More than 1,200 WCC student-athletes received the award.
The Waves hope to be back at full strength on Saturday at San Diego.
Pepperdine hosts San Diego Christian on Saturday at 5 p.m.
The first home contests are Oct. 30 (women) and Nov. 9 (men).
Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' loss to the Titans.
Photos by Martin A. Folb of the Waves' season-opening 81-68 win over the Hawks.
PEPPERDINE 2013-14: Played in 18 games as a freshman and averaged 0.8 points ... Scored all 15 of his points via three-pointers ... 20 of his 21 field-goal attempts were three-pointers ... Made his one and only start vs. Utah Valley (11/23) and hit a three-pointer ... Played a season-high 17 minutes in the season opener vs. San Diego Christian (11/9) and had two rebounds, two steals and a three-pointer ... Other threes came at Central Michigan (11/16), vs. Green Bay (11/28) and at BYU (1/9) ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from La Costa Canyon High School, located in Carlsbad, Calif., in 2013 ... A three-year varsity player ... Earned All-CIF San Diego Section first team honors and was the Avocado West League MVP as a senior after averaging 15.1 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.3 assists and making 91 three-pointers ...Earned All-Avocado first team honors as a senior, second team as a junior and honorable mention as a sophomore ... Won back-to-back CIF San Diego Section championships as a sophomore and junior and made the final as a senior ... La Costa Canyon made its first-ever appearance in the CIF state championship game in 2012 ... Averaged 9.2 points, 2.6 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.8 steals as a junior while making 92 three-pointers ... Averaged 5.7 points, 2.5 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.2 steals as a sophomore and made 50 three-pointers ... Tied a school record with nine three-pointers in a game ... Earned All-Academic awards as a sophomore and junior.
CLUB: Played for Gamepoint ... Won the Swoosh Tournament in Arizona and the Elite 8 in the Desert.
PERSONAL: Born in Carlsbad, Calif. ... Son of Nancy and Bill Van Dyke ... Has two brothers, Danny and Brad ... Chose Pepperdine because "the players and the coaching staff are great. The weather and the campus are phenomenal and Los Angeles is the place where I want to be when I'm older."
FAVORITES: Enjoys watching sports, movies, cooking, water sports and hiking ... Lists his sports hero as Steve McNair ... Favorites include Baron Davis (pro basketball player), the Golden State Warriors (pro basketball team), The Great Gatsby (book), Rush Hour 2 (movie), Seinfeld (TV show), Drake (musical artist), a California burrito (food) and football (sport other than basketball) ... Favorite thing about basketball is "shooting three-pointers."