Pepperdine Places Three on 2012 CoSIDA Academic All-District 8 Teams; Five on West Coast Conference All-Academic Squads
Lynn Williams Records First Career Hat Trick; Anisa Guajardo Adds Two Goals
Pepperdine Takes on Portland and Gonzaga in Final Regular Season Road Trip
Callie Payetta's First Goal of the Season Propels Waves to Upset
Waves fall with lone goal by the Aztecs early in the second half.
No. 24 Pepperdine defeated Saint Mary's 5-3 in WCC action November 1 at Tari Frahm Rokus Field.
No. 15 Pepperdine drops a 3-0 decision to crosstown rival Loyola Marymount in a Wells Fargo PCH battle.
Photos by Stephen Wandzura
PEPPERDINE 2011: Holtz earned All-Freshman West Coast Conference honors in 2011 ... She finished with two goals, including the game-winner versus Gonzaga on Oct. 21 ... She appeared in 19 games during her freshman campaign, earning one start against Lamar on Sept. 23 ... Her lone assist of the season came on Sept. 9 in a 4-2 win over Illinois in the LSU Invitational ... Holtz tallied 11 shot attempts on the year, tallying two shots apiece against Lamar and San Francisco ... She collected a season-high three shot attempts versus Gonzaga ... seven of her 11 shot attempts were on goal (.636) ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "gold" honors.
ODP: Was a member of Hawaii's state team from 2005-08 and was in the Region IV pool in 2009.
CLUB: Has played with the Honolulu Bulls Soccer Club for more than a decade ... Won three state cups and the 2009 regional tournament .. Was the leading scorer in the 2008 and 2009 Miso junior league and the 2009 Miso W1 league.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from the Punahou School, located in Honolulu, Hawaii, in 2011 ... Played four years on the varsity ... Earned 2009-10 ESPN RISE all-state honors ... Selected to the all-state tournament team all four years ...Was the ILH Offensive Player of the Year as a junior ... Team won state titles in 2009, 2010 and 2011 and was ranked #19 by ESPN RISE in 2010 ... A member of the National Honor Society.
PERSONAL: Born in Hawaii ... Daughter of Joe and Florence Holtz ... Has one sister, Madison ... Had the lead role in the musical "Rent" ... Chose Pepperdine because "I love the location, the people and the facilities that Pepperdine has to offer."
FAVORITES: Enjoys writing and recording her own music ... Also likes swimming, bike riding, surfing and hiking ... Favorites include Lionel Messi (pro soccer player), Manchester United (pro soccer team), Just Go With It, Finding Nemo, Little Mermaid (movie), Friends (TV show), Taylor Swift and John Mayer (musical artist), sushi and smoothies (food) and surfing and skiing (sports other than soccer) ... Enjoys soccer most because of its competitiveness.