The annual ceremony was held Sunday night in Elkins Auditorium.
The senior All-American is headed to the Chicago Red Stars.
Visalli has earned some sort of academic honor each season she has been at Pepperdine.
One other WCC athlete earned the honor with Santa Clara's Kelsey Turnbow named to the freshman team.
Pepperdine has had multiple players called to train with the U-23 team this year.
Photos from the Waves' 1-0 win over the Titans in the first round of the 2017 NCAA Tournament.
Stephen Wandzura's photos of the Waves' victory
The Waves celebrated Senior Day and a WCC title on Saturday. Photos by Stephen Wandzura and Blake Rovai.
Soccer vs. Saint Mary's (10/29/17)
Soccer vs. Pacific (10/27/17)
CAREER: Pepperdine’s sixth-ever All-American ... A four-time All-WCC honoree (twice on the first team) and a three-time All-West Region pick (once on the first team) ... Set Pepperdine career records for games played (83), games started by a field player (81) and penalty-kick goals (seven) ... On Pepperdine’s other all-time lists, finished second in game-winning goals (14) seventh in total goals (25), tied for ninth in points (60).
PEPPERDINE 2017: Became the sixth player in program history to earn All-American status after being named to the United Soccer Coaches second team … Was the first-ever Wave named West Coast Conference Player of the Year … Was also named a semifinalist for the MAC Hermann Trophy, to the Top Drawer Soccer Best XI second team, to the United Soccer Coaches All-West Region first team and All-WCC first team … Led the WCC and Waves in all offensive categories: 14 goals, six assists, 34 points, six game-winning goals, 76 shots … Set the Pepperdine single-season records for game-winning goals with six and penalty-kick goals with six as well … Her 14 goals were tied for the second-best single-season total in Waves’ history and her 0.67 goals per game were the fourth-best figure ever for a Wave … Finished the year eighth in the nation in game-winning goals, 12th in total goals and 13th in total points …Started all 21 games for the Waves as a senior … Named WCC Player of the Week on 10/16 after a three-goal, one-assist game vs. Gonzaga (10/15) ... Had two goals and an assist vs. Pacific (10/27) and two goals at Santa Clara (10/1) ... Scored the game-winning goal in the 87th minute in the NCAA Tournament first round vs. Cal State Fullerton (11/11) ... Tied a school record by posting an assist in four consecutive games ... Made the United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-American first team ... Also earned CoSIDA Academic All-District second team honors and was named to the WCC All-Academic first team ... WCC Commissioner’s Honor Roll “gold” honors ... A Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.
PEPPERDINE 2016: Named to the NSCAA All-West Region second team … Earned All-WCC second team honors … Started all 21 games for the Waves as a junior … Was tied for second on the team with 11 total points, scoring five goals and posting one assist … All five of her goals were game-winners to lead the team and match a program single-season record … Scored the game-winner against Pacific (11/5) to clinch a WCC title and postseason berth for the Waves … Three of her five goals were scored in WCC play … Had her lone assist against Kentucky (8/21) … Took 38 shots, putting 15 on target … Earned WCC All-Academic first team recognition .... WCC Commissioner’s Honor Roll “gold” honors ... A Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.
PEPPERDINE 2015: Earned NSCAA All-West Region third team and All-WCC first team honors … Appeared in all 19 games for the Waves, making 17 starts … Led the team with four goals and eight total points … Scored game-winning goals against Toledo (9/4) and Portland (10/25) … Named WCC Player of the Week on 9/7 after scoring against Toledo and top-ranked Virginia (9/6) … Took a team-high 39 shots, putting 18 on goal … Named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District second team and to the WCC All-Academic first team .... WCC Commissioner’s Honor Roll “silver” honors ... A Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.
PEPPERDINE 2014: Earned All-WCC honorable mention and was named to the WCC All-Freshman team ... Appeared in and started 22 of the Waves' 23 games in 2014 ... As an attacking midfielder, scored two goals and recorded three assists for a total of seven points, which was seventh on the team ... Took the second most shots on the team with 36, putting 15 on target ... Scored her goals in back-to-back games against Santa Clara (10/3) and San Francisco (10/5) ... Also recorded an assist against Santa Clara for a career-high three points ... Scored the game-winner against San Francisco .... WCC Commissioner’s Honor Roll “gold” honors ... A Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.
CLUB: Played for the CV Chilipeppers for six years and the De Anza Force for one year ... Team won the NorCal Premier State Cup Championship in 2010, 2011 and 2013, and the USYS Cal North State Cup Championship in 2012 and 2013 ... Was named to the USYS National Championship Series Best Eleven in 2012 ... Team was a USYS Region IV finalist in 2012 and semi-finalist in 2013 ... Team was a San Diego Surf Cup finalist in 2013 and semi-finalist in 2012.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Valley Christian High School, located in San Jose, Calif. ... Played four varsity seasons under head coach Jolene Fugate ... Scored 39 goals and posted 37 assists for a total of 116 points in her prep career ... Was named Central Coast Section and West Catholic Athletic League Player of the Year as a 2014 senior ... Named the Valley Christian Female Senior Athlete of the Year in 2014 ... Was named WCAL Junior of the Year in 2013 and Freshman of the Year in 2011 ... Named All-WCAL first team as a junior and senior ... Was named to All-CCS first team as a senior, second team as a junior and honorable mention as a sophomore ... Was a four-time Scholar Athlete ... Earned President's Education Awards for Spanish in both 2012 and 2013 ... Awarded the State of California Certificate of Recognition for Leadership and Community Outreach in 2013.
PERSONAL: Born in San Jose, Calif. ... Daughter of Robert Visalli, Kimberlee Telesco and John Telesco ... Has four siblings: Kristina, Brittani, Audriana and Brandon ... Majoring in economics ... Says she "chose Pepperdine for the potential and promise it offers on and off the pitch. I am ready to win titles with my other Waves and I am thrilled to have the opportunity to attend such a prestigious university. Plus I can't wait to catch some Malibu waves."
FAVORITES: Favorites include Hunter Pence (pro athlete), San Francisco Giants (pro team), The Hunger Games (book), Blue Crush (movie), Sons of Anarchy (TV show), Lana del Rey, Flume, Iamsu, J-Boog, A$AP Rocky, D-Lo and Sublime (musical artists), sushi and Italian (food) and baseball (sport other than soccer).