Nine Waves Score Saturday Against the Eagles
No. 8 Waves Hold on to Capture First Wells Fargo PCH Cup Points in 8-7 Victory Over Rival No. 10 Loyola Marymount
Senior Stephen Loomis leads Waves with hat trick.
Stephen Loomis and Colin Carroll both score five goals over the tournament.
Waves return a strong group of senior leaders including Spencer Hamby and Matt DeTrane.
Luke Hewko and Nick Cooper lead the Waves with three goals apiece.
Photos snapped by Jeff Golden during Pepperdine's season home finale vs. Cal.
Photos taken by Bob Krystofik during Pepperdine's games at Long Beach and vs. Cal at home.
Photos taken by Bill Farnan during Pepperdine's games vs. Long Beach and Redlands at the 2010 SoCal Tournament.
Photos taken by Bill Farnan during Pepperdine's doubleheader vs. USC and Fresno Pacific
Pictures taken by Jeff Golden of Pepperdine's game vs. Loyola Marymount on Sept. 11, 2010.
PEPPERDINE 2011: Appeared in all 26 games during his second season as a Wave ... Tallied five goals on the year ... Also collected four assists and five steals ... Had a season and career-high three goals in an 18-6 victory over Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (9/3) ... Also notched goals in a win over UC Davis and a MPSF loss to Long Beach State.
PEPPERDINE 2010: Scored five goals through 22 games during his first year as a Wave ... Also credited with three assists and eight steals ... Scored a single-game season high two goals in 12-4 win over Pomona-Pitzer at the Inland Empire Tournament ... Notched single goals vs. Concordia, Loyola Marymount and at USC.
CALIFORNIA: Redshirted as a true freshman with the California Golden Bears during the 2009-10 school year.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated in 2009 from Miramonte High School where he was a three-year varsity driver for coach Chris Lathrop ... Led team to three consecutive Diablo Foothill Athletic League and North Coast championships from 2006 to 2008 and a No. 1 national ranking in 2008 ... His 2008 team finished with a 30-1 record ... Earned All-America second team honors and was named MVP by DFAL, NorCal and NCS as a junior ... All-DFAL and NCS first team honoree following his senior year ... Made the DFAL second team and was NCS honorable mention as a sophomore ... Also lettered in swimming.
CLUB: Has competed for the Lamorinda water polo club team since 2000 ... Named to the Junior Olympic All-America first team in 2009 ... Won a gold medal with his team at the 2008 Junior Pan-American Championships in Brazil ... Was part of the National Youth Team from 2006-07 that competed in Montenegro and Croatia ... Played for the National Cadet team in 2005 ... Awarded as the Premier League's "Best Newcomer" in 2002.
PERSONAL: Given name is Thomas M. Briskey ... Born and raised in Orinda, Calif. ... Major is undeclared ... Son of John and Dawn Briskey ... Brother to Georgia and Peter ... Chose to attend Pepperdine for the education and first-rate water polo ... Father, John, played baseball at the University of San Diego.
FAVORITES: Tiger Woods (pro athlete) ... Chelsea (pro sports team) ... Red Badge of Courage (book) ... Shawshank Redemption (movie) ... Pepper (musical artist) ... Turkey sandwiches (food) ... Soccer (sport other than water polo) ... Hobbies include reading and golf.