Lynn Williams Notches Third Game-Winner of the Season; Roxanne Barker Becomes Pepperdine's Career Wins Leader (46)
Anisa Guajardo and Mandy Davis Score Goals for the Waves
Waves Take on No. 5 Boston College and Dartmouth
Michelle Pao and Taylor Vargo Score First Goals of the Season for the Waves
Pepperdine opens the 2012 season on Friday against San Diego at Tari Frahm Rokus Field
Making its first appearance at home in nearly three weeks, No. 20 Pepperdine took full advantage, posting a 2-0 shutout win against UC Santa Barbara Friday afternoon at Tari Frahm Rokus Field.
Pepperdine 5, Indiana 0 Sunday, September 2, 2012 Tari Frahm Rokus Field Malibu, Calif. Photos by Stephen Wandzura
PEPPERDINE 2012: Made 15 appearances with three starts as a freshman for the Waves ... Collected first collegiate point with an assist in a 2-0 shutout win at San Diego (10/21) ... First collegiate start came at Gonzaga (10/28) ... Also started Pepperdine's NCAA first round match against Cal (11/10) ... Fired four shots, including a career-high two at Gonzaga.
ODP: Was a part of the U15 Cal South ODP team ... Won U.S. Youth Soccer Championship. CLUB: Played club for Breakaway for the past five years, one year with Cypress Elite and two with ASC ... With Breakaway won the Far West Regionals and team was National League champions.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Los Alamitos High School, located in Los Alamitos, Calif., in 2012 ... Played three years of varsity soccer for head coach Steve Soler ... Earned team MVP, Offensive Player of the Year honors ... Earned first team All-Sunset league as a sophomore and second team All-Sunset league as a junior.
PERSONAL: Born in Torrance, Calif. ... Daughter of Ron Vargo and Lori Frye ... Has three siblings: Jessica, Kashen and Sean ... Undeclared major ... Chose Pepperdine because of the "Excellent environment, the amazing coaching staff and the academics."
FAVORITES: Enjoys dancing and hanging out with friends ... Favorites include Lionel Messi (pro soccer player), FC Barcelona (pro soccer team), Matilda (book), Love & Basketball (movie), Bad Girls Club (TV show), Drake (musical artist), salad (food) and football (sport other than soccer) ... Favorite thing about soccer is "When the adrenaline is running through your body while competing."