Waves Honored at Women's Basketball Banquet
Pepperdine women's basketball standout Daphanie Kennedy, was honored March 28, along with several of her teammates at the 2008 women's basketball banquet
Coach Julie Rousseau expressed her appreciation and gratitude for the dedication and hard work the team showed throughout the season, even under adverse conditions.
In addition to Kennedy’s MVP award, she was recognized by Pepperdine supporters Judy and Jim Zierick, for her attitude, work ethic, determination and sportsmanship, as well as being the first generation in her family to attend and graduate from college. The Ziericks have established a scholarship in her name that will be awarded yearly for an athlete on the team with similar attributes and needs.
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Coach Tina Samaniego produced an outstanding video and photo tribute to the 2007-08 team, showing preseason, practices and game highlights, as well as documentation from several road trips featuring the Waves.
Ross provided some light moments to the night with her humorous stories about the seniors over the years. The seniors offered words of wisdom to their teammates and the evening ended with hugs, tears and laughter.