Pepperdine has produced a total of 34 major league players.
Pepperdine has had a total of 33 former players go on to play in the majors.
The Waves visited summer ball leagues from coast to coast this offseason.
Pepperdine had 15 different players playing in seven different leagues around the country.
2017 MLB DRAFT: Drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 10th round … Signed.
JUNIOR/2017: Played in 16 games and made 14 starts during an injury-shortened junior campaign … Hit .234 with seven RBI and seven runs scored, and hit two doubles on the year … Had a two-hit game at No. 20 Texas A&M (2/25) … Drove in a career-high three runs against Saint Joseph’s (2/19).
SOPHOMORE/2016: Appeared in 15 games, making 13 starts as a sophomore for the Waves … Posted seven hits, five RBI and five runs scored … Had two doubles … Stepped into the backup catcher role for the Waves … Scored a career-high two runs against UC Santa Barbara (3/29).
FRESHMAN/2015: Appeared in 6 games this season… Had one hit against Hawaii (2/26) … Scored one run and drew one walk.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Valley Center High School in Valley Center, Calif. … Hit .340 for his high school career, compiling 112 hits, 52 RBI, 26 doubles, four homers and 81 walks … Was named to the All-Valley League first team as a freshman, junior and senior and second team as a sophomore … Was a team captain and team MVP as a senior … Named to the Union Tribune All-Academic first team his last three years … Also played football as a junior, earning All-CIF second team and All-League first team honors … Rushed for 1,952 yards.
CLUB: Played for the San Diego Show 17U and 18U teams in 2013-14, and for the Toronto Blue Jays and Baltimore Orioles scout teams in 2013 … Also played with the Team USA San Diego 15U team, competing in Japan and Australia.
PERSONAL: Born in Anaheim, Calif. to Cliff and Karen Bernard … Has two brothers, Tyler and Travis … Brother Tyler played at Arizona State and Dad was a catcher at Cal State Northridge … Majoring in advertising ... Chose Pepperdine because, “The fact that Pepperdine is a Christian Campus and has small class sizes, and for the outstanding baseball program and coaches.”
FAVORITES: Mike Trout, Derek Jeter (pro athletes); New York Yankees (pro team)