Eighteen student-athletes earned All-American honors and 51 were all-conference.
Interim head coach Gary O'Brien is impressed with the level of play that he's seen this spring.
Attackers Matthew DeTrane, Andrew Milcovich and center Spencer Hamby earn the honors.
Brown, Carroll, Milcovich and Valics all earned All-Academic honors.
Spencer Hamby paces the team with a hat trick.
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 doubleheader vs. USC and Fresno Pacific
Pictures taken by Jeff Golden of Pepperdine's game vs. Loyola Marymount on Sept. 11, 2010.
Photographs taken by Bob Krystofik during Pepperdine's mid-summer scrimmage series.
CAREER: Scored 96 career goals ... A three-time MPSF All-Academic selection.
PEPPERDINE 2011: Was second on the team with 40 goals scored as a senior ... Led the team with 30 assists and added eight steals ... Appeared in all 26 games for the Waves ... Scored a season and career-high four goals against Bucknell ... Earned ACWPC All-America honorable mention accolades ... Was named to the MPSF All-Academic selection.
PEPPERDINE 2010: Redshirted.
PEPPERDINE 2009: Ranked fifth on the team with 17 goals as a junior ... Scored two goals in a game four times ... Scored twice at USC in an MPSF contest ... Scored two goals at the MPSF Tournament ... Made the MPSF All-Academic team for the second time.
PEPPERDINE 2008: Posted 18 goals in 28 games as a sophomore ... Scored a season-high three goals against UC Santa Barbara ... Also had two goals apiece against Pomona-Pitzer and Long Beach State ... Scored a goal in the MPSF Tournament final vs. USC ... Named to the MPSF All-Academic team.
PEPPERDINE 2007: Scored 21 goals as a true freshman, sixth on the team ... Was second among the freshmen in scoring ... Had four multiple-goal games ... Scored three goals against Loyola Marymount and two apiece against Pomona-Pitzer, Concordia and UC San Diego.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from De La Salle High School, located in Concord, Calif., in 2007 ... Played four years of varsity water polo ... A four-time all-league honoree, a three-time All-American and a three-time All-CIF selection ... Tabbed the County Player of the Year as a senior after scoring 127 goals ... Holds the school record for career goals scored (364) ... Team won the CIF championship his sophomore year ... Also lettered in swimming and soccer.
CLUB: Member of the U13 Development National Team from 2001-02 ... Played for the U15 Cadet National Team from 2003-05 ... Was on the U18 Youth National Team from 2005-07 ... Won the Pan Am Games with the Cadet National Team in 2005 in Mexico City ... Played for Diablo Water Polo Club, Concord and La Morinda ... Won the 2007 Junior Olympics U18 title.
PERSONAL: Born in Walnut Creek, Calif. ... Son of Peter and Djhossan Milcovich ... Brother of Will and John ... Will plays water polo at Pacific ... Majoring in economics and political science ... Says an interesting thing about him is that "I'm half-Croatian and half-Filipino" ... Chose Pepperdine for the "great education it provides, the ability to learn in small classes and the opportunity to earn a degree from a great school."
FAVORITES: Enjoys going to the beach, surfing and playing basketball ... Favorite pro athlete is Denes Varga ... Favorite pro sports team is the Golden State Warriors ... Favorite TV show is Shark Week ... Favorite movie is Cool Hand Luke ... Favorite book is Freaknomics ... Favorite musical artists are Enya... Favorite food is Mom's cooking ... Favorite sport other than water polo is soccer ... Loves water polo because of "the players I meet and the friendships I make all over the world."