This is the second straight year a Wave has been drafted into the NWSL.
Both Michelle Pao and Lynn Williams have earned All-West Region honors three times.
Michelle Pao became the first Pepperdine women's soccer player ever to make the All-WCC first team four times.
Pepperdine's final three regular-season games are on the road.
Pepperdine has its final regular-season home game and senior day ceremonies on Sunday.
Stephen Wandzura's photos of the Waves' 3-1 victory over the Gaels.
Pepperdine hosted No. 4 UCLA Friday, Sept. 20 and dropped a hard-fought 2-0 decision.
Photos of Pepperdine's 1-0 overtime victory at USC.
Pepperdine opened the 2013 season with a 1-1 draw vs. No. 18 Cal (8/26/13).
No. 15 Pepperdine drops a 3-0 decision to crosstown rival Loyola Marymount in a Wells Fargo PCH battle.
CAREER: Continued to cement her reputation as one of the most dynamic players on the West Coast ... Through three seasons Pao has appeared in 59 games, starting 54 of those ... Owns four career goals, including a pair of game-winners to go along with 15 career assists for 23 points ... Has taken 68 shots in three seasons ... Earned Second Team NSCAA All-America status as a sophomore ... a three-time NSCAA All-West Region and All-WCC selection.
MISCELLANEOUS: Enters senior season one assist shy of cracking Pepperdine career top-10 chart ... Nine assists in 2012 were good for a share of fourth place on the single-season list and the most by a Wave since 2006.
PEPPERDINE 2012: Turned in another outstanding season on the pitch for Pepperdine ... Led the WCC in assists (9) before missing final two contests with an injury ... Ranked in the top-30 nationally among Division I assist leaders through 19 matches ... Turned in a pair of two-assist matches - vs. San Diego (8/17) and at San Francisco (10/7) ... Recorded six assists in first eight matches ... Scored first goal of the season with a game-winner against UC Santa Barbara (9/21) ... Scored opening goal in a 2-1 victory vs. No. 17 Santa Clara (10/14) ... Fired a season-high five shots at San Diego (10/21) ... Named to the 2012 NSCAA All-West Region and All-WCC First Teams.
PEPPERDINE 2011: During her sophomore campaign, Pao started all 21 games for the Waves from her outside back position ... Earned NSCAA All-America second team honors, marking the highest individual award any Wave has ever achieved ... Also earned NSCAA All-West Region first team honors and was named All-WCC first team ... Scored first career goal in 6-0 win over Lamar (9/23) and added a second goal in a 4-0 victory over San Francisco (11/4) ... Finished second on the team with five assists ... Fourth on the team with 31 shots ... Preseason All-WCC selection.