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No. 20 Pepperdine Remains Only Unbeaten Team in WCC Play


 

 
 

Oct. 4, 2011

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SAN BRUNO, Calif. --- West Coast Conference women's volleyball continue conference play this week on Wednesday, October 5 with a televised match between Pepperdine and LMU on ESPNU.

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  • Two conference matches will be nationally televised this week. The showdown between Southern California rivals Pepperdine and LMU will air Wednesday on ESPNU, while BYUtv will televise BYU's match against Santa Clara on Thursday.

  • Pepperdine remains the only unbeaten team in conference play with a 3-0 record against WCC opponents Portland, Gonzaga and Saint Mary's. The Waves also remain ranked at No. 20 in the AVCA Coaches Poll.

  • Portland snapped San Francisco's five match win streak with a 3-2 victory at home. The Pilots were led by sophomore outside hitter Autumn Wedan, who posted a careerhigh 16 kills. This is the third straight time Portland has beaten San Francisco.

  • San Diego moved up one spot to No. 17 after posting a 2-0 record this past week to improve to 16-1 overall. The Toreros picked up 3-0 sweeps over non-conference opponent UC Irvine and WCC opponent BYU.

  • Entering the third week of conference play, two schools, LMU and Pepperdine, will host "DigPink" matches to promote breast cancer awareness and education.

  • The LMU-PEP matchup is part of the Wells Fargo PCH Cup Series, an annual scorecard for the NCAA-sponsored athletic contests between the two longtime crosstown rivals.

  • Pepperdine's Kim Hill Earns Second Consecutive WCC Women's Volleyball Player of the Week Honor (full release)