This will be the first time the Waves face both of these squads.
The Waves ranked No. 5 in the AVCA and MPSF preseason polls earlier this month.
PEPPERDINE 2017: Did not see any playing time in 2017.
USA/CLUB: Played with Hawai’i Elite Southside in 2015 and Outrigger Canoe Club in 2013 and 2014 … In 2015, helped Hawai’i Elite to 10th place at the SCVA Boys’ Invitational Qualifier in Anaheim, Calif. and 3rd place at the Anaheim Classic … With Outriggers, he led the team to 11th place at the USAV Boys’ Junior National Championships in Houston, Texas and 14th place at the SCVA Boys’ Invitational Qualifier in Anaheim in 2014 … In 2013 with the club, he led the team to 5th place at USAV Boys’ Junior National Championships in Reno, Nevada and 13th place at the SCVA Boys’ Invitational Qualifier in Anaheim … Also played with USA A1 Youth team as a USA High Performance Youth National A1 Team Selection in 2015.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Punahou School in Honolulu, Hawai’i in 2016 … Played in the Interscholastic League of Honolulu (ILH) at Punahou under head coach Rick Tune, earning Most Inspirational Player status as well as team captain … Finished his senior campaign with the most blocks in the state … The team won the state championships in 2014, 2015 and 2016 after going through the season undefeated … Punahous finished the year ranked 4th nationally in 2015 and 3rd in 2016 … Also lettered in cross country and basketball … The cross country team finished 2nd in the state tournament during his tenure … Graduated with honors and earned the Scholar Athlete award.
PERSONAL: Son of Scott Bradley and Lisa Bradley … Has three siblings, Cat, Suzanna and Luke … Is majoring in Business at Pepperdine … Stated his most thrilling moment in sports to date was “dethroning the No. 1 nationally ranked Mira Costa and finishing the game with nine blocks.”
FAVORITES: Favorite professional athlete is Tom Brady … Favorite pro team are the New England Patriots … Favorite sports other than volleyball are surfing, basketball, tennis and cross country … Favorite hobbies and pastimes away from the sport include going to the beach, hiking and surfing.