Micaela Cervantes
Micaela  Cervantes


San Diego, Calif.

High School:
Mission Bay HS





#18 Women's Soccer Pounds UC Irvine, 4-0

Pepperdine enjoyed a 15-6 edge in shots.


Waves Women's Soccer Looks to Defend WCC Title as They Forge Their Own Path in 2012

Pepperdine opens the 2012 season on Friday against San Diego at Tari Frahm Rokus Field


Sixty-Three Waves Make WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll

The nine WCC schools put a total of 1,093 student-athletes on the list from the 13 sports that the conference sponsors, which is another new conference record.


No. 8 Waves to Finish out Record-Setting Regular Season at Home Against San Francisco

Friday marks Senior Day for Laura Cole, Karissa Garcia and Myriah Stockman.


Women's Soccer vs. San Diego (10/18/2014)

Stephen Wandzura's photos from the Waves' 2-1 home loss to the Toreros.


Women's Soccer vs. Long Island (8-28-11)

Photos by Stephen Wandzura

Micaela Cervantes Career StatsGet Acrobat Reader

CAREER: Appeared in 54 matches with 30 starting assignments ... Owns three points with a goal and an assist on 19 career shots.

PEPPERDINE 2014: Started all 22 games she appeared in as a senior for the Waves ... Was a key contributor on the outside of the Waves defense that gave up just 16 goals all year, and led the conference with 11 shutouts and a 0.67 goals against average ... Took five shots on the year, putting two on target.

PEPPERDINE 2013: Did not play in 2013

PEPPERDINE 2012: Appeared in 20 matches for the Waves as a sophomore, including eight starting assignments ... Made first career collegiate start vs. San Diego (8/17) ... Tallied lone point of the year with an assist in 4-0 rout of UC Irvine (9/14) ... Established a career-high with nine shots, two on target ... Attempted a season-high two shots in three matches.

PEPPERDINE 2011: Cervantes saw action in 12 games as a reserve in her true freshman year in Malibu ... Scored her first career goal on Sept. 23 in a 6-0 win over Lamar ... Tallied a career and season high two shots in a 1-1 tie at Fresno State on Sept. 25 ... Finished with five total shots, three on goal ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors.

CLUB: Played with the San Diego Surf for five years ... Team took second place in the 2010 Thanksgiving Surf Cup.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Mission Bay High School, located in San Diego, Calif., in 2011 ... Started four years on the varsity ... Had career totals of 58 goals and 65 assists in 86 games ... Was the Central League MVP and a Division II All-San Diego Section pick as a senior and sophomore ... Set a school record with 27 assists as a sophomore ... Team won three league titles and reached the CIF semifinals on three occasions ... Also lettered in field hockey ... Graduated with magna cum laude honors.

PERSONAL: Born in San Diego, Calif. ... Daughter of German and Alexia Cervantes ... Has one sibling, Ximena ... Chose Pepperdine because "it offered everything that I was looking for in a university, with the small class size, location and awesome soccer program."

FAVORITES: Enjoys running, going to the beach, riding a bike and eating ... Lists her sports hero as Julie Foudy ... Favorites include FC Barcelona (pro soccer team), The Handmaid's Tale (book), Love Actually (movie), Friends (TV show), Vampire Weekend (musical artist), mashed potatoes (food) and basketball (sport other than soccer) ... Favorite things about soccer are "the team camaraderie and the intensity of matches."

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