SAAC Co-President Lisa Santroch is leading a group of Waves that will be working with kids in Peru.
More than 1,200 WCC student-athletes received the award.
The school year was highlighted by sand volleyball's national championship and baseball's postseason run.
Pepperdine opens the 2012 season on Friday against San Diego at Tari Frahm Rokus Field
PEPPERDINE 2012: Appeared in two matches during second season with the Waves ... Made debut against San Diego (8/17) in the season opener ... Appeared in a West Coast Conference match at Gonzaga (10/28).
PEPPERDINE 2011: Redshirted her true freshman season during the 2011 season Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "gold" honors.
ODP: Was part of the Washington state '92 pool in 2008-09, and took part in the Super-Y ODP National Camp in 2007.
CLUB: Played for the Crossfire Premier Soccer Club from 2009-11, which took second place in the 2010 Washington State Cup and was a U.S. regional champion in 2009 ... Also played for Northwest Nationals from 2003-09, which took second place at the 2009 Washington State Cup.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Shorewood High School, located in Shoreline, Wash., in 2011 ... Played four years on the varsity ... Had career totals of 10 goals and 16 assists ... Named to the All-Wesco team three times ... A two-year team captain ... Team reached the Washington state quarterfinals her sophomore year and won the District 1 championship as a senior ... Also lettered in track for three years and set the school record in the steeplechase ... Was the school's valedictorian and twice earned the President's Volunteer Service Award.
PERSONAL: Born in Seattle, Wash. ... Daughter of Jim and Connie Santroch ... Has two siblings, Eric and Kristin ... Her second cousins are Olympic medalists Eric and Beth Heiden ... Majoring in business administration ... Has done two mission trips to Tijuana, Mexico, to build houses and serve at a Vacation Bible School ... Has done triathlons since the age of 12 and has won her age group six times ... Chose Pepperdine because "it is an academically acclaimed school centered around Christian values with the most incredible coaching staff."
FAVORITES: Also enjoys running, biking, swimming, hiking, ultimate Frisbee and watching movies ... Favorites include Lionel Messi (pro soccer player), Chelsea (pro soccer team), The Hunger Games trilogy (books), The Blind Side (movie), Friends and The Bachelorette (TV shows), Taylor Swift and Matisyahu (musical artists), apple pie (food), cross country (sport other than soccer to participate in) and basketball and football (sports other than soccer to watch) ... Enjoys soccer because of "the team camaraderie and the fast pace and energy of the game."