The Waves play their first home game on Aug. 25 against Texas Tech.
Soccer vs. Gonzaga (10/15/17)
PEPPERDINE 2016: Appeared in all 21 games for the Waves, making eight starts … Took two shots on the season, putting one on target … Played 601 minutes.
TEXAS TECH: Played two seasons at Texas Tech (2014-15) before transferring to Pepperdine … Scored one goal and had one assist for the Red Raiders … Earned Newcomer of the Week honors during her freshman season … Team won a Big 12 championship and was ranked as high as No. 6 in the nation.
CLUB: Member of the Westside Breakers club program ... Also played with the Eagles ECNL organization.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played three varsity seasons at Marymount High School ... Squad was CIF finalists in 2012 and 2014 ... Team was also state finalists those same two years as well ... Team won the league championship each of her three seasons ... Named All-CIF first team ... Also named the Sunshine League MVP after leading the team in scoring as a senior ... First-team All-Sunshine League honoree ... Also participated on the school's track team for two seasons ... Finished second in the pole vault twice in the Sunshine League.
PERSONAL: Born in New York, N.Y. … Daughter to Trudy Smith and Alexander Marmureanu … Has one brother, Nick … Mom played collegiate basketball and father was a professional tennis player … Majoring in economics … Chose Pepperdine, “because of the amazing people and family aspect of the program.”
FAVORITES: Kobe Bryant (pro athlete) … Manchester City (pro team) … If You Feel Too Much (book) … The Blind Side (movie) … The Royals (TV show) … Chocolate (food) … basketball (sport besides soccer)