Pepperdine has produced a total of 34 major league players.
There are currently 17 former Waves playing professionally both in the U.S. and internationally.
The school year was highlighted by sand volleyball's national championship and baseball's postseason run.
Aaron Barnett plates two runs in his 3-for-5 offensive outing vs. the Bulldogs.
Austin Davidson and Corey Miller of Orleans Square Off Against Eric Karch and Cotuit Starting Wednesday
Pepperdine took a thrilling 1-0 victory (11) against Washington Saturday on a walk-off single by Hutton Moyer.
Pepperdine welcomed Western Michigan to Malibu for its season opener. The Waves beat the Broncos 11-1.
Waves vs. Oklahoma Sunday, February 19, 2012 Eddy D. Field Stadium, Malibu, Calif. Photos by Stephen Wandzura
2014 MLB DRAFT: Drafted in the 13th round by the Washington Nationals ... Signed.
2014/JUNIOR: Started all 60 games he appeared in for the Waves ... Named to the All-WCC first team ... Was a preseason All-WCC selection as well ... Batted .266 and slugged .394 on the year ... Tied for third on the team with 33 RBI ... His four homers were also tied for third on the squad ... Was second on the team and eighth in the WCC with 15 doubles ... Scored 36 runs on the year ... Was third on the team with four sac flies ... Matched a career-high, going 4-for-4 against Saint Mary's (4/6), driving in two runs, scoring two runs and hitting two doubles ... Had 16 multi-hit games ... Hit a grand slam on 4/5 against Saint Mary's.
2013 SUMMER LEAGUE: Competed for the Orleans Firebirds in the Cape Cod Collegiate Baseball League ... Set the club record for most doubles in a season (16), beating the record set in 1993 by former Major Leaguer Aaron Boone (15) ... Batted .288 with 14 doubles and 24 RBI during the regular season ... Elevated game during the CCCBL Playoffs and catapulted the Firebirds to the Championship Series, hitting .400 (10-25) with two doubles and seven RBI.
2013/SOPHOMORE: Turned in a strong sophomore season for the Waves ... Posted a team-high 16 multi-hit games ... Posted two games with a career-high four-hits - went 4-for-5 with two RBI against Western Michigan (2/17) and a 4-for-5 day with a career-high three doubles against Santa Clara (3/23) ... Led the Waves in hits (58), doubles (15) and total bases (91) ... Rated second on the squad in home runs (6), slugging percentage (.450) and walks (19) ... Was third in batting average (.287) and runs (30) ... Ranked eighth among West Coast Conference leaders in home runs ... Turned in six multi-RBI games ... Drove in three runs twice with a three-run homer in the ninth inning for a 7-2 victory at No. 10 Oklahoma (3/2) and a 2-for-3 day with a three-run blast at San Diego (4/12) ... Went 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles against No. 4 Cal State Fullerton (4/16) ... Collected a pair of walks against Western Michigan (2/16) and at Brigham Young (3/29) ... Clubbed five doubles in a three-game WCC series against Santa Clara ... Posted a seven-game hitting streak (3/23-3/20) ... Earned WCC Player of the Week (3/25) after leading Pepperdine to a sweep of Santa Clara, going 10-for-14 with five doubles, home run and three RBI ... Selected to the All-WCC First Team ... Named to the Preseason All-WCC First Team.
2012/FRESHMAN: In his true freshman season, Davidson started 57 of the Waves' 59 games, all at third base ... He batted .277, driving in 28 RBI and tallying 57 hits in 206 at bats ... He had nine doubles, one triple and his three home runs tied for third-best on the team ... His 28 RBI were fourth-best for the Waves ... Finished with a .357 on-base percentage and a .915 fielding percentage, recording 36 putouts ... Was named to the WCC All-Freshman team ... In the second game of his career, Davidson went 2-for-4 and scored two runs as the Waves defeated Oklahoma ... Went on a season-high 11 game hitting streak from April 3 through April 22 ... Had a 2-for-4 game with three RBI in a victory over Santa Clara (4/22) and again in a victory over San Francisco (5/5) ... Had a season-high four hits, going 4-for-6 in a win over Loyola Marymount (5/19) ... Hit his first career home run in just his third collegiate game against VCU (2/21) ... Hit his second home run at Saint Mary's (4/5) ... The final home run of his freshman season came against San Francisco at Eddy D. Field Stadium (5/5) ... Lone triple of the season came on April 22 at Santa Clara ... Collected nine walks on the season and added nine sacrifices.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Oxnard High School...Played four years of varsity baseball under Al Tarazor...Named scholar athlete...Hit .338 with five home runs as a senior...Finished his career with 25 home runs...Three-time All Ventura County and All Pacific View League Selection as a shortstop...Drafted in the 21st round by the Boston Red Sox.
PERSONAL: Given name is Austin Daniel Davison...Son of Andrew and Adeline Davidson...Has one sister, Amanda (22) and one brother, Andrew (21)...Sister played softball at Radford University...Chose Pepperdine because it is a great school with great coaches...Major undeclared...Career goals are to graduate and play major league baseball...Lists greatest sports thrill as winning a gold medal with the 14u Junior Olympic team.
FAVORITES: Enjoys playing ping pong, soccer and basketball in his free time...Lists Derek Jeter as his biggest sports hero for his on-field performance and class...Favorites include New York Yankees (pro baseball team), John Wooden's A Game Plan for Life (book), Transformers (movie), Sportscenter (TV show), UB40 (music artist) and Chick-fil-A chicken sandwiches (food).