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.
Samantha Cash moves up two spots in the program annals with tonight's 10-block performance.
Jillian Bergeson leads Waves with 11 kills and 10 digs.
PEPPERDINE INDOOR CAREER: Appeared in 40 matches in her career and played in 83 sets after three seasons … Amassed 13 aces and 36 digs … Earned WCC Commissioner’s Honor Roll status twice in her career … Tallied a career high nine digs against UC Santa Barbara (8/29/15) … Picked up a career-high three aces against Utah (10/17/14).
PEPPERDINE 2016: Did not see any action in 2016.
PEPPERDINE 2015: Earned Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete honors … Garnered WCC Commissioner’s Honor Roll “silver” honors … Appeared in 27 matches and 48 sets … one of the first off the bench as a defensive specialist or to serve … Amassed 20 digs, four aces and two digs throughout the season … Had one ace and nine digs against UC Santa Barbara at home (8/29).
PEPPERDINE 2014: Appeared in 13 matches and 35 sets, coming in off the bench to offer serving and defensive support … Handed out nine aces … Credited with 16 digs for a 0.46 average … Dished three aces vs. Utah (10/17) … Picked up three digs for the third time in 2014 at Portland (10/4) … Earned WCC Commissioner’s Honor Roll “bronze” honors.
USA VOLLEYBALL: Member of the A2 16-1 Junior National Beach team.
CLUB: Finished club career playing for Encore Volleyball Club … Also played for Stingray Juniors (12), Vision Volleyball Club (12-13), City Beach Volleyball Club (14) and Main Beach Volleyball Club (16), competing in both indoor volleyball and sand volleyball.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Archbishop Mitty High School in 2014 … Helped Monarchs to the 2012 and 2013 CIF Division II State volleyball championship … Also claimed the Central Coast Section (CCS) and West Catholic Athletic League (WCAL) championships in 2012 and 2013 … Boasted highest GPA on the varsity squad as both a junior and senior … Earned the Academic Junior-Scholar Athlete award and the Academic Senior-Scholar Athlete award.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Art and Katie Gerrans … Brother Kyle was a member of the men’s volleyball team at Pepperdine … Kyle also wore #6 … Born in San Jose, Calif. … Calls Los Gatos, Calif. home … Aspires to become a corporate lawyer and plans to study political science and sociology … Chose Pepperdine because “I thought I wanted a big school setting but after visiting and meeting some people on campus I changed my mind. I realized I would thrive in this setting because the Pepperdine faculty was so incredibly awesome” … On who’s her biggest sports hero: “My brother is my hero, not only because of his heart but because of his passion. It’s not only how hard you work but how much you care that effects how much you grow” … Enjoys hiking and cross fit.
FAVORITES: Favorite pro athlete is Kerri Walsh Jennings … Favorite pro team is the San Francisco 49ers … Favorite movie is Bridesmaids … Favorite tv show is Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory … Favorite food is sushi … Favorite sport other than volleyball is football … Favorite book is A Thousand Splendid Suns … Favorite musical artist is Drake.