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?
Five swimmers encourage a teammate after she completed a race at their home invitational against Azusa Pacific University. Photo by Ali Levens After a dramatic season for the Pepperdine Swim and Dive team, the Waves competed at the PCSC Championships and placed second with 1,311.5 points behind Cal State East Bay. The team broke five school records: freshman Emily Morton … [Read more...] about Swimmer Opens Up About Spahn Era
Photo Courtesy of Pepperdine Athletics/Jeff GoldenThe Waves had a consistent four-day tournament and broke multiple records in the process. In a transition season for the Waves, Joe Spahn was named as the head coach in April and went through this season with a small roster. The Waves concluded the season off with their best finish since the 2007-2008 season. On the first day of … [Read more...] about Chan and Women’s Swim and Dive Break Records and Finish Second in Conference Championship
Photos courtesy of Pepperdine AthleticsThree Pepperdine divers and 27 swimmers opened their season Thursday afternoon with a quick dual meet against the San Diego State University Aztecs. San Diego State was ranked No.15 in the nation by collegeswimming.com and despite several solid performances by the Waves, the Aztecs won the meet 71-53. "Our girls came out ready to race," … [Read more...] about Waves Swim and Dive Kicks Off Season