Michelle Maemone
Michelle  Maemone


San Jose, Calif.

High School:
The King's Academy





Women's Soccer Leads 2017-18 Student-Athlete Awards

The annual ceremony was held Sunday night in Elkins Auditorium.


Season Outlook: Pepperdine Women's Soccer

The Waves play their first home game on Aug. 25 against Texas Tech.


Ward, Seabert Highlight WCC Postseason Awards

The Waves open the NCAA Tournament at home on Saturday against California.


114 Waves Make WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll

Student-athletes were recognized for achieving a 3.0 grade-point average or better.


No. 10 Waves Beat No. 13 Wisconsin 2-0 at Home

The Waves have not allowed a goal in 275:17 minutes of play to start the season.


Women's Soccer vs. Cal State Fullerton

Photos from the Waves' 1-0 win over the Titans in the first round of the 2017 NCAA Tournament.


Women's Soccer vs. Portland

The Waves celebrated Senior Day and a WCC title on Saturday. Photos by Stephen Wandzura and Blake Rovai.


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)

CAREER: Through three seasons, has played in 59 games and made 50 starts, with one goal and four assists for six points.

PEPPERDINE 2017: Started 19 games as a junior and was again a key part of Pepperdine's defense ... Helped the Waves set school records for goals-against average (0.42, seventh nationally) and shutouts (14) ... Had two assists, vs. Texas Tech (8/25) and at Santa Clara (10/1) ... Took 11 shots and put three on frame ... WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors ... A Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.

PEPPERDINE 2016: Earned All-WCC honorable mention as a sophomore ... Started all 21 games for the Waves ... Posted one assist on the year against Kansas (9/18) ... Played primarily as an outside defender, helping to anchor a Pepperdine defense that gave up just 0.68 goals per game, the 21st best total in the country, and notch 11 shutouts ... Took seven shots, putting two on target.

PEPPERDINE 2015: Appeared in all 19 games, making 10 starts as a freshman for the Waves ... Posted one goal and one assist, finishing tied for fifth on the team with three total points ... Took 20 shots, putting seven on target .... WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors ... A Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.

CLUB: Played four seasons for the Central Valley Arsenal and six seasons with MVLA Mercury Black ... Selected to the Cal-North Team, Region IV ODP Camp at the University of Idaho (July 2010) ... Represented Cal-North State ODP Team at Nike Friendship Cup (May 2010) ... Selected to the 2009/10 97G Cal-North State ODP Team and to the 2009 97G District II ODP Team ... During her six seasons with Mercury Black her team won numerous titles including a 2014-15 ECNL League championship, Surf Cup Super Group Championship (2014) and USYSA Region IV championship ... Was selected to participate in the Puma Women's Elite Showcase (Boyd's, Maryland 2012), and as one of the top forwards at the club National Championships in 2012.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from The King's Academy, located in Sunnyvale, Calif. ... Played two varsity seasons ... Scored a total of 36 goals ... Led the Knights in scoring during their 2012-13 Central Coast Section Championship season ... Named All-West Bay Athletic League first team as a sophomore and All-WBAL honorable mention as a freshman ... Did not play her junior or senior seasons ... Graduated as a member of the California Scholarship Federation as well as with high honors.

PERSONAL: Born in Los Gatos, Calif. ... Daughter of Joe and Anita Maemone ... Has two siblings, David and Jessica ... Majoring in public relations ... Chose Pepperdine because "my dream was to play Division I soccer, at an academically strong school, where I would be immersed in a community that would encourage me to grow deeper in my faith. That is exactly what I found at Pepperdine! I fell in love with the coaching staff! They are amazing and genuine individuals with a philosophy that is true to who they are and what they believe in. I feel so humbled and grateful for the privilege to be a Wave! Of course, I could never imagine a more beautiful place to spend the next four years of my life learning and growing!"

FAVORITES: Favorites include Neymar (pro athlete), FC Barcelona (pro team), Unbroken (book), A Cinderella Story and She's the Man (movies), Dancing with the Stars, The Voice and Downton Abbey (TV shows), The Script, Needtobreathe, For All Seasons, Kari Jobe, Phil Wickham, Josh Garrels, Ed Sheeran, Dan + Shay, Sam Hunt, Tim McGraw and Keith Urban (musical artists) Chipotle and sushi (food) and basketball (sport besides soccer).

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