Pepperdine Waves women’s volleyball player Hana Lishman’s journey to representing the red, white and blue on the volleyball court began over a decade ago and over 2,500 miles away.
Five days after the Pepperdine Waves beach volleyball team concluded another successful season, two members of the squad continued spiking and volleying their way to victories on the sand.
The first time DeLisha Milton-Jones stepped on a basketball court adorned in red, white and blue, she was a college hoops standout from the University of Florida grabbing boards and getting buckets for a Team USA squad in Italy.
One Pepperdine Waves team advanced in the NCAA tournament of its sport last week, while two others fell in the NCAA tourneys of their sports.
The Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championship Tournament begins on Saturday, but the Pepperdine Waves men’s volleyball team—the MPSF regular-season champions—won’t be taking the floor against an opponent.
Pepperdine women’s swim and dive team player Julianna Chan swam the 100-meter individual medley race to a time of 1:00:09—exactly three-tenths of a second fast than the previous 1:00.39 university record—at the National Invitational Championships in Cleveland, Ohio, on March 16.
The first weekend of this month, a trio of Pepperdine Waves women’s volleyball players vied for a chance to serve, set and spike for the red, white and blue.
The Pepperdine Waves hosted beach volleyball teams from Long Beach State University as well as Cal State Northridge (CSUN) and Bakersfield for the annual Zuma Classic tournament on a rainy March 2 on Zuma Beach.
When he was a youth volleyball player in the Midwest, David Wieczorek dreamed of being an impact player on the Pepperdine Waves men’s volleyball team. Wieczorek, who followed his dad Al’s footsteps in the sport, heard stories about Marv Dunphy, Pepperdine’s legendary coach who retired in 201…
With recent back-to-back wins, star Pepperdine University women’s basketball player Yasmine Robinson-Bacote was named the West Coast Conference Player of the Week on Monday, Feb. 25.
Last month, Michelle Maemone was preparing for life after college. The Pepperdine senior’s college soccer career concluded in November, so she spent some time during the Christmas month buying clothes suitable for an office setting and told herself her time on the pitch had ended.
Pepperdine Waves men’s basketball player Jade’ Smith’s journey to becoming the first Waves hooper to be named West Coast Conference Player of the Week in nearly two years began after a frustrating first season in a Pepperdine uniform.
David Hunt has been leery of calling himself the head coach of the Pepperdine Waves men’s volleyball team throughout his 17 months on the job out of respect for his predecessor, coaching mentor and friend Marv Dunphy.
The three-point shot wasn’t splashing for the Pepperdine Waves men’s basketball team in the first half of its game against the visiting Jackson State Tigers on Dec. 8 at Firestone Fieldhouse—but a trio of three-point makes in three consecutive possessions in the second half gave the Waves th…
The Waves men and women’s cross country teams competed at the annual West Coast Conference championships on Saturday, Oct. 27, at the East Bay Golf Course in Utah.
The Pepperdine Waves women’s basketball team might sprinkle in some fun in the sun before their season tips off against the Hawaii Rainbow Wahine women’s basketball team.
Pepperdine Athletics inducted the 2018 class of Pepperdine Athletics Hall of Fame honorees during a ceremony on Sunday, Oct. 14, at the Firestone Fieldhouse on the school’s Malibu campus. This year’s inductees included four former student-athletes and a special achievement award for Pepperdi…
At one point during the Pepperdine Waves women’s indoor volleyball team’s second set against the visiting Loyola Marymount University Lions on Oct. 13, the volleyball was batted high above the court, nearly to the gymnasium’s ceiling. At the end of the ball’s plunge, Waves junior libero Hana…
After a loss against the UC Berkeley Golden Bears in its last game, the Waves are back—the men’s water polo team came out victorious at the Gary Troyer Tournament on Oct. 6. The tournament, hosted by Pomona-Pitzer and Claremont Mudd-Scripps, took place in Claremont.
Pepperdine Waves women’s soccer player Meghan Healy has had moments of doubt during her collegiate soccer tenure. However, when those swirled in her head during game play, the senior changed her mindset.
Pepperdine women’s soccer team lost, 0-1, against Saint Mary’s on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 30. The game marked the end of the Waves’ five consecutive wins in West Coast Conference play.
The Pepperdine Waves men’s water polo team nearly flipped a multigoal deficit on its head and completed a come-from-behind victory last Sunday at their home pool—but it was not meant to be.
Hannah Frohling, Waves women’s volleyball player, was named West Coast Conference Player of the Week earlier this week. As shared online by Pepperdine Athletics, the junior helped secure a win, 3-0, against the previously undefeated Portland team followed by a win against Gonzaga.
Pepperdine men’s baseball head coach Rick Hirtensteiner announced the team’s 2019 schedule on Aug. 30. The team will begin its season taking on eight road games in a row starting Feb. 22, 2019.
For the first time in two years, the Waves women’s soccer team lost, 5-0, on home turf. The defeat came against local rival University of Southern California Trojans on Sunday afternoon, Aug. 26. According to Pepperdine Athletics, they have been undefeated in the last 11 matches—totaling mor…
In an Aug. 23 announcement, Team USA announced players who will represent the country at the men’s volleyball Pan-American Cup. The tournament will take place in Veracruz, Mexico, from Aug. 28-Sept. 2.
Hannah Frohling of the Pepperdine women’s volleyball team was announced as a member of the all-West Coast Conference preseason squad last Tuesday, capping off a successful preseason for the Waves.
Pepperdine alumnus Andrew Putnam captured the Barracuda Championship in Reno, Nevada, on Sunday, Aug. 5, making him the second Wave to ever win on the PGA tour.
Waves baseball head coach Rick Hirtensteiner announced at the end of July that Danny Worth has been hired as an assistant coach of the Pepperdine University baseball team.
On Friday, July 6, the best college golfers in the United States and around the world met at the Evian Resort Golf Club in Évian-Les-Bains, France, to compete in the 21st annual Arnold Palmer Cup. The competition pit Team USA. against Team International, and the Americans emerged victorious …
When members of Pepperdine’s women’s soccer team step on the grass at Tari Frahm Rokus Field for their first practice of the 2018 season, one thing is definite. There will be running. Lots of running.
The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America recognized the Waves women’s swimming and diving team early last week. The team was given Scholar All-America team status.
Pepperdine men’s golf player Sahith Theegala was honored with the All-American honorable mention award by the Golf Coaches Association of American and Ping on Thursday, June 21. The honor is the second awarded to Theegala in the offseason; he was named to the Golfweek All-American third team…
Pepperdine Athletics announced 19 freshmen will join the cross country and track program for the upcoming 2018-19 school year. In a statement from Pepperdine Athletics, Head Coach Robert Radnoti said, “Our 2018 recruiting class promises to be one of our best ever. It will continue to move us…
Pepperdine University senior Kevin Maeda, a cross-country and track athlete, was honored with the 2018 West Coast Conference (WCC) #WCCREPRESENT award for male athletes at a ceremony last week. According to Pepperdine Athletics, the award is given to a student athlete based on “outstanding r…