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Nate Gehring
Nate  Gehring

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Waukee, Iowa

High School:
Waukee HS

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 225

Position:
Center

Experience:
2V


11/09/2015

Pepperdine Men's Basketball Season Outlook

The Waves begin the 2015-16 season on Friday at Fresno State.

03/09/2015

Waves Ousted in WCC Semifinals by Gonzaga

Pepperdine will hope to continue its season at one of the various postseason tournaments.

02/14/2015

Waves Play #3 Gonzaga Tough Again in Defeat

The men's basketball team plays its final three regular-season games at home.

11/07/2014

Men's Basketball 2014-15 Season Outlook

The Waves begin the season at home in one week (vs. Fresno State on Nov. 14).

03/03/2017

Men's Basketball vs. Pacific

Photos from the Waves-Tigers WCC Tournament first-round game in Las Vegas.

02/25/2017

Men's Basketball vs. USF

Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' Senior Day game vs. the Dons.

02/23/2017

Pepperdine vs. Saint Mary's

USA Today Sports Images and Martin A. Folb photos of the Waves-Gaels game from Firestone Fieldhouse.

02/09/2017

Men's Basketball vs. BYU

Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' 99-83 win over the Cougars in Firestone Fieldhouse.

02/04/2017

Men's Basketball vs. Pacific

Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' 82-72 win over the Tigers in Firestone Fieldhouse.

Nate Gehring Career Stats Get Acrobat Reader

CAREER: In two playing seasons with the Waves, averaged 2.1 points and 2.1 rebounds in 10.0 minutes ... Played in 40 games and started nine.

PEPPERDINE 2016-17: Averaged 2.8 points and 2.6 rebounds as a redshirt sophomore ... Played in 27 games, starting five, while averaging 11.1 minutes ... Was third on the team with 11 blocks ... Made 60.0% of his field goals (33-for-55) ... Scored a career-high eight points twice, vs. St. Bonaventure (11/23) and at Louisiana (12/20) ... Shot 4-for-4 against the Bonnies and 4-for-5 against the Ragin' Cajuns ... Grabbed a career-high nine rebounds vs. Central Michigan (11/21) ... Other season highs were two blocks vs. Cal Poly (11/11), two steals at Long Beach State (12/7) and 21 minutes at Montana (12/22).

PEPPERDINE 2015-16: Redshirted his second season at Pepperdine.

PEPPERDINE 2014-15: Came on as a contributor late in his freshman season ... Appeared in 13 games and started four ... Averaged 0.6 points and 1.2 rebounds in 7.5 minutes ... After the first 24 games of the season, had appeared in a total of just six games with 17 minutes of action ... Then played 19 minutes at Portland (2/12), which included his first career field goal as well as a season-high-tying three rebounds ... In the next game, made his first career start at Gonzaga (2/14) and played a season-high 23 minutes with three rebounds and three assists ... Scored two points on four occasions ... Started the WCC Tournament semifinal vs. Gonzaga (3/9) and the CBI first-round game at Seattle (3/18).

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Waukee (Iowa) High School in 2014 ... Was twice named to the All-Central Iowa Conference second team, and was first-team All-Eastern Division twice as well ... Averaged 11.3 points, 6.0 rebounds and 1.9 blocks as a senior while shooting 54.4% from the field ... Averaged 10.6 points, 6.7 rebounds and 2.0 blocks while shooting 58% as a junior ... Averaged 8.5 points per game as a sophomore, his first on the varsity ... ESPN.com gave him a grade of 75 and rated him as the fourth-best senior in the state of Iowa.

CLUB: Played with Kingdom Hoops.

PERSONAL: Born in Waukee, Iowa ... Son of Keith and Rachelle Gehring ... Father played basketball at Nebraska-Kearney ... Has one sister, Kelsey ... Majoring in organizational communication ... Chose to attend Pepperdine because of "my teammates and coaches, the conference we're in and the location."

FAVORITES: Enjoys snowboarding, skiing, wakeboarding, fishing, hunting and working on cars ... Favorites include Kevin Durant (pro basketball player), Oklahoma City Thunder (pro basketball team), City of Ember (book), Book of Eli (movie), South Park (TV show) and Drake (musical artist).

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