The Waves play their first home game on Aug. 25 against Texas Tech.
Pepperdine has scored three or more goals four times this year.
Rylee Baisden is already one off her career high of four goals in a season.
Pepperdine has garnered three of the last five WCC Freshman of the Year honors.
The Waves have shut out their opponents in every win so far this season.
PEPPERDINE 2016: Appeared in 20 games for the Waves as a sophomore, making 18 starts … Sixth on the team in total points with six, scoring two goals and posting two assists … Had a goal and an assist in a 5-0 win at Gonzaga (10/2) … Had an assist in the Waves opening game win over Arizona (8/19) and followed that up with a goal in the very next game against Kentucky (8/21) … Took 34 shots and put 12 on target … Played 1,601 minutes.
PEPPERDINE 2015: Burst onto the scene in 2015, becoming the fourth Wave and second in the last two years to earn WCC Freshman of the Year accolades … Appeared in all 19 games, making 13 starts during her rookie campaign … Also earned All-WCC honorable mention … Finished tied for second on the team with two goals scored and third with four total points … Took 20 shots, putting five on goal … Scored a game-winner against Gonzaga (10/23) … Played a total of 1,321 minutes.
CLUB: Played seven seasons for West Coast F.C. under head coach Gus Castenada and six seasons of ODP with CalSouth under head coach John Napier … CalSouth won two National Championships during her time … Attended a national team camp.
HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped four varsity seasons at Oceanside High School for head coach Miguel Barragon … Was named team MVP as a junior and senior … Earned All-County and All-League first team honors all four years … Named the team’s offensive MVP as a freshman and earned the team’s Golden Boot as a sophomore.
PERSONAL: Born in Oceanside, Calif. … Parents are Sean and Victoria Settles … Has one sister; Ashley … Majoring in sports administration … Chose Pepperdine because she, “Loves the coaches and the team. They have a great soccer and academic program and the campus is beautiful.”FAVORITES: Lionel Messi (pro athlete) … Keith Urban (musical artist) … Mexican, Sushi (food) … Tennis (sport besides soccer)