The Waves play their first home game on Aug. 25 against Texas Tech.
PEPPERDINE 2017: Redshirted her first season at Pepperdine .... WCC Commissioner’s Honor Roll “gold” honors ... A Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Carlsbad (Calif.) High School ... Played four years of varsity soccer 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 including 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. ... Daughter of Caroline and Mike Sinai … Sister to Clare and Candice … Father played soccer at Louisville … Majoring in sports medicine … 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: Favorites include 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) and running (sport besides soccer).