Wesley Sherburne scores a match-high five goals vs. Air Force to leads Waves to the 12-8 victory.
Men's Water Polo vs. UCLA (10/7)
Photos of the Waves' 13-4 loss to the #1 Cardinal at Raleigh Runnels Memorial Pool.
Photos of the Waves' 15-6 home loss to the #4 Golden Bears.
CAREER: Has appeared in 71 games in two seasons for the Waves, scoring 30 goals ... Career high is three goals in a games.
PEPPERDINE 2016: Played in all 27 games for the Waves in his redshirt junior year … Scored nine goals and posted 12 assists on the year … Had a season-high three goals against LaVerne on 9/10 … Had two assists on two separate occasions, against Chapman on 9/10 and against Redlands on 9/11.
PEPPERDINE 2015: Played in 18 games in the 2015 season … Scored four goals for the Waves.
PEPPERDINE 2014: Appeared in all 26 matches ... Scored 17 goals, including two vs. #15 Concordia (9/6).
CLUB: Played three years for Los Angeles Water Polo Club under head coach Dustin Litvak ... team finished second at the US Club Championships in 2012 ... Named to the OUP Coastal Zone Team in 2011 and 2012 ... Iron Man League runner-up ... Played two years of Junior Olympics.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Santa Monica High School in 2012 after playing three varsity seasons for head coach Matt Flanders ... Finished prep career with 125 goals, 92 assists and 86 steals ... named All-CIF third team and All-Ocean League first team as a senior ... Team MVP and captain as a senior and sophomore ... Also lettered three years in swimming.
PERSONAL: Born in Santa Monica, Calif. ... Majoring in international studies ... Parents are Maureen O'Connell and Jim Roger ... Brother is R.J. Roger ... Chose Pepperdine because of its amazing location and because his mentor played there.
FAVORITES: Vitor Belfort (pro athlete) ... Cincinnati Bengals (pro team) ... Kaffir Boy (book) ... Basic Instinct (movie) ... Skins (TV show) ... A Tribe Called Quest (musical artists) ... Milkshakes and Donuts (food) ... MMA (sport other than water polo)