The Waves play their first home game on Aug. 25 against Texas Tech.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played four years of varsity soccer at Carlsbad High School in Carlsbad, Calif. under coach Carl Higham … Scored two goals and posted 10 assists in her career … Was named to the All-Avocado West League first team as a senior … Team won the Avocado West League Title in 2014 and 2015, and was runner-up in the San Diego CIF Finals and was the Southern California runner-up in the State Championships in 2015 … Was named the 2016-17 San Diego Union Tribune Student-Athlete of the Year … Earned honor roll recognition all four years.
CLUB: Played 10 years with the LA Galaxy San Diego Club … Won club National Championship in 2016 … Team also earned top finishes such as; 2014 Surf Cup runners-up, National League Champions in 2014-16, Coast League Champions 2012-16, Region VI finalists in 2015 and 2015 Regional League Champions.
PERSONAL: Born in Louisville, Ky. to Parents Caroline and Mike … Sister to Clare and Candice … Father, Mike, played soccer at Louisville … Plans on studying sports medicine at Pepperdine … Chose Pepperdine because “I believe the team is like a family. I love the atmosphere and I believe that Pepperdine will help me grow into the best version of myself. In addition, the coaches are very welcoming and I know they will develop me into a better player and person."
FAVORITES: Julie Johnston (Pro Athlete) … Chelsea FC (Pro Team) … East of Eden (book) … Harry Potter (Movie) … Grey’s Anatomy (TV Show) … Ed Sheeran (Musical Artist) … Salmon (Food) … Running (Sport Besides Soccer)