Olympian Merrill Moses, Matthew DeTrane and Jack Kocur Set to Take on Defending Olympic Gold Medalist Croatia July 22 in Barcelona, Spain
Matt DeTrane, Spencer Hamby, Stephen Loomis and Bence Valics Earn Honorable Mention Selection
Waves Finish Eighth IN MPSF Water Polo Championship
Waves Take On UC Santa Barbara in Seventh Place Game Sunday at 10 a.m.
Waves Take On Pacific Saturday at 11:30 a.m.
MISCELLANEOUS: Named to the U.S. Senior National Team and saw first international action with four goals in the 2013 FINA World League Super Final in Chelyabinsk, Russia.
CAREER: Two-time All-American concluded Pepperdine career with 80 goals in 44 matches (1.8) to go along with 41 assists and 30 steals.
PEPPERDINE 2012: Turned in a strong final All-American season for the Waves ... Ranked second on the team in goals (37), third in assists (21) and steals (13) ... Scored a career-high five goals against No. 4 California (9/30), the most by a Wave in 2012 ... Started the season scoring in a team-high 14 consecutive matches ... Posted 12 multi-goal matches, including three with a hat trick or better ... Rated 16th among MPSF scoring leaders in goals ... Scored 11 goals in four matches at the SoCal tournament ... Scored eight goals during MPSF regular season matches, despite missing three contests with an injury ... Shared the team lead in scoring during the MPSF Tournament with six scoring strikes ... 2012 ACWPC All-America (HM) selection.
PEPPERDINE 2011: DeTrane earned ACWPC All-American honorable mention as a junior college transfer for the Waves in 2011 ... Led the team with 43 goals and 17 steals ... Also added 20 assists ... Scored a season and career high four goals in a 11-10 overtime victory over Pacific (10/18) ... Had hat tricks in back-to-back victories over UC Santa Barbara, 7-6, and Pacific 14-11 (9/18) ... Also had hat tricks in wins over UC Irvine and Harvard and in a loss at USC ... Had a stretch where he scored at least one goal in six consecutive games ... Ranked 12th in the MPSF with goals scored.
2009-10/FRESHMAN & SOPHOMORE: Played two seasons at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill, Calif. ... Led squad to a Big 8 League championship ... Was named Big 8 MVP, junior college All-American and was named to the all-state squad.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2008 graduate of Campolindo High School in Moraga, Calif. ... Played two years of varsity water polo as a driver ... High school teammate included current Pepperdine teammate Stephen Loomis ... As a senior was named first team All-DFAL and second team All-CIF NCS ... Also lettered in swimming.
CLUB: Played for Lamorinda Water Polo Club for three years and Diablo Water Polo Club for two years.
PERSONAL: Born in Berkeley, Calif. ... Majoring in psychology ... Son of Joseph and Debra DeTrane ... Brother to Mike and Megan DeTrane ... Chose to attend Pepperdine because of the guys on the team and the campus.
FAVORITES: Julius Irving (sports hero) ... Philadelphia Eagles (pro sports team) ... Gladiator (favorite movie) ... Mac Dre (favorite musical artist) ... Two and a Half Men (favorite TV show) ... Steak and pasta (favorite foods) ... basketball (sport other than water polo) ... Hobbies include playing basketball and watching movies.