The Waves play their first home game on Aug. 25 against Texas Tech.
The Waves play their second round game on Friday, with a time to be determined.
Pepperdine has scored three or more goals four times this year.
The Waves close a stretch of five home games in their last six matches.
Photos from the Waves' 1-0 win over the Titans in the first round of the 2017 NCAA Tournament.
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)
Soccer vs. Texas Tech
CAREER: Through three seasons, has played in 57 games with 51 starts and has scored four goals.
PEPPERDINE 2017: Started 19 games on defense as a junior ... Helped the Waves set school records for goals-against average (0.42, seventh nationally) and shutouts (14) ... Scored a goal vs. Texas Tech (8/25) ... Took two shots ... WCC Commissioner’s Honor Roll “bronze” honors ... A Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.
PEPPERDINE 2016: Started all 21 games as a sophomore central defender for the Waves … Helped anchor a Pepperdine defense that gave up just 0.68 goals per game, the 21st best total in the country, and recorded 11 shutouts … Also finished eighth on the team with four total points, scoring twice on the year … Had the Waves’ lone goal in the NCAA Tournament opening-round game against California (11/12), allowing Pepperdine to advance in a shootout … Took 17 shots, putting nine on target.
PEPPERDINE 2015: Appeared in 17 games, making 11 starts as a freshman in 2015 … Posted one goal for the Waves as a rookie defender … Scored her lone goal in a 2-2 draw against top-ranked Virginia … Took six shots, putting one on target.
CLUB: Played for Slammers F.C. … Team won the Surf Cup and regional championships and went to the ECNL national playoffs in 2014.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Edison High School, located in Huntington Beach, Calif. … Named All-CIF first team and All-League first team … Was named team MVP and Defensive Player of the Year.
PERSONAL: Born in Los Angeles, Calif. … Daughter of John Thomas and Catherine Thomas … Has three siblings: John, Jordan and Alexis … Majoring in sports medicine … Chose Pepperdine “because of its small class sizes, beautiful views and friendly academic environment.”
FAVORITES: Favorites include Sergio Ramos (pro athlete), Real Madrid (pro team), The 5th Wave (book), Stuck in Love (movie), The Blacklist (TV show), Daughtry (musical artist), caprese (food) and snowboarding (sport besides soccer).