Student-athletes were recognized for achieving a 3.0 grade-point average or better.
Here is a closer look at the upcoming 2015 Waves.
Becca Strehlow averages 14.50 assists per set in win at San Francisco.
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.
Saturday's match is PINK as part of the #WCCPink initiative to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
PEPPERDINE INDOOR CAREER: Appeared in 56 matches with 15 starts as a libero throughout three seasons … Played in 134 total sets, totaling 1.73 digs/set and 232 total digs … Tabbed a career-best 18 digs against Idaho State (9/18/15) and at Saint Mary’s (9/25/14) … Posted double-figure digs on five separate occasions.
PEPPERDINE INDOOR 2016: Played in 12 matches and 20 total sets for the Waves in 2016 … Amassed 0.85 digs/set after digging up 17 for the team and amassed one ace against Lipscomb on Aug. 26.
PEPPERDINE INDOOR 2015: Earned WCC Commissioner’s Honor Roll “bronze” honors … Appeared in 27 matches and 60 sets last season … One of the first off the bench to offer serving and defensive specialist support … Tallied 1.58 digs/set and 0.12 assists/set … Had five or more digs on nine separate occasions … Posted a season-high 18 digs against Idaho State (9/18).
PEPPERDINE INDOOR 2014: Appeared in 17 matches and 54 sets as a freshman … Was the starting libero in 15 matches … Averaged 2.22 digs/set … Totaled 120 digs on the season … Surpassed double-digit dig totals in four contests … Picked up a season-high 18 digs at Saint Mary’s (9/25) … Dished out a season-best six assists at Arizona State (9/20) … Credited with two aces on the season … Earned a kill at Saint Mary’s (9/25) … Finished the year with 28 assists.
CLUB: Member of the TStreet Volleyball Club since age 16 … Spent two seasons with the Surf City Volleyball Club prior to that … Placed third at the 2013 USA Volleyball Junior National Championship 18 USA Division with TStreet and was placed on the all-tournament team.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Huntington Beach High School in 2014 … Attended Edison High School from 2010-13 … Was an All-Sunset League second team performer as a junior … Led Huntington Beach to a first round CIF victory with 12 digs, three aces and a pair of blocks … Won the Sunset League Championship with Edison in 2011 … Reached the finals of the Ann Kang Tournament with HBHS in 2013.
PERSONAL: Born in Newport Beach, Calif. … Daughter of Manfredo and Jean Lespier … Younger sister of Aly and Emily … Father was an All-American water polo player at UC Irvine … Manfredo was also a member of the Puerto Rican national team that qualified for the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow (did not participate due to boycott) … Mother played volleyball at UC Irvine … Chose Pepperdine “because of the academics, the location, the people and the coaches I will be playing for.”
FAVORITES: Favorite professional athlete is Misty May-Treanor … Favorite movie is Remember the Titans … Favorite musical artist is Luke Bryan … Favorite sport other than volleyball is soccer … Favorite book is The Fault in Our Stars … Favorite food is Mexican.