PEPPERDINE 2011: Did not see any action during freshman season.
USA VOLLEYBALL: Participated in the 2009 USA High Performance Championship in Florida and the 2010 USA Global Challenge in Pula, Croatia.
CLUB: Played for Sports Shack 18-1s and won the gold medal at the 2011 Junior National Championships in Atlanta, Ga. ... Also competed with the Sports Shack 17s squad ... Prior to joining Sports Shack, was affiliated with the Santa Monica Beach Club and Point West Volleyball Club.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Oaks Christian High School, located in Westlake Village, Calif., in 2011 ... Was a three-year varsity team member under head coach George Hees ... All-Tri Valley League first team selection in 2010 and 2011 ... All-Tri Valley League second team honoree as a sophomore ... Elected as team captain in 2011 ... Led team to an appearance in the semifinals of the CIF playoffs.
PERSONAL: Born and raised in Westlake Village, Calif. ... Daughter of Inge and Phil ... Has three siblings, Philip, Bridget and Matthew ... Grew up on a ranch, and has competed and won rodeos in California ... Aspires to work as an equine therapist to help people with physical and psychological disorders ... Sister Bridget also attends Pepperdine ... Father played collegiate football in the area ... Cousin Joe Boskovich was a snapper for the USC football team ... Chose Pepperdine "because I agree with the mission statement of purpose, service and leadership."
FAVORITES: Considers Troy Polamalu to be her biggest sports hero ... Enjoys riding horses and cooking ... Favorite movie series is Pirates of the Caribbean ... Favorite musical artist is Beyonce ... Favorite volleyball player is Julie Rubenstein, former Pepperdine standout, who helped coach her high school team ... Favorite sports other than volleyball are rugby and horseback riding ... Favorite pro sports team is the New Zealand All Blacks Rugby Team ... Favorite TV show is Scrubs ... Favorite book is Conagher ... Favorite food pizza.