Graphic by Ali LevensFollowing the NCAA’s March 12 cancellation of the winter and spring sports seasons to prevent the spread of COVID-19, prospective Pepperdine athletes for its 17 teams are among some of those in concern.On March 18, the NCAA Division 1 council leadership instituted mandates that bar recruits from meeting coaches in-person until April 15 at the … [Read more...] about COVID-19 Impacts Athletic Recruitment and Coaching
Water Polo Falls to Santa Barbara in Overtime
Photos by Milan LoiaconoThe Pepperdine Men's Water Polo team fell short at their home opener Thursday with a score of 16-14 after the second overtime period against UC Santa Barbara. Freshman Curtis Jarvis scored a season-high of five goals and senior Chris Dilworth, freshman Sean Ferrari and junior George Mooney, had two goals each. Following suit freshman Balazs Kosa, … [Read more...] about Water Polo Falls to Santa Barbara in Overtime
A New Wave
Photo by Sam PetersenFollowing a long and decorated career, two-time WNBA champion and Olympic gold medalist DeLisha Milton-Jones takes the helm as the head coach of Pepperdine's Women's Basketball team.Yet for more than twenty years, she's been a dominant player who struck terror in the eyes of her opponents with a remarkable style of play, with ornate offensive skills that … [Read more...] about A New Wave
Riding the Waves of Momentum
Photos by Arthur PuuPepperdine Women’s Volleyball kicked off West Coast Conference play with four games in seven days, splitting the first two games on the road with a 3-1 win over Loyola Marymount (3-1) and a 3-1 loss to No. 9 BYU. The Waves returned to Malibu for the back end of the four-game week, hosting Pacific on Thursday and Saint Mary’s on … [Read more...] about Riding the Waves of Momentum
Move in, Mountain lion!
Graphic by Nate BartonMuch to the dismay of the student body, the notorious mountain lion that briefly called Pepperdine home has not been seen on campus since the beginning of February. While all good things must come to an end, and the mountain lion had to leave, Pepperdine should maintain its legacy by making it the school's unofficial mascot for sporting events. Willie the … [Read more...] about Move in, Mountain lion!