Pepperdine Campus Recreation offer students club sports as a way to find community through competitive sports. In the spring semester, teams such as the surf team, club tennis, women’s lacrosse, rugby and Esports are all available for Pepperdine students.
Men’s Basketball senior guard Jay Yoon tells his story about his Korean American heritage and how he carries himself on the court every day. Being one of the few Asian Americans in college sports, Yoon said he hopes to make an impact on future Asian American athletes.
During a hard-fought game against No.1 Gonzaga, Pepperdine’s Men’s Basketball Team fell behind and could not bridge the gap against the hotshot opponents, Feb. 16. The Waves hope to turn things around versus Portland on Feb. 19.
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.
Some people don’t understand why anyone would run for fun. Digital Editor Karl Winter, a senior cross country and track student-athlete for Pepperdine, tells the story of how he fell in love with running as an activity, not just a competitive sport.
News, Perspectives, Life and Arts and Sports — the four sections of the Graphic live in harmony. Sports Editor Alec Matulka explains why Sports is the best section of the Graphic.
Pepperdine’s Cheer Squad is made up of 12 members who have a passion to promote school spirit on campus. Coach and Pepperdine (alumna ’20) Kaitlyn Garrison, said the community and dedication the women bring to the team makes it feel like a family.
No. 9 Pepperdine Men’s Water Polo pulled off a win against No. 14 UC Irvine, despite a stressful fourth period. The Waves started out strong in their GCC opener, ending the game with a score of 9-6.
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.
She’s an icon, she’s a legend, she is the moment, she’s Katie Ledecky. News Assistant Editor Sam Torre presents her case on why you should stop yearning for Michael Phelps and start appreciating Katie Ledecky.