Pepperdine Women’s Swim and Dive Team poses with the Pacific Coast Swim and Dive Conference Championship Trophy in St. George, Utah, on Feb. 19. The team broke multiple school records throughout the meet. Photo courtesy of Pepperdine Athletics It took 36 years and three straight second place finishes, but Pepperdine Women’s Swim and Dive team finally captured their elusive … [Read more...] about ‘Culture Wins Championships,’ Swim and Dive Secures First Championship in Program History
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Pepperdine and Azusa Pacific compete in the last dual meet of the 2021-22 season Jan. 29. Pepperdine won 154.5 - 105.5 against Azusa. Photo by Ella Coates The Pepperdine Women’s Swim and Dive made waves yesterday in their win 154.5 - 105.5 against Azusa Pacific on Jan. 29. This was the team’s last dual meet before moving onto championships and postseason events. This was also … [Read more...] about Women’s Swim and Dive Blows Azusa Pacific Out of the Water
Paulina Holmberg competes in the 3-meter dive at the Rodionoff Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 9. Holmberg was the top diver for the Waves, taking third place. Photos by Landry Hendrick It’s been a shorter offseason than usual for the Pepperdine Women’s Swim and Dive team, who concluded their 2020-21 season in April and began the 2021-22 season on Thursday, Oct. 7, against San … [Read more...] about Swim and Dive Fueled by Past, Look to Claim Elusive Conference Championship This Season
The creation of the Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 gave female collegiate athletes more opportunities to compete, matching their male counterparts. While this prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex by increasing the number of women playing at the intercollegiate level, its application may not truly level the playing field. "Though we still have a long … [Read more...] about Title IX and Collegiate Sports: Helpful or Harmful?
Recent Pepperdine hire Ellie Monobe encourages the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos as she serves as associate head coach of the men's and women's programs. Pepperdine Athletics announced Monobe as the next head coach of the Waves' Swim and Dive program Aug. 8. Photo courtesy of Ellie MonobeThe Pepperdine Women's Swim and Dive program hired Ellie Monobe as its new head coach ahead of … [Read more...] about Waves Swim and Dive Hires New Coach