Visalli has been named to every WCC All-Academic team since she became eligible as a sophomore.
The Waves play their first home game on Aug. 25 against Texas Tech.
Women's soccer led all teams with 17 honorees.
Student-athletes were recognized for achieving a 3.0 grade-point average or better.
CAREER: Through three seasons, has appeared in 16 games and made two starts.
PEPPERDINE 2017: Saw action in 11 games and made her first two career starts as a junior ... Attempted one shot ... Made first career start vs. Virginia Tech (8/20) .... Earned WCC All-Academic honorable mention ... WCC Commissioner’s Honor Roll “bronze” honors ... A Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.
PEPPERDINE 2016: Appeared in two games as a reserve for the Waves during her sophomore season .... WCC Commissioner’s Honor Roll “silver” honors ... A Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.
PEPPERDINE 2015: Appeared in three games as a substitute for the Waves during her freshman season .... WCC Commissioner’s Honor Roll “silver” honors ... A Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.
CLUB: Played for the Michigan Hawks for six seasons under head coach Doug Landerfeld … Team made ECNL Nationals four years in a row.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Brighton (Mich.) High School … Played three varsity seasons ... Scored more than 20 goals in her career … Named All-State, All-District, All-Region and All-Conference first team as a senior … Was a four-year Scholar-Athlete … Also ran track for the Bulldogs … Team won a Division and KLAA championship.
PERSONAL: Born in Dyer, Ind. ... Daughter of Mike and Mary Healy … Has one sibling, Chase … Majoring in political science … Chose Pepperdine “because of the excellent academics and great soccer program. Also, being by the beach rocks.”
FAVORITES: Favorites include Lionel Messi (pro athlete), Detroit Tigers (pro team), Harry Potter (book), She’s the Man (movie), Grey’s Anatomy (TV show), Imagine Dragons (musical artist), steak (food) and football and baseball (sports besides soccer).