As a sophomore, Ethan Suh found that joining the Pepperdine Baseball team as a walk-on is no small feat. Looking back now as a senior, Suh said the process came down to hard-work, determination and a lot of running.
Pepperdine Sports were back in full swing for the 2021-2022 year, complete with spectators. Join the Sports and Photo desks of the Graphic as we go through this year’s top moments.
Pepperdine Baseball (14-9) capped off a series sweep with a 5-3 win against University of the Pacific on March 27, at Eddy D. Field Stadium in Malibu. It was the Waves first sweep in WCC play of the season.
Major League Baseball enacted a new housing policy in 2021, benefitting minor league players. Five current or former minor leaguers spoke about the conditions and challenges of working their way to the big leagues.
Pepperdine Men’s Baseball swept their first series against the Villanova Wildcats on Feb.18-20. The Waves are predicted to finish fifth in the WCC and go on to play UCLA on Feb. 22nd.
Pepperdine excels in sports as a mid-major program, and one of the main reasons is due to their recruitment process, interviewed student-athletes said. Interviewed student-athletes talk about the process of getting recruited and why they chose Pepperdine.
First-year Business Administration major and baseball player Blake Pou speaks about the importance of mindfulness in athletics.
October is dedicated to two things — Halloween and the MLB postseason — so let’s revisit one of the greatest ghosts of baseball’s past. Joe Allgood makes his case on why “Shoeless” Joe Jackson should be in the Hall of Fame.
Forget American football: Change the channel and check the scores after. Perspectives Editor AJ Muonagolu explains why football isn’t quite the most thrilling sport to watch.
As a baseball enthusiast, marketing professional and rookie father, alumnus Austin Hurwitz doesn’t shy away from sharing his two cents on what it takes to be successful in sports marketing and the life lessons he’s encountered along the way.