Marissa Chow enters her senior season in 2015-16 as a two-time All-American.
It's the third such award for Marissa Chow and the first for Cody McManus.
The Waves were making their 17th consecutive regional appearance.
The third and final round is on Saturday.
The Waves need to finish in the top six to advance to the NCAA Championships.
Photos by Jeff Golden, Kyle Terada/WCC and Roger Horne from the Waves' WCC title at Saticoy Country Club.
Jeff Golden's photos of the Waves at El Caballero Country Club.
Jeff Golden's photos of the Waves' first round at Palos Verdes Golf Club on 2/8/2015.
Jeff Golden's photos of the 2014 Bruin Wave Invitational, at which Pepperdine finished second.
Jeff Golden photos from the first round of the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge.
CAREER: A two-time All-American and three-time All-WCC first teamer through three seasons ... Her career scoring average of 73.36 ranks second all-time at Pepperdine ... Ranks fourth in school history with 25 below-par rounds ... Has 13 top-10 and 19 top-20 finishes in 30 tournaments (87 rounds) ... A three-time WCC Player of the Month.
PEPPERDINE 2014-15: Named to the Golfweek All-American third team and to the WGCA All-American honorable mention list as a junior ... Was awarded WCC Player of the Year honors ... Also picked to the All-WCC first team for the third time ... Ended the season ranked #22 nationally by Golfstat/Sagarin and #33 by Golfstat ... Averaged 73.04 strokes per round, the eighth-best mark in school history ... Played in all 10 tournaments and 27 rounds of stroke play ... Had five top-10 and six top-20 finishes and 11 below-par rounds ... Posted the first two wins of her college career at the Golfweek Conference Challenge and the WCC Championships ... Shot a 6-under 210 (73-70-67) at Golfweek to win by four strokes ... Shot a 228 (74-80-74) at the WCC Championships to win by one stroke ... Finished below par at her first four tournaments of the season (and earned WCC Player of the Month honors in September 2014 in the process) ... Earned her second WCC Player of the Month award for April 2015 following the WCC Championships ... Also tied for fourth at the Stanford Intercollegiate with a 5-under 208 (69-72-67), took sixth at the Dick McGuire Invitational with a 3-under 216 (73-71-72) and tied for seventh at the UC Irvine Invitational with an even-par 216 (73-70-73) ... Best round of the season was a 5-under 67 in the final round at Golfweek ... Led, or shared the Pepperdine lead, at eight of nine stroke play events ... Tied for 36th at the NCAA South Bend Regional (72-83-71=226) ... Earned WCC Commissioner’s Honor Roll “bronze” honors and was a Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.
PEPPERDINE 2013-14: Earned Golfweek All-American third team honors as a sophomore ... Ended the season ranked #29 nationally by both Golfstat and Golfweek/Sagarin ... Repeated as an All-WCC first team selection ... Averaged 72.83 strokes, the sixth-best mark in Pepperdine single-season history, in 30 rounds ... Was in the lineup at all 10 tournaments ... Had four top-10 finishes and a team-best eight top-20 results ... Recorded 10 below-par rounds ... Opened the season with back-to-back second-place finishes at the Dick McGuire Invitational (72-73-68=213) and the Golfweek Conference Challenge (71-70-71=212) ... Her 5-under 68 in the third round of the McGuire was a season-best, as was her 54-hole score of 6-under at that tournament ... Finished at or below par at five tournaments ... Earned WCC Player of the Month honors for October after tying for 16th at the Schooner Fall Classic (77-72-69=218) and tying for 11th at the Stanford Intercollegiate (70-69-73=212) ... Tied for second place at the WCC Championships (74-72-73=219) ... Tied for fourth place at the Bruin Wave Invitational (72-70-74=216) ... Tied for 22nd at the NCAA East Regional (71-72-73=216) ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors and was a Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.
PEPPERDINE 2012-13: Made the All-WCC first team as a freshman ... Ended the season ranked #71 by Golfweek/Sagarin and #77 by Golfstat ... Was second on the team with a 74.17 stroke average ... Played in all 10 tournaments and 30 rounds ... Had four top-10 and five top-20 results ... Tied for 13th in her collegiate debut at the Dick McGuire Invitational (73-73-75=221) ... Her four top-10 results came consecutively in the spring ... Tied for second at the Bruin Wave Invitational (74-71-74=219), tied for ninth at the `Anuenue Spring Break Classic with a 1-under 215 (71-75-69), tied for 10th at the Farms Invitational (75-74-75=224) and tied for third at the WCC Championships (72-77-73=222) ... Her best of four sub-par rounds was a 3-under 69 in the third round of the `Anuenue Spring Break Classic ... Tied for 26th at the NCAA West Regional (74-77-69=220) ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors.
AMATEUR/JUNIOR GOLF: Won a local qualifier and competed in the 2014 U.S. Women's Open at Pinehurst No. 2 (and led briefly in the first round after recording birdies on four of the first six holes) ... Placed fourth at the 2010 Calloway Junior World Championship ... Was the first-round leader after a 5-under 69 and ended up with a 4-under 292 ... Tied for ninth place at the 2011 Calloway Junior World Championship with a 2-under 294 ... Made seven consecutive appearances at the event and made the cut the last five times ... Won the 2011 Hawaii State Junior Golf Association State Championship ... Qualified for the 2011 USGA Girls Junior Amateur Championship ... Participated in the 2011 Manoa Cup and was the only girl to make it to the second round of match play ... Among her class, ranked as high as #12 in the Golfweek/Sagarin index and #14 on the Junior Golf Scoreboard.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Iolani High School, located in Honolulu, Hawaii, in 2012 ... Played four years on the varsity ... Named the Interscholastic League of Honolulu's Player of the Year as a senior ... Had three top five-finishes at the state tournament ... Won the ILH title as a freshman and junior.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Nelson and Lynne Chow ... Has one brother, Matthew ... Majoring in business administration ... Chose Pepperdine because it "has a great balance of academics and athletics and I knew I would make lasting relationships with friends as well as mentors."
FAVORITES: Enjoys working out and playing volleyball and basketball ... Favorite thing about golf is "it is challenging mentally and physically. You will learn many things about yourself and it is a great test of character."