Student-athletes were recognized for achieving a 3.0 grade-point average or better.
Junior Gaby Palmeri earned her second consecutive WCC All-Academic First Team honor.
With 25-21, 25-22, 18-25 and 25-21 set scores, the Waves pick up a West Coast Conference victory
The Waves defeated the Pilots 3-1 with 25-21, 18-25, 25-23 and 25-23 set scores.
In another five-set thriller, women's volleyball earns the WCC victory over Pacific.
PEPPERDINE INDOOR CAREER: Has been a member of the Waves’ squad for two seasons … Earned WCC Commissioner’s Honor Roll “silver” honors twice … Has played in 43 matches and 140 sets, while starting twice … Averaged 1.77 digs/set with 282 total digs after two seasons … Tabbed a career-best 17 digs three separate times (Alabama, 8/29; Florida Atlantic, 9/4; New Mexico, 9/10).
PEPPERDINE INDOOR 2014: Appeared in 12 matches and 27 sets, mainly as a defensive specialist ... Averaged 1.33 digs/set ... Collected 36 total digs ... Picked up eight digs vs. Idaho (9/6) ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "silver" honors.
CLUB: Member of the Tstreet Volleyball Club from 2013-14 ... Also competed for Impact and Goldenwest volleyball clubs ... Won bronze with Tstreet in the 18 USA division of the 2013 USA Volleyball Junior National Championship ... Qualified for the Junior National Championship in 2012, 2013 and 2014 ... Team Captain in 2014.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Canyon High School in 2014 ... Spent four years on the varsity squad as the libero ... All-Century League first team pick as a junior and senior ... Voted team's Most Valuable Player in 2013 ... Two-year team captain ... Winner of the Reed Smoke Award in 2011 (MVP selected by former coach) ... Three-time Best Defensive Player award winner ... Four-time Scholar Athlete ... Four-year member of the Principal's Honor Roll.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Paul and Susanne ... Younger sister to Travis, Stephanie and Lindsey ... Sister Stephanie played soccer at USC ... Chose Pepperdine because "it offers the perfect opportunity to excel academically, athletically and spiritually in one of the best locations possible."
FAVORITES: Favorite pro athlete is Mike Trout ... Favorite pro teams are the Angels (MLB) and the Ducks (NHL) ... Favorite TV shows are the Bachelor/Bachelorette and Friends ... Favorite foods are rice and mangos ... Favorite movie is Despicable Me ... Favorite musical artists are Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton ... Favorite sports other than volleyball are hockey and baseball ... Enjoys going to Disneyland and the beach.