The Waves opened WCC play with a 3-2 win over PCH-rivals Loyola Marymount.
Pepperdine propelled to a 3-1 victory over New Mexico.
Pepperdine women's volleyball finishes weekend with straight-set victory over Ball State
Waves volleyball takes down Florida Atlantic 3-1 to start Lipcomb Invitational
A big victory over Alabama puts Pepperdine women's volleyball at an undefeated 4-0 to start 2015.
Waves fell 1-3 to the Gaels.
Waves beat Alabama 3-1.
Waves beat LMU 3-2 at home.
Women's Volleyball vs. Gonzaga (Photos by Martin A. Folb)
Women's Volleyball vs. Santa Clara (Photos by Martin A. Folb)
PEPPERDINE INDOOR CAREER: Played for the Waves for three season, redshirting once … In two competitive seasons, she played in 45 matches with 23 starts, tabbing 117 sets played in her Pepperdine career … Amassed 169 kills on 408 attempts for a .264 success rate on the attack … Averaged 1.45 kills/set and 0.76 blocks/set from the middle … Earned 214.5 total points, while adding 18 digs and 88 total blocks including three solos.
PEPPERDINE INDOOR 2013: Redshirted first season with Pepperdine.
TENNESSEE 2012: Started in 12 matches for the Lady Volunteers ... Appeared in 19 matches and 59 sets ... Averaged 1.14 kills/set for a total of 67 ... Averaged 0.85 blocks/set for a total of 50 ... Pegged down a season-best 10 kills vs. Auburn (11/16) while hitting .471 ... Credited with
UCLA 2011: Appeared in seven matches and 13 total sets as a freshman ... Started on three occasions ... Averaged 1.08 kills/set for a season total of 14 ... Added 11 assisted blocks ... Member of the 2011 NCAA Championship winning Bruin squad.
USA VOLLEYBALL: Member of the USA Volleyball Girls' Youth National Team in 2009 ... Finished 14th at the World Championships in Thailand ... Also made the USA Youth Olympic Squad that finished runner-up at the inaugural Youth Olympic Games in Singapore.
CLUB: Played club ball for Dallas Synergy (2007-08), Dallas Skyline (2008-09) and Dallas Premier (2009-10).
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Hebron High School in 2011 ... As a senior, led squad to the 2010 6-5A Texas State Championship ... Listed at #24 on PrepVolleyball.com's "Senior Aces" list ... Lone Star Volleyball All-Texas Team as a junior and senior ... Made the 6-5A All-District first team squad as a junior and second team as a senior ... 2009 District 6-5A Co-Blocker of the Year ... Ranked #9 on ESPN's Top Seniors list
PERSONAL: Born in Dallas, Texas ... Daughter of Ola and Emmanuel Okoro ... Has an older brother and sister, Chris and Ivuoma, and one younger brother, Bryan ... Majoring in interpersonal communications ... Chose Pepperdine because "I love the competitive nature in the gym and the coaching staff. It is in a great area and I have already played with some of the girls through USA Volleyball."
FAVORITES: Favorite pro athlete is Lebron James ... Favorite book is the Bible ... Favorite tv shows are Law and Order, CSI and Criminal Minds ... Favorite food is pizza ... Favorite movie is Love and Basketball ... Favorite musical artist is Beyonce ... Favorite sport other than volleyball is football.