Stephen Wandzura's photos of the Waves' 3-2 win over the #14 Broncos.
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.
Stephen Wandzura's photos of the Waves' 1-1 tie at Loyola Marymount.
Photos of Pepperdine's 0-0 tie with the ASU women's soccer team by Stephen Wandzura.
PEPPERDINE 2010: Named to the All-WCC honorable mention team as a freshman ... Tied for the team high with three assists ... Played in 19 games and started 18 ... Assisted on Pepperdine's first two goals in a 4-2 win over Arizona (8/29) ... Also assisted on the game-winner in a 1-0 victory vs. Cal Poly (9/24) ... Attempted 26 shots and put 13 on goal ... Named to the All-USD Tournament team.
ICELAND: Called up to Iceland's National Team during summer 2010 .... Was previously part of the U-17 and U-19 National Teams ... Played club soccer with Stjarnan, which won three Icelandic championships ... Transferred from Reykjavik University.
PERSONAL: Born and raised in Iceland ... Full first name is Gunnhildur but goes by Gunny ... Daughter of Jon Saemundsson and Yr Sigurdadottir ... Majoring in sports medicine ... Chose to attend Pepperdine "because of the good soccer team and the school's good academics."
FAVORITES: Enjoys traveling and music ... Lists her sports heroes as Thierry Henry, Dennis Bergkamp and Allen Iverson ... Favorites include Cesc Fabregas (pro soccer player), Arsenal (pro soccer team), My Soul to Take (book), Cruel Intentions and Anchorman (movies), Friends and Modern Family (TV shows), Oasis (musical artist) and basketball (sport other than soccer) ... Favorite things about soccer are "the intensity and the competitiveness."