More than 1,200 WCC student-athletes received the award.
Pepperdine's final three regular-season games are on the road.
Pepperdine has its final regular-season home game and senior day ceremonies on Sunday.
Freshman Kristen Rodriguez Scores First Collegiate Goal in Debut
Waves unable to overcome second half Sun Devil goal.
Photos of Pepperdine's 1-0 overtime victory at USC.
Pepperdine opened the 2013 season with a 1-1 draw vs. No. 18 Cal (8/26/13).
Photos by Stephen Wandzura
Photos by Stephen Wandzura of the Waves' 2-0 win over the Gaels.
Stephen Wandzura's photos of the Waves' 0-0 tie with the Dons.
CAREER: Appeared in 63 games, starting 48 of them ... Had one goal and three assists for five points ... Took 35 career shots.
PEPPERDINE 2013: Appeared in all 19 games as a senior and started 15 of them ... Had one assist, which came in the season opener vs. California (8/26) ... Took 15 shots and put eight on goal ... A Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.
PEPPERDINE 2012: Made first seven starts for the Waves until sidelined with an injury ... Scored first career collegiate goal in a 2-1 victory at Arizona (9/7) ... Delivered an assist in a 2-1 victory vs. No. 21 Auburn (8/24) ... Fired season-high three shots at Arizona State (9/9) ... Four of seven shot attempts were on target (.571).
PEPPERDINE 2011: Appeared in 17 games, starting seven of those at the midfield position ... Helped Pepperdine to a team goals-against average of 0.55, the best single-season mark in school history ... Attempted eight shots ... Lone assist of the season came on Oct. 16 in a 2-0 victory over rival Loyola Marymount. ... Had single-season high two shots against Loyola Marymount and San Francisco.
PEPPERDINE 2010: Started 19 of 20 games as a freshman at defensive midfielder ... Helped Pepperdine to a team goals-against average of 0.76, the second-best mark in school history ... Attempted five shots ... Was named to the all-tournament team at the Hawaii Outrigger Hotels Soccer Classic.
CLUB: Played with the So Cal Blues from U-14 to present and the Junior United Soccer Association from U-10 to U-13 ... Won an U-17 national championship with the Blues in 2010 ... The Blues were the Far West Regional, Surf Cup and Blues Cup champions in 2009.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Esperanza High School, located in Anaheim, Calif., in 2010 ... A defender/midfielder who played four years on the varsity ... Named the CIF Southern Section Division I Defensive Player of the Year ... Helped Esperanza post 21 shutouts in 31 matches, good for a 27-0-4 record and a #2 national ranking by ESPN Rise ... Team won CIF Southern Section and Southern California Regional titles ... A three-time All-Sunset League first teamer ... Prep teammates with Pepperdine's Lacie Carver.
PERSONAL: Born in Long Beach, Calif. ... Daughter of Chris and Alecia Gallanes ... Has two sisters, Arianna and Alexa ... Her grandfather, Harry Gallanes, played football at USC ... Chose Pepperdine because "of the great academics, people and campus."
FAVORITES: Enjoys reading ... Favorites include Chris Pontius (pro soccer player), The Hunger Games (book), Gran Torino (movie), That 70s Show (TV show), Blink 182 (musical artist), tri-tip sandwiches (food) and volleyball (sport other than soccer) ... Favorite things about soccer are "the fast pace and unpredictability."