Pepperdine Hosts No.1 USC Sunday in Regular Season Finale
Nine Waves Score Saturday Against the Eagles
Stephen Loomis and Colin Carroll both score five goals over the tournament.
Waves return a strong group of senior leaders including Spencer Hamby and Matt DeTrane.
2011/Redshirt: Redshirted his true freshman season in 2011.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2011 graduate of Ventura High School in Ventura, Calif. ... Played three years of varsity water polo ... As a senior was named team MVP and All-Ventura County ... Scored 101 goals as a senior ... A three-time All-CIF and All-Channel League selection ... Team made Division I CIF postseason all three years ... Also lettered three years in basketball and swimming ... Led basketball team to CIF title as a senior and was named All-Channel League ... Holds record for 4x50m swim relay ... Honor roll student all four years.
CLUB: Played for Ventura Water Polo Club, Orange County Water Polo and Ventura County Premier.
PERSONAL: Given name is Joshua Daniel Tice ... Born in Ventura, Calif. ... Majoring in business administration ... Son of Tia and Tim Tice ... Brother to Lindsey (16) and Whitney (13) Tice ... Cousin Greg Morris played water polo at Stanford ... Enjoys water polo because of "the intensity, team camaraderie and that it takes true skill and physical conditioning to play." ... Chose to attend Pepperdine "Because it felt like the best fit."
FAVORITES: Michael Jordan (favorite pro athlete and sports hero) ... Los Angeles Lakers (favorite pro team) ... Braveheart (movie) ... The Bible (book) ... Workaholics (TV show) ... Reggie Watts (musical artist) ... basketball (sport other than water polo) ... Hobbies include playing basketball, relaxing with friends and going to the beach.