Pepperdine places seventh at the conference championship to conclude the year.
Waves sit in fourth place with two days left of competition.
Pepperdine concludes 2012-13 season at the conference championships, held in La Mirada, Calif.
Waves earn six first-place finishes at the final regular-season meet.
Waves honor eight student-athletes who will soon be finishing their swim and dive careers at Pepperdine.
JUNIOR/2012-13: Led off the 200 freestyle relay at the PCSC Championships and helped the team achieve all-conference status with a sixth-place showing behind an overall time of 1:38.43 ... Placed 28th in the 100 freestyle at the conference championship with a time of 54.55 ... Season-best time in the 100 freestyle set at 54.22 at the PCSC Time Trials ... Clocked a 25.17 in the 50 freestyle at the PCSC Championship to take 32nd place ... Posted a season-best 25.00 in the 100 free at the PCSC Time Trials ... That mark ranks second on the team ... Set a personal-best time of 2:03.10 in the 200 freestyle at the conference championship ... Other season-best times include 5:53.58 (500 free), 32.59 (50 back) and 28.43 (50 fly).
CUESTA COLLEGE: Attended Cuesta College in San Luis Obispo, Calif. from 2001-12 ... Competed on both the swim and water polo teams ... Two-time Western State Conference Athlete of the Year and two-time CCCAA All-State first team selection in water polo ... Also earned All-American first team honors in water polo ... Two-time team MVP ... Cuesta's all-time steals leader ... Holds the Cuesta 50 freestyle record ... Won the 2012 George Silveria Memorial Award which recognizes an athlete who, during his/her career at Cuesta College, best exemplified sportsmanship, athletic ability, leadership, scholarship, citizenship and coachability. ... 2011 Female Cuesta Outstanding Athlete of the Year ... 2011 scholar-athlete.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Monache High School in 2010 ... Swam on the varsity squad all four years for head coach Brandon Weaver ... Specialized in the freestyle sprint events ... Also lettered in water polo.
PERSONAL: Born in Templeton, Calif. ... Daughter of Samantha and Randy Bernard ... Has one older sister, Priscilla ... Chose Pepperdine because of the academics and the community ... Majoring in sociology.
FAVORITES: Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers (book) ... Los Angeles Lakers (pro sports team) ... Ed Sheeran (musical artist) ... Water polo (sport other than swimming) ... Pretty Little Liars (tv show) ... Sushi (food) ... Cites Dara Torres as her biggest sports hero because "It's never too late to go for your dreams and goals."