Student-athletes were recognized for achieving a 3.0 grade-point average or better.
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PEPPERDINE 2015: Made three appearances as a substitute in goal for the Waves as a sophomore … Helped finish shutouts against Toledo (9/4) and Gonzaga (10/23) … Played a total of 44 minutes … Earned WCC Commissioner’s Honor Roll bronze honors and was named a Pepperdine Scholar Athlete.PEPPERDINE 2014: Played in one game for the Waves before sitting out the rest of the season with injury.
CLUB: Played five years for the Pleasanton Rage under head coach Walter Pratte ... Team made it to Nationals in 2013.
HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped two varsity seasons as a goalkeeper at Granada High School ... Also played four seasons of varsity basketball for the Matadors ... was named a Top Scholar ... earned All-East Bay Athletic League second team as a junior and All-EBAL honorable mention as a freshman, for basketball.
PERSONAL: Born in Pleasanton, Calif. to Heidi and Jason Preece ... Has two brothers, Nathan and Andrew ... Majoring in sports medicine ... Chose Pepperdine because it, "has top notch academic programs with small class sizes. I really like the soccer coaching staff and their beliefs in God. The view and the campus are absolutely stunning. Finally, I know this experience will deepen my relationship with my Heavenly Father."
FAVORITES: Pro Athlete: Stephen Curry ... Pro Team: Golden State Warriors ... Book: The Hunger Games series ... Movie: Harry Potter series ... TV Show: Greys Anatomy ... Musical Artist: Blake Shelton ... Food: Mom's homemade spaghetti ... Sport (besides soccer): Basketball