The Waves won by scores of 30-23, 30-27, 21-30, 30-27 to improve to 13-3 on the season and remain unbeaten (8-0) at Firestone Fieldhouse this year.
Sophomore outside hitter Katie Wilkins totaled a match and career-high 23 kills to lead Pepperdine's offensive attack. Junior middle blocker Stacy Rouwenhorst (19 kills, 10 digs), freshman outside hitter Brie Harris (14 kills, 12 digs) and senior outside hitter Melissa Snow (10 kills, 13 digs) each registered double-doubles for the Waves.
UC Santa Barbara was led by sophomore outside hitter Erica Menzel, who recorded a double-double after tallying 16 kills and 12 digs. Junior outside hitter Courtney Guerra (14 kills) and junior middle blocker Danielle Bauer (12 kills) also reached double-digit kill totals.
Pepperdine hit .235 for the match, while UC Santa Barbara posted a .253 hitting percentage.