Katie Messing ends indoor career with 1,085 kills, ranking in at 14th in the Waves' 40-year history.
Chanel Brown, Samantha Cash and Katie Messing combined for 22 kills, 19 digs, eight blocks and four aces on Senior Day.
Samantha Cash tallies 12 kills and four blocks in four-set loss to Pacific.
Samantha Cash scores a team-high 14 points off of 11 kills and six blocks to lead Pepperdine to the upset road win.
The Waves play in their final two road matches of the regular season this week, facing San Francisco on Thursday and Santa Clara on Saturday.
INDOOR 2014: Appeared in 27 matches and 87 sets ... Made four starts as an outside hitter before serving as the starting libero in 15 matches ... Averaged 2.23 digs/set for a total of 194 ... Ranked fourth on the team with 26 aces for a 0.30 average ... Aces averaged ranked seventh in the conference ... Put down 10 kills after taking 17 errorless swings vs. Bowling Green (9/13) for a season-best hitting percentage of .588 ... Matched the season-best 10 kills at Arizona State (9/20) ... Earned a season-best 17 digs at Santa Clara (11/15) ... Distributed a season-best nine assists vs. Saint Mary's (11/22) ... Dished four aces vs. Pacific (11/20) ... Surpassed double-digit dig totals 10 times and double-digit kill totals twice ... Other season totals include 48 kills , 42 assists, 13 blocks and 80.5 points ... Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "silver" honors.
CLUB: Member of Coast Volleyball Club (16-18s) ... Took gold at the USA Volleyball Junior National Championships in the 16 Open division and again two years later in the 18 Open division ... Earned bronze medal in the 17 Open division at the Junior National Championships in Dallas, Texas ... Member of the Southern California Volleyball Association High Performance team ... Also a member of the Bridge Volleyball Club (13-15s)
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Bonita Vista High School in 2014 ... 2012 and 2013 Mesa Player of the Year ... Three-time Mesa League first team selection ... Mesa League second team pick as a freshman ... Posted more than 300 kills every season ... Helped lift Bonita Vista High School to four-consecutive Mesa League Championships ... As a sophomore, led Barons to the title match of the CIF San Diego Section Div. II tournament ... Earned All-CIF second team acclaim as a result ... Also an All-CIF second team selection as a senior ... Four-year member of the Principal's Honor Roll ... Awarded for outstanding academic achievement in AP statistics.
PERSONAL: Born in Chula Vista, Calif. to parents Susan and Tim Loitz ... Has two older brothers, Patrick and Landon ... Majoring in sports medicine and aspires to become a physical therapist ... Chose Pepperdine because "it is a Christian college and I fell in love with the campus, the academic side is challenging and I love the idea of small class sizes."
FAVORITES: Favorite pro athlete is Bastian Schweinsteiger ... Favorite professional team is the Oakland Athletics ... Favorite books are the Bible, The Great Gatsby and Persepolis ... Favorite tv show is NCIS ... Favorite movie is The Dark Knight Rises ... Favorite band is Pearl Jam ... Favorite food is pizza ... Favorite sport other than volleyball is ping pong ... Enjoys going to the beach, surfing, reading, listening to music and playing other sports like ping pong and basketball.