Joelle Anderson
Joelle  Anderson


San Jose, Calif.

High School:
Harker School





Anderson, Visalli Named to TDS Best XI Teams

One other WCC athlete earned the honor with Santa Clara's Kelsey Turnbow named to the freshman team.


Five Waves Earn All-Region Honors

Visalli and Harbison are both making their second appearances on the All-Region first team.


Women's Soccer Dominates WCC Awards

The Waves earned four of the five major postseason honors and eight players in all were recognized.


No. 12 Waves Post Record-Setting 9-0 Win Over Pacific

Pepperdine has two games left at home to end the regular season.


Anderson Earns WCC Player of the Week Honors

Anderson posted the second multi-goal game of her career this past week.


Women's Soccer vs. UCSB

Stephen Wandzura's photos of the Waves' victory


Soccer vs. Saint Mary's (10/29/17)

Soccer vs. Saint Mary's (10/29/17)


Soccer vs. Pacific (10/27/17)

Soccer vs. Pacific (10/27/17)


Soccer vs. Gonzaga (10/15/17)

Soccer vs. Gonzaga (10/15/17)

PEPPERDINE 2017: Made the Top Drawer Soccer Freshman Best XI second team ... A United Soccer Coaches All-West Region second team pick ... Earned All-WCC second team and WCC All-Freshman team honors ... Finished second on the team in goals (nine) and points (24) in her debut season, and tied for first in assists (six) ... Played in 19 games and started eight ... In the WCC, tied for first in total assists, second in assists per game (0.32), third in points per game (1.26), tied for third in total points and tied for fourth in total goals and goals per game (0.47) ... All of her points came in a nine-game span ... Scored a point in six consecutive games, one shy of the school record ... Attempted 42 shots and put 25 on goal ... Named WCC Player of the Week on 10/23 after scored two goals at BYU (10/19) and notching a goal and an assist at San Diego (10/21) ... Had three multi-goal games, also getting two goals at Santa Clara (10/1) and vs. Pacific (10/27) ... Also had two assists vs. Pacific for a total of six points ... First career goal came at UC Irvine (9/17) .... WCC Commissioner’s Honor Roll “bronze” honors ... A Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.

CLUB: Played 10 years of club soccer with the De Anza Force … Member of the 2013 ENCL national championship team … Took third place at ECNL Nationals in both 2014 and 2015 … Took second place at ECNL Nationals in 2016 … Donosti Cup (Spain) Champions in 2013 … Seven-time NorCal State Cup Champions (2010-2017).

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from The Harker School in San Jose, Calif. ... Played three years of varsity soccer under coach Iman Siadat … Scored 101 goals in her career with 35 assists … Named the Team MVP as a senior, as well as Forward of the Year by the West-Bay Athletic League … Named a Player of the Week by Maxpreps … Had the second-most career goals in school history.

PERSONAL: Born in San Jose, Calif. ... Daugher of Michelle and Peter Anderson … Sister to Jeremiah and Jarrett … Brother, Jeremiah, plays soccer at Westmont College … Majoring in psychology ... Chose Pepperdine because “it is a top-rated private Christian school with an amazing reputation. The campus is one of the most beautiful I have ever seen. When I met the soccer coaches, I knew in that moment that Pepperdine would be the right place for me to play soccer, be a part of an amazing athletic environment and achieve my academic goals. I couldn’t ask for a better place to spend the next four years of my life.”

FAVORITES: Favorites include Lionel Messi (pro athlete), Golden State Warriors (pro team), The Great Gatsby (book), She’s the Man (movie), New Girl (TV show), Chance the Rapper (musical artist), chocolate ice cream (food) and basketball (sport besides soccer).

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