Grace Na rallied to post her 10th top-20 finish of the season.
Pepperdine is tied for 13th but needs a top-eight finish to advance.
Pepperdine needs to finish in the top eight to advance to the NCAA Championships.
The Waves are aiming for their 12th NCAA Championships appearance in 15 years.
Pepperdine, making its 15th consecutive trip to regionals, will be aiming for its 12th NCAA Championships berth.
Photos of the Waves by Paul Levy, taken at the Vanderbilt Legends Club in Franklin, Tenn., from May 22-25.
Photos of the Waves winning their 11th straight WCC title at San Juan Oaks Golf Club in Hollister, Calif.
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.
CAREER: A two-time All-American and a repeat winner of the WCC Player of the Year award ... Through two seasons, ranked fourth all-time at Pepperdine with a career stroke average of 73.98 ... Thirteen of her 17 tournaments have resulted in a top-20 finish ... Seven have been top-10 results ... Has had 10 sub-par rounds, just one shy of Pepperdine's top 10.
PEPPERDINE 2011-12: Earned All-American honorable mention status from both the NGCA and Golfweek after her sophomore season ... Also named WCC Player of the Year again and to the All-WCC first team ... Led the team with a 74.10 stroke average ... Ranked #45 by Golfstat and #47 by Golfweek/Sagarin ... Played in 10 events and 30 rounds ... Had team bests of five top-10 finishes, seven top-20 results and six sub-par rounds ... Tied an NCAA record with a 9-under 63 during the first round of the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown ... She's one of four players to shoot 9-under (Pepperdine's Katharine Hull is one of the others) ... She won the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown with a 7-under 209 (63-72-74) ... Made it into Sports Illustrated's "Faces in the Crowd" for her feat ... Tied for second place at the Golfweek Conference Challenge (69-74-77=220) ... Tied for third place at the Bruin Wave Invitational (71-74-79=224) ... Tied for fourth place at the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational (73-76-68=217) ... Pulled out of a spring tournament with a wrist injury, which hindered her in the postseason ... Tied for 12th at the WCC Championships (80-76-75=231) ... Tied for 26th at the NCAA West Regional (75-77-69=221) ... Tied for 77th at the NCAA Championships (80-73-76-75=304).
PEPPERDINE 2010-11: Had a tremendous spring after arriving at Pepperdine in January, earning Golfweek All-American honorable mention honors, both WCC Player and Freshman of the Year awards and All-WCC first team notice ... Posted a stroke average of 73.81 in 21 rounds ... In her seven tournaments, finished in the top 20 six times and in the top 10 twice ... Ranked #34 nationally by Golfstat and #39 by Golfweek/Sagarin ... Was medalist at the WCC Championships (74-68-75=217) ... Tied for 10th place at the UNLV Spring Invitational with an even-par 216 (72-73-71) ... Tied for 11th place at the Battle at the Rancho Bernardo Inn (78-70-73=221) ... Tied for 14th place at the Bruin Wave Invitational (74-74-75=223) ... Tied for 16th place at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge (74-74-76=224) ... Tied for 18th place at the NCAA West Regional (76-69-78=223) ... Had four sub-par rounds, including a 4-under 68 in the second round of the WCC Championships ... That tied Pepperdine's best-ever 18-hole score at the WCC Championships.
AMATEUR/JUNIOR GOLF: Reached the round of 32 at the 2011 U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship ... Competed at the U.S. Junior Girls Championship from 2006-10 ... Played at the U.S. Women's Amateur Championships from 2008-10 ... Played at the U.S. Public Links Championships three times ... Earned AJGA/Rolex Junior All-American honorable mention honors in 2008 ... Rated as high as #4 in the Golfweek/Sagarin junior rankings.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Alameda (Calif.) High School in January 2011 ... Won the 2010 CIF State Championship as an individual ... At the state final, also placed also fifth in 2009, seventh in 2008 and third in 2007 ... Placed second at the 2010 Northern Regional Championships and tied for fourth at the North Coast Section Division I Tournament of Champions ... Named the 2010 East Bay Golfer of the Year by the Oakland Tribune ... Led Alameda to a fourth-place team finish at the state event in 2010, the best in school history, and its first NorCal Division I team title.
PERSONAL: Born in Temple, Texas ... Daughter of Charles and Julie Na ... Has one brother, David ... Chose Pepperdine because "of the the first-class facilities, the great golf program and most importantly to balance my faith. The coaches here are exactly the type of coaches I wanted."
FAVORITES: Enjoys listening to music and physical activities such as swimming and running ... Lists her sports heroes as Annika Sorenstam and Phil Michelson "for their character on the course" ... Favorites include Adam Scott (pro golfer), Bandon Dunes (golf course), Talent Is Not Enough (book), Transformers and The Notebook (movies), Master Chef and Shark Tank (TV shows), Wiz Khalifa and Lil Wayne (musical artists), Italian, Korean and sushi (food) and swimming, basketball and volleyball (sports other than golf) ... Favorite things about golf are "it's independence, and I have complete responsibility over it, and it's a very precise game that cannot be underestimated."