Three Waves were in the top 20, led by Liv Cheng with a tie for fourth place.
Liv Cheng and Marissa Chow are in the top 10.
Liv Cheng is tied for fourth place after the first round.
Grace Na won her third college tournament in Hawaii.
Grace Na shot a 5-under 67 on Monday.
Jeff Golden and Athletic Communications photos from the Waves' first-place finish.
Photos by Gary Stepic of the Pepperdine women's golf team in Albuquerque, N.M.
Jeff Golden photos of the third and final round of the Bruin Wave Invitational at Robinson Ranch Golf Club.
Jeff Golden's photos of the Waves during the first round of the event played at Palos Verdes Golf Club.
CAREER: In 14 tournaments and 41 rounds, has a career stroke average of 78.83.
PEPPERDINE 2011-12: Competed at seven events as a sophomore ... Was part of the lineup for three of them ... Had a stroke average of 79.05 in 20 rounds ... Best finish was a tie for 35th place at the Battle at Rancho Bernardo Inn (77-77=154) ... Had her first career sub-par round with a 1-under 72 at the Dick McGuire Invitational.
PEPPERDINE 2010-11: Saw action in seven tournaments as a freshman ... Had an average of 78.62 strokes in 21 rounds ... Was in the lineup three times and competed as an individual on four occasions ... Best finish was a tie for 27th place at the UNLV Spring Invitational (77-74-72=223) ... Her best round was an even-par 72 in the final round at the UNLV event ... Tied for 102nd place at the NCAA West Regional (78-78-86).
AMATEUR/JUNIOR GOLF: Qualified for the 2011 U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship ... Took sixth place at the 2011 California Women's Championship ... On the FCWT Junior Tour, won the 2008 Hunter Ranch Open and finished in the top five in eight of nine tournaments.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from St. Joseph High School, located in Santa Maria, Calif., in 2010 ... Won the Los Padres League title as a junior and senior ... Earned All-Northern Santa Barbara County honors her last two seasons and was an all-league first teamer all four years ... Competed at the CIF tournament all four years ... Helped the school win its first-ever league title as a freshman.
PERSONAL: Born in Santa Maria, Calif. ... Daughter of Paul and Nanci Gillaspy ... Has two siblings, Dale and Desiree ... A grandfather, John Gillaspy, was in a master's program at Pepperdine ... Chose Pepperdine because "of the golf program and golf coach, the small school, the great education and its location."
FAVORITES: Favorites include The Catcher in the Rye (book), The Great Race (movie), Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean and One Republic (musical artists), her father's barbeque (food) and tennis (sport other than golf) ... Favorite thing about golf is "every day I step on the course it's a challenge. It is never easy."