The Waves have not allowed a goal in 275:17 minutes of play to start the season.
More than 1,200 WCC student-athletes received the award.
59 of Pepperdine's student-athletes that compete in the WCC had at least a 3.0 GPA.
Pepperdine opens the 2012 season on Friday against San Diego at Tari Frahm Rokus Field
The nine WCC schools put a total of 1,093 student-athletes on the list from the 13 sports that the conference sponsors, which is another new conference record.
Photos of Pepperdine's 1-0 overtime victory at USC.
PEPPERDINE 2014: Made 22 starts for the Waves as a redshirt junior in 2014 ... Anchored the Waves' defense in the middle that gave up just 16 goals all year, and led the conference with 11 shutouts and a 0.67 goals against average ... Also scored two goals on the year, picking up strikes against Florida Atlantic (8/29) and Pacific (10/12) ... Took seven total shots, putting five on target.PEPPERDINE 2013: Took over a starting defender position as a third-year sophomore ... Appeared in 16 games and started 14 ... Attempted one shot ... A Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.
PEPPERDINE 2012: Did not see any action as a redshirt freshman ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors and was a Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.
PEPPERDINE 2011: Redshirted her true freshman season ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors.
CLUB: Played for So Cal Blues Dodge, which won a national championship in 2010, took third in 2009 and was a finalist in 2008 ... Team won five Surf Cup titles and multiple Blues Cup championships ... The team was the U.S. Youth National League champion in 2009 and 2010 ... Also played with Del Mar Sharks, Rancho Bernardo Soccer Club and Temecula Soccer Club.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Temecula (Calif.) Valley High School in 2011 ... A four-year member of the varsity ... Did not play as a senior, but earned All-Southwestern Conference first team honors as a freshman and sophomore and second team as a junior ... Team won two league titles ... Was a member of the Dean's List all four years.
PERSONAL: Born in San Bernardino, Calif. ... Daughter of Mike and Sheila Assumma ...Her father competed in cross country and track at San Bernardino Valley College and her mother played volleyball at UC Riverside ... Has one brother, Kyle ... Majoring in sports medicine ... Chose Pepperdine because of "my strong and positive connection I felt with the Pepperdine coaches, the great academic program Pepperdine had to offer and the location of the campus."
FAVORITES: Enjoys white-water rafting ... Lists her sports hero as Kobe Bryant ... Favorites include Sergio Ramos (pro soccer player), Chelsea (pro soccer team), Bridesmaids (movie), Jersey Shore (TV show), Lil Wayne (musical artist), chicken (food) and volleyball (sport other than soccer) ... Favorite thing about soccer is "the competitiveness and continual mental and strategic focus that is needed."