59 of Pepperdine's student-athletes that compete in the WCC had at least a 3.0 GPA.
Waves Olympian Ready for Professional Career in NWSL
Guajardo Set to Compete in National Women's Soccer League (NWSL)
Lynn Williams (First), Michelle Pao (Second), Roxanne Barker (Third) and Anisa Guajardo (Third) Selected to Elite Group
Waves Complete Season at 14-7 After Advancing to Second Straight Postseason
No. 22 Pepperdine dropped a 2-0 decision to No. 4 Brigham Young November 3 in the 2012 regular season finale.
No. 24 Pepperdine defeated Saint Mary's 5-3 in WCC action November 1 at Tari Frahm Rokus Field.
No. 15 Pepperdine drops a 3-0 decision to crosstown rival Loyola Marymount in a Wells Fargo PCH battle.
Photos by Stephen Wandzura
Photos by Stephen Wandzura
CAREER: Appeared in 68 games with 58 starting assignments during her standout career ... Led Pepperdine in goals, game winning goals and points as a junior (9 goals/3 game-winners/22 points) and senior (10/4/28) ... Turned in five career multi-goal matches and four multi-assist matches ... Named to the 2012 NSCAA All-West Region and All-WCC First Teams.
MISCELLANEOUS: Departs Malibu littering the top-10 in numerous offensive categories ... Ranks fourth in Pepperdine history with 27 career goals ... Ranks fifth in total points with 68 ... Also owns fourth place in career game-winning goals with nine ... Cracked the single-season lists in points with 28 as a senior, good for eighth place; ninth in points per game (1.33) ... Equaled the single-match record with three assists vs. Indiana (9/2/12).
PEPPERDINE 2012: Competed standout career with a flourish ... Started all 21 games as a senior ... Led Pepperdine and ranked second among WCC leaders in both goals (10) and points (28) ... Also rated third in points per game (1.33) ... Tallied five scoring strikes during WCC matches, good for a share of the league lead ... Posted two multiple goal games against San Diego (8/17) and Saint Mary's (11/1) ... Two goals vs. the Toreros marked the second straight year of tallying a pair in a season opener ... Collected a team-high four game-winning goals, three during league play - vs. Arizona (9/7), at San Francisco (10/7), at San Diego (10/21) and vs. Saint Mary's (11/1) ... Matched the program single-match record with three assists vs. Indiana (9/2) ... Also registered a pair of assists vs. UC Irvine (9/14) ... Ranked eighth in WCC in both overall shots (49) and shots per game (2.33) ... Recorded at least four shots in six contests with a season-high five vs. Saint Mary's (11/1) ... Collected 22 shots on goal in 49 total attempts (.449) ... Tied for fifth in WCC for total points with 10 in conference play only ... Named to the 2012 NSCAA All-West Region Third and All-WCC First Teams.
PEPPERDINE 2011: Led the Waves and tied for first in the WCC with a career-high nine goals ... She also added four assists .... Earned All-WCC honorable mention ... Led the team with 22 points overall, good for fourth-best in the WCC ... Started in 18 of 20 games played in her junior campaign ... Finished ninth in the WCC in shots (48) and shots per game (2.40) ... Was third in the WCC with 1.10 points per game ... Tied for first in the WCC with 0. 45 goals per game ... Was named WCC Player of the Month (September) after scoring six goals and adding one assist in seven games during the month ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors.
PEPPERDINE 2010: Finished second on the squad with six goals and 14 points as a sophomore ... Attempted a team-high 47 shots (putting 27 on goal) ... In the WCC, ranked seventh in shots and shots per game (2.35) and 10th in goals and goals per game (0.30) ... Started 17 of 20 games ... Scored four goals in the season's first five games, beginning with tallies in wins against Fresno State (8/20) and Arizona (8/29) ... Scored a goal at Cal State Northridge (9/3) and then had a one-goal, two-assist performance in a 4-0 victory over Detroit (9/5) and was named Player of the Week by L.A. Soccer News ... Also scored a game-tying 63rd-minute goal in a 1-1 draw at CSU Bakersfield (10/3) and had the game-winner in a 2-0 victory vs. Saint Mary's (10/24).
PEPPERDINE 2009: Finished fifth on the team with four points (two goals) despite limited playing time as a freshman ... Was on the field for just 120 minutes in seven appearances (two starts) ... Scored both goals in the second half of Pepperdine's 2-1 come-from-behind win over Saint Mary's (11/1) ... Tied the match 54 seconds into the second half after receiving a deep ball across the midfield stripe from goalkeeper Roxanne Barker ... Scored the game-winner in the 63rd minute with the assist coming from midfielder Rebecca Klamser ... Finished the year with five shots, three of which were on goal ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Floyd B. Buchanan High School, located in Clovis, Calif., in 2009 ... A midfield/forward who was a four-year varsity letterwinner ... Scored 54 career goals and provided 20 assists ... An All-American honorable mention selection by ESPN RISE after her senior year ... Helped lead school to four consecutive CIF Central Section championships and three Tri-River Athletic Conference (TRAC) titles ... In 2009, reached the finals of the CIF Southern California Regional Division I tournament, in addition to a #6 national ranking and #2 ranking in California ... Member of the 2008 ESPY Team of the Year ... Two-time co-MVP and All-TRAC first team selection ... 2009 and 2008 Fresno Bee All-Star Team Honoree ... Named to a pair of All-City first teams by the Clovis Independent ... Also lettered in track and field and set the school's ninth-grade class record in the 300-meter low hurdles ... Helped lead track and field team to three TRAC championships and a CIF Central Section title in 2006 ... California Scholarship Federation Lifetime Member ... Named to the honor roll all four years ... Received the President's Award for Educational Excellence.
CLUB/ODP: Joined the U-20 Mexican National Team in August 2008 ... Made the Mexican U-17 National Team and participated in the CONCACAF U-17 Championship in Trinidad & Tobago in July 2008 ... Played with the Arizona Rush during summer 2010 and made the U-23 national championship match ... Played for East Fresno United Fusion since 2006 ... Previously competed for Stanford Club (2001-03) and California Odyssey (2003-06) ... Served as team captain for the Fusion and Odyssey teams ... Helped Fusion reach the 2008 State Cup semifinals ... Involved with ODP National Camps since February 2006.
PERSONAL: Born in Fresno, Calif. ... Parents are Ellen Braff-Guajardo and Santiago Guajardo ... Sister to Milena ... A cousin, Dave Braff, was a professional cyclist ... Has lived in four different countries: United States, El Salvador, Mexico and the Dominican Republic ... Speaks Spanish ... Cast in the 2003 movie Cuba Libre, which starred Harvey Keitel and Gael Garcia Bernal ... Majoring in psychology, minoring in sports medicine ... Chose Pepperdine "because I had a very good feeling about the coaches and the soccer team and the campus is incredibly beautiful."
FAVORITES: Enjoys reading ... Favorites include John Terry (pro soccer player), Chelsea (pro soccer team), "Next" by Michael Crichton (book), Horrible Bosses (movie), It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV show), R&B, Mexican rock and country (music) and tennis(sport other than soccer) ... Favorite thing about soccer is "the creativity: when the ball is at my feet, the possibilities are endless."