Waves open postseason action on Friday at 5:30 p.m. vs. the Flyers.
Pepperdine heads into this week with the reigning WCC Player of the Week (Woolever) and WCC Player of the Month (Orozco).
Nina Matthies, now in her 30th season with the Waves, celebrate her 900th match on the Pepperdine sideline tonight vs. the Gaels.
Pepperdine battles for points in the Wells Fargo PCH Cup Standings on Thursday vs. LMU.
Jazmine Orozco leads Pepperdine with 12 kills and 10 digs.
Pepperdine vs. BYU on Nov. 15, 2012 Photos by Martin A. Folb
INDOOR 2012: Appeared in 56 sets and 25 matches, including six starts, as a freshman ... Saw action as both a middle blocker and opposite side hitter ... Averaged 1.64 kills and 0.71 blocks ... Nailed down eight kills at Colorado State (9/7) and vs. San Diego (10/6) ... Posted seven blocks at UC Santa Barbara ... Totaled 92 kills, five assists, eight digs and 40.0 blocks during rookie campaign ... Tallied six kills on eight swings vs. Bucknell (10/8) for a .625 clip ... Hit .230 (92-34-252) on the season.
USA VOLLEYBALL: Member of the U.S. Girls Select A1 team in 2008 ... Selected as the "Best Blocker" at a championship event.
CLUB: Member of the Rancho Valley Volleyball Club for seven years ... Placed second in the 18 open division at the 2010 Junior Olympics ... Finished the 2010-11 season ranked No. 1 in the Southern California Volleyball Association, having one every mandatory event but one.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Redlands East Valley High School in 2012 ... Four-year varsity letterwinner ... A Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 selection ... 2011-12 Under Armour Girls' High School Honorable Mention All-American ... Three-time All-CIF Southern Section (Div. I) ... Three-time All-Citrus Belt League ... Ranked #59 on prepvolleyball.com's "Senior Aces" list ... Averaged 5.50 kills/set as a senior ... Member of Redlands East Valley's 1,000 kills club ... Three-time All-San Bernardino County ... Led squad to two CIF Championships (2008 and 2009) ... Led school to four Citrus League championships.
PERSONAL: Born in Redlands, Calif. ... Daughter of Brad and Catrina Mason ... Has one older brother, Brandon ... Majoring in communications ... Aspires to work in the field of sports broadcasting ... Father played baseball at Biola, while brother is currently attending Biola and plays basketball ... Chose Pepperdine because "it was founded on Christian values, is in a great location, has a prestigious academic reputation and has a successful volleyball program."
FAVORITES: Favorite pro volleyball player is Kerri Walsh ... Favorite book is the Bible ... Favorite pro sports teams are the Los Angeles Angles and the Los Angeles Clippers ... Favorite movie is the Princess Diaries ... Favorite singer is Carrie Underwood ... Favorite sport other than volleyball is basketball ... Favorite tv show is Pretty Little Liars ... Favorite food is Mexican ... Lists sports here as professional surfer and shark attack victim Bethany Hamilton because "she demonstrated great strength and courage and continued to pursue greatness in her sport in spite of all the doubters she had" ... Enjoys going to the beach, shopping and eating.