Waves return eight letterwinners to the 2014 squad.
Frederick, Hill, Dykstra and Caitlin Racich earn AVCA All-American honors, Matthies voted Coach of the Year.
Pepperdine bounces back from an 0-2 deficit to beat Florida State 3-2 and move on to the national championship match.
Pepperdine fights off the Trojans to advance to the semifinals of the AVCA National Championship.
The Waves play either North Florida and USC in the quarterfinals on Friday morning.
Pepperdine falls to Long Beach State 3-2 in the national championship finals. Photos by Eric Bouscher
Waves def. USC 4-1 in the quarterfinals of the AVCA National Championship. Photos by Eric Bouscher
Pepperdine wins 2012 AVCA Collegiate Sand Volleyball National Championship
AVCA Collegiate Sand Championships - Day One Photos by Colette Boehm
CAREER: Leaves Pepperdine as just the 16th Wave to reach 1,000 kills, the ninth player to reach 1,000 digs and just the fourth to do so in both ... Ranks 12th in the Pepperdine record book with 1,140 kills and seventh with 1,136 digs ... Through four seasons, averaged 2.76 kills, 2.75 digs, 0.41 blocks and 0.22 service aces in 413 sets and 115 matches played ... Two-time AVCA All-American in sand volleyball ... Partnered with Kim Hill both seasons of sand volleyball for a two-year record of 52-9 including 32-4 in dual action.
SAND 2013: Earned AVCA All-American status for the second-straight season ... Paired with Kim Hill and went undefeated at 27-0 ... Went 18-0 with Hill in dual action, all from the No. 1 spot in the lineup ... Won the gold bracket pairs championships at both USA Volleyball Collegiate Challenge events in 2013, first in Chula Vista and again in Hermosa Beach ... Went 3-0 with Hill versus eventual AVCA National Pairs Champions Stevi Robinson and Kirby Burnham during the regular season ... 4-0 in three-set matches ... Teamed with Jazmine Orozco at the AVCA National Team Championship ... Pair only saw action in one match before an Orozco injury forced the two to sit out the duration of the event ... Tagged down a season-best 23 kills against Robinson and Burnham (4/6) ... Was also credited with 20 digs in that match ... Tallied five aces against Lane Carico and Katie Madewell (3/30) ... Averaged 6.14 kills/set and a team-high 6.45 digs/set.
SAND 2012: Member of the inaugural AVCA Sand Volleyball All-American class ... Reached the semifinals of the AVCA Collegiate Sand Volleyball Pairs National Championship alongside partner Kim Hill ... Earned the No. 1 seed in the AVCA Collegiate Sand Volleyball Pairs National Championship after going a perfect 3-0 in pool play ... Fell in a crossover semifinal match to teammates and No. 2 seeded Caitlin Racich and Summer Ross ... Finished the season with a 25-9 overall record, all with Hill ... Went 14-4 in dual action and 11-5 in pairs competition ... Reached the finals of the USA Volleyball Collegiate Challenge Gold Division before losing to Racich and Ross in three sets ... Played mostly from the No. 2 spot in the lineup, posting a 14-3 record ... Went 23-4 in two set matches and 2-4 in three set matches ... Posted 20 kills against Natalie Hagglund and Katie Fuller of USC on April 7 ... Tallied 20 digs against Long Beach State's Delainey Aigner-Swesey and Lauren Minkel on March 17 ... Also dished 10 service aces in that match.
INDOOR 2011: Selected to the All-WCC first team for the second-consecutive season ... Averaged 3.01 kills and 3.19 digs to rank second on the team in both categories ... Kills average also ranked sixth in the WCC, while digs average ranked 10th ... Paced squad with 33 service aces (0.28 sa/s) ... Earned the kills-digs double double during 18 matches ... Eclipsed double digits in kills 24 total times and 21 times in digs ... Set a career-high hitting percentage vs. Santa Clara (10/13) with a .567 (19-2-30) ... Those 19 kills vs. the Broncos were a season best ... Hit .187 on the season ... Improved career-high in digs to 23 vs. San Francisco (11/17) ... Racked up 14 kills in win over UCLA (9/7) ... Named WCC Player of the Week on Oct. 17 ... Reached 1,000 career kills milestone on Oct. 15. at San Francisco and the 1,000 digs milestone the very next match vs. BYU on Oct. 20 ... Voted to the Burnt Orange Classic and Asics Classic All-Tournament teams ... With seven blocks, established a new career high vs. Santa Clara (10/13) ... Surpassed the 20-digs mark in four contests ... Totaled 361 kills, 383 digs, 56 blocks and 30 assists ... Registered a receiving percentage of .953 as a primary passer ... Paced the Waves in kill totals during nine matches ... Dished a career-high four service aces vs. North Carolina (12/2) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament ... Averaged 2.86 kills and 3.50 digs during the NCAA Tournament ... Voted to the All-WCC preseason team.
INDOOR 2010: Selected to the All-WCC first team ... Averaged 2.85 kills/set and 2.41 digs/set, both of which were second on the team ... Recorded three kills-digs double doubles (Cal State Fullerton, 9/10; New Mexico State, 9/17; Portland, 10/16) ... Named WCC Player of the Week on Oct. 18 ... Set a season best with 20 kills at Saint Mary's (10/20) ... Surpassed 10 kills in 13 matches and 10 digs in eight contests ... Reached a season-high 12 digs versus Rice (9/3), New Mexico State (9/17) and UC Santa Barbara (10/6) ... Recorded a .565 (15-2-23) hitting percentage versus Portland (10/16) ... Averaged 3.15 kills against conference opponents to rank sixth in the league ... Tied a season-high against Tulane (8/28) with five blocks ... Earned all-tournament team honors at the UNLV Invitational and the Asics Classic ... During spring 2011, tied for fifth place in the "gold" bracket of the USA Volleyball Collegiate Challenge, a sand event, with Kellie Woolever.
INDOOR 2009: Averaged 2.74 kills and 2.49 digs as a sophomore, both of which were third on the team ... Started all 27 matches and appeared in 97 sets ... Had 10 or more kills 15 times and 10 or more digs seven times ... Had four kill-dig double-doubles ... Posted season highs of 17 kills vs. San Francisco (10/22), 22 digs at Loyola Marymount (11/13), five blocks vs. San Francisco (10/22) and three service aces (twice) ... Made the all-tournament teams at the Colorado State Asics Classic and the Pepperdine-USC Tournament ... During spring 2010, took third place in the "gold" bracket at the USA Volleyball Collegiate Challenge, a sand event, with Kim Hill.
INDOOR 2008: Selected to the WCC All-Freshman team ... Started all 28 matches and played in 100 sets ... Was second on the team and ninth in the WCC with 2.80 digs per set ... Third on the squad with 2.39 kills ... Had 12 double-figure kill matches and 15 double-figure dig matches ... Posted seven kill-dig double-doubles ... Had season highs of 14 kills at Saint Mary's (10/2), 18 digs at UCLA (11/25), four blocks (10/23 at San Diego) and two service aces (four times) ... Had eight kills and eight digs vs. Long Beach State in the NCAA Tournament (12/5) ... Part of a recruiting class ranked #8 by Volleyball Magazine ... During spring 2009, won the USA Volleyball Collegiate Challenge, a sand event, with Kiah Fiers.
USA VOLLEYBALL: Played with the USA Junior National Team during summer 2008 and 2009 ... Won a gold medal at the 2008 NORCECA Continental Championships in Mexico ... Also played with the U.S. at the 2009 FIVB World Championships in Mexico, starting two matches ... Played with the youth national team as well.
CLUB: Competed with the TCA Volleyball Club for six years ... Won a gold medal and was the MVP of the 18-Open Division at the 2008 Junior Olympics ... Made the all-tournament team at the 2005 and 2006 events.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Cornelia Connelly High School, located in Anaheim, Calif., in 2008 ... Played three years on the varsity ... A Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 selection and the nation's #41 recruit according to prepvolleyball.com ... Named MVP of the CIF Southern Section Division V as a senior and was co-MVP as a junior ... School won CIF section championships her junior and senior years ... Was MVP of the San Joaquin League as a junior ... Named to the 2007 Orange County Register all-area second team.
PERSONAL: Born in Orange County ... Daughter of Duncan and Lynda Frederick ... Had four siblings: Brittney, Kyle, Macsun and Robi ... Majoring in liberal arts.
FAVORITES: Enjoys swimming and movies ... Favorite pro volleyball player is Misty May-Treanor ... Favorite pro sports team is the San Francisco 49ers ... Favorite book is My Sister's Keeper ... Spends free time competing in beach volleyball tournaments and volunteering at youth volleyball camps ... Favorite movies are Inception, Step Brothers and The Polar Express ... Favorite TV show is How I Met Your Mother ... Favorite type of food is Chinese ... Favorite thing about volleyball is "I am always learning something new."