Marko Madaras' hat trick not enough as Waves fall in season finale.
Waves take on two top-five opponents in the Bay Area.
Nicholas Candau records fourth-quarter hat trick for Pepperdine.
Jennifer Karson given standing ovation upon receiving the Maurice Hilliard Award.
Photos of the Waves' game against the #1 Tigers at Raleigh Runnels Memorial Pool.
PEPPERDINE 2012: Redshirted, did not play.
CLUB: Spent six seasons playing for the 680 Drivers (10-15) ... Team captured fourth place at the 2007 Speedo Cup.
PERSONAL: Given name is Nicholas Candau ... Born in Walnut Creek ... International Business major ... son of Brad and Linda Candau ... Brother to Matthew and Michael Candau ... Brother, Matthew played rugby for Roehampton University in England ... Chose Pepperdine for its Christian values and its academic excellence.
FAVORITES: Laird Hamilton (pro athlete); San Diego Chargers (pro team); Seal Team Six (book); Gladiator (movie); Top Gear (TV show); Soldiers of Jah Army (band); steak (food); hockey (sports other than water polo) ... Lists winning the NCS Semifinals at San Ramon Valley High School as his favorite athletic highlight ... Enjoys going to the beach, surfing and playing beach volleyball in his free time.