Pepperdine improves to 26-0 all-time with two dual victories today at Zuma Beach.
Kim Hill and Lilla Frederick improve to 12-0 on the season after picked up two wins today in Miami.
Waves' unblemished record remains intact after the defending national champs come from behind to defeat #2 Long Beach State.
Caitlin Racich and Lara Dykstra clinch dual win for Pepperdine with 16-14 win in the third set.
Waves a perfect 6-for-6 to beat Florida International in the season opener.
PEPPERDINE 2013: Transferred to Pepperdine to play sand volleyball in January ... Went 4-2 overall, all in pairs action ... Went 1-1 with Jazmine Orozco and 3-1 with Katie Messing ... Dished 11 aces against Diaz/Duffy of FIU (3/9) ... Tagged down 17 kills versus Ku`ulei Zalopany and Olivia Urban of Hawaii (4/6).
WAYNE STATE 2012: After spending the spring semester at Nebraska, transferred to Wayne State College (Div. II) in the fall ... Appeared as an outside hitter in 16 matches and 55 total sets for the Wildcats ... Led the team with a 3.75 kills/set average ...Ranked fourth on the team with 206 total kills despite only playing in half of the season's matches ... Tallied 10+ kills 12 times ... Achieved five kills-digs double doubles ... Delivered season highs of 23 kills and 16 digs against Upper Iowa (9/15) ... Registered a .462 (21-3-39) clip vs. Dallas Baptist (8/31) ... Season totals include 130 digs for a 2.36 average, 16 assists, 11 service aces and 23 blocks.
USA VOLLEYBALL: Boasts experience playing the USA Volleyball Youth National Team ... Won a gold medal at the 2010 NORCECA Girls' Youth Continental Championship ... Selected to the U.S. Girls' Select A1 team in both 2008 and 2009.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Elkhorn South High School early to participate in Nebraska's 2012 spring drills ... Recruited by the Cornhuskers as a setter ... Also attended and played volleyball at Marian High School ... Two-time Super-State setter ... MaxPreps Preseason First Team All-American in 2011 ... Tallied 349 kills, 52 aces, 27 blocks, 240 digs and 185 assists as a senior at Elkhorn South ... Credited with 377 kills while hitting .353 and 585 assists as a junior at Marian ... Led Marian to a runner-up finish at the state tournament in 2010 ... Guided Marian to the 2009 Class A state championship and was named the top sophomore player in the county that year by prepvolleyball.com ... Named Nebraska High School Gatorade Player of the Year after the state title run ... Named to the Nebraska High School Second-Team All-State All-Class in 2008 ... Led the Nebraska Junior club to the open division title (16s) at the USA Volleyball Junior National Championship.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Thomas and Deborah ... Has one brother, Alex ... Father was a pro golfer on the PGA Tour from 1984-94... Majoring in marketing and communications at Pepperdine ... Has not lived outside of Nebraska prior to enrolling at Pepperdine ... Chose Pepperdine because "I love the Christian-based aspect of the school. I love the location, I think the coaches are great and I think it's the best place for me to accomplish my goals."
FAVORITES: Favorite movie is Transformers ... Favorite book is The Outliers ... Favorite food is Chipotle ... Favorite pro sports team is the Los Angeles Lakers ... Favorite sport other than volleyball is tennis ... Favorite pro athlete is Kerri Walsh Jennings ... Favorite TV show is Revenge.