Waves Athletic Teams Advance to Championship Play
Men's baseball, women's golf, men's and women's tennis, and men's and women's volleyball teams all competed at the 2006-2007 NCAA Championships. The women's golf team turned in its fifth-straight Top 10 showing and finished seventh at the NCAA championships. The men's and women's tennis teams advanced to the second round of championship play. Pepperdine teams also captured West Coast Conference (WCC) championships in four sports: men's golf, women's golf, men's tennis, and women's tennis.
Pepperdine Tennis Champions Conduct Tennis Clinic for D.C. Youth
Ten members of Pepperdine's 2006 NCAA Division I National Championship-winning tennis team conducted a tennis skills clinic for disadvantaged youth in southeast Washington, D.C. Held on Father's Day, the clinic coincided with a White House ceremony where President George W. Bush honored NCAA Division I Champions.
Pepperdine Coaches Recognized as Coaches of the Year
Women's golf coach Laurie Gibbs was named WCC's Coach of the Year while Marv Dunphy was tabbed the MPSF's Coach of the Year in men's volleyball.
Student-Athletes Earn High Honors
Nine student-athletes earned All-American honors this season: Jayvie Agojo (women's golf), Andre Begemann (men's tennis), Paul Carroll (men's volleyball), Misun Cho (women's golf), Bianca Dulgheru (women's tennis doubles), Barry Enright (baseball), Sylvia Kosakowski (women's tennis doubles), Eileen Vargas (women's golf), and Jonathan Winder (men's volleyball). Winder also was tabbed the National Player of the Year. Scholar-athlete Richard Johnson (men's tennis) won the WCC Postgraduate Scholarship Award and was selected WCC Defender of the Year. Begemann, Cho, and Winder each won their respective sport's Player of the Year award.