Student-athletes were recognized for achieving a 3.0 grade-point average or better.
Pepperdine has only had more players named to the list once in its history.
The Waves have held their opponent scoreless in all eight wins this year.
The Waves have not allowed a goal in 275:17 minutes of play to start the season.
More than 1,200 WCC student-athletes received the award.
CAREER: Played in 57 games during her career, scoring three goals (one game-winner) and posting one assist.
PEPPERDINE 2015: Concluded a stellar career at Pepperdine, starting all 19 games for the Waves as a fifth-year senior in 2015 … Scored one goal and posted one assist to finish tied for fifth on the squad with three total points … Posted a game-winning goal against Wisconsin (8/28) … Had an assist in a 4-0 win over Gonzaga (10/23) … Took 10 shots on the year, putting four on target … As the starting center back, anchored a Waves’ defense that gave up 0.91 goals per game … Earned WCC All-Academic honorable mention, WCC Commissioner’s Honor Roll silver honors and was named a Pepperdine Scholar Athlete.
PEPPERDINE 2014: Made 22 starts for the Waves as a redshirt junior in 2014 ... Anchored the Waves' defense in the middle that gave up just 16 goals all year, and led the conference with 11 shutouts and a 0.67 goals against average ... Also scored two goals on the year, picking up strikes against Florida Atlantic (8/29) and Pacific (10/12) ... Took seven total shots, putting five on target.PEPPERDINE 2013: Took over a starting defender position as a third-year sophomore ... Appeared in 16 games and started 14 ... Attempted one shot ... A Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.
PEPPERDINE 2012: Did not see any action as a redshirt freshman ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors and was a Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.
PEPPERDINE 2011: Redshirted her true freshman season ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors.
CLUB: Played for So Cal Blues Dodge, which won a national championship in 2010, took third in 2009 and was a finalist in 2008 ... Team won five Surf Cup titles and multiple Blues Cup championships ... The team was the U.S. Youth National League champion in 2009 and 2010 ... Also played with Del Mar Sharks, Rancho Bernardo Soccer Club and Temecula Soccer Club.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Temecula (Calif.) Valley High School in 2011 ... A four-year member of the varsity ... Did not play as a senior, but earned All-Southwestern Conference first team honors as a freshman and sophomore and second team as a junior ... Team won two league titles ... Was a member of the Dean's List all four years.
PERSONAL: Born in San Bernardino, Calif. ... Daughter of Mike and Sheila Assumma ...Her father competed in cross country and track at San Bernardino Valley College and her mother played volleyball at UC Riverside ... Has one brother, Kyle ... Majoring in sports medicine ... Chose Pepperdine because of "my strong and positive connection I felt with the Pepperdine coaches, the great academic program Pepperdine had to offer and the location of the campus."
FAVORITES: Enjoys white-water rafting ... Lists her sports hero as Kobe Bryant ... Favorites include Sergio Ramos (pro soccer player), Chelsea (pro soccer team), Bridesmaids (movie), Jersey Shore (TV show), Lil Wayne (musical artist), chicken (food) and volleyball (sport other than soccer) ... Favorite thing about soccer is "the competitiveness and continual mental and strategic focus that is needed."