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Pepperdine Travels to Fort Worth, Texas for NCAA Super Regional

June 4, 2014

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THIS WEEK IN THE WEST COAST CONFERENCE:  Pepperdine travels to Fort Worth, Texas to take on TCU in NCAA Super Regional action this week. The Waves and Horned Frogs will face off in a best-of-three series for a spot in the College World Series. The first game will be at 1 p.m. (PT) on Saturday, with the second game on Sunday at 3 p.m. (PT) and the "if necessary" game on Monday at 4 p.m. (PT).

COVERAGE:  All games of the NCAA Super Regional will be broadcast live on ESPNU / WatchESPN. Adam Amin (play-by-play) and Keith Moreland (analyst) will have the call from Fort Worth.

WEST COAST CONFERENCE BASEBALL POSTSEASON QUICK HITS

  • Pepperdine is the first West Coast Conference team to ever advance to a super regional since the format was adopted in 1999. The Waves swept through the San Luis Obispo Regional with victories against Arizona State (3-2), Cal Poly (2-1) and took a thrilling 10-6 victory against the Mustangs in the finale.
  • Pepperdine's Hutton Moyer collected his 24th double of the season in Saturday's 3-2 win vs. Cal Poly. It ranks ninth in WCC single-season history. Current Major Leaguer Danny Worth of Pepperdine also recorded 24 in 2006, while 2000 WCC Player of the Year Dane Sardinha set the Waves record with 26 in 1999.
  • With two straight saves in the San Luis Obispo Regional (Friday and Saturday), Pepperdine closer Eric Karch ranks sixth on the WCC single-season saves chart with 15 (10th nationally). 
  • With three victories in the San Luis Obispo Regional, Pepperdine now has 60 career NCAA victories in 28 all-time appearances (2.14 wins per year). The Waves are 60-54 (.526) in the postseason.
  • Four Waves captured All-Regional Team honors: Fr. C Aaron Barnett, Jr. LHP/OF Aaron Brown (Most Outstanding Player), Sr. OF Bryan Langlois and So. 2B Hutton Moyer.  
  • Five WCC student-athletes earned 2014 All-American honors from Collegiate Baseball. Pepperdine's Jr. UT Aaron Brown (2nd) and So. IF Hutton Moyer (3rd) joined a trio from San Diego: Jr. IF Andrew Daniel (3rd), Jr. IF Connor Joe (3rd) and Sr. UT Louie Lechich (3rd). 
  • Three WCC student-athletes earned 2014 Freshman All-American honors from Collegiate Baseball. Loyola Marymount's David Fletcher and Austin Miller join Pepperdine's Aaron Barnett