Pepperdine Women’s Tennis Team to Host NCAA Championships

May 12, 2016  | 1 min read

The eighth-ranked Pepperdine University women’s tennis team will host the first and second rounds of the NCAA Championships at the Ralphs-Straus Tennis Center in Malibu on Friday, May 13, and Saturday, May 14.

The first match will begin at 10 AM on Friday with 20th-ranked University of Southern California against 50th-ranked University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The Waves will also challenge University of Idaho at 1 PM on opening day. 

On Saturday at 1 PM, the winners of the previous matches will compete in a single-elimination format for a chance to advance to the round of 16, which will be hosted by the University of Tulsa at the Michael Case Tennis Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, from May 19 to May 24.

The Waves earned the number eight seed in the NCAA Championships after going 21-2 overall this season. The team won a fourth-consecutive West Coast Conference (WCC) championship title, while also earning WCC regular-season champion status. The Waves have won the last 12 straight matches, including the last six matches by sweeps. 

For additional information about the upcoming NCAA Championships, visit the Pepperdine University Athletics website.