Wesley Sherburne scores a match-high five goals vs. Air Force to leads Waves to the 12-8 victory.
Nicholas Candau records fourth-quarter hat trick for Pepperdine.
Marko Madaras scores five goals; Danny White adds three against the Eagles
Luke Hewko matches career-high with five goals vs. top-ranked Bruins.
Waves Take On UC Santa Barbara in Seventh Place Game Sunday at 10 a.m.
Photos of the Waves' game against the #1 Tigers at Raleigh Runnels Memorial Pool.
Photos of the Waves' 12-7 victory over Air Force at Raleigh Runnels Memorial Pool.
No. 7 Pepperdine dispatched Long Beach City College 20-5 in exhibition action Saturday.
CAREER: Has appeared in 45 of a possible 46 matches during his first two years as a Wave and has tallied 18 goals.
PEPPERDINE 2013: In his second season as a Wave, appeared in 21 of 22 matches ... Scored seven goals, including two versus #1 UCLA (9/27).
PEPPERDINE 2012: Appeared in all 24 matches as a first-year Wave ... Scored 11 goals ... Turned in three multi-goal matches, the last coming with a pair at UC Davis (10/19) ... Scored two goals in the MPSF Tournament.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Corona Del Mar High School in 2012 after spending two seasons on the varsity under the direction of head coach Barry O'Dea ... Captured second team All-CIF and All-Pacific Coast League honors as a senior ... Prep teammate of seven who captured Division I scholarships ... Also lettered in swimming.
CLUB: Competed on the Corona Del Mar and SoCal Polo club teams ... Helped SoCal win the US Club Championship ... SoCal also posted a runner-up showing in the Cal Cup Championship and a fifth place showing at the Junior Olympics.
PERSONAL: Born in Laguna Hills, Calif. ... Son of Rick Sherburne ... Father, Rick, played water polo at UCLA and was named to the 1979 NCAA All-Tournament Team ... A pre-business administration major ... Chose Pepperdine for the academics and the opportunity to play Division I water polo.
FAVORITES: Chris Paul (pro athlete); Los Angeles Lakers (pro team); Breaking Bad & Prison Break (TV shows); Chicken Roll Ups (food); golf (sport other than water polo) ... Lists winning 2010 CIF Division II Championship as most thrilling sports moment.