Laura Ishikawa
Laura  Ishikawa

RS Freshman

Westlake Village, Calif.

High School:
Westlake HS





Season Outlook: Pepperdine Women's Soccer

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.

CLUB: Played 11 years of club soccer for the Camarillo Eagles … Played two years of ODP Soccer as well … Took part in the Cal South Young Olympians Program, U.S. Soccer Region IV ODP Camp and USYS National Development Camps … Was a team captain for the Eagles since her U-9 days.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Westlake High School, located in Westlake Village, Calif. ... Played one year of varsity soccer under coach Frank Marino … Team won a league championship and was CIF semi-finalists in 2014 … Was a scholar-athlete in 2014.

PERSONAL: Born in Westlake Village, Calif. ... Daugher of Karen and Chris Ishikawa … Has one sister, Sarah … Majoring in sports medicine … Chose Pepperdine because “it seems like a place where I will be able to grow towards my full potential as both a player and a person. The students and staff all seem like genuinely kind people who are interested in helping me succeed, and I feel extremely lucky that I will be surrounded by that during my time there. I feel that that campus operates on standards of morality which will both hold me accountable for my actions and push me towards improving myself. Also, since I am from Southern California, I love that Pepperdine is so close to the beach."

FAVORITES: Favorites include Lionel Messi (pro athlete), FC Barcelona (pro team) … The Book Thief (book), The Blind Side (movie), Impractical Jokers (TV show), Chance the Rapper (musical artist), pizza (food) and basketball (sport besides soccer).

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