Pepperdine Waves women's basketball

The Pepperdine Waves women's basketball team is the basketball team that represents Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, United States. The school's team currently competes in the West Coast Conference.[2] The team's last appearance in the NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Tournament was in 2006. Their home arena is the Firestone Fieldhouse, a multi-purpose facility that hosts basketball, volleyball, and many other athletic and university events. They share this facility with the Pepperdine Waves men's basketball team.

Pepperdine Waves
2018–19 Pepperdine Waves women's basketball team
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UniversityPepperdine University
Head coachKristen Dowling (1st season)
ConferenceWest Coast Conference
LocationMalibu, California
ArenaFirestone Fieldhouse
(Capacity: 3,104)
NicknameWaves
Student sectionRiptide
ColorsBlue, White, and Orange[1]
              
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away
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Alternate jersey
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Team colours
Alternate
NCAA Tournament Appearances
2000, 2002, 2003, 2006
Conference Tournament Champions
2002, 2003, 2006
Conference Regular Season Champions
1999, 2000, 2002, 2003

Postseason ResultsEdit

The Waves have made the NCAA Tournament four times (2000, 2002, 2003, 2006) and the WNIT five times (1999, 2001, 2004, 2010, 2011). As of the end of the 2015–16 season, the Waves have an all-time record of 622–579.[3][4]

NCAA Tournament resultsEdit

The Waves have appeared in the NCAA Tournament 4 times.

Year Seed Round Opponent Result
2000 #13 First Round #4 Virginia L 62–74
2002 #8 First Round #9 Villanova L 46–67
2003 #12 First Round #5 Louisiana Tech L 60–94
2006 #15 First Round #2 Oklahoma L 66–78

NIT resultsEdit

The Waves have appeared in the National Invitation Tournament (WNIT) six times. Most recently in 2019 they made it to the Sweet Sixteen of the Women's National Invitational Tournament.

Year Round Opponent Result
1999[1] First Round New Mexico L 81 - 69
2001[2] First Round Arizona L 85 - 65
2004[3] First Round Washington L 71 - 59
2010[4] First Round BYU L 62 - 58
2011[5] First Round Oklahoma St. L 62 - 58
2019 First Round

Second Round

Sweet Sixteen

California Baptist

Saint Mary's

Wyoming

W 91 - 79

W 65 - 61

L 61 - 60

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Official Colors | Resources | Pepperdine Community". Retrieved April 5, 2016.
  2. ^ "Pepperdine University Official Athletic Site :: Women's Basketball". Pepperdinewaves.Com. Retrieved 2017-03-14.
  3. ^ "Pepperdine Women's Basketball". 14 March 2017.
  4. ^ "Pepperdine Women's Basketball 2016–2017 Record Book" (PDF). Grfx.cstv.com. Retrieved 2017-03-14.

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