Pepperdine concludes regular season with a 15-1 record.
Pepperdine hosts final event at Zuma Beach next week Saturday, April 19 at 10 a.m.
Pepperdine wins its pool today with wins over Arizona, Bakersfield and #3 Hawaii.
Pepperdine sweeps season series vs. the 49ers.
Kelley Larsen and Kellie Woolever take home third title as a pair; Emily Cook and Katie Messing top podium for first time.
Pepperdine at USAV Collegiate Challenge in Hermosa Beach (Photos by Tyler Daugherty/USAV)
USA VOLLEYBALL: Member of the USA Volleyball U19 A1 team ... Placed second at the USAV High Performance Championship in 2013 ... Placed ninth at the FIVB U19 World Championship in Portugal in 2013.
CLUB: Competed for Legacy Volleyball Club.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Valencia High School in 2013 ... Member of the varsity indoor squad for two seasons and junior varsity for one year ... 2012 Foothill League Most Valuable Player ... Also earned All-Foothill League first team honors as a junior ... Put down 361 kills as a senior and 254 kills as a junior ... Led Valencia to the 2012 league title.
PERSONAL: Born in West Torrance, Calif. ... Daughter of Diane and Mark Knudsen ... Older sister to Lindsey, Kelsey and Jacob ... Majoring in sports medicine ... Chose Pepperdine because of the "amazing team and coaches, beautiful campus and great spiritual environment ... Father played volleyball at UCLA while mother was a member of the volleyball team at Long Beach City College ... Favorite thing about sand volleyball is "you get to play all positions, pass, set and hit and it's on the beach."
FAVORITES: Favorite pro athlete is Stephen Gyde ... Favorite book is the Bible ... Favorite pro team is the Los Angeles Lakers ... Favorite movie is The Lion King ... Favorite musical artist is Jack Johnson ... Favorite sport other than volleyball is basketball ... Favorite tv show is Psych ... Favorite food is Mexican.