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 Look To Challenge in Elite MPSF Field
Marko Madaras Scores Third Period Hat Trick in Regular Season Finale
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.
Photographs from Pepperdine's home game vs. Loyola Marymount on Sept. 11.
Photos taken by Bill Farnan during Pepperdine's home game vs. No. 3 UC Irvine on October 9.
Photos taken by Bill Farnan during Pepperdine's games vs. Long Beach and Redlands at the 2010 SoCal Tournament.
CAREER: During four-year career spanning 80 matches, recorded 95 goals (1.2), 41 assists and 42 steals as a Wave.
PEPPERDINE 2012: Enjoyed a career year for the Waves, capturing All-American honors after leading the team in goals (48) and steals (18) in final collegiate season ... Appeared in 24 games for Pepperdine ... Rated fourth on the team in assists (18) ... Registered four goals in a match five times during the season - vs. La Verne (9/1), vs. Pacific (9/16), vs. LMU (9/29), at UC Davis (10/19) and vs. UCSB (10/27) ... Twice posted eight match scoring streaks ... Scored 10 goals in four matches at NorCal Tournament ... Led Pepperdine with 15 multi-goal games ... Captured All-MPSF honorable mention selection ... 2012 ACWPC All-America (HM) selection.
PEPPERDINE 2011: Appeared in all 26 games for the Waves as a junior in 2011, scoring 26 goals, good for fourth best on the team .... He also tallied 10 assists and 11 steals ... Scored a season and career high four goals in an 18-6 victory over Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (9/3) ... Started off the season on an offensive tear, scoring at least one goal in each of the Waves' first nine games ... Also went on a six game scoring streak in the middle of the season ... Boasted six multi-goal games ... Netted two goals in an 11-7 victory over crosstown rival Loyola Marymount (9/10) ... Scored one goal in a close 7-6 victory over UC Santa Barbara (9/18) and notched two in a win over Pacific (9/18).
PEPPERDINE 2010: Scored 21 times through 23 games during his sophomore year, in which he also contributed 13 assists and steals ... Registered a single-game career high three goals in games against Pacific at the NorCal Tournament and in the MPSF regular season finale at UC Santa Barbara ... Scored a goal in Pepperdine's 7-5 overtime win at UC Davis and another during the Waves' 9-8 victory at Long Beach State that helped them clinch a spot in the postseason ... Led all Waves with two goals in their first-round MPSF Championship game vs. Cal.
PEPPERDINE 2009: Notched one goal as a freshman ... Scored in a home MPSF game vs. Pacific.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Campolindo High School, located in Moraga, Calif., in 2009 ... Played three years of varsity water polo ... As a senior, made the All-American fifth team, all-state second team, All-Northern California first team and All-CIF North Coast Section 2A first team ... Made the All-Diablo Foothill Athletic League first team as a senior and second team as a junior ... Recorded 134 goals, 44 assists and 104 steals during his high school career ... Scored 77 goals as a senior, fourth on the school's single-season scoring list ... Named to the 2005 All-Academic NCS team ... Also lettered in swimming.
CLUB: Played for Diablo Water Polo Club (2007-09) and Lamorinda Water Polo Club (2004-06) ... Was top scorer for Diablo as an U-16 and U-18 and the 2008 MVP ... Team placed fifth at 2009 Junior Olympics.
PERSONAL: Born in Berkeley, Calif. ... Son of Dave Loomis and Sonya Loomis ... Brother of Mallory ... Father was a member of the track team at UC Santa Barbara and played rugby on California's national championship teams in 1982 and 1983 ... Majoring in psychology ... Would like to become a high school teacher and water polo coach" ... Plays the trombone and likes to write music ... Most thrilling sports moment was "scoring the winning goal in sudden-death triple overtime over De La Salle High School in the 2007 NCS semifinal" ... Chose Pepperdine for "the quality of education, the history of excellence and the dynamic coaches in the water polo program."
FAVORITES: Enjoys music, FIFA soccer, basketball and skiing ... Lists his sports hero as Kobe Bryant ... Favorite pro athlete is Zlatan Ibrahimovic ... Favorite pro sports team is Golden State Warriors ... Favorite book is The Grapes of Wrath ... Favorite movie is The Avengers ... Favorite TV show is The League ... Favorite musical artist is Pink Floyd ... Favorite sport other than water polo is handball ... Favorite things about water polo are "the physical aspect, the strategy and multi-dimensional aspects of it, and it's a total team game."