Eighteen student-athletes earned All-American honors and 51 were all-conference.
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.
Student-Athletes honored for their success, both in the classroom and on the playing field.
Laura Cole and Karissa Garica were named to the first team.
Williams Named WCC Freshman of the Year and Ward Named Coach of the Year; 10 Waves Overall Earned All-Conference Honors
Laura Cole and Michelle Pao earned First Team All-Conference honors.
Pepperdine vs. San Diego, photos by Stephen Wandzura
Photos by Stephen Wandzura
Photos by Stephen Wandzura of the Waves' 2-0 victory over the Wildcats.
Stephen Wandzura's photos of the Waves' 0-0 tie with the Dons.
Stephen Wandzura's photos of the Waves' 1-1 tie at Loyola Marymount.
PEPPERDINE 2011: Started all 21 games of her senior season as a defender ... Scored two goals and added one assist while attempting 18 shots ... Scored in a 4-2 victory over Illinois (9/9) and in a 3-0 win at UC Santa Barbara (9/16) ... Helped to anchor a Pepperdine defense that held opponents to a .57 goals-against average, the best mark in school history ... Earned All-WCC honorable mention for the first time in her career ... WCC All-Academic honorable mention and WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors.
PEPPERDINE 2010: Started 18 of 19 matches as a junior ... Had one goal and one assist for three points while attempting 16 shots ... Spent most of her time on defense but was occasionally moved up to forward ... Scored off a free kick in the first minute of a 2-1 victory vs. Dartmouth (9/12) ... Posted an assist in a win vs. Detroit (9/5) ... Helped Pepperdine to a team goals-against average of 0.76, the second-best mark in school history ... Made WCC All-Academic honorable mention and WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors.
PEPPERDINE 2009: As a sophomore, was one of only three Waves to start all 19 matches ... Totaled a team-best 1,737 minutes on the pitch at the outside back position ... Provided two assists in matches against Long Beach State (9/18) and Gonzaga (10/18) ... Against the 49ers, crushed a free kick inside the goal mouth from where freshman Callie Payetta headed in her first career goal ... Credited with the game-winning assist on a goal for Sophia Medina vs. the Bulldogs in the 85th minute ... Placed four of 12 shots on frame ... Served as the club's go-to player for free kicks and corner kicks ... Part of a defensive effort that recorded eight shutouts and allowed opponents an average of 9.4 shots per match ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors.
PEPPERDINE 2008: Selected as All-WCC honorable mention and to the WCC All-Freshman team ... One of only two Waves to start all 20 matches ... Played more minutes than anyone else on the team with 1830 out of a possible 1854 ... Scored two points, both on assists ... Attempted 11 shots ... First career assist came at UC Irvine (9/28) after creating a turnover at the midfield stripe and sending the ball forward to Laura Cole, who buried a 30-yard strike in the 77th minute to tie the match at 1-1 ... Credited a game-winning assist in the Waves' 2-1 win over Santa Clara (10/26), floating a diagonal into the goalmouth to Alexis Farler, who redirected the ball past the goalkeeper ... Defensively, was part of a defensive effort that blanked eight opponents, averaged 9.4 shots allowed per game and a 0.97 goals-against average ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors.
ODP: Was a member of the Utah state team for five years and the Region IV pool for two years.
CLUB: Played with the Arizona Rush during summer 2010 and made the U-23 national championship match ... Played with the Utah Avalanche Premier for five years and the Gators for three years ... Won four State Cups and advanced to the regional final in 2008, the regional semifinals in 2007 and the regional quarterfinals three times.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Brighton High School, located in Cottonwood Heights, Utah, in 2008 ... Played three years on the varsity ... A three-time all-state and all-region honoree ... Made the first team for both as a senior ... Helped the team to the 5A state championship in 2005 and to a Region II title in 2007 ... Also ran track ... On the honor roll and a member of the National Honor Society.
PERSONAL: Born in Sandy, Utah ... Daughter of Shaun and Bonni Stockman ... Has five siblings: Jackson, Elizabeth, Jerid, Bryce and Thayne ... Engaged to Nate Fankhauser ... Majoring in sports medicine with a minor in coaching ... Chose Pepperdine because "I wanted a place where I could grow. The people and the environment were a perfect fit. The school's standards and curriculum are great and the soccer program is exactly what I wanted."
FAVORITES: Enjoys reading, embroidery, long runs and playing card games with her family ... Favorites include Ryan Giggs (pro soccer player), Manchester United (pro soccer team), Their Eyes Were Watching God (book), Legends of the Guardians of Gahool and Shrek 2 (movies), Law & Order: SVU and House (TV shows), Mumford and Sons and Yellowcard (musical artists), spaghetti (food) and volleyball, tennis and baseball(sports other than soccer) ... Favorite thing about soccer is "I love that at the end of the day, the people and team that work the hardest and prepare the longest are the champions."