Pepperdine concludes 2012 season with a 20-12 record after falling in the first round of postseason action.
Waves open postseason action on Friday at 5:30 p.m. vs. the Flyers.
With tonight's victory, the Waves mark their 20th 20-win season in the program's 38-year history.
Kelley Larsen and Katie Messing receive recognition for their academic success.
Victoria Adelhelm tallies eight kills and two blocks on her Senior Day.
NCAA Tournament: Pepperdine vs. Dayton (Photos by Eric Evans)
Pepperdine vs. Gonzaga - Senior Day - Photos by Martin A. Folb
Pepperdine vs. Colorado State
Pepperdine vs. Jiangsu (exhibition)
CAREER: Through two seasons, has played in 62 matches and 197 sets ... Averaging 2.33 kills, 0.77 digs and 0.48 blocks.
INDOOR 2012: Saw action in 30 matches and 83 sets as a sophomore ... Started in 10 matches ... Averaged 2.39 kills/set earned on a .200 hitting percentage ... Totaled 198 kills, 11 assists, nine aces, 79 digs and 27 blocks in 2012 ... Reached double digit kill totals 11 times ... Tagged down a career-high 17 kills vs. Santa Clara (9/29) ... Set a new personal record with a .565 (13-0-23) hitting percentage against Ohio (8/24) in the season opener ... Recorded first-ever double double against Arizona (9/1) with 13 kills and a career-best 15 digs ... Chipped in a pair of aces against Santa Clara (10/13) ... Set a season high of five blocks at Saint Mary's (9/27) ... Paced the Waves with 13 kills against Ohio State (9/14).
SAND 2012: Did not see action during freshman season.
INDOOR 2011: Appeared in 114 sets and all 32 matches as an outside hitter ... Voted to WCC All-Freshman team ... Averaged 2.29 kills/set earned on a .202 hitting percentage ... Also averaged 0.60 blocks and 0.63 digs ... Elected to the Flyers Classic All-Tournament team after tagging down a season-best 16 kills vs. both Dayton (9/9) and Michigan (9/10) ... Also tallied 16 kills against Georgia (9/2) ... Reached double digit kill totals in 11 matches ... Hit for a .500 (16-2-28) hitting percentage vs. Georgia ... Posted a season-best five blocks vs. UC Santa Barbara (9/3) and USC (12/10) ... Picked up a season-high five digs vs. UCLA (9/7), Florida State (9/10) and BYU (10/8) ... Dished a pair of service aces vs. Saint Mary's (9/29) ... Pounded down eight kills on 11 errorless swings for a .727 clip against Air Force (11/22) ... Totaled 261 kills, 68 blocks and 72 digs ... Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors.
USA VOLLEYBALL: Member of the 2009 U.S. Girls' Youth National Team that competed at the Girls' Youth World Championship in Thailand ... Was on the U.S. Youth National A2 Team in 2008 and the High Performance Select A1 Team in 2007 ... Member of the Long Star High Performance Select A1 Team in 2006.
CLUB: Played with the Willowbrook Volleyball Club from 2006-2011 ... Play three seasons with Woodlands Stars prior to playing with Willowbrook.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from The Woodlands High School in 2011 ... AVCA Under Armour Girls High School All-America first team honoree ... Ranked #14 on Prepvolleyball.com's list of "Senior Aces" ... Part of a recruiting class ranked #9 by Prepvolleyball.com ... Two-time Prepvolleyball.com All-American ... Finished four-year varsity career with 1,763 kills ... 2010 Montgomery County Player of the Year ... 2010 Houston Chronicle Player of the Year ... All-Tournament team selection at the 2010 Texas 5A State Tournament ... 2010 Texas District 14-5A Co-MVP and all-district first team ... 2009 ESPN Rise Junior of the Year ... High school team was a 2010 5A state finalist and three-time district champion ... 2009 All-State Second Team by the Texas Sports Writers Association, while earning first team All-State honors by the Texas Girls Coaches Association ... 2011 MVP of the Greater Houston Volleyball Coaches Association All-Star Tournament.
PERSONAL: Lives in The Woodlands, Texas ... Born is Sugar Land, Texas ... Daughter of David and Diane Messing ... Has one older sister, Michelle ... Majoring in advertising ... Chose Pepperdine because of "the great academics, coaches, location and teammates."
FAVORITES: Favorite pro volleyball player is Phil Dalhausser ... Favorite pro sports team is the Houston Rockets ... Favorite book is The Year of Fog ... Favorite TV show is Say Yes to the Dress ... Favorite musical artist is The Band Perry ... Favorite sport other than volleyball is waterskiing ... Favorite movie is Dinner for Schmucks.