academy and graduated in 2008 ... Played water polo for Newport High School, located in Bellevue, Wash. ... Played three years of varsity water polo ... Made the all-state first team as a senior and the second team as a sophomore ... Was a team co-captain and earned a coach's award as a senior ... Team placed second in the state each of his final two years ... Also swam for four years ... Participated in the Running Start program at Bellevue Community College, taking classes while he was still in high school ... Member of Phi Theta Kappa.
CLUB: Played for the Pacific Northwest United Water Polo Club from 2006-08 ... Went to Junior Olympics with club.
PERSONAL: Born in Bellevue, Wash. ... Son of Randall and Marta Brown ... Brother of David ... Majoring in sports medicine and aspires to become a doctor ... 2011-12 Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) Co-Vice President ... Is an Eagle Scout ... Chose Pepperdine for "its exceptional water polo program, tough academics and its Christian foundation."
FAVORITES: Favorite pro athlete is Lakey Peterson ... Favorite books are the Harry Potter series ... Favorite movies are the Lord of the Rings trilogy ... Favorite TV show is The Office .. Favorite sport other than water polo is tennis ... Likes school because "I love realizing more about God's complex creation" ... Enjoys water polo because of "the freedom the water gives you to move in ways you never would be able to on land."