Matt DeTrane, Spencer Hamby, Stephen Loomis and Bence Valics Earn Honorable Mention Selection
Waves Finish Eighth IN MPSF Water Polo Championship
Waves Take On UC Santa Barbara in Seventh Place Game Sunday at 10 a.m.
Waves Take On Pacific Saturday at 11:30 a.m.
Waves Look To Challenge in Elite MPSF Field
2011/JUNIOR: DeTrane earned ACWPC All-American honorable mention as a junior college transfer for the Waves in 2011 ... Led the team with 43 goals and 17 steals ... Also added 20 assists ... Scored a season and career high four goals in a 11-10 overtime victory over Pacific (10/18) ... Had hat tricks in back-to-back victories over UC Santa Barbara, 7-6, and Pacific 14-11 (9/18) ... Also had hat tricks in wins over UC Irvine and Harvard and in a loss at USC ... Had a stretch where he scored at least one goal in six consecutive games ... Ranked 12th in the MPSF with goals scored.
2009-10/FRESHMAN & SOPHOMORE: Played two seasons at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill, Calif. ... Led squad to a Big 8 League championship ... Was named Big 8 MVP, junior college All-American and was named to the all-state squad.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2008 graduate of Campolindo High School in Moraga, Calif. ... Played two years of varsity water polo as a driver ... High school teammate included current Pepperdine teammate Stephen Loomis ... As a senior was named first team All-DFAL and second team All-CIF NCS ... Also lettered in swimming.
CLUB: Played for Lamorinda Water Polo Club for three years and Diablo Water Polo Club for two years.
PERSONAL: Given name is Matthew Joseph De Trane ... Born in Berkeley, Calif. ... Majoring in psychology ... Son of Joseph and Debra De Trane ... Brother to Mike (21) and Megan (17) De Trane ... Chose to attend Pepperdine because of the guys on the team and the campus.
FAVORITES: Julius Irving (sports hero) ... Philadelphia Eagles (pro sports team) ... Gladiator (favorite movie) ... Mac Dre (favorite musical artist) ... Two and a Half Men (favorite TV show) ... Steak and pasta (favorite foods) ... basketball (sport other than water polo) ... Hobbies include playing basketball and watching movies.