Pepperdine opens the WCC Tournament on Thursday next week in Las Vegas.
Pepperdine has two games left in its regular season.
More than 1,200 WCC student-athletes received the award.
Pepperdine hosts Westmont on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in an exhibition.
Pepperdine welcomes skilled post player to Malibu.
PEPPERDINE 2015-16: Appeared in 27 games, making one start as a redshirt junior for the Waves … Played 8.9 minutes per game … Grabbed 30 rebounds on the year … Also posted 14 points, 10 blocks, seven assists and four steals … Hit six of the eight free throws she took … Scored a season-high four points against San Diego (1/28/16) and grabbed a season-high four rebounds against Saint Mary’s (2/11/16) … Earned WCC All-Academic recognition and was named to the WCC Commissioner’s Honor Roll silver list … Named a Pepperdine Scholar Athlete.
PEPPERDINE 2014-15: Appeared in 28 games and made 12 starts for the Waves as a sophomore … Averaged 17.0 minutes per game … Grabbed 2.5 rebounds and scored 1.6 points per game … Shot 40.5 percent from the floor and 70.6 percent from the free throw line … Had 13 blocks and 12 steals … Dished out 15 assists … Scored a season-high six points and grabbed four rebounds against BYU (1/10).
PEPPERDINE 2013-14: Sat out the 2013-14 season after transferring from Pittsburgh.
PITTSBURGH: Spent her freshman season of 2012-13 at the University of Pittsburgh ... Appeared in all 30 games, averaging 14.3 minutes a game ... Averaged 1.0 points and 2.5 rebounds per game ... Grabbed a season-high eight rebounds vs. Cincinnati (2/20) ... Had a season-best six points versus Wagner (11/20) and shot 3-for-3 from the field ... Played a season-high 32 minutes versus Louisville (2/9) ... Played 17 minutes versus William & Mary (11/11), pumping in her first collegiate points (four).
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner at Ankeny (Iowa) High School ... Iowa Newspaper Association all-state Class 4A first team selection as a senior ... 2012 all-state Class 4A third team Iowa Girls' Coaches Association selection, while also earning a spot on the Central Iowa Metro League all-conference first team ... Named a member of the Des Moines Register All-Conference first team and the Class 4A State all-tournament squad following senior season ... Finished second on career blocked shots list and third on career rebounding chart at Ankeny High ... Only post player in the top 15 on the career assists list at Ankeny ... Helped lead Hawkettes to an 81-17 record over a four-year span, including a 22-4 mark in her senior season ... Averaged 6.6 points and 5.7 rebounds per game in 26 starts, helping direct team to the state final ... Three times named to the CIML Central Conference honorable mention team ... Averaged 5.9 points and 5.0 rebounds with 50 assists and 32 blocks as a junior ... Averaged 7.4 points and 6.1 rebounds during sophomore season ... Also lettered three years in volleyball at Ankeny High ... Member of volleyball state championship team as a sophomore and state runner-up as a junior ... As a senior, named all-district first team and All-CIML second team ... Also tabbed all-state honorable mention, Academic All-State and CIML All-Academic ... Member of National Honor Society.
CLUB: Played club basketball for Kingdom Hoops for two years and also was a member of Team Iowa in 2009.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Maryellen and Doug Pettepier ... Has one brother, David ... Spent time in France her junior year of high school as an exchange student.