Waves Look To Challenge in Elite MPSF Field
Pepperdine Hosts No.1 USC Sunday in Regular Season Finale
Waves Battle 49ers Thursday; Host Unbeaten Trojans Sunday in MPSF Finale
Waves Achieve Highest Ranking of the Season
Waves Open Challenging Week Thursday in Westwood
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 games vs. Long Beach and Redlands at the 2010 SoCal Tournament.
Photos taken by Ray McIntyre during Pepperdine's 21-4 win over Fresno Pacific on Saturday, Sept. 25.
2011/SOPHOMORE: Appeared in all 26 games for the Waves, scoring 14 goals, tallying 17 assists and adding seven steals ... 17 assists were good for third best on the team ... Scored a season high three goals against UC Santa Barbara (10/30) ... Also tallied two goals in a 20-2 victory over Harvard (10/23) and in an overtime loss to Long Beach State (10/29).
2010/FRESHMAN: Lone member of the Waves' roster to appear in all 27 games ... Scored three goals, provided 10 assists and was credited with four steals ... Scored his goals against Occidental, Stanford and Cal.
2009/REDSHIRT: Redshirted his true freshman season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Clovis (Calif.) High School in 2009 ... Played four years of varsity water polo ... Named to All-American first team, All-Northern California first team and All-TRAC first team in 2008 ... Selected to All-American and All-NorCal first teams in 2007 ... Recorded 80 goals and 70 assists his senior year and 90 goals and 60 assists as a junior ... Helped lead team to league and section titles in 2007 and 2008 ... Three-year member of the varsity swim team.
PERSONAL: Born in San Francisco, Calif. ... Son of Grazia and Peter Tragitt ... Brother of Giuliana and Francesca ... Father swam for California ... Majoring in advertising ... Chose Pepperdine "for the opportunity to compete on a team that has the potential to win a national championship."
FAVORITES: Enjoys collecting baseball cards and playing video games ... Favorite pro athlete is Tim Lincecum ... Favorite pro sports team is the San Francisco Giants ... Favorite book is Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut ... Favorite movie is Space Jam ... Favorite TV show is SportsCenter ... Favorite musical artist is The Beatles ... Favorite sport other than water polo is basketball ... Favorite thing about water polo is "the bond that the team shares, it's like one big family."