Senior Gaby Palmeri and junior Ashley Morgan garnered WCC All-Academic first team accolades.
Seniors Gaby Palmeri (10), Brooke Honeycutt (7) and Reegan Dennis (14) were honored.
Hannah Frohling led the Waves in kills for the fifth-consecutive match with 17.
Hannah Frohling led the Waves with 15 kills on a .344 hitting percentage.
Jasmine Gross now holds the all-time Pepperdine record for most blocks in a single match with 15 in a five-set match during the rally scoring era (2001-present)
ASHLEY MORGAN CAREER STATS
PEPPERDINE INDOOR CAREER: Has been an integral member of the Waves’ squad for three seasons … Tabbed to WCC All-Academic first team and earned WCC Commissioner’s Honor Roll “silver” honors twice … Has played in 73 matches and 251 sets … Averaged 2.29 digs/set with 574 total digs after three seasons … Posted 29 total aces to average 0.12 aces/set and 57 assists to average 0.23 assists/set … Tabbed a career-best 18 digs against Gonzaga (10/6/16).
PEPPERDINE INDOOR 2016: WCC All-Academic first team … Played in all 30 matches, including 112 total sets played as a defensive specialist in 2016 … Amassed 2.61 digs/set (292), 0.12 aces/set (13) and 0.13 assists/set (15) for the Waves … Tabbed double-figure digs 11 times and
led Pepperdine in aces in five separate matches and digs in four … Had the first kill of her career from the back row at Arizona (9/3/16) … Had a career-high 18 digs against Gonzaga (10/6/16).
PEPPERDINE INDOOR 2015: WCC All-Academic first team … Earned Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete honors … Garnered WCC Commissioner’s Honor Roll “silver” accolades … Played in all 31 matches last season, while starting in two … Competed in 112-of-115 total sets … First Wave off the bench to offer serving and defensive specialist assistance … Averaged 2.20 digs/set, 0.37 assists/set and 0.14 aces and points/set … Amassed 246 digs, 16 aces, 41 assists and 472 total receptions … Had nine double-figure digs matches … Tabbed 17 digs on three separate occasions; against Alabama (8/29), Florida Atlantic (9/4) and New Mexico (9/10) … Tallied two aces in a match twice; against San Francisco (10/17) and BYU (10/22).
PEPPERDINE INDOOR 2014: Appeared in 12 matches and 27 sets, mainly as a defensive specialist … Averaged 1.33 digs/set … Collected 36 total digs … Picked up eight digs vs. Idaho (9/6) … Earned WCC Commissioner’s Honor Roll “silver” honors.
CLUB: Member of the Tstreet Volleyball Club from 2013-14 … Also competed for Impact and Goldenwest volleyball clubs … Won bronze with Tstreet in the 18 USA division of the 2013 USA Volleyball Junior National Championship … Qualified for the Junior National Championship in 2012, 2013 and 2014 … Team Captain in 2014.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Canyon High School in 2014 … Spent four years on the varsity squad as the libero … All-Century League first team pick as a junior and senior … Voted team’s Most Valuable Player in 2013 … Two-year team captain … Winner of the Reed Smoke Award in 2011 (MVP selected by former coach) … Three-time Best Defensive Player award winner … Four-time Scholar Athlete … Four-year member of the Principal’s Honor Roll.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Paul and Susanne … Younger sister to Travis, Stephanie and Lindsey … Sister Stephanie played soccer at USC … Chose Pepperdine because “it offers the perfect opportunity to excel academically, athletically and spiritually in one of the best locations possible.”
FAVORITES: Favorite pro athlete is Mike Trout … Favorite pro teams are the Angels (MLB) and the Ducks (NHL) … Favorite TV shows are the Bachelor/Bachelorette and Friends … Favorite foods are rice and mangos … Favorite movie is Despicable Me … Favorite musical artists are Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton … Favorite sports other than volleyball are hockey and baseball … Enjoys going to Disneyland and the beach.