Pepperdine Looks For Positive Finish vs. Dons and Gaels
Pepperdine Concludes Three Games in Eight Days vs. Cougars
Shay Cooney Williams Scores 11, Tessa Emerson Adds 10 For Waves
Kelsey Patrick Scores Team-High 11 for the Waves
Waves Tackle Huskies Tuesday Night
Pepperdine took on Brigham Young Saturday, Feb. 16 at Firestone Fieldhouse and dropped a 67-44 decision.
Women's Basketball vs. Gonzaga - Jan. 24, 2013
Pepperdine hosted No. 17 UCLA in its final non-conference game of the 2012-13 season.
Pepperdine vs. Wyoming in championship game of 2012 Thanksgiving Classic. Photos by Martin Folb
December 10, 2011, Pepperdine vs. Oregon State, Firestone Fieldhouse, Malibu, Calif. Photos by Martin Folb
CAREER: Through one season in Malibu has averaged 0.8 points, 1.3 rebounds in 7.5 minutes per game ... Has appeared in 26 career games.
2011-12/FRESHMAN: Appeared in 26 of the Waves' 29 games, averaging 7.5 minutes per game ... Averaged 0.8 points per game, 1.3 rebounds per game ... Blocked two shots and nabbed three steals ... Was 8-for-25 from the field ... Set her career and season high with seven points at Tennessee (11/13) in her first collegiate game ... Also scored four points at Cal State Fullerton (11/16) and vs. Oregon State (12/10) ... Pulled down a season and career high eight rebounds, six being offensive vs. Oregon State (12/10) ... Also collected seven boards, three offensive, four defensive in a victory over Idaho (11/15) ... Had a block vs. USC (12/21) and another vs. Oregon State (12/10).
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2011 graduate of Santa Barbara High School in Santa Barbara, Calif. ... Four-year letterwinner ... Named All-CIF Southern Section Division 2A first team ... First Team All-Channel League ... Named Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table High School Athlete of the Year ... Averaged a double-double her senior year, with 18.6 points per game and 10.1 rebounds per game ... Scored over 1,000 points in her career ... Named All-Channel League first team and All-CIF Division 3A second team as a junior ...Earned the Livelsberger Award her sophomore year, given to player that best exemplifies the team on and off the court ... Also lettered in volleyball and track & field ... Named Track & Field MVP as a sophomore.
CLUB: Played with the California Storm.
PERSONAL: Born in Ventura, Calif. ... Daughter of Brad and Holly Emerson ... Sister of Calvin (19) ... Undeclared major ...Father Brad was an All-American football player at Wheaton College and mother Holly was an All-American basketball player at USC, Uncle Don Ford played basketball at UCSB and later for the Lakers, Cousin Sarah Grieve played basketball at Cal Poly and Aunt Leslie Ford-Grieve played basketball at UCSB ... Chose Pepperdine because "I love everything about it. The coaching, the location, academic programs, the team and the competition."
FAVORITES: Enjoys singing, hanging out with friends, going to the beach and shopping ... Lists Rudy as her biggest sports hero because "he has incredible heart" ... "Favorite pro basketball player is Kobe Bryant ... Favorite pro basketball team is the Los Angeles Lakers ... Favorite foods are watermelon and ribs ... Favorite book is Pride and Prejudice ... Favorite movie is the 1980's version of Pride and Prejudice ... Favorite TV shows include Fringe, OC, Bones and The Nanny ... Favorite sport other than basketball is volleyball ... Enjoys basketball because "I love the fight. I love the feeling when competitive people come together ready to battle."