The magic that sent Pepperdine past Georgia in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament last season would not be relived this year, and the #2-ranked Bulldogs defeated the #12 Waves 4-2.
Despite dropping the doubles point, the #12 Pepperdine men's tennis team rallied back in singles to defeat #32 Memphis 4-2 in NCAA Tournament round of 16 contest held at the University of Illinois. The Waves will face #2 Georgia in the quarterfinals for the second-straight season.
NCAA men's tennis championship play continued Saturday, with Pepperdine and San Diego representing the WCC. The Waves rolled against visitor LSU, while San Diego ultimately fell to three-time defending NCAA Champion USC.
Five West Coast Conference tennis teams competed in first round NCAA action today in several cities across the country. On the men's side, Pepperdine and San Diego will advance to the second round, while BYU completed their season. On the women's side, both Pepperdine and Saint Mary's saw their comeback bids fall short, and finished...