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Former Waves golfer wins PGA’s Barracuda Championship

August 19, 2018 by Chris Megginson, Freelance Reporter Sports, Alumni-College

Seven years after turning pro, Andrew Putnam is a winner on the PGA Tour. 

The 2011 Pepperdine University alumnus claimed the Barracuda Championship on Lake Tahoe in Reno, Nevada, Aug. 5 to join Jason Gore as the only...

Wilimovsky adds open water gold in Japan

by Chris Megginson, Freelance Reporter Sports, Alumni-College

Gold in Tokyo is exactly what Team USA swimmer Jordan Wilimovsky is on the quest for when the Summer Olympics head to Japan in 2020. This month, the Malibu native found it twice, winning gold in both the 1,500-meter freestyle in pool...

Wilimovsky takes gold and silver at Pan Pacs

by Chris Megginson, Freelance Reporter Sports, Alumni-College

Team USA swimmer Jordan Wilimovsky won his first Pan Pacific Championships gold medal Thursday, Aug. 8, winning the 1,500-meter freestyle.

The 24-year-old Malibu native claimed the top spot on the podium at the Tokyo...

Waves welcome new assistant coach to men’s tennis program

by Submitted by Pepperdine University Sports, Alumni-College

Former Florida State volunteer assistant coach Tassilo Schmid has been named the Pepperdine men’s tennis assistant coach.

While at Florida State, Schmid helped the Seminoles reach the NCAA tournament in 2016, 2017 and...