Photos by Stephen Wandzura of the Waves' 2-0 win over the Gaels.
Stephen Wandzura's photos of the Waves' 0-0 tie with the Dons.
Photos by Stephen Wandzura of Pepperdine's 4-0 win over the Titans.
PEPPERDINE 2010: Saw action in three games off the bench as a freshman goalkeeper ... In 31 minutes of action, allowed one goal (for a goals-against average of 2.91) and made one save ... Shared on a shutout in a 4-0 win vs. Detroit (9/5) ... Made her save against Arizona (8/29).
CLUB: Played with the Irvine Strikers, Tustin United, JUSA Select and Wolves.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Esperanza High School, located in Anaheim, Calif., in 2010 ... Played four years on the varsity ... As the starting goalkeeper, helped Esperanza to a 27-0-4 record and a #2 national ranking by ESPN RISE ... Team won the 2009-10 CIF Southern California Regional and CIF Southern Section Division I championships ... Saved three penalty kicks after double-overtime in the CIF finals ... Made the All-CIF Southern Section second team and the All-Sunset League first team while recording 20 shutouts ... Esperanza won league titles in 2007-08 and 2009-10 ... Prep teammates with Pepperdine's Katie Gallanes ... Earned scholar-athlete honors.
PERSONAL: Born in La Mirada, Calif. ... Daughter of Rick and Diana Carver ... Has two siblings, Jonathan and Amanda ... Majoring in psychology ... Chose to attend Pepperdine because "I fell in love with the campus and the people the first day I visited; plus, it's right off the beach."
FAVORITES: A self-professed "adrenaline junkie" that enjoys rock climbing, mountain biking, white-water rafting and bungee jumping ... Also enjoys the beach and reading ... Lists her sports hero as Mia Hamm ... Favorites include Wayne Rooney (pro soccer player), the Harry Potter series (books), Lords of Dogtown (movie), That 70s Show (TV show), Jack Johnson (musical artist), pasta (food) and basketball (sport other than soccer) ... Favorite things about soccer are "how it takes patience, strength, agility, grace and a little bit of luck."