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.
Photographs from Pepperdine's home game vs. Loyola Marymount on Sept. 11.
Photos taken by Bill Farnan during Pepperdine's home game vs. No. 3 UC Irvine on October 9.
Photos taken by Bill Farnan during Pepperdine's games vs. Long Beach and Redlands at the 2010 SoCal Tournament.
PEPPERDINE 2010: Saw action in 25 of 27 games, scoring 24 goals with a team-best 30 assists and 33 steals ... Scored 14 of those goals during a eight-game scoring streak from Sept. 25 vs. Fresno Pacific to Oct. 17 at Pacific ... Netted a season-high three goals vs. Santa Clara at the SoCal Tournament during this stretch ... Credited with two goals (on two shots) plus two steals in the Waves' 7-5 win at UC Davis ... Assisted on two scores in Pepperdine's 8-7 victory over Loyola Marymount at the NorCal Tournament ... Posted three-straight two-goal games vs. USC, UCLA and UC Santa Barbara to end the regular season.
PEPPERDINE 2009: Scored seven goals ... Scored twice at the NorCal Tournament ... Scored goals in MPSF contests at Stanford and at UC Irvine and in the MPSF Tournament vs. UC Irvine.
PEPPERDINE 2008: Redshirted his second season at Pepperdine.
PEPPERDINE 2007: Was one of Pepperdine's top freshmen, scoring 16 goals despite limited playing time ... Scored five goals in a game twice (Whittier and Cal Lutheran) ... Also had three goals against Chapman and two goals against Concordia.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Carlsbad (Calif.) High School in 2007 ... Played for two years on the varsity water polo team ... Named the Avocado League Player of the Year and to the All-CIF Southern Section first team as a senior ... Was an All-CIF second team selection as a junior ... Team won four CIF and league championships ... Teammates with fellow Wave Alex Bergeson ... Also lettered in swimming ... Was a scholar-athlete.
CLUB: Traveled to Serbia with the U.S. Youth National Team in 2003 ... Member of U.S. Youth National Team in 2003-04 ... Played in the Junior Olympics with Carlsbad from 2001-06.
PERSONAL: Born in La Jolla, Calif. ... Son of Steve and Kelly Gough ... Brother of Max and Haley ... Majoring in economics and advertising ... Chose Pepperdine for the "great team, coaches and academics."
FAVORITES: San Diego Chargers (pro sports team) ... Bible (book) ... Entourage (TV show) ... Breakfast burritos (food) ... Surfing (sport other than water polo).
FAVORITES: Hobbies are surfing, wakeboarding, snowboarding and traveling ... Favorite book is The Game ... Favorite pro athlete is LaDainian Tomlinson ... Favorite pro sports team is the San Diego Chargers ... Favorite book is Huckleberry Finn ... Favorite TV show is Prison Break ... Loves water polo because of "how hard it is and to know that you are one of a few to make it to this level."