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Freshman outside hitter Brie Harris recorded her first career double-doubleand sophomore outside hitter Katie Wilkins totaled a career-high 18 kills to lead Pepperdine to a three-game sweep of Florida State and the Howdy's Pepperdine Classic championship Saturday evening at Firestone Fiel

Freshman outside hitter Brie Harris recorded her first career double-double and sophomore outside hitter Katie Wilkins totaled a career-high 18 kills to lead Pepperdine to a three-game sweep of Florida State and the Howdy's Pepperdine Classic championship Saturday evening at Firestone Fieldhouse in Malibu.

Pepperdine, which improved to 3-0 on the season, defeated the Seminoles by scores of 30-21, 30-24, 31-29.

Harris, who was named the tournament's Most Valuable Player, recorded 14 kills, 13 digs and a .364 hitting percentage against Florida State. Harris made an impressive collegiate debut as she totaled 39 kills, averaged 4.33 kills a game, hit .348 and recorded five service aces.

In the tournament's three matches, Wilkins, who was named to the all-tournament team, totaled a team-high 45 kills, averaged 5.00 kills a game and posted a .326 hitting percentage. She was Pepperdine's kill leader in all three matches.

The Waves have now won six straight regular-season tournaments dating back to 1999. During that time, they have registered a 15-0 record.

Earlier in the day, Pepperdine defeated Fresno State in three games by scores of 30-22, 30-13, 30-26. Wilkins again led the way for the Waves as she tallied 16 kills and registered a .538 hitting percentage.

Pepperdine returns to action on Friday, September 7th, when it takes on defending national champion and No. 1-ranked Nebraska beginning at 5 p.m. in a first-round match of the US Bank / Arby's Invitational in Lincoln, Nebraska. The Waves are also scheduled to face Notre Dame and local rival UCLA in the three-day tournament.

HOWDY'S PEPPERDINE CLASSIC ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM

Kristin Frye - Florida State

Norisha Campbell - Florida State

Xylena Sanders - Northern Arizona

Kara Verwey - Fresno State

KATIE WILKINS - PEPPERDINE

LYNDSEY HACHE' - PEPPERDINE

Most Valuable Player

BRIE HARRIS - PEPPERDINE