Becca Strehlow named to the all-tournament team for the third-straight weekend.
Pepperdine to face Creighton, Wichita State and Bowling Green for the first time in program history this weekend.
Sophomore Jillian Bergeson leads Waves with seven kills, 12 digs and three aces in season-opening victory.
Take an in depth look at the Waves as they near the start of the 2014 season.
Troy Tanner adds Chanel Brown, Kelli Gerrans, Katie Lespier and Ashley Morgan to 2014 squad.
CLUB: Member of the TStreet Volleyball Club since age 16 ... Spent two seasons with the Surf City Volleyball Club prior to that ... Placed third at the 2013 USA Volleyball Junior National Championship 18 USA Division with TStreet and was placed on the all-tournament team.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Huntington Beach High School in 2014 ... Attended Edison High School from 2010-13 ... Was an All-Sunset League second team performer as a junior ... Led Huntington Beach to a first round CIF victory with 12 digs, three aces and a pair of blocks ... Won the Sunset League Championship with Edison in 2011 ... Reached the finals of the Ann Kang Tournament with HBHS in 2013.
PERSONAL: Born in Newport Beach, Calif. ... Daughter of Manfredo and Jean Lespier ... Younger sister of Aly and Emily ... Father was an All-American water polo player at UC Irvine ... Manfredo was also a member of the Puerto Rican national team that qualified for the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow (did not participate due to boycott) ... Mother played volleyball at UC Irvine ... Chose Pepperdine "because of the academics, the location, the people and the coaches I will be playing for."
FAVORITES: Favorite professional athlete is Misty May-Treanor ... Favorite movie is Remember the Titans ... Favorite musical artist is Luke Bryan ... Favorite sport other than volleyball is soccer ... Favorite book is The Fault in Our Stars ... Favorite food is Mexican.